Alicia Gomes is a CrossFit Coach.
Alicia has been coaching gymnastics since 1991 at the age of 13. By 14 years old, she had already produced two state champions in Level 4. She competed as a Level 10 gymnast from the age of 11-18. She was ranked nationally, regionally, and was MA All-Around State champion numerous times. In addition, she received a scholarship to compete on UNH Division I gymnastics team. She was a student-coach at UNH and helped coach the team her senior year.
Alicia coaches at Yellow Jackets Gymnastics in Middleton. At YJGC she has coached girls and teams to state championship titles, as well as regional and national titles. Furthermore, Alicia has had the privilege to bring athletes to the TOPs Camp at Bela Karolyi’s Ranch (National Team Training Facility). There she had the opportunity to work with the National Staff on the various techniques and skills involved in the sport of gymnastics. Alicia is a “coach of coaches,” running clinics for MassUSAG and local high school coaches.
Since her retirement as a gymnast, she has been searching for program that matched the intensity she was used to training at. When she stumbled upon CrossFit, she finally found a program that met her expectations. In 2010, she was ranked 6th in the North East region. In 2011, she ranked 8th in the world after the worldwide Open Qualifier. In 2012, she finished 2nd in the North East Regional qualifier, earning her a spot in the CrossFit Games in Carson, CA. In 2014, Alicia competed with the CrossFit Wicked team in the North East Regional qualifier, where the team finished 8th.