SARASOTA, Fla. -- Aimee Boorman, the longtime coach of Olympic champion Simone Biles and the coach of the 2016 U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team, is heading to Florida.
Boorman announced Monday she is leaving the World Champions Centre in suburban Houston -- a facility run by Biles' parents -- to become the executive director of women's gymnastics at Evo Athletics in Sarasota.
Boorman has worked with Biles -- who tied an Olympic record by capturing four gold medals in Rio earlier this month -- since Biles was in elementary school. Biles, 19, is taking a hiatus before deciding whether to return to gymnastics.
Boorman, 43, said Monday that she will always be there for Biles whether Biles opts to compete again or not. Boorman and Biles' mother, Nellie, worked together to establish World Champions Centre in 2014.