Norma Zabka has been President of Sokol New York for over 10 years and Sokol member since childhood. Her mother was Sokol at member in Baltimore. Her grandfather became a Sokol New York member in November 1896. Norma was active in all levels of the unit, serving as leader as an instructor. Active in the Eastern District and American Sokol Organization. She was a National Sokol Champion.
Graduated from New York University and Hunter College (Masters). Associate Professor at Hunter College from 1960s to 1990.
Co-author of “Gymnastic Activities with Hand Apparatus for Girls and Boys” with Marie Provaznik.
Involved in “Artistic Gymnastics” in the 1970s. She became a Federation of International Gymnastics-International Judge, and a member of USA Gymnastrada, Denmark ( 1980s).
Rhythmic Gymnastics Committee – USAG – 1970s to 1990. Rated a “Brevet Judge”.
Served as Chairman of the Pan American Rhythmic Gymnastics Committee, Chairman of the USAG Rhythmic Gymnastics Committee, Vice President of USA Gymnastics.
Served as a judge at events throughout Europe, North America, Central America, Cuba, South America, Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
Olympic judge in 1984 (Los Angeles), 1988 (Seoul), 1992 ( Barcelona), and 1996 (Atlanta).