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We are a TEAM


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We are a TEAM


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WE LOVE WHAT WE DO!


WE LOVE WHAT WE DO!


 
 
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WE ARE HERE TO HELP.


WE ARE HERE TO HELP.


OUR STAFF


OUR STAFF


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Sandi MCGEE, OWNER & Gym manager

  • Over 27 years of coaching
  • Former competitive gymnast for 12 years.
  • National Instructor for USA Gymnastics University Hands on Training Courses, Kinder Accreditation for Teachers (KAT), Movement Education and Lesson Plan Development (MELPD)
  • Regional and National Speaker for USA Gymnastics Congresses as well as other gymnastics associations.
  • Obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in sculpture from UNA
  • National Instructor of the Year for 2017 awarded by USA Gymnastics
  • Married to Audwin McGee and lives in Tuscumbia, Alabama. 

ANGELA COUNTS, OFFICE MANaGER

  • Former competitive gymnast
  • Obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from UNA
  • Registered Nurse
  • Married to Thomas Counts and lives in Tuscumbia
  • Thomas and Angela are foster parents
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DEB WALLS, STAFF MENTOR & TEAM COACH

  • Over 38 years as a gym owner and 18 years as Alabama State USA Gymnastics Director Opened Shoals School of Gymnastics (originally Metro Gymnastics) in 1978
  • Operated a successful exchange program with a Russian gymnastic school giving her teams the opportunity to travel not only nationally but internationally
  • Judges throughout the country
  • Produces gymnastics events for Meet Integrity
  • Served on the Executive Board of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce for 10 years
  • Lives in Florence with her daughter Alex

Eric Lyon, Head COACH

  • Over 13 years of coaching experience
  • Head Coach of Team Geronimo
  • Competitive for 6 years at the Regional level
  • Coached around the country in gyms located in Madison, AL, Wichita, KS, Rexburg, ID and various other locations
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Grew up in Russellville and currently lives in Florence

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BailEY GOODWIN, Office Assistant & Pro shop manager

  • Former competitive gymnast
  • Former high school cheerleader
  • UNA Cheerleader
  • Attends UNA, Major:  Biology
  • Lives in Muscle Shoals

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Jennifer Harscheid, PreSchool Director & Team COACH

  • Over 8 years of coaching experience
  • Former UNA Cheerleader
  • Obtained a Bachelors degree from UNA
  • Lives in Florence with her husband, Glenn, and their 2 children

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Sara McWhorter, SCHOOL-AGE Director & TEAM COACH

  • Former competitive gymnast
  • Former Cheerleader
  • Over 6 years of coaching experience
  • Senior at the University of North Alabama in Health Promotion
  • Volunteers in the summer to provide clean drinking water and health care/education in West Africa
  • Lives in Florence

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Genesis McWhorter, Tumbling Director & TEAM COACH

  • Over 6 years coaching experience
  • Former UNA Cheerleader
  • Attends UNA, Major:  Sports Management
  • Member of Health, Physical Education and Recreation Club (HPER) at UNA
  • Lives in Florence

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Jeff OsBorn, athlete development Director & TEAM COACH

  • Began his gymnastics career in 1976 as a high school gymnast
  • Team member for Southern Adventist College
  • He trained gymnasts for an exhibition at the US Pavilion at the 1982 Knoxville World’s Fair
  • In 1983, Jeff returned to South Florida and became head coach and part owner of Palm Beach Gymnastics
  • He has coached compulsory and optional male and female gymnasts training numerous state and regional champions
  • He earned his BS Degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Southern Adventist University
  • He coached gymnastics at Collegedale Academy and was a member of the Gym Masters gymnastics exhibition team
  • n 1995, Jeff returned to Signal School of Physical Education where he taught tennis, swimming and diving, trampoline, cheerleading and coached gymnastics
  • While there, Jeff was made head gymnastics coach and trained several AAU state and association champions
  • In 1996, two of his gymnasts won gold medals at the AAU National Championships at Disney World
  • In 1999, Jeff moved to the Shoals area and began teaching cheerleading and coaching men’s and women’s gymnastics at Shoals School of Gymnastics.
  • In 2011 Jeff began working at Geronimo Gymnastics where he is the Boy’s Gymnastics Director, the Curriculum Development Director and a women’s competitive gymnastics coach
  • He his Masters of Arts Degree in History from the University of North Alabama where he was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society and the Phi Alpha Theta national history honor society.

 


BREE MOYE, Preschool & TEAM COACH

  • Started gymnastics at 2 years old
  • Retired as a Level 9 competitive gymnast when she was 16
  • Former competitive gymnast
  • Attends UNA, Major:  Secondary Education with a concentration in English
  • Lives in Florence with Lou her Siberian Husky
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halley Porter, CHEER CLASSES DIRECTOR / TEAM COACH

  • Former competitive gymnast
  • University of North Alabama Cheerleader captain
  • Former competitive gymnast
  • Attends UNA, Major:  Preprofessional Exercise Science
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Advisory Committee (SAAC) at UNA
  • Lives in Florence, AL

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DAVID BAILEY, TEAM COACH / Tumbling Instructor

  • Academic All - GSC as a cross country runner at the University of North Alabama
  • Currently Pre - AP Geometry teacher at Florence Freshman Center
  • Over 21 years as a junior high math teacher
  • Coached various sports including basketball, volleyball, track and cross country
  • Lives in Florence,AL and married with two children

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RYAN Hardin, BOYS PROGRAM COACH

  • Former basketball/track athlete
  • Graduating from University of North Alabama in the Spring 2017, Major: General Biology
  • Full-Time personal trainer at Anytime Fitness
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer by the AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America)
  • Lives in Florence, AL