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Our Coaches

Meet the Team

Kim’s Gym prides itself on finding the best coaches around. Each of our coaches is trained in teaching gymnastics and understands the importance of patience, an upbeat attitude, and constant enthusiasm. They not only teach the kids gymnastics or cheerleading, but they have fun with the kids…isn’t that what it is all about? Our coaches are CPR/AED Certified.

Kim Laudenheimer Lindauer

Owner

 

Hi Everyone! My name is Kim Lindauer and I am the owner of Kim’s Gym. I grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana, moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas in 1998, and never left this city. I am married to Jared Lindauer, and together, we have three sons, Miles who was born in October of 2010, Ari who was born in March of 2013, and Levi who was born in April of 2016. I began gymnastics when I was three years old. I started to compete in the 3rd grade and continued to do so through level 8 and my 9th grade year. In High School, I was involved in cheerleading and was a member of our dance team. At UT, I studied Corporate Communications with a minor in Business. My sophomore year, I began coaching gymnastics at Champions Academy at WAYA, and in 2002, after completion of college, I began Kim’s Gym inside the JCC.  I love this sport, I love children, and I love my job. I believe that recreational gymnastics is key in shaping a child’s future. It provides self confidence, a healthy view of staying in shape, constant positive reinforcement, and is just plain fun. I continue to attend gymnastics conferences, am a member of the Gymnastics Association of Texas, and am safety certified by USA Gymnastics. I am also a member of the Board of Directors for Camp Dream Street, a sleep away camp in Utica, Mississippi for children with physical disabilities.

 

If I haven’t met you yet, please be sure that you introduce yourself. I love to being able to match up all of our wonderful students with their parents. Thank you again for sharing your amazing children with us.

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Rachel Butler

Program Director

 

Hey everyone! My name is Rachel Butler and I have been with Kim’s for 6 years now. I am from Atlanta, Texas and a graduate of the University of Texas. I participated in gymnastics as a child and cheered competitively through high school. I started coaching at Kim’s part-time through college and was hired on full-time after graduation to take on marketing. As my role has evolved, I have always been able to say I enjoy what I do and feel very passionate about the positive influence that recreational gymnastics can have on a child’s life. I am thrilled to be working for a program that is dedicated to teaching positive life skills and helping kids develop good character. I love working with children and their families, and non-competitive gymnastics gives me the opportunity to do this in a really fun environment. At Kim’s Gym, I get to help make sure that every child that comes in leaves feeling good about themselves and their accomplishments. I treasure the opportunity to work with each of your gymnasts!

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Megan Gorey

Curriculum Specialist and Elite Silver Head Coach

 

Hi everyone! My name is Megan and I am from Nashville, TN. I have been coaching at Kim’s Gym for 6 years. I started recreational gymnastics at 6 and started competitive gymnastics at 8. I competed up to Level 10 and continued the sport in college competing for the Indiana University club team. I currently am at it again competing as an Alumni with the UT gymnastics team. I am very passionate about this sport and the many wonderful  life lessons that come from it. I absolutely love sharing my knowledge with children. I started coaching as a teen and have coached both recreational and competitive gymnastics. Not only do I appreciate how gymnastics can improve coordination and balance and increase strength, but I love seeing a child’s self-esteem and confidence grow. I am so grateful to have found a wonderful gym that has a positive focus on the sport. Outside of the gym I enjoy traveling by bicycle, rock climbing and doing yoga.
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Mo Rohazid

Elite Gold Head Coach

 

Hi everyone! My name is Muhammad Rohaizad but most people call me Mo! Though I have traveled throughout the US, I’m most recently from Arlington, Texas. I’ve been involved in choreography since middle school, and now compete with the Gymnastics Team at the University of Texas. I am studying Economics and Finance. If there was one thing I love most about coaching, it is the joy I get when the kids are having fun and learning new skills at the same time.

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Nicole Garcia

Elite Silver Co-Head Coach

 

Hey everyone! My name is Nicole and I am from Brownsville, Texas. I began coaching at Kim’s Gym during summer camp in 2016. It was during camp that I realized how much fun working with kids can be! I am currently a member of the University of Texas Gymnastics, and I am so happy to be able to share my love of gymnastics with all of your kids! Awarded Coach of the Month-November 2015.
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Kelly Holmes

Coach

Hi Everyone! My name is Kelly Holmes and I am currently a second year Business major at The University of Texas at Austin. I have been a proud member of the Kim’s Gym family since I was about 6 years old. From Tiger Team to coach, I’ve been apart of it all.  Kim’s Gym has given me so many great memories and skills over the years, I can’t wait to give your kids the same experience!

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Avani Johnson

Coach

Hey y’all! My name is Avani Johnson. I’m a Dallas native and this will be my second semester at Kim’s Gym. I’m a second-year student at the University of Texas, studying Kinesiology and Health Education with an emphasis on strength and conditioning coaching. My background includes over 13 years of cheerleading/tumbling experience (both competitive and non-competitive) and I’m so excited to share a passion of mine with your kids!

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Arlene Smith

Coach

Hi everyone! My name is Arlene Smith, from McAllen, Texas, and I am currently studying Economics at The University of Texas at Austin. From the age of 3 years old, I attended gymnastic classes for 3 years and then participated in cheerleading, competitively and recreationally, throughout high school. I very much enjoy working with children and teaching them new skills in a fun and positive way! Working at Kim’s Gym has given me the opportunity to help children accomplish goals and create amazing, life-long memories!

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Valerie Enriquez

Coach

Hi, it’s Coach Val! I am currently attending the University of Texas at Austin and my major is Biology. I have been tumbling for over 15 years and I’m so excited to work with your child and see the progress they make through out the semester!

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Sal Callesano

Coach

 

Hi! My name is Sal and I am a third-year graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. I have lived many different places, but I am originally from New York. As for gymnastics, I have been training for five years. I am now in my third year on the competitive club team at UT Austin. Last year I served as the captain of the men’s team and I am currently the men’s team club president. I believe gymnastics can bring so much joy to anyone’s life and I am so excited to share my love for the sport!

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Alexis Hernandez

Coach

 

Hello! My name is Alexis Hernandez, but everyone calls me Lexi. I am from El Paso, Texas and came to Austin to attend the University of Texas where I am currently a third year pre-med student studying biology. I have over 14 years of competitive cheerleading/tumbling experience under my belt and love everything about the sport. This is my second semester at Kim’s Gym and I absolutely love the energy that constantly surrounds me at work. I am eager to work with your kids and hope to help them achieve their goals!

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Melanie Hernandez

Coach

 

Hi everyone! My name is Melanie Hernandez and I am from Harlingen, TX.  I’m a recent graduate from the University of Texas where I studied business marketing. My passion for gymnastics began when I was 5 years old. I did competitive gymnastics for several years before transitioning over into tumbling, dance, and cheer throughout middle school and high school. I’m very excited to get the opportunity to share my passion for gymnastics with your children and take part in watching them grow as gymnasts and individuals.

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