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Rachel Bakewell
Camp and Birthday Party Instructor
Years with Terri: 3 years

Rachel is a senior at Salisbury University and is working on a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She enjoys the students and watching them learn and achieve new skills. Rachel is a quadruplet. Her favorite quote is "You are smarter than you think, stronger than you seem, braver than you believe" by Christopher Robin.

Meghan Chaffins
Substitute Teacher
Years with Terri: 13 years

Gymnastics Experience: 13 years

Meghan is a sophomore at Randolph College and is working on a bachelor's degree in sport/ exercise science. She is on the volleyball team and track team for Randolph college. She loves working at Beach Bounders because of the family like atmosphere and the amazing kids that she gets to coach. Her favorite quote is "dreams don't work unless you do" by John C. Maxwell.

Cassidy Chaivre
Assistant
Years with Terri: 6 years

Gymnastics Experience: 6 years

Cassidy is a sophomore at Sussex Technical High School and is working on a hospitality management pathway. She was the Delaware state champion in the professional selling for hospitality tourism and is certified in guest services. She is a 4-time state champion on balance beam. She feels that teaching at beach bounders gives her hands-on experience in a professional environment that will help her in her career path later on in life. Beach Bounders has such a positive environment that she loves being a part of. Her favorite quote is "you must do the things you think you cannot do" by Eleanor Roosevelt.

Alyssa Collier
Substitute Teacher
Years with Terri: 7

Gymnastics Experience: 10

Alyssa is a freshman at Salisbury University and is working on her bachelor's degree in exercise science. Alyssa pole vaults for Salisbury University. She was the 2013 bars and all-around state champion. She likes working with kids and loves gymnastics.

Autumn Cornbrooks
Recreational and Camp Coach
Years with Terri: 2 years

Autumn is a junior at Salisbury University and is working on a bachelor's degree in environmental studies. She loves turtles and marine life. She enjoys creating art in her spare time. She loves the sport and enjoys teaching others to appreciate it as well. Its always exciting when all the hard work that's put into gymnastics really shows on kids faces.

Briana Cottman
Customer Service
Years with Terri: a year

Briana has her own business called Level up Braid Studio. Her favorite place is the beach where she could live. Her daughter is on the competitive team. It teaches kids structure, and mental toughness. Being able to watch my daughter get better and see the friendships she has built. It's like a big family. Her favorite quote is "If you are persistent you will get. If you are consistent you will keep up."

Erika Davis
Team, Preschool and Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: 6 years

Gymnastics Experience: 17 years

Erika has a bachelor's degree in elementary education and is working towards her Master of Education reading specialist. She has a German shepherd puppy named Maya and she has played soccer, softball, basketball, and dance. Her sister, mom, and dad have coached sports also. She loves the family feel and the passion of all the Beach Bounders employees. Its not only a gym, but a network of family and friends. Also, Beach Bounders offers a variety of experiences fit for all ages! Her favorite quote is " ability is what you're capable of doing. motivation determines what you do. attitude determines how well you do it" by Lou Holtz.

Hannah Dechert
Recreational and Camp Coach
Year with Terri: 12 years

Gymnastics Experience: 12 years

Hannah is a freshman at Salisbury University and is working on a bachelor's degree in business management. Shelby is her twin sister. She loves seeing kids get new skills and watching how kids progress.

Jo Ann Dechert
Girls' Team Coach
Years with Terri: 12 years

Jo Ann has a master's degree in elementary education and teaches kindergarten. She enjoys working with children teaching the sport she loves the most. Gymnastics helped make her the person she is today, and she wants to share that passion with others. Beach Bounders is like her second family. Her favorite quote is "sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it!"

Shelby Dechert
Camp Instructor/Team and Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: 12 years

Gymnastics Experience: 12 years

Shelby is a freshman at Salisbury University and is working on a bachelor's degree in exercise science in the track of allied health. Hannah is her twin sister. She was a level 9 gymnast at Beach Bounders only a few years ago. She has loved gymnastics since she was a child and she love seeing the same love in the children she teaches. Beach Bounders is truly her second family. Her favorite quote is "Don't limit your challenges. Challenge your limits."

Caroline Diskin
Camp Instructor/ Team and Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: 15 years

Gymnastics Experience: 13 years

Caroline is a senior at James M. Bennet high school and will be going to Elon University in North Carolina this fall. She will be majoring in political science. She was the 2015 xcel diamond Maryland all around and vault state champion. Beach Bounders has been her second home for 15 years and she loves sharing her passion for gymnastics with a younger generation. Seeing gymnastics be the reason behind a child's smile is her motivation and the reason she loves working at Beach Bounders. Her favorite quote is "all our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them" by Walt Disney.

Samantha Hicks
Substitute Teacher
Years with Terri: a few months

Gymnastics Experience: 10 years

Samantha is a freshman at Salisbury University and working on a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She has coached at two gyms and loved each and everyone of her students. She loves helping a kid get a skill and when they finally get it on their own you get to see their face light up in success. The most rewarding part of coaching is the kid's successes and their endless smiles and giggles. Her favorite quote is "prACTice like a champion."

Sydney Goertzen
Substitute Teacher
Years with Terri: 8 years

Gymnastics Experience: 8 years

Sydney is working towards a post-graduate specialization in orthodontic training. She plays college softball at Catawaba College in North Carolina and she can lick her elbow.

The self-fulfillment of helping young gymnasts reach their goals is priceless. She enjoys not only being able to share and pass on her knowledge of the sport, but she is growing as a person through the experience as well. Her favorite quote is "hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard."

Molly Griffin
Recreational and Camp Coach
Year with Terri: 6 years

Molly has a bachelor's degree in Geology and a master's degree in geographic information systems. Molly has a daughter on the competitive team. She has enjoyed watching how gymnastics has transformed her child both inside and outside of the gym. Her daughter's confidence and discipline has increased . So, she finds it incredibly rewarding to work with our recreational program and foster the same development in other kids. Her favorite quote is "to avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing" by Robert M. Gates.

LaStazia James
Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: a year

Gymnastics Experience: 12 years

LaStazia is a junior at Salisbury University and is working on her bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in communications arts. When she is done with college, she would like to go to Law school and become a lawyer in either family or civil ligation practices. She likes teaching gymnastics at Beach Bounders because the sport of gymnastics means a lot to her and will always hold a special place in her heart. As, she grew up in the gymnastics world, she always wanted to be able to one day teach gymnastics and pass on knowledge of the sport to them. Her favorite quote is "success isn't about how much money you make. It's about the difference you make in people's lives" by Michelle Obama.

John Kearns
Substitute Teacher
Years with Terri: 1 month

John has a son on the boy's level 4 team and a son in a tumble tot class. He coaches football, and t-ball at the falcon's fields. He likes working at Beach Bounders because it is a fun learning experience. His favorite quote is "it has nothing to do with talent, and everything to do with effort! Wins and losses come a dime a dozen. But effort? Nobody can judge that. Because effort is between you and you" by Ray Lewis.

Tara Kearns
Customer Service
Years with Terri: 2 years

Tara has a master's degree in social work. She enjoys working here because she gets to witness her children enjoying gymnastics while earning money. Love being apart of the Beach Bounders family and welcoming people to the sport from behind the desk. Her favorite quote is " be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind" by Dr. Seuss.

Melissa Kleger
Head Xcel Coach
Years with Terri: 18 years

Melissa has an associate degree in business management. She enjoys working with children and helping them to love the sport of gymnastics as much as she does! Gymnastics has taught her many lessons in life, and it is very rewarding to see the kids learning these lessons as well. Most of all gymnastics is fun!! Her favorite quote is "you have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days" "Hard works beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."

Janet Lagowski
Consultant
Years with Terri: 22 years

Gymnastics Experience: 27 years

Janet has a bachelor's degree in accounting. She has a husband of 36 years, 2 grown daughters, 2 great-sons in law, one granddaughter, and one grandson. She owned Beach Bounders with Terri for 10 years before deciding to sell and concentrate on her family in Florida. She is thrilled that she still gets to be a part of the Beach Bounders family she helped create. She loves the kids! You can't come in to work and not smile ? She loves the family feel of the staff at Beach Bounders. It is a home away from home! Her favorite quote is " where there's a will, there's a way!"

Meghan Manno
Team and Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: 2 years

Gymnastics Experience: 15 years

Meghan is a junior at Salisbury University and working on a bachelor's degree in exercise science with a focus on athletic training. Meghan was the level 8 all around state champion her senior year at Harford Gymnastics. She loves teaching gymnastics because it is something that she grew up having a huge passion for and she loves being able to help push kids strive to be their best in the sport and have fun. She wants her gymnasts to be able to be the best they can be at something they love to do. It is so rewarding to watch her gymnasts succeed and have a smile on their face when they do. Her favorite quote is "success does not come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently."

Ryan Mears
Consultant
Years with Terri: 25+ years

Gymnastics Experience: 28 years

Ryan has a bachelor's degree in exercise science with a focus in strength and conditioning. He has had the unique opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best gymnastics' coaches and athletes in the world and travel and pass that knowledge on to others around the world. Ryan enjoys working with Beach Bounders gymnastics because of the atmosphere/ culture that the gym promotes. The coaches that he has had the chance to work with at Beach Bounders are all there for one reason and that is to help each individual athlete to reach their full potential not just in the sport but in learning important values in life. His favorite quote is "never wish for it more than you're willing to work for it."

Cindy Mullins
Facilities Services
Years with Terri: 8 years

Cindy is a mother of 4 grown children and 1 adorable grandson. She has known Terri and Janet for 16 years. Her youngest daughter has done gymnastics at Beach Bounders for 11 ½ years.

Kelly Nelson
Customer Service
Years with Terri: 6 years

Kelly has a bachelor's degree in biology. Kelly has a daughter on the competitive team. With working at Beach Bounders provides the opportunity to meet new people and watch kids learn lessons and grow through the sport.

Kara Osborne
Camp Instructor/ Team and Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: 14 years

Gymnastics Experience: 12 years

Kara is a freshman at Salisbury University and working on a bachelor's degree in exercise science allied health track. She pole vaults for Salisbury University and having the background in gymnastics has helped her tremendously in this event. The staff at Beach Bounders is like family and they make it so much fun to work there. She loves being able to see the gymnasts grow and improve, that's what makes the job so enjoyable. Her favorite quote is " you get out what you put in."

Matthew Pattison
Assistant
Years with Terri: 14 ½ years

Gymnastics Experience: 14 ½ years

Matthew is a freshman at Wicomico High School and is in the graphic design pathway. He is highly interested in any art programs. Also, he is on the level 6 boys' team at Beach Bounders. He loves teaching kids' new skills and seeing them attain new skills and improving the old skills. His favorite quote is "life is what happens when you're busy making other plans" by John Lennon

Sara Phillips
Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: a year

Sara has a master's degree in Applied Health Physiology with a focus in Strength and Conditioning. She grew up in western Maryland competing in aerobics & dance for 15 years where she acquired a gymnastics background. She also swam competitively in college and is now a Sports Performance Coach. She loves to help kids overcome their fears and realize their potential through sports. Her favorite quote is "it's more important to win kids with sport than to win sports with kids" by Brett Bartholomew.

Ayden Readmond
Team and Recreational Coach
Years with Terri: 3 years

Gymnastics Experience: 17 years

Ayden is a senior at Salisbury University and working on a bachelor's degree in information systems with a minor in accounting. She is the president of the club gymnastics team for Salisbury University. Ayden likes teaching gymnastics because you can impact a child's life tremendously. Her coach impacted her life to where she would start talking in class. She wants to provide the same impact to children's lives like her coach did for her. Her favorite quote is "there is always going to be a reason why you can't do something; your job is to constantly look for the reasons why you can achieve your dreams" by Shannon Miller.

Stephen Sabo
Substitute Teacher
Years with Terri: 10 years

Gymnastics Experience: 11 years

Stephen is a freshman at NC state and working on a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering with a minor in physics. He enjoys teaching gymnastics because it provides him with the opportunity to teach others about the sport that has taught him so much. He learned from his coaches not only how to be a gymnast but how to be respectful and hardworking individual and he hopes these are lessons he can pass on to the gymnasts he coaches. His favorite quote is "if you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you" by T. Have Eker.

Emily Walter
Girls' Team Coach
Years with Terri: 18 years

Emily has a bachelor's degree in math and a master's in mathematics education. She enjoys working with the kids and sharing her love for gymnastics with them. She finds it rewarding when kids get new skills after working hard. Over the years, the staff became her second family. We have shared so many important life events together. Her daughter, Eva, is on Pre-team. Her favorite quote is "our fate lives within us. You only have to be brave enough to see it."