Our Coaches

Carissa Baldwin

Owner
Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach
USAG Professional Member
USAG Safety Certified
Kinder Accreditation for Teachers Certified
Movement Education Lesson Plan Development Certified
CPR/First Aid Certified
Gymnastics choreographer
National and Regional USA Gymnastics Congress Attendee
B.A. in Public Relations
Former Level 8 Gymnast
Former high school and college cheerleader
Coaching since 2000

Dayna DeShazo

Gymnastics Team Director
Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach
USAG Professional Member
USAG Safety Certified
USASF Certified in Level 4 Tumble and Stunt
CPR/First Aid Certified
Gymnastics and Cheer Choreographer
National and Regional USA Gymnastics Congress Attendee
Former Level 8 gymnast
Former All-Star Cheer World's competitor
Coaching since 2002

Khary Davis

Optionals Head Coach
Optionals Head Coach
Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach
USAG Professional Member
USAG Safety Certified
CPR/First Aid Certified
Regional USA Gymnastics Congress Attendee
4-time Virginia State Champion
2 time AAU Junior Olympic National Team member
Coaching since 2005

Erica Campaigne

Virginia Gems Director

All Star Cheer coach levels 1-6
Cheer and Dance choreographer
AACCA certified
B.A. in Theater
Former JMU and Bridgewater college cheer coach
State Champion high school choreographer
Best Choreography award recipient
Coach of the year nominee 2013
Universal Dance Association’s Coaches Leadership Award 2008
National Champion Titles 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Featured Choreography at Disneyland, Phoenix Suns' and Globetrotters' Half Time Shows
Owner of Southern Charm cheerleading 2009-2014
Coaching since 2000

Bethany Allgood

Floor Manager

Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach
USAG Instructor Member
CPR/First Aid Certified
National and Regional USA Gymnastics Congress Attendee
Former Level 4 Gymnast
B.A. in Psychology
12 years of child care experience
Coaching since 2012

Kristin Carrique

Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach
USAG Professional Member
USAG Safety Certified
CPR/First Aid Certified
Coaching since 2005
Former gymnastics Program Director
Former gymnastics Office Manager
Masters of Teaching from VCU
B/A. in Interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in liberal studies for early and elementary education
Coaching since 2002

Nathan Lilley

All Star Cheer coach Levels 1-6

12 years of cheering experience

Tumbling Director at Southern Charm cheerleading 2009-2014

Head Coach for All Star teams winning multiple National Titles

ECDA certified

Served as Panel and Technical Judge at competitions

Several national titles won as a cheerleader including his undefeated IOC Level 6 team

Former George Mason University cheerleader

Coaching since 2006

Amy Hudgins

Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach

USAG Professional member USAG Safety
Certified CPR/First Aid Certified
Former Level 8 Gymnast
Former All-Star Cheerleader
Former High School Cheerleader Coaching since 2008

Ashley Ohlschlager

Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach

Gymnastics choreographer
Former Level 9 Gymnast
Former college cheerleader
Coaching since 2010

Sarah Bostic

Recreational and competitive gymnastics coach


USAG Professional Member
USAG Safety Certified CPR/First Aid
Certified
Regional USA Gymnastics
Congress Attendee
Former Level 4 All-Star Cheerleader
4H camp counselor for 4 years
Current college student
Coaching since 2010

Chelsea Jones

Recreational gymnastics coach


Former Level 9 Gymnast
M.S. in Health Education
Coaching since 2006

Mackenzie Taylor

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

Current High School Cheerleader

2017 Cheerleading Worlds Competitor

Sierra Heath

Recreational gymnastics coach



Former recreational gymnast
Former Level 3 All-Star cheerleader
Current High School Cheerleader
Coaching since 2013

Andre Bland

Recreational gymnastics coach


ACTION certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor
Former college wrestler
Current Mr. Virginia USA
Coaching since 2009

Abby Spangler

Recreational gymnastics coach

Former Level 7 gymnast
Current multi sport student athlete
Coaching since 2015

Mackenzie Hodge

Recreational gymnastics coach




Former Level 3 All-Star cheerleader
Current High School Cheerleader
Coaching since 2016

Angela Gwathney

Floor Manager

Recreational Gymnastics Coach
Welcome Team
CPR/First Aid Certified
Former Level 6 Gymnast
Varsity Gymnast, Cheerleader and Dancer
Studied Business at William & Mary and Psychology at Regent University
Resort Activities and Kids Club Coordinator, Resort Entertainment Director
Coaching since 2015

Ashleigh Eckstein

All Star Cheer Coach

Welcome team
17 years cheering experience
B.A. from Longwood University
Several national titles won as a cheerleader
Former Longwood cheerleader
Served as Assistant Choreographer for her local high school cheer teams
Coaching since 2012

Blaine Williams



Recreational gymnastics coach

Former NKGC recreational student 


Olivia Hobson

Recreational gymnastics coach
Former NKGC competitive gymnast

Madison Schumacher

Recreational gymnastics coach
Former NKGC competitive gymnast