Ms. Karen

Artistic Gymnastics Founder

Karen Hughes started Artistic Gymnastics in 1989 & served the community for over 20 years.  She was a USGF Elite National Gymnast & a scholarship athlete at the University of Massachusetts.
For 23 years she built a legacy teaching, coaching & mentoring.  She taught excellence in gymnastics & a healthy, balanced approach to the sport. Through her work, she nurtured creativity, fun, & a lifelong enjoyment of physical fitness for thousands of girls. She was greatly loved by her students, athletes & their families.
Karen’s memory lives on at Artistic Gymnastics & is celebrated every year during the Karen Hughes Invitational. We are forever grateful for the legacy she has left us at Artistic Gymnastics & will always strive to do our best in her honor.