Jenn B.

Staff

Jen B - Staff | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

    Jenn B.

      Instructor at Flips Since 2017

      What is your favorite thing about working with kids? I love watching a child learn and grow into their own person. They bring such creativity and joy to each class. The best feeling is watching a student improve each session while just having fun and really enjoying what they’re doing.

      What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I have been dancing for 15 years doing poms and dance classes. In high school I was captain of my dance team and also hip hop captain for competition season. My routines always had alot of stunts and tricks incorporated. I have taught acro for 2 years now.

      What is your biggest accomplishment? One of my biggest accomplishments is leading my dance team to states in 2015. My dance won 1st place then my team overall won state championship.

      How long have you been working in your field? II have been a dance teacher for alittle over 2 years

      Favorite things when not at work? I love maintaining a healthy lifestyle outside of work. Some of my favorite things to do is dance and listen to music, hike with my dogs, play sports, go to the gym and hangout with friends and family.

      Favorite thought or quote? “you can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore”

      Words that best describe you? positive, bubbly, motivated, sporty, creative, passionate, open-minded

      Birthday? April 17th.

      Tanya B | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

        Tanya B.

          Gym Administrator/Team Coach at Flips Since 2013,
          Gymnast since the 90s

          What is your favorite thing about working with kids? My favorite part of working with children is watching them grow into their own personalities. I enjoy being part of their growth and development. I enjoy being a small part of their growth and achievements as they grow into young men and woman.

          What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I competed gymnastics from the age 10-15 years old, I then started teaching gymnastics at the age of 15.

          What is your biggest accomplishment? My biggest accomplishment is being a mother to my amazing children.

          How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching gymnastics since I was 15.

          Favorite things when not at work? My favorite things to do while I’m not working is watching footbalctivities with my family, and just being at home

          Favorite thought or quote? Everything you can imagine is real.-Pablo Picasso

          Words that best describe you? Fun, Happy, Goofy, Kind, Gentle

          Birthday? August 31st

          Kerry Rudy, Instructor | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

            Kerry R.

              Instructor at Flips Since 2011

              What is your favorite thing about working with kids? My favorite thing about working with kids is watching them grow. I enjoy watching their skills develop but more importantly how their confidence grows as they work through new skills and challenges.

              What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? Growing up I was always involved in gymnastic or tumbling in some way. When I was younger I was a completive gymnast and in highschool became more involved in tumbling and cheerleading. I was a Co Ed cheerleader for the University of Delaware for 4 years. Out of college I was also an assistant coach of the Towson Cheerleading team

              What is your biggest accomplishment? Being a Mom

              How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching at Flips for about 7 years.

              Favorite things when not at work? My favorite things when not at home are spending time with my family, watching my kids grow in their sports and activities. I also enjoy just relaxing by the pool or on a beach if possible.

              Favorite thought or quote? she thought she could, so she did.

              Words that best describe you? Loud, caring, energetic

              Birthday? November 14th

              Melissa Leone, Team Coach, Instructor | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                Melissa L.

                  Team Coach/Instructor
                  at Flips Since 2014

                  What is your favorite thing about working with kids? I truly believe that the majority of my knowledge comes from working with kids. I love figuring out how each and every one of them works or is motivated. It is always a learning experience for both the kids and myself. They show love, how to never give up, that its OK to try new things, to be honest, and most importantly to live in the moment!

                  What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I was first a dancer/gymnast and then a coach. I started dancing when I was 4, started gymnastics when I was 8. I was competitive in dance and gymnastics all through grade school and college. I also earned my degree from university of Maryland in dance.

                  What is your biggest accomplishment? My greatest accomplishment in gymnastics was becoming an Elite Gymnast, making it on to the USA delegation, competing four times at Worlds and receiving Silver at Worlds in Portugal.

                  How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching and choreographing gymnastics since 2004. Gymnastics and dance are a part of almost all my early childhood memories.

                  Favorite things when not at work? Honestly… I love to clean and bake. I am a busy bee at heart so staying active is what I love to do.

                  Favorite thought or quote? “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”

                  Words that best describe you? Committed, passionate, honest, clever, sarcastic, competitive, adventurous

                  Birthday? January 24

                  Madison F | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                    Madison F.

                      Instructor at Flips Since 2015,
                      Flips Gymnast since 2007

                      What is your favorite thing about working with kids? I love everything about working with kids. My favorite things is seeing how much they have grown over time with gymnastics and everything in general.

                      What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I was competitive gymnast for 10 years and have been with Flips since it began.

                      What is your biggest accomplishment? My biggest accomplishment was working and saving enough money to be able to buy my first car!

                      How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching gymnastics since 2015, but started assisting with open gyms and birthday parties prior to that.

                      Favorite things when not at work? My favorite things to do while not working is spending time with my friends, sleeping and driving around listening to music.

                      Favorite thought or quote? “Tell me I can’t, then watch me work twice as hard to prove you wrong.”

                      Words that best describe you? Energetic, Happy, Caring

                      Birthday? October 11th

                      Ginny F - Staff | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                        Ginny F.

                          Team Coach/Instructor
                          at Flips Since 2014,
                          Gymnast since the 80s

                          What is your favorite thing about working with kids? My favorite thing about working with kids is helping them achieve goals. Seeing a kid smile when they do something they worked so hard for is so rewarding. I love going to my job because I love helping people especially kids.

                          What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I started gymnastics when I was four years old and I continued until I was 16. I was an level nine gymnast. It has always been my passion and I love the sport.

                          How long have you been working in your field? I have been working in my field for about 7 months.

                          Favorite things when not at work? When I’m not at work I like reading, hanging out my friends and family, watching movies and exercising.

                          Favorite thought or quote? My favorite quote is, “Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people”

                          Words that best describe you? Hardworking, Supportive, Caring, Positive, Observant, Trustworthy

                          Birthday? January, 18th

                          Bobby Mitchell, Team Coach | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                            Bobby M.

                              Team Coach at Flips Since 2016

                              What is your favorite thing about working with kids? I love being a part of and watching them grow as gymnast and people.

                              What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I have worked with kids of all ages and levels of both gymnastics and cheer.

                              What is your biggest accomplishment? Being a father

                              How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching for the past 18 years.

                              Favorite things when not at work? Golfing of course!

                              Favorite thought or quote? “I don’t expect you to be perfect, but I do expect perfect effort everyday”

                              Words that best describe you? Honest and fair

                              Birthday? October 17

                              Olivia King, Instructor | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                                Olivia K.

                                  Instructor at Flips Since 2016,
                                  Flips Gymnast since 2007

                                  What is your favorite thing about working with kids? My favorite thing about working with kids is helping them achieve goals. Seeing a kid smile when they do something they worked so hard for is so rewarding. I love going to my job because I love helping people especially kids.

                                  What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics?I started gymnastics when I was four years old and I continued until I was 16. I was an level nine gymnast. It has always been my passion and I love the sport.

                                  How long have you been working in your field? I have been working in my field since 2016.

                                  Favorite things when not at work? When I’m not at work I like reading, hanging out my friends and family, watching movies and exercising.

                                  Favorite thought or quote? My favorite quote is,” Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people”

                                  Words that best describe you? Hardworking, Supportive, Caring, Positive, Observant, Trustworthy

                                  Birthday? January, 18th

                                  Courtney D | Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                                    Courtney D.

                                      Instructor at Flips Since 2017,
                                      Flips Gymnast since 2007

                                      What is your favorite thing about working with kids? I’m constantly learning from them. Their enthusiasm is contagious, and it reminds me to just be excited about life.

                                      What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? I started gymnastics when I was 2 and a half. When I was 5 I moved to Frederick and Angela became my coach! I started competing shortly after and loved it. When I was 14, I left gymnastics for a year after finishing my level 9 competition season. I started high school and cheered varsity all 4 years. I came back to gymnastics when I was 15, but officially retired 6 months later.

                                      What is your biggest accomplishment? My freshman year of college. I went on an academic scholarship, I got a job coaching gymnastics, I was hired as a Residents Assistant, I finished on deans list, and was elected Vice President of my sorority.

                                      How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching since I was 14, and look forward to continuing coaching for as long as I can.

                                      Favorite things when not at work.? I enjoy reading and spending time with friends and family.

                                      Favorite thought or quote? Every breath we take, every step we make can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. We need only to be awake, alive, and in the present moment.

                                      Words that best describe you? Hardworking, organized, strong, quirky, determined.

                                      Birthday? April 17th.

                                      Staff Pic Placeholder, Flips Gymnastics | Frederick MD

                                        Courtney G.

                                          Instructor at Flips Since 2017,
                                          Flips Gymnast since 2007

                                          What is your favorite thing about working with kids? My favorite part of working with children is being able to be to see a big smile when they learn something new. Being able to be a part of an accomplishment in their lives that they are proud of.

                                          What is your past experience with tumbling, cheer or gymnastics? Competed for Salisbury University on the club gymnastics team.

                                          What is your biggest accomplishment? My biggest accomplishment in my life so far is graduating from Salisbury University on the Dean’s and getting a full time job teaching math at Oakdale High School.

                                          How long have you been working in your field? I have been coaching gymnastics for 7 years.

                                          Favorite things when not at work? My favorite things to do while I’m not working is hiking, painting, cycling, and math!!

                                          Favorite thought or quote? My favorite quote is from Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

                                          Words that best describe you? Fun, Happy, Goofy, Kind, Gentle

                                          Birthday? December 12th