Jake Clear - Owner

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Jake comes with 18 years of expert coaching in Boys and Girls gymnastics. From children age two to eighteen years of age, he has taught it all, including recreational classes to the higher level of USAG boys and girls competitive team, and USAG tumbling and trampoline (TNT). His background provides the gym with strong technical knowledge, safety orientation, and a tremendous drive to encourage kids to pursue their dreams. He leads kids to be physically fit, happy, and inspire them. Jake has a passion for children, and he truly loves to see them achieve the goals they pursue. Watching kids come through the gym, work out hard, and beg to stay for more is just an example of his magnetic personality that attracts the kids to him. They love him, he can be silly but serious at the same time. Jake is married to Emily, and they have two wonderful daughters.

 

Certifications:

  • Primary & Secondary Care AED/First Aid & CPR Adult, Child, Infant 
  • U108 Pro First Aid
  • Concussion signs and symptoms
  • SafeSport Training 
  • U410 USA Gymnastics National Congress
  • U310 Regional Gymnastics Congress
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor
  • U100Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction
  • U101 Safety & Risk Management
  • R103: School Age: Hands on Training (HOTSA)
  • T210: Trampoline and Tumbling
  • T200: Trampoline & Tumbling Development
  • R102 Preschool fundamentals hands-on
  • R104 GymCert Level 1
  • R204 GymCert Level 2
  • R205 GymCert Level 3
  • R105 GymCert  Boys Level 1
  • W200: Development Coaches Course: Hands On Training (HOTD)
  • ITP Boys 1 & 2  
  • Emergency Behavior Intervention

Emily Clear - Owner

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Emily is eager to be walking side by side with her spouse in this amazing journey. She will be handling the business side of the gym, and helping in day to day operations. She has been a hairstylist for 17 years, and earned her Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Degree in 2007. She has had an enormous love for children since an early age from helping out with vacation bible school, to working with the two year old toddlers at church, and then being a foster parent.  Emily has a great personality, loves children, and strives for success in everything she does.  Emily is married to Jake, and they have two wonderful daughters.

 

Degree:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Accounting 

Certifications:

  • First Aid & CPR Adult, Child, Infant 
  • Cosmetology License since 2000
  • Emergency Behavior Intervention

Teresa Porter - Coach

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Teresa has been coaching gymnastics for 5 years now. She was a gymnast when she was younger. She has worked in the mobile gymnastics field for most of her gymnastics career, and has had the pleasure of working with children from ages three to fifteen in that environment. Her background includes strength training, CrossFit, and gymnastics. Teresa has had the honor of coaching and watching kids get stronger in their strength abilities. She love's seeing a child grow to become goal oriented, strive for success, and pursue their dreams. Her great qualities create a great foundation for being a wonderful child oriented gymnastics coach. She will love on your children bunches, all while teaching them the wonderful sport of gymnastics. 

 

Certifications:

  • First Aid & CPR Adult, Child, Infant
  • Safety & Risk Management
  • Concussion Safety
  • SafeSport Training
  • Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction
  • CrossFit Level 1 
  • R102 Preschool fundamentals hands-on

Heather Harris - Coach & Dance Instructor

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Heather Harris has been teaching dance in the Central Texas area since 2000.  She is an experienced drill team choreographer and also has experience in being a choreographer in musical theatre.  She has performed and choreography "Salado Legends" the musical play off and on since 1999.  Coach Heather has been dancing most of her life, from a young student up to the high school drill team. She finished her dancing career on a college dance team.  Coach Heather brings a wide spectrum of dance skills to include: ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and dance team. Coach Heather has taught at her own studio, Salado Studio of Dance from 2004-2007, has judged high school drill team competitions, and taught Dance at Salado Martial Arts and Dance since 2014. 

 

Certifications:

  • R102 Preschool fundamentals hands-on

Ashley Doyle

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Ashlee is a former collegiate cheerleader who has been teaching gymnastics for for 15 years.  She graduated from Texas Woman’s University in Denton in 2012 with a BS in Kinesiology.  She’s studied sports psychology and brings further knowledge to our already awesome program.

Certifications:

  • USAG Certified
  • SafeSport Certified
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
 
 

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