Head Coach Sveta Prokopova is San Diego’s only coach who was/is:

  • Rhythmic Olympian (London 2012)
  • multiple World Championships top-5 competitor
  • USA National Team coach
  • Former asst. coach at famed Ukrainian Deriugina School

Senior Coach Dani Kovatchka is SD’s only coach who was:

  • European Jr and Sr Championships Gold Medalist (1989-90) 
  • World Sr Championships Silver Medalist (1991)
  • Coach of the Year for Region 1 & USAG Junior Olympic prog. 
  • Multiple Elite USA rhythmic gymnasts (top-12 Jr/Sr in USA)

Emerald City is:

  • ONLY San Diego rhythmic gym EVER to place athletes on the USA Rhythmic National team — with 14 places so far

    • In 2018 placed 7 USA National Team athletes
    • 2018 USA Level 9 National champion
    • 2018 top-5 and top-10 Level 8
    • National Elite camp, Elite Camp and Squad Cap athletes selected
  • Home to San Diego’s only Aesthetic Group Gymnastics (AGG) program
    • World-ranked Junior team in 2017 and 2018 ; AGG USA National Team
    • 2018 Pan American CHAMPION Gold Medalists in Sao Paulo, Brazil (November 2018) 
  • 2017 and 2018 Gold and Silver medalists in international competitions 
  • State, regional and National Champions at all levels and age categories

See our AGG USA National Team below

What does Emerald City Academy do?  We Build:

  • Strong, Elegant, Athletic Physiques

  • Musicality and Artistry

  • Focus and Concentration

  • Friendships

  • Character

  • And We Have FUN!



  • Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG)

  • Aesthetic Group Gymnastics (AGG)

  • Ballet, Flexibility and Fitness

  • Fun preschool/beginner classes

  • Multilingual coaches – Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin

  • Competition RG and AGG teams

  • Elite coaching incl. Olympians

  • Weekday and weekend classes

  • Awesome camps

  • Adult classes

Call us at 619-537-8405 for training in

  • fun preschool classes
  • after school rhythmic recreational classes
  • Excel Team individual and group rhythmic
  • Junior Olympic individual and group rhythmic 
  • Aesthetic Group gymnastics (AGG)

Office hours M-F 3-7PM, Sun 2-6PM