Our Coaches

By providing the highest quality of coaching and support, we encourage each athlete to be the best they can be in whatever program they train in. Our goal is for each athlete to learn confidence, discipline, strength, and perseverance and most of all, to be proud of their accomplishments.


Dorina Stan, WAG Head Coach


Dorina began coaching at Flicka Gymnastics in 2002.  Orginally from Romania, Dorina graduated from the National Academy of Sport in Bucharest.  Dorina has coached national team members in 3 different countries, Romania, Israel and Canada.   In 2011, Dorina received the Charter Professional Coach from Coaches of Canada. Dorina has twice been named Team BC Manager and Coach for the Canada Winter Games in 2011 and 2014. Some highlights of her career include her contribution at the 2012 Olympic qualifications and Olympic Games.  Dorina has been awarded the Sev Heirberg, National Stream Coach of the year award in borth 2013 and 2014.  Also in 2014, Dorina was awarded the Chuck Sebestysn Women’s Artisic Gymnastics Coach of the GCG (Gymnastics Canada).

Contact:  flickagirlsheadcoach@gmail.com


Valentin Stan, MAG Head Coach


Vali has been coaching at Flicka Gymnastics Club since 2002.  Originally from Romania, Vali graduated from the National Academy of Sport in Bucharest in 1994.  Vali coached Artistic Gymnastics in Israel from 1999 until 2002 when he moved to Canada.  In 2011, Vali received the Charter Professional Coach from Coaches of Canada.  Over the past 13 years, Vali has won many titles provincially, nationally and internationally.  Vali has coached all levels of competition in Canada ,which include the BC Winter Games, Westerns, Canada Summer Games and Canada Winter Games.  Internationally, he has coached at 3 World Championships in 2013, 2014 and 2015; the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 and the Pan American Games in 2015, Rio Olympics in 2016.  Vali has also coached at 2 Pacific Rim Championships in Everett and Richmond, B.C.   Vali has received the Provincial Coach of the Year in 2009 and 2014.  Vali was also awarded International Coach of the Year by GCG for 2013 and 2014, and Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2016.

Contact:  flickaboysheadcoach@gmail.com