Coach Sara represented Japan in multiple international competitions, including the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games and placed 4th for the group event category. With 15 years of experience as a gymnast, she bagged multiple medals across many events, ranking 1st at the 2010 Asian Junior Championships for the group even and was the consecutive Champion individual all around from 2011 to 2012 in Japan. She has also trained in Bulgaria with the national team members who went on to compete in the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games.
Sara has taught in USA in 2016 and 2018 as well as the Singapore National Training Centre for 2 years. With her world-class apparatus handling and techniques, Sara has held many masterclasses in Japan and choreographed over 400 routines to-date.
Sara believes in encouraging and supporting her gymnasts and helping every gymnast to improve. We are so thankful to have her in the DGA Family!