Coaches

Coaches

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Marvin
Coach
Coach Marvin is an Upper West Side fixture, helping children become gymnasts for the past 15 years at Columbus Gym. Having grown up practicing gymnastics and competing at the collegiate level, Marvin can teach some serious gymnastics skills. Marvin also spent time tumbling with acrobats and rollerblading in the Ringling Bros. Circus and Cirque du Soleil, so has a wealth of knowledge to impart-Don’t be surprised if you see your child balancing on one of his hands next class! Coach Marvin has experience with all ability levels and will work with children to make them the best gymnasts they can be.
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Felix
Coach
For the past 6 years working with children 10 months-12 years, Coach Felix has been bringing his passion for physical education into his coaching, thanks to his background in both physical education and teaching. He has a B.S. in physical education and adapted physical education and is now taking post-graduate classes in early childhood education. Beyond learning gymnastics skills and routines, Coach Felix will incorporate physical development aspects into your child’s class, from conditioning to muscular and core strength, balance and coordination. Just as important, Felix is great at combining fun with learning, and knows how to motivate children to accomplish their goals.