Founder and Director – Summersalt Gymnastics
The development of recreational gymnastics space, SUMMERSALT has brought to life Chelsea’s philosophy that gymnastics really is the launchpad for all sports – and life. She is passionate about promoting and enhancing wellbeing to build healthy communities, was the first female Football Development Manager for AFL Victoria and currently works with the AFL, and has previously worked in community engagement with organisations such as the Calisthenics Victoria, Tennis Australia and Exercise Research Australia. Having had experience in a diverse range of sports and wanting to live the regional Victorian lifestyle, Chelsea has created an environment at SUMMERSALT that preaches the benefits that gymnastics provides, having experienced these first hand as a coach, club administrator and competitor for over 20 years. Chelsea has an enthusiasm for community engagement, governance and strategy development, working with organisations such as Gymnastics Victoria, Gippsland Women’s Health, Calisthenics NT and Sports Environment Alliance to determine priorities, focus energy and strengthen operations through strategic and business planning. Chelsea is a board member of Latrobe Regional Hospital, and the Regional Convenor for South East Gymnastics. Chelsea holds a degree in Sports Science and Masters in Business (Sports Management).