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Meet Our Leadership Team

Our staff is incredibly versatile and knowledgeable, with each bringing something unique to the table. Many trained at the national and Olympic levels representing countries all over the world.

Colleen Long

Team Coach / Owner

Erin Callo

Pre-Team Coach

Natalia Zabroda

Team Coach / Recreational Coach

Elena Uritsky

Preschool Coach

Marina Mamedova

Team Coach

Lauren Rossini

Recreational / Preschool Coach

Ellie Earley

Team Coach /  Recreational Coach

Alex J. Knafla

Ninja Coach

Kaitlin Murphy

Recreational / Preschool Coach

Daniel Gove

Team Coach / Recreational Coach

Alpha Gymnastics Coaching & Staff Requirements

Alpha Gymnastics feels strongly about hiring coaches and staff who must pass strict standards, are well trained, and highly qualified.  To ensure the safety of students,  parents, coaches and staff all employees must pass the following:

  • Pass a finger print background check with the Washington State Hwy. Patrol
  • Pass a background check with USA-Gymnastics
  • Pass a drug test
  • Members of USA-Gymnastics
  • Complete Safety Certification
  • Complete CDC Concussion Training
  • Safe Sport Training 
  • Course work recognizing the signs of harassment, bullying, and abuse
  • First Aid and CPR Certification

Our coaches also participate in course work and training available at workshops and online as well as regional and national congress.  Coaches also participate in  regular staff training.  Alpha Gymnastics feels strongly about education and staying current with the latest in teaching techniques and innovations. Our goal is to provide the very best in a happy and engaging atmosphere.