Paula Lord holds a degree in physics from Jacksonville University.
knowledge of trajectories, conservation of momentum, basic biomechanics and problem-solving skills directly to teaching gymnastics and organizing group choreography.
Paula has over 20 years experience in artistic, rhythmic and group gymnastics as an athlete, coach, choreographer and administrator at National and International levels.
coached 1996 Olympians Becky Turner and Mandy James.
is the main author of the current Festival Rhythmic program and has served as one of the USA National choreographers to the World Gymnaestrada since 1995.
Paula directed the Pan American Union project at the 2007 World Gymnaestrada in Dornbirn, Austria and was asked to continue as PAGU Project Director through 2011.