Aja Sims-Fletcher, a former SEC champion, was named the inaugural coach for the Talladega College women’s gymnastics team.
The former Alabama gymnast made the announcement on her Instagram account Wednesday morning.
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In her time on the Crimson Tide gymnastics squad, Sims-Fletcher garnered All-American honors on the beam and floor, helping Alabama to win back-to-back SEC Championships in 2013 and 2014 and four consecutive NCAA Super Six finishes.
After her time on the floor was completed, the former NCAA Regional Champion was a volunteer coach on Dana Duckworth’s staff in 2018. She also did stuntwoman work on the YouTube Red show “Step Up: High Water and the film, “The Hate U Give.”
Talladega will commence its ignaural season in 2024.