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
David Wallace

Instructor


Samurais

Sterling Heights

Saturday 11:30am - 12:15pm

Status: OPEN


Samurais Boys Team Coach
Max Buxton

Instructor


Samurais

Sterling Heights

Saturday 10:30am - 11:15am

Status: OPEN


Samurais Boys Team Coach
Max Buxton

Instructor


Samurais

Sterling Heights

Friday 4:45pm - 5:30pm

Status: OPEN


Samurais Boys Team Coach
Max Buxton

Instructor



Course Instructors

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

Edin DeHooghe

Coach

Favorite Event to Coach:

Pommel Horse & Floor

Reason for Coaching:

Teaching gymnastics to children

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.

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.

Coach Gymnastics

Kamren Howland

Coach

Reason for Coaching:

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

Coach Gymnastics

Lance Lopp

Coach

I have 12 years of experience coaching gymnastics. I also have experience coaching peewee football, karate and Kung Fu. I enjoy being a part of a team responsible for coaching gymnastics to the next generation. My favorite hobby is hot rods along with my favorite book being Fallen Angels.

Favorite Event to Coach:

P-Bars

Reason for Coaching:

Skills must be spot on

Coach Gymnastics

Mason Razz

Coach

I'm very excited to work with all of the aspiring gymnasts! I have a soccer background & want to be a Chemical Engineer My favorite quote "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take".

Favorite Event to Coach:

Rings

Reason for Coaching:

Watching the gymnasts' progress

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.

Boys Recreational Director Gymnastics

Nino Guerra

Boys Recreational Director

I have over 15 years coaching experience. I was a gymnast myself for 14 years. I have been a Gymnast my entire life, & competed through Ohio State.

Favorite Event to Coach:

All the Flips!

Reason for Coaching:

I have a passion for the sport & want to share that passion with every young gymnast!

Coach Gymnastics

Paige DeRuiter

Coach

I have 5 years experience as a gymnast. I am a competitive swimmer for the past 6 years, along with 2 years experience in track and dance. I love being active and love to chance to role model positivity to children. Favorite Quote: "Everything happens for a reason"

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

Teaching children new skills while having fun.

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.

Girls Recreational Director Gymnastics

Victoria Cipriani

Girls Recreational Director

Gymnastics has been apart of my life since I was 3 years old. I started in classes and worked my way up to Level 9. I have spent the last 15 years of my life coaching gymnastics off and on. I look forward to meeting you and your children in the near future. Favorite Quote: "When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long."

Favorite Event to Coach:

Floor

Reason for Coaching:

Watching the kids grow

Coach Gymnastics

Frank Jazdzyk

Coach