How Great is Our Staff…

Byers Gymnastics Center staff members are certified in Concussion Training, CPR and First Aid Training. In addition, Staff Members are required to undergo background checks, become Safety Certified and SafeSport Certified with USA Gymnastics. All Staff members are TB tested. Monthly Staff Meetings, with gymnastics training, are required. Byers also sends staff to yearly gymnastics Congresses to stay updated on the latest and greatest gymnastics training techniques.

Roseville Staff

Rhonda Hawkins

Rhonda Hawkins

Owner/Head Team Coach

Rhonda loves CrossFit and Billy Joel but not so much ice cream.

Vikki Armenta

Vikki Thomason

Owner/Gym Director & Recreational Coach

Vikki is from Michigan and has been with Byers since 1985!!!

Adrian-Staff Elisha

Elisha A

Special Events Director & Team Coach

Elisha was named Optional Coach of the Year 2021-2022! She has a Harry Potter tattoo and her favorite color is yellow.

Mclaughlin-Staff Rhonda

Addie M

Class/Staffing Director & Team Coach

Addie has played almost all the sports you could play and has tripped or fallen during every single game or meet. In her free time she loves to read or spend time with her husband, 2 kids, and dog.

Lutrel Roseville-Amy

Amy L

Preschool Director

Coach Amy loves working with our preschool-aged children and enjoys art and camping with her family.

Hawkins-Staff Scott

Scott H

Team Coach

Coach Scott has been a member of Byers since he was born. His favorite color is blue and he skateboards in his free time!

Armenta-Staff Abbey

Abbey A

PreTeam & Team Coach

Abbey was a Byers gymnast for 10 years and has now coached for us for almost 10 years as well! She also did competitive horseback riding for 7 years with her 2 paint horses – Signature & Desi. When she’s not at the gym, she’s most likely at Disneyland!

Teeter-Staff Karie

Karie T

Team Coach

Coach Karie loves country music. Clay Walker is her absolute favorite and has seen him over 35x!!

Hoston-Staff Samantha

Sam H

Team Coach

Coach Sam loves running, the color green, and chocolate covered strawberries (even though she hates chocolate)!

Megan S

Team Coach

Coach Megan was a gymnast at Byers for 10 years. Her favorite color is pink and she knows American Sign Language!

Williamson-Staff Emma

Emma W

Recreational, PreTeam, & Team Coach

Coach Emma was a gymnast for 9 years and her favorite animal is a wolf!

Wildie-Staff Allie

Allie W

Team Coach

Coach Allie was a Byers gymnast for 11 years and competed all the way to level 10. She loves fennec foxes and navy blue.

Cain-Staff Allison

Allison C

Recreational Coach

Coach Allison was a Byers gymnast for 11 years and she loves purple orchids and elephants

Blaxco-STAFF Clarice

Clarice P

Recreational Coach

Coach Clarice loves the beach, cooking, and baking. She has an extra bone in her wrist!

Geiselman-Emma

Emma G

Recreational Coach

Coach Emma has 5 siblings and loves the color purple! She loves listening and creating music!

Allen-STAFF Hannah

Hannah A

Office Manager

Coach Hannah has competed in gymnastics for 10 years, has been to 28 states, and has a twin brother!

Kim C

Recreational Coach

Coach Kim has 4 kids, loves country music, and loves Italian or Mexican food.

Lizzie C

Recreational Coach

Lizzie’s favorite event is vault and loves jelly beans and gummy bears.

Rayos del sol-Ryan

Ryan R

Recreational Coach

Coach Ryan would love to be a father to 9 kids (8 girls and 1 boy) someday!

Streit-Staff Savanna

Savanna S

Recreational Coach

Coach Savanna loves the color red, mac and cheese, and playing soccer.

Brand-Staff Karlie

Karlie B

Karlie was a gymnast for 3 years and a soccer player for 12.  She enjoys hanging out with friends and family, being outside, listening to music and likes the color blue.

Broadhurst-Staff Kailani

Kailani B

Kailani was a gymnast for 10 years. Her favorite color is baby blue and she loves going to the beach.

West-Staff Eliane

Elaine W

Elaine was a competitive acro-sports gymnast. She has over 25 years coaching experience and is also a personal trainer and a certified sports nutrition coach. When Elaine is not a the gym she can be found at a volleyball tournament with her daughter or a basketball tournament with her son.

Smith-Staff Kristyl

Kristyl S

Kristyl is originally from the suburbs of Chicago. She as two kids and 3 dogs and loves to craft and read.

Santiago-Staff Olivia

Olivia

Ghiasi-Staff Sonia

Sonia G

Sonia loves hiking and the ocean.  She enjoys watching travel and food vlogs, reading and learning random world facts during her free time.

Pechar-Staff Ashlynn

Ashlynn P

Ashlynn was a competitive gymnast for 6 years. She loves to travel and cook and is very excited to be going to nursing school.

Mohr-Staff Rhonda

Rhonda M

Rhonda is the mom of former competitive gymnast (and current coach) Addie. Rhonda has 7 grandchildren who she loves to spend time with. Rhonda also loves to read, garden and go camping.

Matsesha-Elie-Staff Tetyana

Tetyana M

Tanya has a degree in Physical Education from Ukraine and has coached gymnastics since 2000. She has taught at several clubs in the Bay Area and came to Byers in 2023. Tanya loves hiking and whale watching in Pacifica.

Mathisen-Staff Cein

Cein M

Cein loves getting to know the gymnasts and their families and is always so impressed with their gymnastics skills.  She enjoys gardening, bird watching, and spending time with her husband and two girls.

Leni-Staff Sarabella

Sarabellah L

Sarabellah was a competitive gymnast for 7 years. She loves chemistry, baking and making movies.

Hawkins-Test Clair

Clair H

Hammond-STAFF Ava

Ava H

Citrus Heights Staff

Brown-L'Tyla

L’Tyla B

Gym Director

Coach T competed for Byers as a youth for many years and is excited to bring some of that magic back from the other side! She owns pet chickens and was in a Dunkin Donuts commercial as a kid!

Lutrel Citrus Heights-STAFF Amy

Amy L

XCEL Coach

Coach Amy loves working with our preschool-aged children and enjoys art and camping with her family.

Carlee G

Recreational & XCEL Coach

Coach Carlee’s favorite color is pink and loves to go to the ocean. She claims she is horrible at cooking.

Wildie-Staff Allie

Allie W

Recreational Coach

Coach Allie was a Byers gymnast for 11 years and competed all the way to level 10. She loves fennec foxes and navy blue.

Blaxco-STAFF Clarice

Clarice P

Recreational Coach

Coach Clarice loves the beach, cooking, and baking. She has an extra bone in her wrist!

Sundin-Sophia

Sophia S

Recreational Coach

Coach Sophia has been a gymnast for 14 years, has 3 pets, and her favorite place is Disneyland!

Khamthong-Leilani

Leilani K

Recreational Coach

Coach Leilani’s favorite color is red and loves seafood.

Helen R

Recreational Coach

Coach Helen has six siblings and loves surfing. Her favorite color is purple.

Carlton-Shayla

Shayla C

Stahlecker-Alexis

Alexis S

Roberts-Kennedy

Kennedy R

Reslock-Maddy

Maddy R

Gould-Samantha

Samantha G

Proctor-Madison

Madison P

Mohr-Rhonda

Rhonda M

Lutrel-Brianna

Brianna L

Kiernan-Ella

Ella K

Rocklin Staff

Jacklyn Schramm

Jackie Schramm

Gym Director

“I love everything about coaching gymnastics! There is nothing more rewarding than watching a child blossom as an athlete, and as a human. I am grateful to be part of the Byers culture!”

Jacquie Cates

Jacquie

Office Manager

“I really love watching the kids’ confidence grow from week to week & skill to skill.”

Alyssa Hanks2

Alyssa

Recreational Coach

“I love working with kids and seeing how happy they are when they learn new skills.”

Andrea Haak

Andrea H

Office Staff

Shaina Kennedy

Shaina K

Sarabellah Leni2

Sarabellah L

Ryleigh Kessler

Ryleigh K

Abby Friend

Abby F

Anna Murray

Anna M

Rachel Kessler

Rachel K

Payton Wiley2

Payton W

Lizzie Crawford

Lizzie C

Lisa Paolini2

Lisa P

Kierra Strait2

Kierra S

Karlie Brand

Karlie B

Karlie was a gymnast for 3 years and a soccer player for 12.  She enjoys hanging out with friends and family, being outside, listening to music and likes the color blue.

Jocylin Kirkpatrick

Jocylin K

Jennifer Bell-Green2

Jennifer B

Jared Buetzow

Jared B

Cassie Hall

Cassie H

Brooke Crumbley

Brooke C

Ava Scyoc

Ava S

Annika Dukes

Annika D