Meet the Columbus Coaches who bring expertise, enthusiasm, and a passion for excellence to our programs.



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.



Amanda has been a coach for 11 years. She started doing gymnastics at age 9, and began competing at age 13 at a level 6. Amanda has a wealth of experience with children aged 4 months-17 years, and is passionate about passing her love of gymnastics on to the next generation. Amanda’s coaching goals are to build confidence through encouragement, and her favorite part of coaching is when her students smile and laugh!
Amanda Columbus Gym Coach
Coach Fritz



Fritz is a seasoned gymnast with an impressive career spanning 30 years. Fritz himself was a NCAA competitive gymnast before he began coaching. Fritz has a wealth of knowledge of not just gymnastics but also health and fitness as USAG certified coach, a certified fitness coach and a personal health and fitness trainer. Fritz has taught all ages from 12 months- college level students. He loves helping students find their way through gymnastics and instill enthusiasm about movement and fitness in his students. Most of all, he loves to tell jokes along the way and laugh with his students!