Ben Fox

Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy
Closed Labor Day September 6- No Classes or Teams

Ben Fox

Head Coach and Director

With BCGA since 1984, Fox has coached both men and women onto the junior and senior national teams. His duties include hiring, program development, budgets, marketing and sponsorships and hosting and running national, regional and state, level meets and invitationals.

Fox, a native of Chicago, competed for the University of Oklahoma from 1980 to 1984. He received a BBA from the University of Oklahoma in 1984 and a Masters in Accountancy from OU in 1987.

Fox was a competitor at the World Maccabiah Games in 1981. He served as the chairman of the gymnastics at the 2005 Maccabiah Games.

In addition to acting as meet director for numerous men's and women's Regional Championships, Ben was also the meet director for both the 2006 USAG Women's Level 10 Junior National Championships and the 2007 USAG Men's Junior National Championships. 

He was the 2003 recipient of the Shannon Miller Award for women's professional members for outstanding contributions to the state of Oklahoma. In 2007 he was the recipient of the Robert Cowan award for oustanding contributions to the Region III Men's Gymnastics Program. In 2014, he received the 15 year service award from the Men's National Program at the Junior National Championships.

Fox is also the business manager for Paul Ziert & Associates, which includes Grips, Etc. and International Gymnast Magazine.

Fox serves as the treasurer for several gymnastics associations, including the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, Bart Conner Educational Programs and Maccabi USA. He began the AutisMoves program under the Bart Conner Educational Programs, in 2010.

He is a member of the National Gymnastics Judges Association and has been an internationally rated Brevet judge since 1984. Some of his judging assignments include Men's Junior National Championships, 1996, 1997, Men's NCAA Championships 2012, 2014 and the Maccabiah Games in Israel, 2009, 2013. He founded the Oklahoma Men's Judging Association. He currently serves on the Oklahoma Women's USAG Board and is the Men's State Chairman and the AAU District Chairman. He also is the gymnastics Chair for MaccabiUSA. He was named NGJA Midwest Regional Judge of the year for 2015.

Fox and his wife, Heidi, a schoolteacher, are parents to two daughters: former BCGA gymnast,  Emalee, and gymnast Payton, born in 2006.