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Carlie

Carlie

Coach
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My name is Carlie Andrews and I have been coaching at Carolina Gymnastics since February 2022! I am on the Optional Team, still continuing my gymnastics journey with Carolina and have been since 2012. I am so excited to continue to help all the kids progress and become passionate about gymnastics like I am!
Kathy

Kathy

Lead Office Staff Member
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Hello, my name is Kathy Steinberger!  I have been an office staff member with Carolina Gymnastics since February 2019.  My older kids have grown up in the gym and my youngest is on the Carolina competition team.  I love seeing the kids and working with all my parents to help with your scheduling needs, so please come in and say “hi”. 
Sutton

Sutton

Office Staff/Coach
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My name is Sutton Peck and I have worked at the desk since May of 2022! I am a student at Clemson University and I’m studying business management. When I was a kid I did competitive gymnastics and then moved into competitive cheer! I have loved getting to know all the parents and kids that go to Carolina gymnastics and helping them with anything I can!
Reese

Reese

Coach
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My name is Reese Peck and I have been a rec coach here at Carolina Gymnastics since May 2022!! I am currently a student at Blythewood high school and cheer for a competitive gym in Blythewood. I have been cheering since 2018, and before that I did gymnastics at Carolina for almost 6 years. I love working with all the athletes and helping them gain new skills all the time!
Aubrey

Aubrey

Coach
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Hi parents! My name is Aubrey. I’ve been coaching preschool and boy’s rec gymnastics since the start of the 2022.  My older sister did gymnastics when she was younger and my little sister does it now, so I guess you could say it runs in the family. When I’m not helping these amazing kids learn new skills and perfect old ones, you can find me with a book or crochet hook! I look forward to teaching them much more  in the coming... Read More
Dalisa

Dalisa

Coach
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Hi! My name is Dalisa Dewitt and I have been a recreational and preschool coach at Carolina Gymnastics since December of 2021. I was previously an Allstar Cheerleader for 9 years and a dancer for 5 years. I am currently a Varsity Cheerleader at Ridge View High School, in the graduating class of 2023. After High School I aim to go to college to become a Physical Therapist. 
Maleena

Maleena

Coach
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My name is Maleena Austin, and I have been a coach at Carolina Gymnastics since May 2022. I am currently a student at The Citadel studying Intelligence and Security with hopes of working for the FBI. As a kid, I was a gymnast at Carolina Gymnastics for 7 years and went on to do competitive cheer for 3 years after that. I’m excited to get to work with these gymnasts and can’t wait to see how much they grow!
Katie

Katie

Office Staff
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Hi! My name is Katie Stack and I've been working at Carolina Gymnastics since May 2022. I am currently a student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, studying fashion. I did gymnastics here as a kid, and have been coming here for as long as I can remember with my sisters! 
Lauren

Lauren

Coach
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My name is Lauren Harris and I am from Greenville, SC. I have been a rec coach here at Carolina Gymnastics since August of 2021! I am currently studying exercise science at the University of South Carolina, planning to further my education in nutrition after I graduate. I was a competitive gymnast for many years, starting at a young age. I continued the sport through most of my high school career. I greatly enjoy having the opportunity to teach... Read More
Kendall

Kendall

Coach
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My name is Kendall Briscoe and I have been a rec and preschool coach at Carolina Gymnastics since August of 2021! I am a student at the University of South Carolina (go Gamecocks!) studying public health and nutrition with plans of becoming a performance nutritionist in professional sports in the future. As a kid, I was a competitive dancer and cheerleader as well as a recreational gymnast. I have loved getting to know all Carolina Gymnastics... Read More
Caitlynne

Caitlynne

Coach
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My name is Caitlynne Havird, and I am currently living in Lexington with my husband, Joel and my many pets. I not only coach at Carolina Gymnastics, but I am also a Litigation Paralegal at HHP Law Group LLC. When I was younger, I did gymnastics for 13 years at Carolina Gymnastics and ending when I graduated high school in 2009. After college, I coached Level 1, preschool, and recreational classes for about two years before taking a break because... Read More
Jada

Jada

Coach
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Hi! My name is Jada Dooley and I have been with Carolina Gymnastics since 2016 and was on their competitive team for 3 years. I am currently undecided on what I want my career to be, but until then I will continue to enjoy my time coaching the sport I love most at CGC with our rec and pre-school classes! I look forward to seeing our athletes flourish over time! 
Amiyah

Amiyah

Coach
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Hi , my name is Amiyah Crump and I have been with Carolina gymnastics since 2017. I did competitive gymnastics with Carolina for three years and then used my learned skills to become a varsity cheerleader at my high-school. I hope to become a photographer when I graduate.  I enjoy teaching and helping the kids get better at a sport I love!
Amanda

Amanda

Office Manager and Team Coach
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My name is Amanda and I started working at Carolina Gymnastics in 2013.  Before working at Carolina Gymnastics, I was a retail store manager and part time coach in Charleston.  After moving to Columbia, I decided to coach full time and have loved it ever since!  I enjoy coaching all ages and levels but specialize in coaching our competition team on balance beam.  I have coached several state and regional champions and can’t... Read More
Jennifer

Jennifer

Coach
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My name is Jennifer Pounder! I did gymnastics for nine years and have taught gymnastics before but took a break from gymnastics to join the Army. I was in the Army for eight years and met my husband in Iraq. We have three beautiful girls.  I started coaching again in 2021at Carolina Gymnastics. I love being a gymnastics coach because I love seeing the kids faces when they achieve their goals.
Shelby

Shelby

Coach
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My name is Shelby Smothers, I am from Trussville, AL. I recently moved here to Columbia in 2021 after graduating with my Masters in Social Work. I have a passion for kids and have worked at an early learning program, an adoption agency and in a school system, where I have served both typical children and children with disabilities or delays. I love helping people reach their goals, no matter what they are.
Sanjana

Sanjana

Coach
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My name is Sanjana Parise and I was a competitive gymnast at Carolina Gymnastics for 5 years. Starting in 2020, I have been coaching open gyms, preschool, and recreation classes. I look forward to teaching the sport that I am most passionate about and working with promising athletes! In the future, I hope to one day become a pediatric physician.
Emily

Emily

Coach
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My name is Emily Good, and I am from Chesapeake, Virginia. I am a junior at the University of South Carolina studying Public Health and Biology. After graduating, I hope to attend medical school to become a sports medicine doctor. I did gymnastics in Virginia from age 6 to 18 including level, excel, and high school gymnastics. My favorite events are floor and vault. I have been coaching at Carolina Gymnastics since 2019 in the recreation... Read More
Susie

Susie

Coach
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My name is Susie Stack and I'm from Blythewood, SC. I currently attend Anderson University to study kinesiology. I did gymnastics for 12 years and have been coaching at Carolina gymnastics since 2019. I enjoy coaching all levels from preschool to team!
Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Coach
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My name is Elizabeth and I have been coaching preschool at Carolina Gymnastics since 2017. I competed with Carolina until I was 12 years old and then decided to start coaching. I am currently at Anderson University studying to become an athletic trainer. I can’t wait to help your child grow and excel in our program! 
Lily

Lily

Coach
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My name is Lily Sobel, and I competed for Carolina Gymnastics for three years before I started coaching open gyms! I have loved getting to know the coaching side of the sport and look forward to taking on more responsibility with more training.  
Ivy

Ivy

Coach
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Hi, my name is Ivy Boyd! I was a successful competitive gymnast at Carolina Gymnastics for seven years and I am currently a varsity cheerleader. I’ve been coaching summer camp since 2018 and recently starting coaching recreation classes too.  I aspire to become an orthopedic doctor when I graduate.
Destiny

Destiny

Coach
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My name is Destiny Thomas and I have been coaching since 2018. I am a cheerleader at Newberry College, double majoring in health science and exercise science. When I graduate, I hope to become a sports medicine doctor for the NFL. I did gymnastics for 4 years and competed for Carolina Gymnastics as a Silver and Gold.  I won multiple State and Regional Championships and look forward to teaching others to love the sport as much as I do!
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