Jake comes with 20 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.
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.
Coach Kim comes with an immense amount of experience. From a competitive gymnast herself, she has coached Elite T & T (trampoline & tumbling) and girls competitive gymnastics. She knows her stuff. Currently the head coach for our girls gymnastics teams.
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.
Coach Amber is an elite competitive gymnast herself, and is assisting with our level 1 & 2 girls gymnastics team. Also find her smiling face at a birthday party or day camp.
Gracee is a Jarrell High School varsity cheerleader and has been tumbling the last three years at iTumble. She is also a former competitive gymnast. She can be found at the front desk to help with any questions you may have, boucing around with the kids at summer camp and birthday parties, in a tumbling class, or dancing the night away with Coach Heather. Want to learn the latest dance moves the kids are raging about, I bet you Gracee could teach you. Her passion for dance is superb! She has grown up in the gym, her dad is Coach Jake.
Kaylin is a staff helper, it runs in the family. You will find her being goofy at summer camp and during birthday parties. Her personality shines through, the kids gravitate to her. Kaylin is patient and always fun with the kids. She has been on our competitive gymnastics team the last the two years. Kaylin was tumbling while in utero, she has been doing recreational gymnastics since the age of two! The gym has always been her second home, her dad is Coach Jake.