Samurais

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Samurais

  • Weekly Progress Updates
  • Promotes Positive Behaviors & Structure
  • Boost Speed & Movement
  • Enhances Flexibility, Coordination and Strength
  • Teaches Self & Body Control

Samurais is a fun and energetic class for boys and girls! Kids will run, jump, crawl, and flip through the air. This class will utilize obstacle courses as well as basic stretching and conditioning for safety. There is nothing more fun than acting like a ninja!

Class Content

Stretching

10 minutes

Trampolines

15 minutes

Conditioning

5 minutes

Floor Obstacle

15 minutes

Open Classes

Day(s):

Samurais

Sterling Heights

Wednesday 5:45pm - 6:30pm

Status: OPEN


Samurais Coach
Nicholas Stevenson

Instructor


Samurais

Sterling Heights

Saturday 11:30am - 12:15pm

Status: OPEN


Samurais Preschool & Recreational Director
Jesse Mercado

Instructor


Samurais

Sterling Heights

Saturday 10:30am - 11:15am

Status: OPEN


Samurais Preschool & Recreational Director
Jesse Mercado

Instructor


Samurais

Sterling Heights

Friday 4:45pm - 5:30pm

Status: OPEN


Samurais Coach
Nathan Shi

Instructor



Course Instructors

Coach Gymnastics

Alex Hentkowski

Coach

"Never Give Up Because Great Things Take Time"

Reason for Coaching:

To see the smiles on kid's faces & to help kids have fun & learn.

Girls Team Coach Gymnastics

Alexis Misany

Girls Team Coach

I have been a gymnast my entire life, and I was a competitive gymnast at SGA. This is my first year coaching and I love it! I want to be a child psychologist when I grow up. My favorite quote: "Laughter is timeless, Imagination has no age and dreams are forever."

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

Watch the kids have fun and love gymnastics

Coach Gymnastics

Audrey Jett

Coach

I have a cheerleading background. I want to be a veterinarian and have a pet bunny named Sawyer. I absolutely love coaching gymnastics and can’t wait to meet you!

Favorite Event to Coach:

Bars

Reason for Coaching:

I love working with children, interacting with them and seeing them learn new skills.

Coach Gymnastics

David Wallace

Coach

I have 14 years experience as a competitive gymnast. I love this sport. I love helping other's overcome their challenges.

Coach Gymnastics

Emily Hubbard

Coach

I have 10 years of experience in sports. I am a camp counselor & my favorite hobby is softball. Favorite Quote: "You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated"

Favorite Event to Coach:

Beam

Reason for Coaching:

I love seeing gymnasts improve over time.

Girls Team Coach Gymnastics

Ethan Campion

Girls Team Coach

I have 22 years of experience as a gymnast. I started at 3 years old & quickly moved up from there to power tumbling for 2 years. From there I joined the boys program at ALL World Gymnastics. I competed for 11 years up to level 10 at 4 separate Junior Olympic National Championships. After graduating High School I competed for another 2 years on Springfield College's NCAA Men's Gymnastics Team. After that I began coaching gymnastics and have been coaching for 8 years.

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor & Bars

Reason for Coaching:

"I love how invested kids become when they accomplish a goal"

Coach Gymnastics

Frank Jazdzyk

Coach

I have 10+ years experience with a variety of sports, tennis, wrestling, Tae Kwon Do. Favorite Quote: "If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right."

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

To be part of kids progressing & improving.

Coach Gymnastics

Jenna Kakos

Coach

I have 10 years experience as a gymnast,. I love this sport and cant wait to convey my love of this sport to each and every child! I can't wait to meet you and your child. Favorite Quote: 'Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard"

Favorite Event to Coach:

Beam

Reason for Coaching:

I love seeing kids get skills they've been working on and doing better in gymnastics.

Preschool & Recreational Director Gymnastics

Jesse Mercado

Preschool & Recreational Director

I have over 30 years experience as a gymnast and 20+ years coaching gymnastics. I look forward to positivity influencing each and every gymnast! Favorite Quote "You've got all it takes, but it will take everything you got"

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

You personally affect the life, path, and attitude of a child. That is an amazing responsibility.

Coach Gymnastics

Kamren Howland

Coach

Reason for Coaching:

I love watching kids grow as athletes, and giving them a chance to be themselves.

Boys Team Coach Gymnastics

Max Buxton

Boys Team Coach

I was a gymnast in High School along with being an all American diver. I’ve interned over in Africa during the summer. I want to be a wildlife biologist. In my free time I like archery, video games, and building my own computer. My favorite subjects were math & biology. I have also coached parcore at Woodward camp for multi years. I’m excited for the opportunity to coach your child!

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

Watching the kids learn and grow.

Coach Gymnastics

Nathan Shi

Coach

I have experience coaching Ninja classes previously along with a 1 years experience coaching gymnastics.

Favorite Event to Coach:

Rings, Samurai

Reason for Coaching:

"Having fun with kids"

Coach Gymnastics

Nicholas Stevenson

Coach

I have 11 years experience as a competitive gymnast, and I played football for 3 years. Favorite Quote: "Don't land on your head" I am exciting to bring my love and knowledge of the sport to coaching children.

Favorite Event to Coach:

Rings

Reason for Coaching:

I like kids & gymnastics

Coach Gymnastics

Rachel Glew

Coach

I have a degree in Chemical Engineering. I was a gymnast for 12 years. I have a background in swim, cheer, and dance. I'm from North Carolina (coastline). I love Rock Music My favorite Quote is "Keep trying, keep believing, be happy, don't get discouraged, things will work out"

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

It's so exciting and rewarding when a gymnast gets a new skill they've been working so hard on!

Floor Manager Gymnastics

Riley Frazier

Floor Manager

I have been coaching at SGA for over 3 years. I played softball for 2 years and was a cheerleader for 5 years. I have siblings who currently attend SGA one of which is on our competitive team. My favorite subject in school was math and I love to read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family and friends. I am in school earning a degree in Elementary Education. I am very excited to meet you and your child!

Favorite Event to Coach:

Beam

Reason for Coaching:

Watching the progression of the kids and building the relationships I have with them.

Preschool and Rec Coach Gymnastics

Sammi Larson

Preschool and Rec Coach

I have 10 years of gymnastic experience, 4 of those 10 years are as a competitive gymnast. I am currently part of SGA's Girls Competitive Team. I have 2 years dance experience as well. Favorite Quote: "Live everyday like it's your last"

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

To help kids get better with gymnastics along with the chance to share my love of the sport.

Coach Gymnastics

Chad Stinson

Coach

I have experience playing travel baseball, bowling, and football. I love all sports and cant wait to coach your gymnast! Favorite Quote: "Don't be afraid of failure."

Favorite Event to Coach:

Trampoline & Samurai Class

Reason for Coaching:

"I enjoy working with kids & seeing their new skills.