Chelle Stack-Marcella made the move to train with Bela & Marta Karolyi at the young age of 9 in hopes of making it to the Olympics one day.
In 1988, Chelle made it into the gymnastics spotlight when she won the bronze medal in the all-around, vault, and beam at the American Cup.
She then made the '88 US Olympic Team that represented the USA in Seoul, Korea. In Seoul, Chelle helped her team place 4th behind the former greats; the Soviet Union, Romania, and East Germany.
After the '88 Olympics Chelle successfully competed on the international scene. She represented the US at the '89 World Championships helping her team place fourth. Then in '91, Chelle helped the US team win the GOLD medal at the Pan Am Games and where she placed first on floor and second in the all-around.
Shortly after all this success Chelle retired from competitive gymnastics.
Bringing her gymnastics into her professional life, Chelle helped produce and performed in Cirque du Soleil's show "La Nouba" from '88 - '02.
After leaving Cirque, Chelle owned her gym, "Chelle Stack's Gymnastics", where she coached many State and National Champions from '02-'11.
During this time Chelle became a National Rated Women's Gymnastics Judge and is now an International Brevet Judge.
In addition, she joined the USA Gymnastics National Coaching Staff working with TOPs, HOPES, and Developmental athletes at the USA Gymnastics National Training Center on the Karolyi Ranch.
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