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Chelsy Smith

Chelsy competed as a compulsory gymnast through the USAG program as a kid and has been coaching ever since.

Her experience ranges from teaching preschool to coaching advanced competitive teams and has been certified as a spotting specialist through high level skills. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Director of both compulsory/Xcel teams and recreational gymnastics at a gym in Northern New Mexico.

Chelsy also has extensive classical ballet training and spent some time as a member of a dance performance company (mostly has a tap dancer) after her time as a gymnast. She also was a cheerleader for several years and loves working as a stunt coach. Chelsy loves working with kids of all ages! She also loves classical music, competitive tennis and riding fixed-gear bicycles.

- Fingerprint Clearance
- First Aid/CPR
- First Response Injury Training
- USAG Safety and Background Clearance
- U-100 and W-200 USAG Certification
- NM Spotting Clinic and Certification
- USAG Judges Certification
- 2013 USAG Compulsory Clinic Completion

Mayson Woolf

Hi, my name is Mayson Woolf and I am a competitive gymnast through the Xcel program under USAG and a former competitive cheerleader through USASF.

I am involved in these programs at Flip Dunk and have enjoyed my training immensely. I am a certified coach through USAG and started my training as a junior coach shadowing the team coaches.

I'm currently a student at Horizon High School and am involved in National Honor Society, Key Club, Society of Women Scholars, and a youth mentor.

My future goals are attending a University to study medicine with an emphasis on pediatrics.

Esther

Esther was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii. She graduated as valedictorian from Kalaheo High School in 2016. She participated in ballet for the duration of elementary school (over five years). From 2004-2013 she was a level 8 competitive gymnast for Kokokahi Gymnastics Team, until she decided to switch to cheerleading full time her freshman year of high school.

She competed on her high school’s varsity cheerleading team from 2012-2016. While she was on the team, they became international champions at the Americheer International Championships held at Disney World. In 2014, she was on 808 All Star Cheerleading’s level 5 team until she had to stop for surgery due to a tumbling injury.

She has been coaching gymnastics from October 2014 to present. She is currently attending Grand Canyon University and will start the nursing program in the spring of 2018 as a junior.

Esther has a 17-year-old sister, Deborah, and 13-year-old brother, Daniel. She has a fat cat with green eyes named Maddie, a silver cat who lives to cuddle named Quicksilver, and rambunctious, redhead Basenji named Spartacus who will be three on Halloween.

Star Pettway

Star Pettway, or is a twenty year old gymnastics coach with a passion for teaching and the color purple. As an ex-gymnast and aspiring dancer, she loves being able to spread her knowledge. Star started gymnastics at the age of thirteen.

Through hard work and determination, she reached level three within nine months before deciding to compete as Xcel Bronze. At the age of sixteen, she became a coach at Warren Gymnastics center, where she also competed as Xcel Silver. After quitting gymnastics due to physical limitations, she started taking dance classes at a local dance studio, studying ballet and modern alongside volunteering as a teacher assistant and mentor to younger dancers.

Having homeschooled for the majority of her life, Star is currently a sophomore in college. She is studying Elementary Education with an emphasis on Special Education, with a double major in Dance, and she hopes to become a special education teacher after graduating with a Bachelor's in Special Education.

Star has taught gymnastics recreationally for levels one through three, pre-team, and pre-school/developmental levels. At her previous gym in Surprise, Arizona, she also started, taught, and lead a accessible program for gymnasts with special needs called “Bright Stars”, working with a diverse selection of students with varying needs and abilities. Star is a safety certified member of USAG with years of experience with childcare and teaching. She is always looking for opportunities to extend her knowledge as an educator so as to ensure that her students reach their full potentials.

In her spare time, Star reads and writes. She is rarely seen with wearing at least one purple article of clothing and loves learning, alongside spending time being silly with her beautiful six year old brother.

Sarah Thomas

Sarah has been involved in gymnastics since age 2 when she started a “Mommy and Me” class. She competed through USAG until she retired from her competitive career at age 14.

Being a tall person is not always an advantage in gymnastics! Sarah’s love of gymnastics and children led her to begin her teaching career at Rebounders Gymnastics in Maryland. She taught classes ranging from 3-years old to 17-years old and taught pre-team. Sarah joined FlipDunk in January of 2018. She has coached recreational, preschool, and ninja classes along with coaching Xcel.

Sarah was on her high school tennis team in Westminster, Maryland and graduated as a four-year varsity athlete. She enjoys hiking the mountains of Arizona and is currently attending Arizona State University in the Health Sciences program. She will graduate this May.

Jazmyn

Hi, I’m Jazmyn! I did gymnastics competitively until I was 13 years old and was level 8 at the time. I had to quit due to injuries, but my love for gymnastics has never stopped!

Being a competitive gymnast has made me want to pursue a career in the medical field. I received a bachelor’s degree at Universiry of Arizona in December 2017, and now I’m on my way to becoming a sports physical therapist.

I have an 18 year-old sister who is also pursuing a Doctorate in physical therapy, and together we want to open our own practice.

DeeAnna Romig

DeeAnna has been a gymnastics and tumbling coach since 2010. She started as a volunteer instructor for a San Diego based mobile gym where she became the head instructor; leading mommy & me, beginner and intermediate classes.

In 2012, DeeAnna joined the coaching staff at the YMCA of San Diego County where she became a competitive team coach for Levels 1-5.

At her time at the YMCA, she double as a recreational instructor, teaching all skill/age levels (parent-tot through adult), but specialized in Parent-Tot and preschool aged classes.

Glynne Browning

I am coach Glynne. I have been coaching at Flip Dunk for the last 7 years since we opened. I found a love for gymnastics when I was in high school.

Coaching preschool-aged kids has always been my passion. My family has grown up at Flip Dunk and my daughter is on the Xcel Gold team. I have been coaching tumbling at The Village Health Club for the past 4 years and taught gymnastics for Gilbert Parks and Recreation as well.

CheerStaff

Roxy Johnson

I’m an 18 year old college athlete at Arizona Christian University, I am on the Acrobatics and Tumbling team.

I am from San Diego California where I grew up learning gymnastics and then moved to Long Beach California where I started all-star cheer and competed that all throughout high school while also being on my high schools surf and gymnastics team.

Jennah Dalton

My name is Jennah Dalton and I did cheer for about 5 years. My love for cheer started off at flip dunk when I was in middle school and it encouraged me to do high school cheer. I am currently a senior in high school and can not wait to graduate to go to college.

ZumbaClasses

Sarah Garcia

Sarah Garcia is a certified Zumba Kids instructor with a background in teaching and a love for dance fitness. Her classes encourage positivity and respect for oneself and each other. She believes fitness should be fun and her classes show it!

NinjaClasses

Andrew Dalton (Ninja Coach)

I am 20 years old. I have been working at flip dunk since I was 16. I grew up playing all kinds of sports and have always been very athletic. I learned how to do all kinds of tricks throughout my years at flip dunk.

​I have been a part of the "Ninja" program at Flip Dunk since we first started it in 2016. I love seeing the kids be active and push themselves to try new things.

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