Coaching Staff

Alex

Alex is a senior at Carmel High school.   She has been coaching  preschool at DMGC since March of 2015. She loves to travel and enjoys the study of foreign languages.  Alex is bi-lingual and enjoys dancing and skiing.  Gymnastics has always been her true passion.  She is excited to become a part of the DMGC family.

Anna

Anna is currently studying at IUPUI and majoring in forensic science with a minor in dance.  Anna started gymnastics and dance at the age of 3 and competed gymnastics for 7 years.  Anna has been coaching for Dana Mannix Gymnastics since April of 2012.  She loves to help kids grow thru gymnastics.

*USAG Safety Certified

Bryanna

Bryanna started gymnastics at the age of 5 and started competing at age 7 through optional level 9.  Bryanna was 14 when she first started coaching and has been coaching at Dana Mannix Gymnastics  since November 2009.  Bryanna is the lead coach for Fast Track classes for preparation for pre team and assists in coaching USAG team She has also started a Recreational Cheer team at DMGC.

Caitlyn

Caitlyn has been coaching for 4 years and has been a part of the Dana Mannix coaching staff since June of 2014.  She is the Recreational Team director, works the front desk and coaches recreational classes.  Caitlyn is married and lives in Fishers with her wonderful husband Nathan.  Caitlyn graduated from IU.  In her spare time  she likes to volunteer, travel and spend time with family and friends.

*USAG Safety Certified

Chris

Chris has always loved and had a passion for working with kids and athletics. He has developed and coached a sports ministry program and summer camps at his church. His coaching experience also includes wrestling and little league baseball.  He has followed God's call and path into the world of gymnastics and tumbling.   Chris  started coaching at DMGC January 2013.  Chris is certified in safety and risk management by USA Gymnastics and is the Safety Manager at DMG.  Chris is married to his high school sweetheart, Melissa, and has two of the most amazing kids ever, Ava & James.

Claire

Claire has been involved with gymnastics and Dana Mannix for ten years, and of those ten years, she has been a tumbler for 6. She loves being involved with school activities such as track, drama, and show choir.   Claire has been coaching at DMGC since August of 2015.  She is currently attending Fishers High School. She is very excited to be working at Dana Mannix, and she looks forward to helping kids learn gymnastics and having fun in the process

*USAG Safety Certified

Courtney

Courtney started gymnastics at age 3 and followed by competing on team for 7 years.  Courtney  started coaching for DMGC January of 2013.  She has been coaching pre-school thru intermediate levels.  She is thrilled to have th0 opportunity to help0 children develop long lasting life skills.

David

David has been doing gymnastics since we was 4 yrs old. He started coaching for DMGC at age 14 in October 2014.   He also practices parkour and is a 2nd degree black belt in tae kwon do.  He currently attends Carmel High school and will graduate 2018.  He plans on continuing his education at IU.  David coaches a wide variety of levels at Dana Mannix Gymnastics. He currently coaches pre-school, boys, beginner-intermediate levels.

*USAG Safety Certified

Dawn

Dawn graduated from U of I with a degree in Business Administration. She has been involved in gymnastics and cheerleading since the age of 5. Dawn competed gymnastics for Warren Central in the 70”s and was also a cheerleader. She has been with DMGC as Office Manager  since November 2010.  Dawn also provides private lessons for children with special needs and subs for the coaching staff. Dawn loves watching the development of children and the smiles of their faces when a skill is accomplished. Dawn also works full time at Tieline Technology as VP of US Operations.

*USAG Safety Certified

Diane

Diane has been with Dana Mannix as office staff since May of 2015. She is currently the Competitive Team office Director. She has twin daughters that are College competitive gymnasts.

Erin

Erin is a wife and mother of a boy and a girl and 2 dogs.  She attended John Herron School of Art.  Erin started gymnatics at the age of 2 and competed through level 9. Beam was her favorite event!  Erin has coached preschool, recreational, and team for over 14 years. She loves combining her art with gymnastics.  Children are visual so if you see a goofy face of chalk drawing it was likely her.  The best part of coaching for Erin is knowing that no matter what kind of day you are having you can come in and kids put big smiles on your face!

Jesse

Jesse has been coaching gymnastics at Dana Mannix Gymnastics since January 2006.  "I enjoy working with kids and seeing them grow stronger and more confident through the years. “ Jesse has worked at Community Hospital North, in the Behavioral Health Dept. since 2009. He is also an aspiring photographer and seeks to develop his skill into a career.

Jessica

Jessica has coached  turbo tots,  pre-school age and beginners at DMGC since April of 2007 and the director of the Little Stars pre-school program.  Jessica has a college degree in Child Development.  She has 4 children (14 girl, who is a coach-in-training, 13 girl & 7 yr old boy twins). Jessica loves the encouragement that is given to our staff by Dana Mannix.

*USAG Safety Certified

Josie

Josie currently attends Fishers High School graduating 2018.  She is also involved in the Marching Band at FHS. She started gymnastics at age 7 and competed for DMGC for 4  She has recently started coaching at DMGC in October 2105.  She looks forward to working with the students and help them develop life long skills  thru gymnastics.

Katie

Katie has been tumbling at Dana Mannix Gymnastics for about 9 years.  She is a student at HSE  graduating in 2017 and is a part of the varsity/competitive cheer squad.  Katie started coaching at DMGC in 2014. Katie has grown up in the gym and feels at home at DMGC.  She  loves coaching and helping her students learn gymnastics and grow into the best they can be while maintaining a fun atmosphere.

*USAG Safety Certified

Kelly

Kelly has a B.S. degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a Master’s degree in Special Education. Kelly enjoys the DMGC environment where kids are playing hard as well as learning new skills that improve the overall wellness of the child. Since retiring as a Preschool teacher, Kelly works evenings at the front desk at DMGC and helps the coaching staff. Kelly also works part-time at a kiosk at the Castleton Square Mall.

Kendra

Kendra has been with Dana Mannix Gymnastics since July of 2014. She graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, and married her best friend in May of 2015.  Kendra was a gymnast for 15 years, competing through to  level 9 as well as high school gymnastics for Connersville Gymnastics Center.  She  is now the head team coach  at DMGC for Level 2 & level 5-7 competitive gymnastics.

*USAG Safety Certified

Melanie

Melanie is the preschool gymnastics director for DMGC. She started coaching at DMGC in January 2012.  Since then she has also become the summer and day camps director.  Melanie has three daughters who keep her very busy with dance, cheer, and gymnastics. She loves teaching gymnastics to young children and helping them develop a love and understanding for the sport.

Sophia

Sophia currently attends Hamilton Southeastern High School graduating in 2018.  She competed for DMGC gymnastics team for 6 years and is now tumbling.  Sophia started coaching preschool classes at Dana Mannix in November of 2015.  She is excited about learning the coaching side of gymnastics.

Sue

Sue has been coaching gymnastics for 19 years.  She has been with Dana Mannix since September 2009. She has had many roles in gymnastics, rec coach, tumbling coach, pre-school coach, Rec Director, office staff, pre team coach and Rec coach.  Currently at DMGC Sue is the Recreational program director, Rec and tumbling coach and rec team coach.  Sue also spends time volunteering at IDES, as a youth coach for High school students at church and is involved in Mission trips.  She has been on missions to Africa, Haiti, Honduras, Barbados and several locations in the US.  Sue loves working the kids to fulfil more than they think they can do.  She has been married for 23 yrs, has 3 boys and 3 granddaughters.

*USAG Safety Certified

Tarasae

Tarasae started gymnastics at the age of 3.  She competed for 5 years through level 7.  Throughout high school she coached recreational gymnastics during the summer months and was also a competitive cheerleader at Cathedral High School.  Tarasae went on to cheer for the co-ed team at Ball State University.  She graduated in 2015 with a degree is exercise science.  Tarasae started coaching at Dana Mannix Gymnastics May of 2015.

*USAG Safety Certified

Wendy

Wendy is currently attending IUPUI in pre-nursing with the desire to continue on to nursing school. She has been tumbling at Dana Mannix Gymnastics Center for the past 4 yrs. Prior to that she was a gymnast at GSA. Wendy has been coaching at DMGC since September 2014.  She has 2 nephews and loves helping the children here to achieve their goals.

*USAG Safety Certified