Paramount Tumbling & AcroGymnastics focuses on safe, progressive skills, in accordance with USA Gymnastics standards. Our skilled instructors have years of gymnastics and/or coaching experience. We will use positive reinforcement to bring fun and fitness to your child, teaching skills that will last a lifetime!
Anatoliy is one of the premier tumbling and acrobatics coaches in the world. He has been involved with gymnastics for more than 30 years and has earned his "Master of Sport," the highest designation recognized in the sporting field internationally.
A native of Ukraine, Anatoliy served as the Ukraine National Team coach from 1981 through 1996. He is an Honored Coach of Ukraine and has received many other prestigious titles. His athletes received more than 30 medals from the European and World Championships during this time.
Under his guidance, 23 of his students also earned the title "Master of Sport." He taught the first-ever triple flip (which involves a full twist in the first flip followed by a double flip in a tucked position). He also trained the first female student in the World to perform a double layout immediately followed by a double tuck.
Since beginning his coaching career in the USA, Anatoliy has had athletes compete in several Sports Acrobatics World Championships and the Sports Acrobatics World Age Group Games. Anatoliy is highly regarded as one of the top coaches in our country.
Andre began his career as a power tumbler, after winning several titles he moved on to conquer other disciplines. Andre has won many National titles in tumbling and in acrobatics. He is currently an eight-time gold medal winner at the U.S. National Championships and a four-time National Team member. In 2007 he was ranked 2nd in the world after a dominant performance at the World Cup Finals in Belgium. Because of his extensive resume as a strong competitor he was asked to join Cirque du Soleil's show Varekai where he has been performing all over the world in front of thousands of people. At Cirque du Soleil he quickly made a name for himself where he was honored on being Captain of his number and fulfilled duties as an Artist Coach. We are proud once again to have Andre be a part of Paramount's team.
Gary has been teaching sports activities for more than 25 years. He has been teaching gymnastics for the last 20 years. Gary is a very active person himself and has been involved in sports his whole life. He believes that physical activity is tremendously important for our health and well being. He enjoys working with kids and loves to pass down the knowledge that he has to our younger generation. Gary feels that gymnastics is the most important skill any child could have as it makes them a well-rounded person.
Gosia started her adventure with AcroGymnastics when she was six years old. Her father was a coach and he trained her. She is a three-time gold medal winner at the Polish National Championships in mixed pairs. Gosia also had successes in women's pairs, women’s groups and tumbling. Helping with coaching at her father’s club was a great experience for her, so she decided to study Acrobatics Coaching at Poznań University School of Physical Education. After master thesis defense, she worked in a School of Sports Championship where she was coached trampoline, tumbling and gymnastics. For many years she has been judging regional, national and international competitions. She loves teaching kids, watching how they improve their skills, overcoming their fears, building strength, improve coordination and having fun!
Gymnastics has been in Jennifer's life for as long as she can remember. She competed in AcroGymnastics for 6 years and was able to reach the Junior Elite level. After retiring from AcroGymnastics, she continued to take tumbling classes and enjoys being in a gymnastics environment. She holds gymnastics close to her heart and after retiring she has a passion for developing young kinds into our future gymnastics stars.
Sasha took gymnastics as a child as well as ballroom dance. She is a stage actress and musician. She loves working with children in any setting, be it at a gym or as a theater. She is currently an undergraduate at UCSC. She believes that teaching kids gymnastics is teaching them a positive and healthy lifestyle. Fitness is essential to everyone's well-being!