Our Coaches

29314006_10216096769188894_7555449920136675328_nHas been with CVGA since: 2011

Current title: Boys Team Coach

Gymnastics experience: Dabbled in backyard tumbling and parkour as a child but never formally competed gymnastics.

Coaching experience: I coached CVGA’s Training Team and Level 3 and 4 Compulsory girls team for 2 years. I have recently transitioned into CVGA’s competitive boys team and am coaching boys levels 5-8.

Has been with CVGA since: 2013

Current title: Head Coach of Xcel Team

Gymnastics experience: I have 12 years of dance experience, 13 years of acrobatics, and participated in competitive cheer for 3 years.

Coaching experience: I began coaching at CVGA in 2013 working with recreational classes. I coached CVGA’s compulsory program for a year and am now currently the head coach of CVGA’s Xcel Program.

Has been with CVGA since: 2006

Current title: Head Coach of Compulsory Team and Assistant Coach of Optional Team; Level 7/8 Certified Judge

Gymnastics experience: I did gymnastics for 16 years (beginning at the age of 2). I competed for 10 years up to Level 8. In 2013, I was 1 in 5 gymnasts to graduate high school in the state of Iowa while still participating in competitive gymnastics through USAG.

Coaching experience: I was co head coach and choreographer of the CVGA Xcel team for 3 years. I have worked in a couple gyms in Minneapolis while attending the University of Minnesota. I am now currently CVGA’s Head Compulsory Coach and Assistant Optional Coach as well as a Level 7/8 judge.

Kevin is the Head Coach for the optional competitive girls team levels 6-10. Kevin competed for Iowa Gym-Nest. He opened his own gym in Merced, CA.  He sold the gym in 2003, and has been coaching in Waterloo since. He joined CVGA in 2006.

Amber is the Head Coach for the boys team level 4 and coaches recreational boys.