Success continued despite the suspension of Director Fef Griffin following an unfounded allegation of assault. The complaint was, of course thrown out, and British Gymnastics bowed to the inevitable and now has a coach support officer. The Coaches were brilliant and the Club continued to operate throughout a very difficult period.
The British under 12 team championships saw the club on the national team rostrum for the first time. Team: James Hall, Jonathan Mills, Reece Brown, James Owen, Joshua Campbell and Adam Deans.
James Hall and Jonathan Mills who competed in the Under 12 event. James worked well all round, in 5th place just missing out on an all round bronze whilst Jonathan finished in 12th position! On Individual apparatus James took Bronze on Pommel whilst Jonathan nailed a superb handspring front somersault vault to take a well earned silver.
The Fridge Magnet project, an inspired idea from the Friends raised the magnificent sum of £1039. Helen Cooper took brilliant photographs and Anne Hall converted the photos into magnets in addition to administering the scheme. They made super presents for Grannie’s and other family members at Christmas. At least one went abroad – to sunny Florida.
Holiday sessions at the club during summer holidays and half terms included a wide range of activities ensuring a great time was had by all. The foundation camp proved as popular as ever and was again full to capacity.
A second Ashford school opened as a club satellite in November 2006.
Approximately 50 candidates have attended Assistant Club and Club Courses at Pegasus. Tutors based at the club were joined by South East development officers and have been busy delivering approved courses in 4 different disciplines at 2 levels.