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 Instructor & Recreational Coach

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!

Megan S

Recreational & Team Coach

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

Karie T

Team Coach

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

Stacey L

Office Staff

Stacey was born and raised in the bay area and has 2 children, who both attend Byers. During the day she works for the San Juan Unified School District as an instructional assistant for students with special needs

Sophia G

Recreational Coach

Coach Sophia’s favorite colors are green & blue and her favorite movie is The Corpse Bride

Savanna S

Recreational Coach

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

Sarah S

Recreational Coach

Coach Sarah loves to travel, dance, and coach beam!

Sarah C

Ryan R

Recreational Coach

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

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.

Lizzie C

Recreational Coach

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

Kim C

Recreational Coach

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

Keisha W

Recreational Coach

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

Sam H

Team Coach

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

Emma W

Recreational, PreTeam, & Team Coach

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

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.

Chloe D

Recreational Coach

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

Allison C

Recreational Coach

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

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.

Abby B

Recreational Coach

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

Allison A

Recreational Coach

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

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!

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.

Sophia S

Recreational Coach

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

Citrus Heights Staff

Cassie Benning



Parent Participation, Team

“I enjoy helping the kids grow as athletes and people. Watching kids reach their goals
and seeing the excitement never fails to make me smile.”

Rocklin Staff

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!”


Office Manager

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


Tot, GB 1, KinderGym 1 - 2

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


Tot, Girl’s Basic 1 - 2

“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!”


KinderGym 1

 “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.”



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