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MEET THE STAFF

GAB - MEDFORD

We know that the quality of the instructors makes a difference in your child’s experience with gymnastics. Over the years we have interviewed dozens of highly-qualified, energetic, and patient instructors, and have hand-selected only the finest we have seen. We are confident that your child will look forward to spending time with all of our instructors at any level! Our 40-year reputation has been built one child at a time and we intend to keep it that way! Want to meet our instructors before you make a commitment? Stop by the facility and say “Hi” to them.

JULIA JACOBS

OWNER AND TEAM DIRECTOR

Julia began gymnastics at the age of two while growing up in Newton. She began with recreational classes and then started competing at the age of six, continuing to compete until she entered high school at 14. She attended high school in Cambridge at BB&N and began coaching gymnastics soon after when she turned 15. She came to GAB in 2019, and when the previous owner retired, she took over in June of 2022. She absolutely loves being part of this special community, and is very excited to have the opportunity to help the gym grow as the new owner. To contact me please email julia@bostongymnasticsacademy.com. Thanks!

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MICHELE FRY

PRESCHOOL COORDINATOR & TEAM COACH

Michele is excited to get back into coaching the sport she loves after a 14-year hiatus! Formerly a competitive gymnast in New Jersey, Michele has twenty years of coaching experience. She coached many regional and NJ state champions in levels 6-10 before moving to Massachusetts. Michele was also an elementary school teacher with a MEd in elementary education before taking time off to stay home with her four young children. All four of her children are gymnasts at GAB!

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HANNAH WHITING

STARS DIRECTOR AND COACH

Hannah has been doing gymnastics at GAB since she was 2 and competed for the GABC team for 6 years. She began coaching 2 and a half years ago while still competing after 6 months she started coaching full time. She became the stars program director last year and is the head coach for our bronze competitors. Hannah has been a member of the GAB community for almost 15 years and loves the kids and the community!

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KRISTINA KENLEALLY

PRESCHOOL & RECREATIONAL COACH

Kristina grew up doing gymnastics at GABC from 2015-2022. She competed competitively on our team from 2018-2022 and now is focusing on competitive sailing while in high school. She has now been working for us for over a year, primarily teaching preschool classes. 

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Want To Join The Team?

We are hiring experienced gymnastics instructors, and competitive coaches, to join our energetic and enthusiastic team! Experience as a gymnast or coach is required, pay is based on amount of experience. We look forward to hearing from you!

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