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

Owner/Head Team Coach

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

Vikki Thomason

Owner/Gym Director & Recreational Coach

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

Holly L

Office Manager

When not at the office, you can find Holly spending time with her husband, working out, or reading. Her favorite TV show is The Office.

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.

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.

Amy L

Preschool Director

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

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!

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!

Karie T

Team Coach

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

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!

Emma W

Recreational, PreTeam, & Team Coach

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

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.

Allison C

Recreational Coach

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

Abby B

Recreational Coach

Abby loves sea turtles, the color purple, and going to aquariums and Disneyland!

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Alex G

Recreational Coach

Coach Alex has been to over 15 states in the U.S. and her favorite is California! She loves the ocean (specifically jellyfish and octopi) and her favorite color is green.

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Allison A

Recreational Coach

Coach Allison loves working with our preschool-aged children for their fun energy and imagination and loves to travel.

Chloe D

Recreational Coach

Coach Chloe was a Byers gymnast for 7 years and has an identical twin sister!

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Clarice P

Recreational Coach

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

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Emma G

Recreational Coach

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

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Emma J

Recreational & PreTeam Coach

Coach Emma was a competitive gymnast for 10 years and her all-time favorite food is pizza! She is studying to be an elementary teacher.

Hannah A

Recreational Coach

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

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Isabell M

Recreational Coach

In Isabell’s free time, she likes to ride dirt bikes and hang out with her two cats, whose names are One and Two.

Keisha W

Recreational Coach

Coach Keisha was previously a highly competitive level 9 gymnast and her spare time likes to work on vintage cars!

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.

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Nicki C

Office Staff

Nicki has a big green thumb and has lots of plants. She loves to work on different craft projects and loves taking her niece out once a month for a girl’s day.

Priscilla J

Recreational Coach

Coach Priscilla was a competitive gymnast for more than 10 years and still practices today. Her favorite colors are teal, purple, pink, and yellow and she loves to go camping with her family.

Ryan R

Recreational Coach

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

Savanna S

Recreational Coach

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

Stacey L

Office Staff

Stacey was born and raised in the bay area and has 2 children, both who have and are currently attending Byers!

Citrus Heights Staff

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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!

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.

Cassie B

XCEL Coach

Cassie was a Sac State gymnast from 2012-2016. She loves to run and her favorite color is green.

Aaliyah

Recreational Coach

Coach Aaliyah’s favorite color is pink, loves cherries, and has a big sweet tooth.

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.

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Clarice P

Recreational Coach

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

Hannah A

Recreational Coach

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

Helen R

Recreational Coach

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

Justus

Recreational Coach

Coach Justus is a second degree black belt and likes giraffes and the color green.

Leelia

Office Staff

Leelia likes spicy food, Jesus, and traveling.

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Leilani K

Recreational Coach

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

Natalie

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Natalie C

Recreational Coach

Coach Natalie’s favorite event as a gymnast was floor. She also likes Mexican food and the color purple!

Sophia S

Recreational Coach

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

Stacey L

Office Staff

Stacey was born and raised in the bay area and has 2 children, both who have and are currently attending Byers!

Vanessa

Recreational Coach

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Jackie Hawkins

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

Office Manager

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

Hannah

Recreational Coach

“I love getting to know the kids and creating special bonds with them. I also love the environment, everyone is so friendly and inviting.”

Lauren

Recreational Coach

“I love all the kids. I always look forward to seeing my kids when I come to class because we always seem to have a good time. The environment is always super
fun, energetic, and bubbly and that’s what makes this job so much fun!”

Priscilla

Recreational Coach

 “I love being able to coach gymnastics to kids and teach them what I have learned. This sport has been my passion since I was 4 years old.”

Alyssa

Recreational Coach

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

Andrea H

Office Staff

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Nicki C

Office Staff

Nicki has a big green thumb and has lots of plants. She loves to work on different craft projects and loves taking her niece out once a month for a girl’s day.