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Safety Assistant

Bridgeport, CT
March 25, 2021

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GYMNASTICS COACH, Chelsea Piers Stamford CT

Taught spotting techniques and skill progressions to 3 now reputable coaches in Parkour/ Gymnastics/ Tumbling.

Instructed 2 beginner boys’ gymnasts who went on to qualify and compete at regionals their first season.

Coached silver level Xcel girl gymnast to win 1st place team at their first competition.

Conditioned, spotted, and coached a high school tumbler who went on to win 4 national competitions in Collegiate Cheerleading.

Supported several of my students in achieving being top ten competitors within the region.

Head coach for boy’s gymnastics team, ages 7-14 and pre-team, ages 5-7.

Head instructor for gymnastics and tumbling for both youth and adults, ages 3-70.

Maintain order in gymnastics classes of up to 24 students.

Create and implement weekly lesson plans.

Teach a wide range of physical movement activities and exercises, including muscle warm up, stretching, strength training, cardiovascular exercise, while monitoring and ensuring the wellbeing of each child.

Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of students as well as ensuring that proper safety procedures are followed.

OCTOBER 2019 – MARCH 2020

HEAD GYMNASTICS COACH, New canaan high school

Created weight room workouts specific for gymnastics strength and balance type training in a group setting with variations for specific individuals.

Developed plans for daily practices for a team of 60+ Xcel gymnasts in order to further develop their skills.

Collaborated with Directors to determine the event schedule for the season.

Matched gymnast’s skills to competition events.

Performed safe spotting and mat placement at competitions.

Built relationships with gymnast’s families through discussing concerns, improvement methods and future plans.

Developed Coach/Athlete relationships and effectively managed conflict resolution.

Maintained permission slips for offsite competitions.

Managed the workout assignments for “captains’ practice” (done without coach supervision).

Aided in 2 seniors achieving their tumbling goal they debuted on senior night with success.

Lead an incident free season both in gymnastics and in the fitness center.

APRIL 2012 – AUGUST 2018

GYMNASTICS CHEER COACH, Gymnastics Cheer Academy

Taught gymnastics class for kids ages 5-17

Created lesson plans for classes with varying skillsets from beginner to more advanced

Instructed warm-ups and stretching for students before class

Supervised open gyms and monitored safety.

Assisted with gym remolding and construction projects.

Taught Adult tumbling coordinated workouts focusing on strength, flexibility, basics, & body shaping


Southern Connecticut STate University DECEMBER 2019



Certified Tumbling and Gymnastics Instructor

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

USGA Certifications including

-U101: Safety & Risk Management

-U110: SafeSport Trained

-Concussion Certified

-USA Gymnastics University: Instructor

Competition preparation

Experience working with children and adults

Public speaking to large groups


Maria Alejandro

Title: Assistant Gymnastics Director at Chelsea Piers CT

Contact: Cell: 860-***-****

Ann Roth

Title: Gymnastics Director at Chelsea Piers CT

Contact: Cell: 203-***-****

Phil Paolino

Relationship: Gymnastics co-worker of 4 years

Contact: Cell: 917-***-****

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