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Miles Avery

Heart of OSEGA

A Lifelong Pursuit of Excellence

Miles Avery is the driving force behind OSEGA Gymnastics. A member of the 2017 USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame and four-time Olympic coach (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008), Avery has earned a reputation of excellence for his unrivaled talent and commitment. He has guided many standout athletes, such as Paul Hamm, Blaine Wilson, Morgan Hamm, and Raj Bhavsar, to reach the pinnacle of their careers.

Notably, Avery crafted stunning stories of success during his tenure at Ohio State. His dedication and capable coaching delivered an NCAA title, five Big Ten championships, three NCAA all-around champions, nine NCAA event champions, and 22 All-Americans. His exceptional performances earned him distinguished recognition–NCAA Coach of the Year, five Big Ten Coach of the Year titles, and USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year. To read more about Miles Avery’s accomplishments, visit his page on the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame website.

Mapping a Path to
Triumph in OSEGA

Miles Avery’s infectious vitality inspired viewers across the nation on the popular show “American Ninja Warrior,” where he won the title as the oldest city final qualifier to date. Watch his performance on our Facebook here!

Today, he continues to inspire and instruct in Asheville, North Carolina, as the Girls Team and Optional Coach at OSEGA. He has contributed significantly to the gymnastics scene by coaching state champions and nurturing Western North Carolina’s first and only female Elite Gymnast.

Avery possesses a unique coaching style, blending fun with a disciplined structure. At OSEGA, his enduring passion and fervor inspire our gymnastics community, motivating each individual to dream big and reach higher.

The Miles Avery Challenge

Miles also continues to provide opportunities for those who share his passion for gymnastics by offering the Miles Avery Challenge. The Miles Avery Challenge is a unique gymnastics competition that beautifully combines individual talent and team spirit. Truly one-of-a-kind, the Challenge features both individuals and a special Team Challenge Session that brings gymnasts together to conquer new heights. This exceptional event, a product of Miles Avery’s vision and dedication, reflects his unwavering passion for the sport. Find out more about the challenge, including registration information, on this website.