Christine has been in the gymnastics industry for over 20 years, working for Gymnastics Victoria when she moved down to Melbourne. She has been the proud owner of Glitz since 2005, with the inspiration to own another gymnastics club from her 3 children, all heavily involved in the sport.
Christine displays a vast amount of knowledge ranging from the sport of trampolining to cheerleading, to womens and mens gymnastics,
which has been incorporated this into our programs offered at Glitz.
You'll see Christine helping behind the desk and assisting coaches on the floor with their classes.
Sarah is the friendly face you'll see behind the counter.
She has worked at the gym for 12 years and over the years has put two of her children through our gymnastics program. Sarah is responsible for all our behind the scenes work, which definitely doesn't go unnoticed at Glitz.
Her patience and kind attitude is something to admire.
Kelly has a long history with gymnastics and has been a valued member at Glitz for over 20 years.
She has a wide experience in coaching all forms of gymnastics from kinder gym programs and schools, all the way to recreational classes and competition squads.
Kelly has now taken on the role of Manger at Glitz and will be seen at competitions throughout the year with her level 5 and 6 squad.
She will be the voice you hear on the phone, and the friendly face you see behind the desk.
Abi has grown up observing the sport of gymnastics from her younger sisters. Despite this Abi had a love for dance and did
this for 8 years. Her dance background proves useful for gymnastics and can bring a new spin to those tricky routines.
She has coached at
for Glitz for 5 years and has gained experience in competitive and recreational classes, schools and kinder gym sessions.
In 2020, Abi has taken on the role of head coach at Glitz, as its clear her love for coaching has grown over the years. Her amazing efforts were acknowledged in 2019 when she received coach of the year.
Ella, one of our competitive coaches, displays fierce coaching skills to ensure her students put in 100% effort in all training sessions.
Ella delved into the world of sports trying out everything there was, until it became apparent that gymnastics was for her around the age of 6.
She has had previous experience in both mens and womens gymnastics, and has since become a qualified intermediate coach working towards her advanced coaching qualification.
Matilda has accomplished 10 years of gymnastics, after deciding to take a break in 2017.
As of 2018 Matilda has taken up cheerleading, a sport that she excels and strives at.
Matilda has taken on a new role in 2020, as the senior coach for the level 4 competitive team, passing on her well learnt knowledge.
Matilda has an intermediate coaching qualification and aims to get her advanced qualification in the next few years.
You can find Matilda out in the gym, or if you’re lucky she might be demonstrating a cool trick!
Elise is one of our lovely kinder gym coaches and has been coaching for the last 14 years. Before this she was also experienced in mens gymnastics before taking on the role within kinder gym program.
Elise is also qualified in ABA therapy and is always willing to do private lessons for the children that may that may need a one on one approach.
Not only that but you will often see Elise as the host of your party at Glitz Gymnastics. She is an experienced member of the Glitz family, so be sure to say hello the next time you see her around the gym!
Ange is a new member to the Glitz family, joining us in 2018.
Since starting with us, Ange has completed her beginner coaching course, and is currently undergoing her Kinder Gym accreditation.
At the end of 2018 she was already awarded with coach of the year due to her positive attitude and willingness to take on any task. Ange's caring nature makes her a perfect coach for our kinder gym classes.
Make sure you come and have a chat with Ange or find out about how you can put one of your little ones into her class.
Mitch began his love for parkour in 2012 and came to Glitz as a student in 2017.
His aim is to provide a class where students can feel safe and engaged, in an environment that promotes their best learning.
Lucas is one of our senior FreeG coaches here at Glitz.
Lucas's passion for the sport has grown over the years, since he began in 2014, inevitably becoming a coach a short while after.
His kind personality makes him a valued coach at Glitz, as he continues to build a great rapport with his students.
Max has always been a part of Glitz. He has always been around to help out and join in on the fun in classes. As of 2018 he was able to start his training alongside the Free G coaches. Max is able to think quick on his feet to keep the kids constantly moving. Max enjoys parkour and trampolining thanks to his fearfulness and love for adventure.
Ben is one of our new FreeG coaches, that has recently began his coaching career with Glitz in 2019.
Ben started FreeG in 2017 which makes
his experience and knowledge in the FreeG sport something we are keen to pass on to our young beginners.
Tanisha has been a member of Glitz for 8.5 years and competed as part of the WAG level 7 squad.
She has been a valued coach here for 4 years and started off by assisting the Level 2 competitive squads. Tanisha now has several of her own classes throughout the week and shows her students all the attention and assistance needed to improve each lesson.
Meet Taylah, one of our Senior coaches! Taylah has been a member of the Glitz family for 6 years as part of our competitive training program. .
Taylah has been a coach for 3 years and currently holds her intermediate coaching accreditation. She is a friendly face around the gym, always looking for a chat.
Tori is one of our tumbling and cheerleading coaches here at Glitz.
Tori has been in the industry for 8 years and has a clear passion and enthusiasm for the sport.
Tori has also completed her gymnastics and cheerleading qualifications and coaches several gymnastics classes throughout the week.
Tori thrives of her students gaining new skills as they progress in their tumbling tricks and skills.
Meet another one of our senior coaches, Liv.
Liv is a passionate cheerleader who has been in the sport for 9 years. Liv also has experience in gymnastics doing the sport for 4 years, reaching competitive level 5.
Liv’s students admire how they always walk out of the class learning something new. She enjoys being able to pass on her love for tumbling to others and helps them to be the best tumbler they can be.
You can usually spot Liv upside down or twisting, so be sure to look out for her!
Amy is our head Cheerleading and Tumbling coaches. Amy started at Glitz in 2006 doing gymnastics, and after 4 years she found a new love for the sport of cheerleading.
Amy has been a qualified cheer coach for 4 years.
Her knowledge and experience in the industry is highly sought after, as well as her enthusiasm and positive energy in her coaching role, making her a valuable member at Glitz.
Ashiya is one of our new competitive coaches. She started assisting in 2017 on Saturday mornings after completing her beginners coaching course.
Ash is now coaching both recreational and development squads, furthering their skills and technique with a positive attitude.
Ash loves to help inspire young gymnasts to find the passion for the sport just like her.
Krystal is a new senior member of our coaching team , however not new to Glitz! She has done gymnastics here for the last 5 years, starting at a recreational level 1, working her way into the competitive program.
Krystal has completed her beginner coaching course, showing such promising skills as a young coach. Her kind nature and knowledge in the industry goes a long way with the students.
Emma is also another one of our new coaches, beginning her coaching career in 2019.
You will see Emma helping to host parties on the weekends and coaching recreational classes throughout the week.
Her willingness to assist the coaches with their classes and develop positive relationships with the children makes her a perfect addition to our Glitz family.
Emma is currently training to be one of Glitz Gymnastics' senior coaches.
Casey is one of our junior coaches here at Glitz.
She is also another member that has grown up at Glitz, doing gymnastics for 7 years. Casey started her training to becoming a coach in 2019.
She is a hard worker inside and outside of class. Casey has been a quick learner to the role, displaying an approachable, kind and confident way with the students.
We can't wait to see Casey continue her gymnastics journey as a promising young coach.
Darci is another one of our up and coming coaches. Training in our senior competitive squad at level 6, Darci displays a positive attitude and enthusiasm to learn.
She has began her coaching career helping host our Glitz Gymnastics parties. and assisting recreational classes throughout the week.
Her determination to do well and help others achieve positive results is something we admire.