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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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Amani Eddins

Front Desk Squad/Events Manager

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

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Kate Gilmartin

Front Desk Squad/Accounts Manager

Town you were born in: La Grange, IL
Favorite treat: Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team: US Women's Soccer
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Greeting the families and kids each day!

Kristi

Kristi Carling

Recreational & Tumbling Program Associate, Scheduling Manager

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

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Lacey Smith

Instructor

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

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

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Aiyana Rae

Instructor / Front Desk

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

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Nuvia Ordonez

Instructor

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

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Jenine Clevenger

Gymnastics and Yoga Instructor

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

Maddy

Maddy Hamilton

Instructor

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

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

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Trevor O'Donnell

Ninja Coach

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

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Jesus Martinez

Ninja Coach

Town you were born in: Morelos, Mexico 
Favorite treat: Sushi
Favorite Sports Team:   Chicago Bears
Cat or dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach:  Shoulder Roll

 

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Brendan McManus

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Westchester, IL
Favorite treat:  Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Bears
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Ninja Rolls

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Anthony Nugent

Ninja Coach

Town you were born in: Gainesville, Georgia 
Favorite treat: Lasagna
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago White Sox
Cat or dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Safety Vault

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Charles Clevenger

Ninja Coach

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Favorite treat:   
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Olivia

Olivia Rogoz

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Chicago, IL
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!

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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McKenzie Galbraith

Instructor

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

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Jocelyn Liddell

Instructor

Town you were born in: Brookfield, IL
Favorite treat:  Cookies
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Blackhawks
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite skill to teach:  Bat Hang

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Zaida Dangerfield

Instructor

Town you were born in: Logan Square- Chicago, IL
Favorite treat: Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Cat or Dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Back Handspring

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Hussein Hassenein

Instructor

Town you were born in: Houston, TX
Favorite treat: Lasagna
Favorite Sports Team: Golden State Warriors
Cat or dog: Dog
Favorite skill to teach: Back Tuck

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Nicole Szwedo

Instructor

Town you were born in:   
Favorite Treat:   
Favorite Sports Team:   
Cat or Dog:   
Favorite Skill to Teach:   

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Katie Carling

Instructor

Town you were born in:  Elmhurst, IL
Favorite Treat:  Cheese Cake
Favorite Sports Team:  Chicago Blackhawks
Cat or Dog:  Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach:  Cartwheel

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Becca Carter

Instructor

Town you were born in: Downers Grove, IL
Favorite treat: Brownies
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs
Cat or dog: Cat
Favorite skill to teach: Bat Hang

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Tina Cinceros

Instructor

Town you were born in:   Pryor, Oklahoma
Favorite Treat:   Sushi
Favorite Sports Team:   Oklahoma Sooners
Cat or Dog:   Dog
Favorite Skill to Teach:   Handstands

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