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Registration is open for new and returning gymnasts for the 2021-2022 school year program.

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MEET OUR STAFF

 

 

Flyers Gymnastics Staff

Flyers Gymnastics Staff

 

 

Sherri Melson – Sherri is head coach and program director of Flyers Gymnastics. She is a former USAG competitive gymnast who brings 30 plus years of coaching experience and education to Flyers Gymnastics. Her coaching career has spanned all age ranges and experience levels, from pre-school to competitive team gymnastics. Sherri is a USAG Professional Member with a safety certification, instructor certification, and USAG approved back ground check. She is also CPR & first aid certified. 

Marissa Miller – Marissa is our head Coach for Optionals, & Xcel. Her coaching career has spanned all age ranges of experience level. Marissa is a USAG professional member  with a safety certification, instructor certification, and a USAG approved back ground check. She is also CPR & first aid certified. Marissa has been coaching at Flyers for the last 10-plus years. She is a former USAG optional competitive gymnast. Marissa is the mom of 2 girls and 1 boy. Her oldest daughter participates in Flyers pre-team program.

Erin Sleasman Erin is our staff manager, head Xcel Silver & Gold coach, and coaches instructional classes. Her coaching career has spanned all age ranges of experience levels. Erin is a USAG professional member with a safety certification, instructor certification, and a USAG approved back ground check. She is CPR & First aid certified. Erin has been coaching at Flyers for the last 9 years and is a former USAG competitive gymnast. Erin has her B.S. in Communications: Media Management. Erin is also the mom of 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl.

Emily Webster–  Emily W has been a coach with Flyers for fifteen years. Emily is a former USAG competitive gymnasts. Emily’s coaching career has spanned all age ranges and experience levels, from pre-school to competitive team gymnastics. Emily is currently a sub for our instructional classes. Outside of the gym Emily is currently EMT/Firefighter for Jamestown Fire Department. 

Kelsey Smith – Kelsey is a Leader, Trainer, Instructional class coach & an assistant team coach. This is Kelsey’s Seventh year coaching at Flyers. She is a USAG member  with a safety certification, instructor certification, and a USAG approved back ground check. She is CPR & First aid certified. Kelsey participated on our Flyer’s competitive team until she graduated. This year Kelsey is a Senior at Fredonia State and is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood/Childhood Education. 

Emily Pfleuger – Emily is an Instructional class coach and this is her fifth  year coaching at Flyers. Emily was a competitive gymnast at Flyers for 10 years and is a USAG instructional member with a Safety Certification, and instructor Certification. Emily is CPR & First aid certified. Emily is a currently a Freshman at Jamestown Community College pursuing a degree in social work.

Melissa Barber Melissa B is an Instructional class coach and this is her sixth year coaching at Flyers. Melissa is  USAG professional member, with a safety certification, instructor certification, and a USAG approved background check. Melissa is  CPR & First Aid Certified. Melissa is a certified Elementary school teacher  with a masters degree in education. Melissa has 3 daughters who are competitive gymnasts and a son who also takes a class at Flyers.

Elizabeth Fessel Liz is an assistant coach and this is her fourth year coaching at Flyers. Liz is a former competitive gymnast and is a USAG Professional member, with a safety certification, Instructional Certification, and has a USAG approved background check. She is also CPR and First Aid Certified. Liz attended Keuka College and has a degree in Occupational Therapy. Liz Currently works outside the gym with special needs children at Erie 2 Boces. Liz has 2 daughters that are competitive gymnasts at Flyers.

Mara Marsh – Mara is an Instructional Class coach and this is her fourth year coaching at Flyers. Mara is a USAG Instructional member and is Instructor certified, and CPR & First Aid certified. Mara has been a Flyers Competitive gymnast for 6 years. Mara will be attending Fredonia State this year.

Fawn Schuster Fawn is our team ballet instructor and choreographer and Level 2 coach. This is Fawn’s tenth year teaching ballet at Flyers. Fawn has been teaching ballet and private lessons for 19 years. She began her 35 years of dance experience with the Jamestown Civic Ballet Company under the direction of Ms. Shirley Kopp. Fawn is trained in the Cecchetti and Vaganova ballet techniques. She danced in the Nutcracker with Empire State Ballet for 3 years with Beth Elkins and Harris N. Ferris, current Director of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Fawn has also danced with the Lake Erie Ballet and taken multiple master classes from various professional dancers.

Melissa Young Melissa Y is our Office Manager and this is her third year with Flyers Gymnastics. Her daughter is Mara and she was a competitive gymnast for 6 years.   

Halle Nelsen Halle is an instructional class coach and pre-team head coach. This is her fourth year at Flyers. Halle was our 2019 Staff of the year. Halle is a former Flyers gymnast and will be attending Fredonia State this year.

Michael FesselMike is assistant Optional team coach. This is Mike’s third year at Flyers. Mike is a USAG professional member, with a safety certification; Instructional certification, USAG approved background check, and is First Aid and CPR certified.  Mike has his BS in Secondary History Education and Masters in Literacy from St. Bonaventure and School build leader and school district leader from SUNY Fredonia. Outside of the gym he is a history teacher at Chautauqua Lake Central School. Mike has 2 daughters that are competitive gymnasts at Flyers.

Luke Swan- Luke is an instructional class substitute coach and this is his third year at Flyers. Luke took part in instructional gymnastics for six years and has nine years of coaching experience. Luke is CPR and First Aid Certified. Outside of the gym Luke is currently in the process of taking over his family business Aggie May Chimney Services. 

Jennifer ArmellaJen is an instructional class coach and an assistant team coach. This is her second year coaching at Flyers. Jen is CPR and First Aid Certified. Jen also has her degree in Physical Education from St. Bonaventure and her Masters in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Alabama. Outside of the gym Jen is a physical education teacher at Frewsburg Elementary School. Jen also has 2 daughters that are gymnasts at Flyers.

Erica NeubauerErica is an instructional class coach and this is her second year coaching at flyers. Erica is CPR and First Aid certified. Erica has 3 children that are gymnasts at Flyers.

Makaelynn Graves– Makaelynn is an instructional class coach and this is her first year at Flyers. Makaelynn is a former competitive gymnast and  will be a Freshman at Jamestown Community College this year.

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