She is currently coaches our girls xcel team
She has been apart of Cary Gymnastics since she was 2. She attended classes and was on team growing up. Bailey Coached our xcel Gold team last year adding a state banner to the gym.
Cary Gymnastics Coaching Staff
Pre K Class Instructor
Boys Team Head Coach
Boys class Director
Colleen currently coaches our Xcel Gold and Level 5 & 6 Teams
Colleen was a level 9/10 gymnast until she finally quit gymnastics when she was 24.
She has been coaching since 2008, and is a welcomed addition to the Cary Gymnastics Family!
Preschool Class Instructor
Miss Cayla has a deep passion for kids and believes every child is a champion in their own beautiful way!
With over 15 years of coaching experience from Washington, California, and now Illinois, she has found her love in coaching and specializes in preschool gymnastics and tumbling !
Preschool and Dance Class Instructor
We are over the Moon proud to announce that Coach Molly will be joining our already amazing preschool gymnastics staff. Molly has an extensive background in dance and while following that passion she came across her love of teaching little ones gymnastics. She has been teaching preschool gymnastics for over 5 years and hopes to keep teaching for many more years to come.
She currently coaches High School Tumbling
She grew up as a competitive gymnast and cheerleader. Throughout high school she was involved in competitive cheerleading but worked as a competitive gymnastics coach since the age of 15. Graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's in Mathematics. Continued her education at Northern Illinois University to receive a bachelor's in Secondary Education. Most current endorsement from the University of St. Francis was in Special Education.
Currently works as a high school special education and math teacher at Cary Grove High School. She is also the Head Varsity Cheerleading Coach
She currently works in our front office
She is married and is raising three children Tiffany (18), Alexa (15) and Nate (10). Her children have had the opportunity to grow up in the gym and love it as much as she does. They continue to tumble today.
Michelle has a BS in Communication and Psychology from Illinois State University. Her background consists of dance, cheerleading, and gymnastics. She coached cheerleading for the Cary Jr. Trojans for 10+ years. Her professional experience includes Walt Disney World, Woodfield Associates and Baxter Heslthcare.
During her time at Cary Gymnastics Center, Michelle has served in various roles. She has coached and directed our preschool program, coached our recreation program, provided private lessons and currently manages the office. Her love for children and Cary as a community is what makes her successful in this position.
She Currently coaches our optional girls team gymnastics as well as
individual high school gymnastics and high school tumbling
She was a gymnast from ages 6-14 and ended her career as a competitive level 9 gymnast.
She also took ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and hip hop throughout my life. She was involved in varsity cheerleading and Varsity poms in high school.
She is a licensed cosmetologist and cosmetology instructor.
And a yoga enthusiast looking to start teaching classes as soon as she's certified
Coach Ashley A
She is currently coaches our girl Xcel Silver team
Stephanie was a gymnast from the age of 5-18. She Finished her career as a level 9 varsity gymnast at Fremd High School
She started coaching at 19 at U of Iowa rec program. She has been coaching for at least 10 years.
Along with coaching at Cary Gym she is currently the English Department Chair at Wauconda High School.
Coach Kathie Gebhardt
head team coach/team manager
National Associated Women’s Gymnastics Judge-National Rating
Board member of NAWGJ for 8 years
Judges Cup Chair for 2 years
Illinois Women’s Gym Committee-Secretary-6 years to present
Clinician at the Regional Training Camps and Illinois Congress for 8 years
Judged at the Secret Classic Elite meet for 3 years
Attended National, Regional, and State Congress
Judging Gymnastics for 27 years
Coaching Gymnastics for 38 years
Girls USAG Team Coach
Pre K Class Instructor
Performance Team Coach Aerial Arts Coach
We are happy to announce Coach Leela will be joining our coaching staff to help our very popular performance team! Her background includes gymnastics, dance, and theater. She has intensive training in Hula Hoops, Lyra, and Contortion.
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