Vladimir Vladev has been coaching gymnastics and acrobatic gymnastics for over 12 years in San Antonio, TX. He was born in Bulgaria where he competed in acrobatic gymnastics, receiving many awards along the way. Including: National Team Member for Bulgaria 1990 – 1998, European Champion 1993, World Vice Champion 1994, competing in 6 European Championships, 4 World Championships, and 2 World Cups for Bulgaria’s Acrobatic Gymnastics program.
Coach Vladimir has a degree in Kinesiology and a master of sport 1989, and an international master of sport since 1993. He is a USAG Professional Coach, USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Coach of the Year 2010 and 2014, and USA Gymnastics elite coach of the year 2015, Safety Certified through USAG, local and national team clinician, a National Rated Acrobatic Judge, and FIG International Acrobatic Judge through 2012. He is a coach of many national, international, and world finalists and medalists. Vladimir is a previous member of the selection commmittee for Acrobatic Team USA through 2015, and still serves as an elite committee member with USA Gymnastics. He has also developed the only acrobatic gymnastics pair competing at world age group competitions in 2012, 2014, and soon, 2016, representing Team Mexico on the world stage. He is one of the most decorated acrobatic coaches in the country.