Head Coach - Mindy
Mindy runs the TOPs program and is the Optional Gymnastics Team head coach. Mindy has coached extensively from preschool through pre-Elite. She has been involved in the TOPS program since 2004. She believes in incorporating strong basics at the recreational and compulsory levels assuring a successful future at the optional levels as well as to incorporate gymnastics dance technique into every class from beginners and up. In addition to coaching artistic girls, Mindy has coached men's artistic, trampoline and tumbling and is a former NAGJ Men's Judge through Elite and NCAA. She also holds the following certifications from the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Assoc. and International Sports Science Assoc.: Sports Nutrition(SNS), Biomechanics (BS), Youth Sports Fitness and Nutritional Specialist (YSNS), Sports Injury and Rehabilitation (SIRS), and is a certified personal trainer (CPT). Mindy has trained under USA Gymnastics National training staff members such as Niel Resnick, Tom Forster, Mary Lee Tracy, Ivan Alexov, Tatiana Perskiaia and more.....
Coach Avery is the girls team coach, and coaches all levels in the gym. Avery is a USAG Pro member and has Junior Olympic Developmental Coaching Credentials. He specializes in Pre-school, boys, tumbling, and Parkour. Avery was a nationally ranked gymnast and continues to impress his students with high flying skills in the gym.
Coach James LOVES to flip! He is an awesome tumbling coach, as well as developmental team coach for guys and gals! James is a Pensacola native. You can frequently catch James and Avery trying to outflip each other!
Coach Barri is a former competitive gymnast from Jackson, Mississippi. She is our Level 2 and 3 coach, as well as our TOPS coach. Barri maintains a lot of her skills and is able to demonstrate impressively. She also works with choreography. The girls LOVE Coach Barri!
Coach Crystal is a certified Preschool, Level 1, and Special Needs coach. She comes all the way from the deep south! Crystal was a competitive allstar cheerleader from Davie, Florida.