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About the BGA

Head Coach Tomas Settell with a few of his younger athletes The Bee Elite Gymnastics Academy (BGA), formally known as USA Tumble Bee's Gymnastics, was founded in September 2006 at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. The owner and head coach of the BGA is former University of Minnesota Athlete Tomas Settell. He has a special love for the sport of gymnastics, and teaching children this wonderful sport through movement has been his life's work.


  • USA Gymnastics Minnesota State Chair/Director 2009-2011
  • 22 years coaching experience
  • Level 1 - 10 Junior Olympic and Elite Coach and J.O. Judge in USA Gymnastics (USAG)
  • USAG Pro Member
  • USAG Safety-certified, American Red Cross First Responder, former N.R-E.M.T. and former USAG National Safety, K.A.T. and M.E.L.P.D. Instructor
  • Former University of Minnesota athlete
  • USA Gymnastics National Congress Annual attendee.

In addition to Tomas, The Bee Elite Gymnastics Academy has a dedicated staff. They will help you get your child started in gymnastics. No prior experience is necessary, just the will to have fun and learn!

Veteran's Memorial Community CenterThe Bee Elite Gymnastics Academy is located in the Veteran's Memorial Community Center at 8055 Barbara Avenue in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. This large facility has many activities to offer. Come support your local community and local Inver Grove Heights gym today!

We have the best gymnastics equipment your child will need to safely and effectively learn gymnastics. Our equipment includes a Grand Master Trampoline, which was used in the 2000, 2004 & 2008 Olympics, 6 trampolines, a double mini trampoline, FIG (Federation International of Gymnastics) approved Rod Tumbling floors, and a 30-foot Tumble Trak! You will have tons of fun joining or visiting our program!

We also conduct special trampoline clinics for home school, high school and college teams to work on their advanced tumbling skills!

Are you a diver and would like cross training?! Contact us today.

Stop by and visit us! Contact BGA to set up a scheduled visit.


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