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Norm & Jan McKenzie


Norm was born in Northern California and began gymnastics at the age of 13. He competed in gymnastics in high school and college. He trained and competed tumbling and trampoline under former world champion George Hery. He started teaching professionally in the mid-1970's.

  • 1979 | qualified to be an elite coach

  • 1980 | student qualified to compete in Olympic trials

  • 1982 | Led TN class 2 state championship team

  • 1983-1985 | various TN state champions

  • 1985 | coached for Bela Karolyi that produced several regional and TX state champions

In 1986, Norm moved to Columbia, TN and opened Discovery Gymnastics.

  • 1991-1992 | Level 9, Child Division All-Around National Champion

  • 1992-present | many TN state and regional champions

Meet the Team


Kasandra Bennett


Kimmie Jobe

Join Our Team

Day Camp Attendant: When School is out for the summer or during holidays Discovery is open for kids 4 to 11 years old. Our Goal is to keep our kids very active nearly all day with obstacle courses, games and athletic play. If you are good at games, have enjoyed church camp or worked in child care this could be right for you. You must be 18 years or older.

Competitive Team Coach: We are looking to expand our competitive program and are looking for someone with background in Coaching compulsory USAG levels 1-5 and optional through level 8.

Our Commitment

We started Discovery Gymnastics with the desire to share our love for gymnastics and fitness with children and teens. We commit to provide your child with a safe and fun place to discover their skills and develop as they grow. Our loving and skilled instructors are committed to teaching and training your child to discover their best self with confidence and professionalism. We love what we do and we aim to instill that love for gymnastics and fitness in your child too.

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