Mrs. Val Hoppichler
Founder and CEO
Former Gymnast: Mrs. Valeria Hoppichler -née Bianco-Martinez-, started gymnastics at the age of 6 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During her early years she was training at high performance level, and retired at the age of 18. She finished her gymnastics career with the title of Champion of Neuquen Province in 1993. This gold medal earned her the Honour of “Trompul” (Best sport person of the year) in Gymnastics.
Gymnastics Coach: Val had managed gymnastics clubs for over 20 years, founding "Sponte Sua Gymnastics Centre" in March 2000. She organised Gymnastics Galas with over 1000 spectators and Regional WAG and MAG competitions to select gymnast for the Nationals in Argentina.
Sport Coach and PE Teacher: Val works in independent and states schools teaching gymnastics, athletics, swimming, basketball, handball, Volleyball, softball, dance, hockey, football, netball. Has more than 15 years of working experience as International Ski Instructor in Whistler-Blackcomb (Canada), Perisher Blue (Australia), Chapelco and Ushuaia (Argentina), Valle Nevado (Chile).
London and SSG: Sponte Sua Gym London Gymnastics and Sports Centre open its doors in Wimbledon in September 2012.
Degrees: BSc (Hons) PE and Sports Science.
BG level 4 Senior Women Artistic Gymnastics Coach,
BG Level 3 Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach
BG level 2 Club Judge in GG.
CSIA Level 3 Ski Instructor
Courses: Safeguarding, Emergency First aid, Club Management, Child protection awareness, Disability in Sports, Baseball, Sign Language L1.
Val is also Volunteer at London Gymnastics as Southern Competition
Organiser/Support for GFA -Floor and Vault- and a committee member of the Rhythmic South Region in British Gymnastics.
Languages: Fluent in English, Spanish. Basic Italian, Portuguese and French. Learning German. Basic Sign Language.