STAFF

EVERY Member of the SSGA teaching staff is Safety Certified with USA Gymnastics. Safety is our #1 Priority at SSGA!

Rett

Owner/President/Head Coach


My Education:
BS in Elementary Education, M.ED Reading\Literacy
My Coaching info:
15+years.
Levels taught:
Preschool, Levels 1-10, Pre-Elite, TOPS. State, Regional and National Champions.
Favorite Event To Teach
My favorite event to teach is Bars- watching a student succeed while learning a new skill-whether it be a forward roll off the low bar or a double back- is the best feeling ever. I love that gymnastics teaches discipline, focus, drive, time management and helps build every child's character and confidence.
What do I love about working with kids?
I love the challenge of making great young women and gymnasts.

Cathy

Office Manager


My Education:
AS in Business Science
My Role at SSGA
Office Manager
Favorte Experience at SSGA
My favorite experiences at SSGA is the students are so excited to come in and get started to learn something new or to master what they have been working on.
What do I love about working with kids?
Although I work in the office, I enjoy looking at all their smiling faces as they come in and get ready to go to class. And that they don’t realize that they are learning something to make them better in their future endeavors.

Lindsay

Xcel Team Director/Gymnastics Class/Team Instructor


My Education:
BS in Psychology, Minor in Special Education
My Coaching info:
10+ years
Levels taught:
Preschool, JO and Xcel Team, Instructional Classes
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Beam.
What do I love about working with kids?
I love seeing how excited kids get when they learn something new or accomplish a goal.

Heather

Developmental Team Director/Gymnastics Class/Team Instructor


My Education:
BS in Biochemistry
My Coaching info:
12+ years
Levels taught:
Preschool to Level 9, Instructional Classes, Pre-Teams
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Beam and Vault.
What do I love about working with kids?
I love seeing students learn new skills and overcome their fears.

Alex

JO Administrative Assistant


My Education:
BA in Psychology
My Coaching info:
8+ years
Levels taught:
Preschool Classes, School Age Classes, JO Team though Level 10, Preteam
My Competitive Success
Competed on JO gymnastics Level 4-10, Level 7 State Champion, Level 9: 2nd in Regional and National Championship Qualifier.
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach is Beam and Floor!
What do I love about working with kids?
There is never a dull moment! They teach me as much as I teach them.

Nancy

Camp/Special Events Director


My Education:
Psychology
Levels taught:
Instructional classes, JO Levels 3-7, Xcel Coach
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Floor and Beam
What do I love about working with kids?
Their funny personalities.

Lauren

Office/ Class Instructor


My Education:
Degrees in Political Science/Public Relations
My Role at SSGA
Office Staff, Class Instructor, Special Events & Camp Director
Favorite Event to Teach
I love coaching the balance beam! I enjoy ice hockly, indoor soccer and spending time with my husband and 2 daughters.
What do I love about working with kids?
I love gymnastics and I love seeing kids get excited about it too!

Jen

Gymnastics Class/Team Instructor/Birthday Party Host


My Education:
AS in Social Work, Working on BS in Psychology
My Coaching info:
3 years
Levels taught:
Preschool Classes, Instructional Classes, Xcel Team
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Floor and Bars
What do I love about working with kids?
I love watching them have fun and learn new skills. Also some of the things they say and do are so funny and make my day!

Hayley

JO Team Dance Instructor


My Education:
Studied at Laine Theater Arts and Performers Dance College for 3 yrs. Training Included Ballet/ Jazz/ Tap/ Contemporary and Pas de Deux. Traveled the world dancing- contracts included working in: Paris, South Korea and Las Vegas.
My Teaching info:
20+ years
Levels taught:
Ballet -Babies– Adults, Jazz, Tap
Favorite Event To Teach
My favorite events to teach are anything to do with Dance and Performance.
The girls I teach are great and willing to try anything I put to them.

Eric

Gymnastics Class/Team Instructor


My Coaching info:
7+ Years
Levels taught:
Preschool, JO Levels 3-10, Instructional Classes
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Floor!
What do I love about working with kids?
Creating a strong body helps create a strong mind, so I like to teach the kids to be better people through the lessons I have learned.

Gail

Office Staff


My Education:
AS in Legal Secretarial Science
My role at SSGA:
Office Staff
They are so curious about everything. It is fun to meet and greet all the different children with big smiles on their faces and their "ready to go" attitude at the gym. They are all so excited to be here!

Jodi

Gymnastics Class Instructor


My Coaching info:
23+ Years
Levels taught:
Preschool, Instructional Classes
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Bars and Floor
What do I love about working with kids?
Everybody at SSGA is friendly, the kids have fun and learn so much.

Alex M

Gymnastics Class/Team Instructor


My Education:
BS in Biochemistry
My Coaching info:
7+ Years
Levels taught:
Level 5-7, Instructional Classes.
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Floor and Vault.
What do I love about working with kids?
Passing on my knowledge acquired in gymnastics to my students while making a positive impact at the same time.

Sophie

Gymnastics Class Teaching Assistant/Birthday Parties


My Education: Highschool Student
Levels taught:
Teaching Assistant for Preschool Classes and Pre-Team
Competitive Success:
JO Team
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Floor
What do I love about working with kids?
I love how fun kids are! They make me laugh.

Jenna

Gymnastics Class Teaching Assistant/Birthday Parties


My Education:
Highschool Student
Levels taught:
Teaching Assistant for Preschool Classes and Pre-Team
Competitive Success:
JO Team
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Beam
What do I love about working with kids?
I love how fun kids are! They make me laugh.

Paige

Gymnastics Class Teaching Assistant/Birthday Parties


My Education:
Highschool Student
Levels taught:
Teaching Assistant for Preschool Classes
Competitive Success:
JO Team
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Floor
What do I love about working with kids?
All the kids are so cute and fun to work with!

Ava (Bobo)

Gymnastics Class Teaching Assistant/Birthday Parties


My Education:
Highschool Student
Levels taught:
Teaching Assistant for Preschool Classes
Competitive Success:
JO Team
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Floor and Bars
What do I love about working with kids?
When they always come in happy or they get a new skill.

Olivia

Gymnastics Class Teaching Assistant/Birthday Parties


My Education:
Highschool Student
Levels taught:
Teaching Assistant for Preschool Classes
Competitive Success:
JO Team
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Beam.
What do I love about working with kids?
They are so funny and make me laugh.

Sneakers

CUTEST KITTY EVER!/SSGA MASCOT


My Hobbies:
Sleeping, Eating feathers, playing with anything that walks by me.
My role at SSGA:
Greet all the students so that I get a pat from each and every one of them.
Favorite thing about the gym
My favorite thing about coming to the gym is wanting the attention from the students! Oh and sleeping in the sunshine on the window sill...on my blankie!
What do I love about working with kids?
All the attention I get ! (because we know it is me they are coming to see).

Kaitlyn

Gymnastics Class Instructor/Team Assistant/Birthday Parties


My Education:
College Sophmore
My Coaching info:
5+ yrs
Levels taught:
Preschool, classes, JO Level 3
Competitive Success:
Qualified to TOPS Testing
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Floor.
What do I love about working with kids?
I love being able to teach the kids all the things I have learned and seeing them love the sport.

Liz

Gymnastics Class Instructor/Birthday Parties


My Education:
-UNH Gymnast
My Coaching info:
5+ yrs
Levels taught:
Preschool, School Age Classes, Xcel Team
Competitive Success:
Current UNH Gymnast
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite events to teach are Vault and Floor.
What do I love about working with kids?
Seeing the excitement on their faces when they get a new skill or accomplish their goals.

Caroline

Gymnastics Class Instructor/Birthday Parties


My Education:
College Freshman
My Coaching info:
5+ yrs
Levels taught:
Preschool classes, School Age Classes, Xcel Team.
Competitive Success:
Competed in USAG JO Gymnastics, Qualified \ Won Regionals, 2012.
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Floor.
What do I love about working with kids?
Watching the kids grow and develop into ambitious young gymnasts.

Jessie

Gymnastics Class Instructor/Birthday Parties


My Education: College Freshman
My Coaching info:
5+ yrs
Levels taught:
Preschool classes, School Age Classes, Xcel Team.
Competitive Success:
Competed in USAG JO Gymnastics through Level 9
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Vault.
What do I love about working with kids?
I like helping kids have fun while staying healthy and maintaining a positive attitude!

MaryKate

Gymnastics Class Instructor/ Xcel Coach


My Education:
High School Junior
My Coaching info:
1 year
Levels taught:
Preschool and School Age Teaching Assistant
Favorite Event to Teach
My favorite event to teach is Floor.
What do I love about working with kids?
They are just so cute and so much fun!

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