Kara has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from University of NH majoring in Physical Education and started working at Gym-Ken Gymnastics in 2001. She has been teaching gymnastics for 25+ years to all ages and levels including preschool, grade school, and all levels of competitive gymnastics. Kara has coached several of her Team Gymnasts to Nationals and many of her former gymnasts have also gone on to compete at the collegiate level. She has also been honored to have had the opportunity to coach with past and present Olympic Coaches. Kara was the first coach in NH to have a gymnast qualify to the USAG National TOPS Team and was also a gymnastics judge for 8 years, serving many years on the NH Gymnastics Board of Directors.
Kara implemented and is the Director of our Hot Shots, Shooting Stars, and Mini Gymmies programs. These programs are the precursor to our competitive program.
Kara has been an American Red Cross Lifeguard and Swim Instructor for over 25+ years and is the Director of our Summer Swim program.
Kara is a USAG Certified Instructor, Certified Junior Olympic Team Coach, Safety and Risk Management Certified and certified in Fundamentals of gymnastics instruction, as well as, PDP Development.
“The best part of my job is watching children succeed at achieving small goals on their way to being successful at life.”