Melissa K. (XCEL Assistant Coach, Girls Gymnastics Classes)
Melissa has been coaching gymnastics classes and team for 5 years. Melissa will be graduating with her M.A in Elementary Education in December 2017. Melissa was a competitive gymnast through level 8. Melissa has completed the following USAG Courses.
- U101 Safety and Risk Management
- U100 Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction
- U102 First Aid Basics
- U103 USA Gymnastics Fitness
- U200 Development coaches course: Sports Science
Melissa has had many girls qualify to state championships in the Junior Olympic Program. Melissa loves coaching because she gets to share her love of the sport with her athletes and their parents, while being able to teach them, and learn from them. Melissa’s favorite event to coach is balance beam, as this event was her favorite when competing and the love for the event followed into her coaching. When Melissa is not at the gym she enjoys spending time with her family, camping, fishing, 4-wheeling, and swimming. Melissa also does book sales. Melissa wants to see all of her athletes build confidence in themselves, while learning lifelong valuable lessons.