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Who is Jade Carey's coach? AZ gymnast and dad Brian Carey make it to Olympic finals

Amber Peake July 26, 2021
Who is Jade Carey's coach? AZ gymnast and dad Brian Carey make it to Olympic finals
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Following her success across women’s floor and vault over the weekend, some are now curious to know more about Jade Carey’s coach and father, Brian Carey. We explore the gymnast’s family life away from the Tokyo games.

Who is Jade Carey?

Jade Carey, born 27 May 2000, is a gymnast best known for competing in both women’s floor and vault.

As part of the Tokyo 2020 games, the 21-year-old saw success in both categories over the weekend as she secured herself a spot in the finals in both next week.

Following her performance, some are now curious to know more about Carey’s coach and father Brian Carey.

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Who is Jade Carey’s coach?

The gymnast is coached by her dad, Brian Carey. While the father and daughter duo work alongside each other, Brian has previously opened up on how they prefer to keep the gymnastics chat at the gym.

In an interview with Flogymnastics in 2017, he explained: “It’s great, we definitely leave gymnastics at the gym, so we walk out the door, and we don’t speak it until we walk back into the door the next time at the gym.”

Carey often features their close bond on Instagram with her 118,000 followers and, in September last year, thanked him for his support over the years.

As she celebrated his birthday, she wrote: “Happy birthday dad!! Thanks for being by my side every step of the way. I love you.”

Gymnast’s parents and family life explored

Jade Carey is the daughter of dad Brian Carey and mom Danielle Mitchell-Greenberg. The gymnast is one of four children and has three siblings, including sisters Alexsis, Taeva and brother Xandon.

Jade’s mother, Danielle, who she has previously dubbed her number one supporter, appeared on the Today show earlier this month alongside the other Team USA moms.

On the show, Danielle spoke of how Jade’s passion for gymnastics started as a child. She explained: “I believe she was about four years old, her dad and I were watching TV and all of a sudden, oop there goes a cartwheel.

“We looked at each other, and I said ‘did you teach her that’ and he said ‘no, did you’ and I said ‘no’ and so I think we kind of knew at that point.”

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.