We hire career coaches and attract the best long-term employees to teach your child in a safe, clean, climate-controlled facility.

All our staff members are CPR/First Aid certified and background-checked.

Daniel Gundert

Owner
Head Team Coach

With Gyminny Kids since 2003



Daniel Gundert, married with five children, is the Owner and CEO of Gyminny Kids Gymnastics in 4S Ranch. A juggernaut children’s activity center with over three thousand weekly students has been serving the community since 1987. Daniel is a Nationally rated gymnastics judge and the founder of D&M Leotards, a children’s activewear company. Daniel’s focus is providing fun and fitness for all ages while building character through sport. Daniel acquired his real estate license to broker and acquire the properties Gyminny Kids operates on and help his friends, clients, and family achieve their real estate goals. Daniel met his wife, Melanie, twenty-five years ago while they did gymnastics together as children at the same club in San Diego. All five of their super-charged children are competitive gymnasts, which has become a family affair. Start with gymnastics; go anywhere!


Scott Zimmerman

Director of Operations

With Gyminny Kids since 1995



Scott has a BA in Psychobiology. He has twenty-plus years of coaching experience and four years of Acro Power Tumbling.  “I enjoy coaching kids in an atmosphere that develops children through positive reinforcement. Most of all, I love Gyminny because of the people I work with. We really do have an all-star cast!” Scott’s passion project is coaching the Rancho Bernardo High School gymnastics team as a way to give back to the community. In Scott’s free time, he enjoys music, hiking, snowboarding, reading, and spending time with his wife and puppy. Scott is a famed local DJ and DJs events all over town. Scott wears many hats at Gyminny Kids, so you may catch him on the fly at the front desk, coaching, or teaching Zoom classes. Scott is a whirlwind of energy and creativity!


Krishele Trueblood

Manager

With Gyminny Kids since 2011



Meet Ms. Krishele. Krishele has a degree in fashion and product development from the Fashion Institute. She was a competitive gymnastics for eight years and competed up to level eight. Krishele is the Manager at Gyminny Kids and oversees every program we offer. That’s a lot of responsibility! Krishele loves food, and her Grandma “Bevmo.” Krishele is a wife and mother of two cuties. “When I am not at the gym, I am eating or snuggling my baby boy, Bryson. “I love seeing a child’s face light up when they get a new skill. I also get to do what I love every day. Oh! And I accept bribes in the form of homemade goodies.”


Laryssa Johnson

Program Director

With Gyminny Kids since 2018



Laryssa has twelve years of cheer and six years of gymnastics experience. She is currently studying to be a nurse, which goes along with her desire to do great things for kids both in the gym and hospital. “This job gives me real-life experience working with children, and I savor every moment. There’s something electric about working in a facility that is always buzzing with activity. Gyminny Kids is POPPIN” Laryssa is a top-rated coach and mainstay at the front desk. She’s organized, efficient and friendly. What else could you ask for? If you give Laryssa twenty tasks, she’ll do twenty-one, and she’ll do it with a smile and a pep in her step. “Bring it on; I can’t wait to start my next shift!”


Aide Rocha

Front Office

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Aide is a natural-born leader! She is one of our rockstar front desk administrators and has the personality to prove it. She has a BA in child development and experience with special needs and teaching. While you will mostly find her behind the counter, she is also a dynamic teacher. She loves watching The Fosters, eating tacos, and making a difference in her free time. She is independent, hardworking, and direct. We are grateful to have her!


Alexis D’Souza

Red Room Director
Coaches Cup
Director

Village Learning Director
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2017



Alexis earned a B.A in Child and Adolescent Development with a Minor in Special Education from San Francisco State University. She has experience as an Intern at the Early Childhood Education Center at SFSU and worked as a preschool teacher in San Francisco for a year before moving back to her hometown, San Diego. Alexis is a former Gyminny Kid and a high-level Gymnast. She is currently our gymnastics preschool-age Director. She oversees our dynamic rotating lesson plan, which has been called “The best gymnastics preschool program in the Nation” by the FIG President. In her free time, Alexis likes to draw and loves pasta and dark chocolate!


Ally Drew

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Ally comes to us with pre-school, childcare, gymnastics, and cheerleading experience, to name a few of this multi-talented coach. She moved from Virginia to sunny San Diego for the weather and to start a new career. One in which she works with children and makes a lasting impact. She is a warm teacher who believes in proper progressions and making the learning process fun. She loves to take her dog on walks and to the beach. Ally is from a huge military family. Her Dad, brother, and husband are all in the military.


Ben Etheridge

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Ben is a nationally rated level ten powerhouse gymnast who grew up at Gyminny Kids. His family has participated in our programs for over twenty years, as his two older siblings also attended! Ben is an overachiever with a 4.3 GPA and is a two-time national qualifier. Between gym and school, Ben remains at the top of his game across all facets of his life. Ben is attending SDSU and plans to go to med school after attaining his BA. He coaches our boys’ competitive team, which brings things full circle, and we couldn’t be happier to have him as a part-time teacher! In his free time, Ben eats a lot, I mean a lot, spends time with friends and family, and tans by his oasis of a pool.


Bernie Weston

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



After 49 years of owning gymnastics schools, Bernie sold his gym in San Marcos, put on his retirement slippers, and started landscaping his front yard. “I completed all the projects I could find at home, and I got bored. I miss coaching and would like to pass along my knowledge so I came back.” Having Bernie’s life and work experience at Gyminny Kids is an honor. Bernie will assist in training our coaches and will teach a few classes as well. He just can’t get away from what makes him happy—sports and working with kids. Bernie has coached thousands of children over the past fifty years and is a legend in the gymnastics community. If you don’t know Bernie, get to know him. He has endless energy and a zest for life.


Bianka Tellez

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Bianka is a Rockstar in our fast-paced work environment. She LOVES working with children and counts down the minutes until her next coaching shift. She is fun outgoing and finds a way to connect with each child. Bianka has a background in child development and is working towards a BA in Science of Nursing. She grew up playing sports of all kinds, including soccer and gymnastics. Bianka has a special place in her heart for tutoring children with special needs.


Brigitte Tong

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Brigitte is an expert in kinesiology, health, nutrition, and fitness. She enjoys coaching and has leadership experience at her previous positions. Brigitte has coached a range of levels, including beginner to competitive. She loves hosting children’s birthday parties and camps. She has a B.S. in Kinesiology, and pre-physical therapy is EMT Certified and remains on the Dean’s list. She loves sports in general, dance, track & field, pole vault, theater, and gymnastics. She was a competitive gymnast both in club and college. Her extensive experience gives her a well-rounded approach to teaching, and she shines as a teacher here at Gyminny. 


Brittany Johnson

Front Office

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Brittany studied Kinesiology and worked in the gym industry for four years before joining the Gyminny Crew. She is a training bodybuilder and will begin competitions shortly. Brittany also has an artistic side. She creates acrylic artwork and designs logos for companies big and small. Brittany is a sports fanatic. She dances, plays cheer, swim, football, softball, and volleyball. Woah! In case you were wondering, she used to own a Macaw named Paco.


Carrie Pohlman

Girl’s Team Coach
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Carrie Pohlman was a successful competitive gymnast. Carrie competed for 11 years, through level ten. She started coaching when she was in High School and has been coaching ever since. For the last fourteen years, Carrie coached at Elite gymnastics of San Diego.  Carrie was the competitive team coordinator and coached all recreational and team levels though her specialties were floor exercise and balance beam. Carrie has an Associate Degree in criminal justice and has a passion for learning and personal growth. “Most of all, I love coaching and seeing children reach their goals through hard work and determination!”


Chelsey White

Front Office

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Chelsey is a full-fledged gymnast and ballerina. She grew up in San Diego, playing sports and cooking with her twin sister. She has experience working in the mental health field for ten years and has a knack for helping those with special needs. Chelsey is a foodie and can’t get enough Indian, Greek, Thai, and Vietnamese food. She is a full-on gamer nerd and has been so since Sega and Dreamcast. Chelsey used to be a Gyminny Kid and is excited to pass along the confidence, sportsmanship, and life lessons she learned during her time here.


Danielle Mills

Coach

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Danielle was a Competitive Gymnast for over ten years, qualifying for Regional and National competitions. She lettered in High School Gymnastics and went on to compete for Rhode Island College, division 3. Not only is Danielle a phenomenal athlete, but she also earned the highest GPA on the college team and was an academic All-American in 2006. Danielle has early childhood credits from Saddleback College, a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing, a Masters in Fine Arts Creative Writing, and Earned Fellowship. Danielle is the #1 best-selling Children’s Author of Tina’s Tumbles featured in US Weekly and People Magazine. She has a knack for communication and is blessed with the gift of storytelling. Danielle is a mother and wife, and Danielle still finds time to coach. She has been teaching for over twenty years and is experienced teaching all ages and abilities. We are honored to have Danielle join the ranks of Gyminny Kids, and we know you will love her too!


Dave Moser

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 1987



Dave Moser has worked at Gyminny Kids since 1988! An experienced coach and a wonderful mentor to many students who have become coaches, including Miss Lauren. Dave, otherwise known as Mr. Moose, brings a silliness that the littles enjoy as much as his High School students. Dave is the Head Coach at Poway High School and won California State coach of the year. While Dave can still tumble and flip around the gym, his real talents come in the form of dance and classical ballet. We’re not done yet; Mr. Moose is a computer expert and a tech nerd that comes in handy as he manages the gym’s networks and keeps our electronics online. A man of many hats, Dave has taught thousands of children over the last thirty years. He is a gymnastics legend who has brought joy to the community for the last three decades, and we hope to have him for another thirty.


Elizabeth Francis

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Elizabeth is an experienced ballroom dancer, cook, gardener, and expert gamer. Elizabeth has always wanted to be a teacher and considers this the perfect way to pass on her knowledge and life experience. She loves Sushi and Purple but not purple sushi. She had a third-grade teacher who changed her life for the better and would like to do that for her Gyminny Students. In Lizzy’s free time, you can find her watching her favorite TV Show, Firefly, and hanging with her son.


Gabriel Senter

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Gabe spent eleven years doing gymnastics and competed as a high-level athlete. “Gymnastics is the sport that embodies every other sport.” He is an all-around athlete and played basketball as well. “When you do gymnastics, other sports come easy.”  Gabe loves photography and journalism and was an overachiever in school. Gabe is the kind of person you want to work with your child; he is fun, friendly, and has a heart for giving back. Gabe spent time in Albania teaching children how to speak English and has helped build several houses in Mexico. That’s not all. Gabe has spent much of his adult life assisting with summer camps and youth programs at church and other serving organizations. We are over the moon that Gabe found a home here at Gyminny Kids!


Gary Johnson

Safety Director
Instructor

Bungee Bouncer Creator

With Gyminny Kids since 1993



Gary is a twenty-seven-year coach of North County Gymnastics and the Gyminny Kids. Gary has a background in Engineering and was a previous Machinist. During that time, Gary perfected the bungee bouncer system that has brought joy to thousands of children. Gary is a member of the illustrious Seven Oaks community located in Rancho Bernardo. During his free time, he eats pizza, participates in water aerobics, works on home improvements and watches Say Yes to the Dress. “Even though I have been coaching over thirty years, every day working with kids feels like my first day on the job. I just love this sport and all it has to offer.”



Helen Wonjila

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2019



Helen earned a scholarship to China Wuqiao International Acrobatic and Art School, which took her from her hometown in Africa to China to learn how to be a world-class Circus Performer. Helen was one of only a few children to be selected for this high honor. In addition to circus, Helen had her start in Gymnastics. She spent seven years in gymnastics which was one of her most fond childhood memories. Helen has traveled the world, performing in stadiums, cruise ships, and professional sports halftime shows. Helen can juggle coffee tables with her feet. Yes, you read that right.

Click here to watch a video of Helen performing live.

Helen can hula hoop dozens of hoops at the same time upsidedown and in a handstand. Her talents don’t stop there. She is a full-time mom to her beautiful daughter, and she finds time to teach here at Gyminny. “I love working with children and applying the skills I’ve learned to help them grow as people and athletes.” She dances with her baby in her free time, practices acrobatics, silks, juggles, hula hoops, and loves hiking and movies. “I have been known to eat burritos every day. I can’t get enough of San Diego’s Mexican food, especially the California burrito. It’s dangerous!” 


Jesse Antale

Instructor
Front Office

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Fun fact about Jesse. He is ambidextrous! He writes with his left but boxes and plays sports as a righty. Jesse loves sports, including weight lifting and gymnastics. Jesse has served for over five years at Kids Ministry at the City Church. He has a heart for mentoring the next generation! Jessie’s favorite food is smoothies. He could live off smoothies alone as they are his kryptonite! He loves all things Marvel and video games, which makes him a kid at heart and is why he fits in so well at Gyminy Kids. Jesse has a Fire Fighting 1 and First responders certification. Safety is the priority. Jesse is an energetic coach and an enthusiastic Office Associate. He is well versed in our offerings and will help you find the best program for your kiddo/s. Jesse loves to smile. Come in and catch him in the act!


Jessica Hook

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2020



Coach Jessica has been coaching gymnastics since 2011. She has fifteen years of dance experience and has performed in several ballets and dance companies. “I believe that coaches can make a huge difference in a child’s life. We could be the best part of the day for some kids. I know my coaches were that for me.” Jessica’s hobbies include anime, San Jose Sharks hockey, roller skating, ramen, drawing, music, hanging out with her husband and dog Indiana. Jessica is a kind, patient teacher with a talent for connecting with all her students. Jessica is a highly requested coach who goes the extra mile to know how her students learn best.


John Gracia

Front Office

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



John is a high-achieving Office Associate with fifteen years of experience in the clinical and office setting. He has an AA in Business from Cal State Long Beach. John’s focus is on giving back to the community, and he decided to join the Gyminny Kid workforce in 2022 to continue his distinguished career. John enjoys sports of all kinds, including basketball and football. He is married with four wonderful daughters. When John is not at work giving A+ customer service, you can find him cooking, baking, and being Dad. “My favorite food is Traditional Mexican food. I enjoy teaching positivity and culture to the next generation and volunteering for community-based organizations.”


Josh Hodgson

Rockets Head Coach
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Josh comes to Gyminny Kids with over twenty-five years of coaching experience. Josh is a former NAWGJ Judge and aided in creating floor choreography for high-level gymnastics. Josh is a friendly, fun coach who relates to students of all ages. He studied the sciences: two hundred hours in Anatomy, Physiology, and Neurology, one hundred and fifty hours in Myology, and one hundred hours in Pathology. Talk about brains! Josh was voted funniest by his class in school, and he has a gift for artwork. His talents don’t end there, so if you want to learn more, bring your questions to class. He is a riot!


Justin Hart

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Justin comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fitness arena. A physical trainer and sports enthusiast, he’s spent years helping others reach their fitness goals. Justin loves spending time with his family and cute dogs, Digby and Ted. He takes them to Balboa Park on the weekends for fresh air and to stretch their legs. Justin worked at the I-Heart Radio station for one year and has been in radio for twenty years, including KFMB and Sports Radio in Detriot. He has a booming radio voice that serves him well as a coach in a loud gym. Justin has worked with children at the YMCA and has been a part of many youth camps. He is friendly, upbeat, and the kind of role model you want your child to work with. Justin is a Rockstar!


Kirstin Dishman

Front Office

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Kirstin is a top-notch Front Desk Associates experienced with special needs children, caregiving, and management. Kirstin has college credits in Health Science and Exercise Science and is working towards her doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Kirstin is a superhero wife and mother of four beautiful children. When she was a child, Kirstin participated in recreational gymnastics and wanted to return to a place that does great things for kids. Her hobbies include cooking, hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with family. Kirstin’s favorite foods are sushi, ramen, and tacos, but she loves a good salad. I love playing sports and am very competitive, but I also love watching sports on TV. “Come on in; I can’t wait to meet you in class!”


Kurt Larson

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2018



Meet Coach Kurt! Kurt is a world-class performer and has been on TV shows like America’s Most Talented. He is a master magician and was a resident performer at large Las Vegas Hotels. He is a wonderfully kind man who cares for people. He is an athlete and appreciates how gymnastics aids in a child’s overall development. Kurt is an expert at teaching all ages and has a nack keeping the kiddo’s attention with his booming voice and energetic demeanor. “While I am coaching, I am on stage, and I feed off the children’s energy. I am blessed to have a job where I get to make a difference.” Kurt is married with two kids, and he enjoys taking them to school and sporting events in his free time. Kurt is a family man!


Lauren Pfeil

Circus Demo Team Assistant Director Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2018



Coach Lauren is a former Gyminny Kid and gymnastics enthusiast. Lauren has six years of gymnastics experience, including High School Gymnastics. Lauren Graduated from Miramar College after studying Social Behavioral Sciences. She is a USAG Member, First Aid CPR certified, and is training to be a competitive team coach. Her coaching talents don’t end there, Lauren plays a large role in Gyminny’s world-famous circus and aerial program, can ride a unicycle like a pro, and used to ride horses. “I took classes here, and I’ve always loved gymnastics and the Gyminny Kids atmosphere. It’s the place to be!” Lauren is a movie expert and loves making crafts!


Lysander “Stitch” Luansing Jr.

Ninja Director Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2018



Lysander, also Known as “Stitch,” has a BS in Kinesiology with an emphasis on PE. He has eleven years of parkour and martial arts experience, along with four years of gymnastics experience. “I work here because I love kids and enjoy helping them learn to flip out safely.” Stitch enjoys spending time with friends and family. He has a sweet car collection. Stitch is high energy and runs off pure methanol. “The cars are my children; they are too fast, too furious!” His favorite movie is Lilo and Stitch, as you could have guessed. He enjoys food, especially burritos with hot Cheetos in them. “It’s suped-up cars and heartburn medication for me. NAS!” Send your child to Gyminny, and I will turn them into a Ninja in no time. Our Ninja program is based on parkour, cinema skills, tumbling, and martial arts. Wax on, wax off!”


Maia Kallas

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Maia was a Gymnast for eleven years and grew up in a gym. Her mom was Gymnastics Coach, so she has experience learning in the gym and watching her mom teach. Maia comes to us from Florida. She enjoys going to the beach and hanging out with her dogs. “My favorite food is pasta and fruits. An interesting thing about me is that I love rescuing animals. I’ve rescued one English bulldog and a bearded dragon in the last month.”


Matthew Villa

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Coach Matt has an associate’s in theology, biology, and church leadership. He is also actively pursuing his AA in Fire Technology. In addition, Matt is an accomplished water polo player and soccer star and lettered in six high school sports. He uses his athletic background to teach gymnastics, the foundation of all sports. Matt is a constant professional and a fantastic example of right action living for his students. In his free time, Matt spends it with his wife and daughter and has even been known to play Madden with professional baseball and football players.


Megan Fears

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2018



Megan is our resident Yogi. She takes a holistic approach to teaching and incorporates her yoga knowledge when coaching gymnastics. Megan implements a mind-body approach which has a calming effect on her students. Megan can wiggle her ears, LOVES cooking especially greek food, enjoys traveling and anything crafty and creative. “Teaching makes my heart happy. Kids just embody joy and  want to be around that!”


Mocte Villalobos

Boy’s Team Coach 
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2014



Moctezuma has more than twenty-five years of coaching experience and fifteen years of competitive team experience. Mocte, short for Moctezuma, was a  PE Teacher for five years. Mocte has a passion for fitness, mental health, and overall wellness. “When I feel healthy, I look healthy, and I want to share that with my students. It’s time we take care of our bodies so we can live long, fruitful lives.” Gymnastics happens to be the sport Mocte feels is the “greatest sport in the world.” Mocte feels gymnastics has it all, grace, beauty, showmanship, and unrivaled strength and flexibility. In his free time, Mocte lifts weights, runs, reads, window shops, rides his bike with his dog in a baby pack, and takes one exotic vacation every year with his wife. Mocte has two closets to fit all his clothes. He has so many shoes; he never repeats a day of the month. He has been all over the world and appreciates beauty and culture. His skin has a nice glow, and he’s often referred to as the “Most interesting man in the world.” When he’s not at the gym, he is sunbathing by the pool or eating healthy. Low carbs, lots of protein. He brings vegetable juice to work, and he has the energy to show for his healthy diet. We think he should grace the cover of Men’s Health Magazine. We’ll see. In the meantime, drop into his class. He’s one of the best teachers north or south of the border!


Mohsani Hoveyda

Village Learning Teacher
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Mohsani comes to Gyminny Kids with close to a decade of professional preschool teaching experience, including being a certified Montessori lead in Irvine, Pre-K Lead in Westminster, CA, Infant Care Lead teacher in Torrance. She is enthusiastic, creative and adds tremendous value to our programs. Mohsani was a high-flying volleyball champion and eventually began coaching volleyball in Manhattan Beach. Her athletism combined with her professionalism is a blend that makes for the perfect Gyminny Kids teacher. Mohsani is working on her Masters in education leadership at Cal State East Bay and has her BA in Business Administration. There’s more! She has 15 units in child development from the University of California, Irvine. She loves to learn. Mohsani is excited to work with your child and has earned a reputation for being a celebrity teacher. Everyone loves “Mo!”


Nathan Darrow

Xcel Head Coach
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2016



Coach Nathan has eighteen years of gymnastics experience, six years of cheerleading, and two years of coaching High School cheer. Nathan is a world champion cheerleader and tumbler. His expertise doesn’t stop there. He is the Head Coach of NCG’s large and successful Xcel team. “I’m ready to have fun when I come to work and teach kids a sport I have knowledge and passion for.” In Nathan’s free time, he likes to hike, workout, train for Coaches Cup, and hang with friends. “I’m not a morning person but all that changes when once I get started on my morning dose of coffee. I love coffee oh so very much!” Nathan is a coach who demands the best from his students and challenges them to reach their personal best. He does an excellent job of being a mix of firm, fair and kind. Nathan comes to work early or stays late to train in the gym or lesson plan. He goes above and beyond every time!


Nick Dragomani

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Coach Nick comes to Gyminny Kids with years of parkour and gymnastics coaching experience. He has an athletic background that blankets many sports, which makes him a fun, dynamic coach. Nick has two wonderful daughters he calls the best part of his life. He grew up playing tennis and watching Star Trek. Nick teaches gymnastics, ninja, and preschool classes here at GK. He is a crowd favorite!


Nicole Lucarelli

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Nicole is a highly motivated former gymnast looking to share her passion for physical activity with her students. Nicole was an award-winning Gymnast at Champion Gymnastics Academy in Stockton, California. Her gymnastics and cheerleading experience give her a well-rounded perspective on acrobatics and fitness. Nicole is a State Champion and was voted “Most Inspirational” and best “All-around” at her home gym. Nicole taught gymnastics while going to school in Northern California and moved down to San Diego to continue her schooling and found Gyminny Kids. We are grateful to have Nicole, as she is a dynamic, fun, and knowledgeable teacher! 


Noah Hanover

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Noah is a 4S Ranch local who loves this community and wants to give back. Noah is an expert circus and aerial performer taught by our very own world-famous Coach Rodney. Noah loves gymnastics and all things flying through the air. He is charismatic and enjoys working with children. Noah also is an overachiever in all things related to school, from ASB to student leadership and mentoring. When Noah is not on the trapeze or Lyra, he is here teaching and sharing his knowledge and love for the sport.


Phi Nguyen

Tumbling Director and Xcel Coach

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Phi is a career coach with over twenty-three years of coaching experience. Wow! Phi has experience working with children with special needs and developmental disabilities and provides behavior therapy and applied behavior analysis (ABA). Phi is our Tumbling Director, which includes power tumbling, cheer tumbling, and acro for dance. Phi is an expert tumbler and tumbling teacher. In 2005 she was the State and Regional Power tumbling champion, Regional Double Mini Trampoline Champion, National Power Tumbling Silver medalist, and National Double Mini Trampoline Bronze Medalist. She has a passion for preschool through school-age students. She also oversees our adult classes on Wednesday evenings. Phi’s achievements are too many to list, so you are just going to have to come in to meet her for yourself!


Riley Cornwell

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Riley loves anything to do with fashion, art, and, of course, sports! “I love gymnastics and working with children, so I get to combine two of my favorite things.” Riley believes that gymnastics makes you strong physically and mentally and wants to pass that along to her students. She holds herself to a high standard both in and out of the gym and hopes her students follow her path toward excellence.


Sam Moehlig

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2018



Sam is a Gyminny Kid! He started in the parent-tot class with his parents and progressed through the levels until he was on our competitive boy’s team Coach by Veteran Coaches Daniel, Olin, Mocte, and Matt. He is a Gyminny “lifer.” Now that he has graduated from High School, he’s attending College and coaching part-time. He is excellent with the little ones and is still young enough to demonstrate for the higher levels. When Sam flips, the kid’s jaws drop. Sam has a caring heart and does all he can to serve the community. Sam is high energy in and out of the gym. He surfs, is a black belt in karate, and rides his bike to work every day. Let’s bottle that energy and charism


Stephanie Macias- Carey

Coach

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Stephanie is a long-time coach who has been doing gymnastics since High School. She speaks Spanish, writes music, and sings like an angel. She learned how to teach under the mentorship of her gymnastics coach, which brought it full circle. Teaching is a job Stephanie looks forward to every day as it makes her heart happy. Next time you see her, ask Stephanie to sing for you. She will bring you to tears. What a talent!


Taylor Tuck

Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2022



Taylor is “chalk” full of energy, making her a dynamic teacher. Taylor spent eight years in dance, figure skating, and gymnastics and graduated through the levels all the way up to Elite. Wow! That’s the highest level of competition for a Gymnast. Taylor is attending SDSU and is studying Business Law. Taylor goes hiking, writes, and horseback rides in her free time. French fries are her favorite food, and most people don’t know that she has a twin sister. “Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to work with your child!”- Taylor


Tracie Brauer

Girl’s Team Coach
Instructor

With Gyminny Kids since 2021



Coach Tracie comes to us with over thirty years of coaching experience! Tracie is a positive, passionate, and progressive coach who loves working with children to help them reach their potential. Tracie is an expert coach with experience teaching preschool levels through high-level competitive teams. Tracie is a Mother of two children and enjoys her time outside the gym with family.


Trisha Bernal

Exploring Movement Director

With Gyminny Kids since 2018


Coach Trisha is an anointed teacher. “Teaching is in my DNA.”  Trisha has four cute children and many more that she teaches here at Gyminny. Trisha is the Special Needs Director at Gyminny Kids. The program is called “Exploring Movement,” which gives students of all abilities to thrive in a fun, physical, and social environment. During her free time, she is a full-time Mom and Superhero. She does it all! Trisha loves crafts, organizing, biographies, the color of the ocean, mountains, and gluten-free pizza. “I’m allergic to everything, achoo! As I was saying.” 


Our Founders

Liz Mullarky
Founder

With Gyminny Kids since 1987

Background
BS in Physical Education MS in Sports Management Head Coach
University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse (5 years)
Assistant Coach, Ohio State University (2 years)
Prairie du Chien High School Coach (7 years)
Why I Started Gyminny Kids
I wanted to work for myself as well as pursue an area I was very knowledgeable in.
Hobbies
Packers fan, theatre and musicals, the outdoors and traveling


Rob Bryson
Founder

With Gyminny Kids since 1987

Background
Associate Degree for Milwaukee School of Broadcasting
Retired Collegiate & High School Basketball Official
Avid Golfer
Why I Started Gyminny Kids
We saw a niche in the market to fulfill the needs of an active community.


Gyminny’s Core Values

– Teach character through sport.

– Raise well-rounded children.

– Be creative and a little weird.

– Serve and give back to the community.

– Fun and fitness.

– Build confidence.

– Take ownership.

– Embrace change.

– Diversity and inclusion

– Ongoing education. Leaders are readers, learners are earners!

Win as a team!