Gemini Gymnastics Academy

GEMINI GYMNASTICS ACADEMY TEAM

Chris

Chris Kozelka

Owner/Coach

Town you were born in: Oak Park, IL
Favorite treat: My father-in-law’s chocolate pie
Favorite Sports Team: My kids’ Brookfield Little League Teams
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Handstands-they are on every event

carrie

Carrie Johnson

Owner/Coach

Town you were born in:  Oak Park, IL
Favorite Treat:  Forever Yogurt with toppings
Favorite Sports Team:  USA Gymnastics Women’s Team
Cat or Dog:  Dog, but I love both
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Handstand

Tony

Tony Clarno

General Manger

Town you were born in: Vancouver, WA
Favorite treat: Culvers
Favorite Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks
Cat or dog: I have 2 dogs
Favorite skill to teach: Vault

Nicole K

Nicole King

Operations Manager

Town you were born in: Hinsdale, IL
Favorite Treat: Dairy Queen Caramel Malts
Favorite Sports Team: Naperville Central Wrestling Team
Cat or Dog: Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach: My favorite skill to teach is a Cartwheel. Everyone loves to learn Cartwheels!

Jeanine

Jeanine Schmidt

Coach

Town you were born in: LaGrange, IL
Favorite treat: Anything with cheese!
Favorite Sports Team: Anything Chicago!
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Aerials

Nicole D

Nicole Daly

Coach

Town you were born in:  Lagrange, IL
Favorite Treat:  ice cream
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Cubs! 
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Back hip circles

Amani

Amani Eddins

Front Desk Squad

Town you were born in:  Dekalb, IL
Favorite Treat:  dark chocolate mouse munch or chocolate covered pretzels 
Favorite Sports Team:  White Sox
Cat or Dog:  Dog

Taylor

Taylor Ahlgrain

Front Desk Squad/ Instructor

Town you were born in: Munster, IN
Favorite treat: my mom's cheesecake
Favorite Sports Team: Cubbies
Cat or dog: both
Favorite skill to teach: Forward Roll

kate

Kate Gilmartin

Front Desk Squad

Town you were born in: LaGrange, IL
Favorite treat: Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team: Ramblers Men’s Basketball 
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Greeting the families and kids each day!

Kristi

Kristi Carling

Recreational & Tumbling Program Associate, Saturday Supervisor

Town you were born in:  Elmhurst, IL
Favorite Treat:  Caramel Frappuccino from Starbucks
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Blackhawks
Cat or Dog:  Both
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Back Handspring

Lacey

Lacey Smith

Instructor

Town you were born in: Downers Grove
Favorite treat: Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team: Cubs
Cat or dog: Both
Favorite skill to teach: Back Hip Circles and Handstands!

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Kayley Johnson

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Winfield, IL
Favorite Treat:  M&M Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Favorite Sports Team:  Top Gun Large Co-Ed (cheerleading)
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Back Handspring

jenine

Jenine Clevinger

Gymnastics and Yoga Instructor

Town you were born in:  San Francisco
Favorite Treat:  Hagen Daz Caramel Cone ice cream
Favorite Sports Team:  Blackhawks
Cat or Dog:  Cat and Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Body Awareness!

 

Christina

Christina Robinson

Instructor

Town you were born in: Berwyn, IL
Favorite treat: Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team: Blackhawks
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Chin kickover on bars

Maddy

Maddy Hamilton

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Oak Park, IL
Favorite Treat:  Portillo's Chocolate Cake
Favorite Sports Team:  Blackhawks
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Chin Pullover on Bars!

Joel

Joel McGlade

Ninja Coach

Town you were born in:  Houston, TX
Favorite treat:  Apple Pie
Favorite Sports Team:  Golden State Warriors
Cat or Dog:  Cats
Favorite skill to teach:  Dive Rolls

Joseph

Joseph Hines

Ninja Coach

Town you were born in:  Ceiba, Puerto Rico
Favorite treat: Twizzlers
Favorite Sports Team:  Don't have one
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach:  Backwards roll

Emmanuel

Emmanuel Pineda

Sales Manager/ Ninja Coach

Town you were born in:  Albany Park- Chicago, IL
Favorite treat:  Gummy Bears
Favorite Sports Team:   Chicago Cubs
Cat or dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach:  Dive Roll

Nuvia

Nuvia Ordonez

Instructor

Town you were born in: Chicago
Favorite treat: Smoothies
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: I love teaching dismounts on beam

Trevor

Trevor O'Donnell

Ninja Coach

Town you were born in: Flossmoor, IL
Favorite treat: Caramel Corn & English Toffee
Favorite Sports Team:  Blackhawks
Cat or dog:  Cat 1st, Dog 2nd
Favorite skill to teach:  Rolls

mckenzie

McKenzie Galbraith

Instructor

Town you were born in: Brookfield
Favorite treat: Cookies and Cream Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team: Cubs
Cat or Dog: Both
Favorite skill to teach: I really enjoy teaching kids how to do handstands.

Olivia

Olivia Rogoz

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Chicago
Favorite treat:  S'mores
Favorite Sports Team:  A cheerleading team, California Allstars Lady Bullets 
Cat or Dog:  I can't choose!
Favorite skill to teach:  I love to teach chin pullovers!

Adah

Adah Runyan

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Brookfield
Favorite treat:  Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team:   Chicago Cubs
Cat or dog:  Cat
Favorite skill to teach:  I like teaching cartwheels!

Angelica

Angelica Arellano

Instructor

Town you were born in: Maywood, IL
Favorite treat: Starbucks Caramel Frap
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Cubs
Cat or dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach:  Handstands

Haley

Haley Boggess

Instructor

Town you were born in:  LaGrange, IL
Favorite treat:  Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Blackhawks
Cat or Dog:  Both
Favorite skill to teach:  Aerial

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