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Staff

June Haas
Steve Haas
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 Co-owner,

coaches Level 2-optionals,

39th year as director, 44 years gymnastics experience, BS in Phys. Ed. from SUNY Brockport, AS in recreation leadership, USAG professional member, safety certified, Meet Director and PDP certified, U100 course certified, Safety & SafeSport certified, level 1-4 skill evaluator, competed gymnastics in high school and college, college team captain.  Taught Sunday school, certified in CPR, first aid, sports injury, spotting training, safety training technique, 4 years of dance experience, clinic attendee with National staff, Olympians, Woodward camp and Congress and National Training Center.

June Haas 

June Haas

Co-Owner

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Steve Haas

Co-Owner

Co-owner,

coaches Level 2-optionals,

28th year as director, 30 years gymnastics experience, BS in Phys. Ed at SUNY Brockport, 8 years head wrestling coach at East Aurora High School, 4 years as asst. football coach, USAG pro-member, safety certified and PDP certified, certified in CPR, U100, Safety & SafeSport course certified, first aid, sports injury, spotting training, safety training and technique, clinic attendee with National staff, Olympians, Woodward camp and Congress.

Steve Haas

Whitney
Meghan Balen
Erica Berger
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Meg Balen

Assistant Recreation Coach

1st year coaching

Meg Balen

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Whitney Begany

Director of Operations

Team Coach

 17 yrs. coaching gymnastics with both USAG and IGC programs.  Competed through Level 8 (high school as well as a few years after).  Meet Director certification.  Hosted competitions include 2013 Level 5 States, Manhattan Classic, Florida in February & Get Ready for States.  Coached at Sports Fitness & Fun (2011-2015) and NYC Elite (2015-2019).  Graduate of The College of Brockport with a Bachelors degree in communications with a minor in Coaching sport.  Three years experience of coordinating State apparel for Level 7-10 & Xcel Regionals.

Whitney Begany

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Erica Berger

Recreation Administration

20th year at 
Gymnastics Unlimited

Erica Berger

Sabrina Clancy
Ryan Chapman
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Ryan Chapman

Head Boys

Team Coach

Recreation Coach

8th year of coaching team & recreation classes. Started gymnastics at the age of five and competed up until level six. Competed high school and college diving. CPR and First Aid certified. Graduate at West Seneca West High School and attended Buffalo State College for Art Education.  U100, SafeSport and Safety Certified.  Pro Member.

Ryan Chapman

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Sabrina Clancy

Assistant Recreation &
Team 
Coach

Xcel Platinum gymnast

 

Sabrina is a senior at Hamburg High School

3rd year coaching

Sabrina Clancy

Leslie C
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 16th year with G.U., 18 years gymnastics experience, coach MM, L1 & L2, AS in Business Administration, graduate Early Childhood/Special Ed. at Daemen College, CPR and first aid certified, U100 pro member, U100, SafeSport, and Safety Certified.  Former level 8 gymnast, Mom of Allison, Ian, & Eric Crandall.

Leslie Crandall

Leslie Crandall


Recreation & Team Coach & 
LIM Preschool Teacher

Madelyn bondanza
Jessica Garra
Megan Flanagan
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Megan Flanagan

Assistant Team & Recreation
Coach

12 years of gymnastics experience

Xcel Platinum Gymnast

 

1st year coaching at GU. 

Currently a senior at Sacred Heart. 

Would like to attend American University and study Law.

Megan Flanagan

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Jessica Garra


Recreation
Director & Coach

13th year at GU as a recreation coach.  First Aid/CPR Certified, SafeSport Certified.  Attended National Congress to learn new skills and drills for the program.  Graduate of D'Youville College with Bachelors in Exercise Science.

Jessica Garra

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Madelyn Bondanza

Recreation
Coach

5th year Coaching.

 

 

Madelyn Bondanza

Olivia Haas
Molly
Meagan Haberer
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 13 yrs competitive gymnastics experience.  L9/10 regional qualifier & champion on floor.  2012 D2 gymnastics National Championship at Brockport.  Started coaching at GU in 2006 & worked through summers when she was home from college.  Has a BS in Substance Abuse counseling & a minor in Coaching and Recreation/Leisure Studies.  Asst. optional coach for L6-10 from 2015-16.  Moved to San Diego & was head coach & director of the Xcel program at Elite Gymnastics Academy of SD until 2017.  Spent the last 2 years traveling and teaching English abroad in Thailand, Vietnam and Australia.  Currently living in Hamburg for time being and loving being back at GU.

Meagan Haberer

ChristyJamieson
Vincent Berbano
Brooke Halter
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Brooke Halter

Assistant Recreation & Team Coach

Level 8 gymnast, going into her Sophomore year at Orchard Park High School.

1st year coaching

Brooke Halter

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30 yrs. coaching gymnastics, 10th yr at GU, USA pro member, 1-4 skill evaluator, SafeSport & safety certified, Regional, National Congress and Woodward attendee, Tammy Biggs & Byron Knox clinics and worked with Nadia’s former coach, Sociology grad from Fredonia, competed 6 yrs, plays tennis & qualified 2x to Nationals, 3rd place, started the Kenmore High gymnastics team, graduate of Kenmore West. U100 course certified.  Region 6 Development Camp attendee.  Qualified gymnasts to Regionals, Easterns, Nationals & High Performance.

Christy Jamieson

Christy

Jamieson

Team Optional

Coach

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Vincent Berbano

 Recreation 
Coach

3rd year coaching at GU

Vincent Berbano

Kim Krawiec
BrianK
Jan Maier
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Kim Krawiec

Team Coach

14 yrs coaching L4-optionals @ G.U., 17 years gymnastics experience, 3 years @ Buffalo One, 2 years recreation gymnastics @ Potsdam State, 2 years @ Southtowns Gymnastics Club.  Technical IT Manager @ Verizon.  Attended National Congress and Woodward.

Kim Krawiec

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Brian Kushniruk

Team Optional

Coach

Competed 1986-1990.  Coaching for 30 years -- Boys team and Girls Team Levels 1-10; at Buffalo Turners (1989-1994), Twisters Gymnastics (Pompano Beach, FL 1994-2005), Fort Lauderdale Stars Gymnastics (2005-2016).  USA Pro member SafeSport, U100 and safety certified.    4th yr coaching at G.U. Qualified gymnasts to Regionals, Easterns, Nationals, & High Performance.

Brian Kushniruk

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Jan Maier

LIM Teacher & Recreation

Coach

 23rd year at Gymnastics Unlimited, 23 years gymnastics experience, 3 years coaching in OH, 2010 National Congress attendee, certified in 1st aid/CPR & sports injury.  Mom of 2 children.

Jan Maier

Bentley
Kiyari Bridges
Claire M
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Kiyari Bridges

Assistant Recreation 
Coach

12 years gymnastics experience.

 1st year coaching at G.U.

Xcel Diamond Gymnast

She currently

is a sJunior at Global Concepts

Kiyari Bridges

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Claire Michlinski

 Recreation
Coach

3rd year coaching at GU. Attends High School

Claire Michlinski

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Bentley


 Gym Mascot

3rd year at Gymnastics Unlimited

Bentley

Brittany Bryne
AmberTavakoli
Lea Philarom
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Brittany Bryne


Assistant
Team Coach

Have an amazing day!!!

Brittany Bryne

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Lea Philarom


Assistant
Team Coach

2nd year coaching 

Level 10 gymnast

Currently a Junior at Frontier Central

Part of the Frontier high School Gymnastics Team

Lea Philarom

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Amber Tavakoli

Team Coach

1st year coaching

Amber Tavakoli

Jess Pren.
Colton Rudloff
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Senior at University of Buffalo for Speech Pathology. Has 13 years of gymnastics experience as well as 6 years of cheerleading experience. 

Jess Prendergast

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Colton Rudloff

Team Coach

Born in Cleveland, OH. Started gymnastics at the age of 5. Started coaching at age 15.  He was raised in the gym with plans of always continuing that lifestyle.  He competed as a Level 10 gymnast and specialized in Floor, High Bar, and Vault.  He was Level 10 New York State Champion on Floor in 2008.  He was a professional singer in the Midnight Red band.  Coaching for over 10 years (California & at GU) U100, SafeSport and Safety Certified.  Pro Member.  Qualified gymnasts to Regionals, Easterns, Nationals, High Performance & TOPS.

Colton Rudloff

Sara Rockwitz
Shelby Sod
Elliott Stephenson
Joscelyn Wabick
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Shelby Sodeur


Recreation

 Coach

    3rd year coaching at GU.   

Shelby Sodeur

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Elliot Stephenson

Assistant

Team Coach

Level 7 gymnast

 

Currently a Junior year at Orchard Park High School.

Elliot Stephenson

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Joscelyn Wabick

Assistant

Team Coach

2nd year Coaching.

 

Level 8/9 gymnast and is 

Level Captain

Participates on the OPHS Varsity Gymnastics Team, which she is a Team Captain for.

Currently a Junior 

 at Orchard Park High School.

Joscelyn Wabick

Office
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Office Staff

Michelle Brown
Becky Doerfel
Teresa Rowe
Lynn Slowik
Sheila Wick

 Michelle Brown, Becky Doerfel, Teresa Rowe, Lynn Slowik, Sheila Wick

Also assisting at desk: Erica Berger, Jessica Garra & Leslie Crandall

Office Staff

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