what would we do without her?). Elyse also teaches rec, preschool, and pre-team classes. She lives in Pembroke with her husband and two boys, who both LOVE the gym.
Years involved in gymnastics: 20+
Years at Spectrum: 7
Favorite event as a gymnast: beam
Favorite event to coach: floor (especially teaching back handsprings to team level kids and cartwheels to rec level kids!)
Favorite event to watch: floor
Favorite thing about gymnastics: "Watching kids accomplish skills that they didn't think they could master, whether they are a high level competitive gymnast or recreational gymnast!"
Favorite thing about Spectrum: "Having the chance to work with so many different kids and abilities in such a friendly atmosphere!"
Interesting fact: Elyse can speak FOUR languages: English, German, Spanish, and a little bit of Russian!
Peace, love, and gymnastics,
Spectrum Gymnastics Academy
26 Buttrick Rd
About the Author
Coach Sarah is a former Rhode Island College gymnast, NCGA National qualifier, All-American, current gymnastics coach and judge, and contributor for the gymnastics news source, The Gymternet. Find out what's going on at Spectrum and learn more about the incredible sport of gymnastics!