Williamsburg Gymnastics Coaches
Helping every child reach their individual potential is hard work - good thing we have the best coaches. They come to Williamsburg because they know there is a gymnast in every child that steps through our doors, as they once did, and are eager to share their passion for the sport.
Owner & Head Coach
Coach Pete has over 30 years of competitive gymnastics and coaching experience. He began his career in gymnastics in Va. Beach and then received a scholarship to compete for the College of William & Mary for four years. He is one of four gymnasts at William and Mary that achieved the remarkable distinction of ranking in the all-time top 10 on every event during his college career. He also ranked first in William and Mary’s all-time parallel bar records, third on high bar, fourth in the all around, eighth on floor exercise, rings and vaulting and 10th on pommel horse. In 1992, Pete was voted in as team captain and won the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship All Around Competition. Pete also helped his team earn the National Academic Team Championship for the Collegiate Gymnastics Association.
Pete's Coaching career began in college in the recreational classes held at W&M. Upon graduation from W&M with a Degree in Education, he was brought on as the Assistant Men's Gymnastics coach for the college. Pete has been coaching at W&M for over 20 years. During this time he has demonstrated his growth and development as a coach by being awarded the 2008 USAG Assistant Coach of the year, the 2008 and 2011 ECAC (Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference), Assistant Coach of the Year, and the prestigious 2006, 2008, and the 2014 NCAA Eastern Region Coach of the Year Awards. Pete has a tremendous amount of experience and education in working with all levels of athletes and loves working with anyone that wants to learn gymnastics.
Owner & Administrator
We call Cindy the mother hen... she keeps a close watch on everything, such as meet registration, gym operations and each child who walks through the gym doors. Cindy, from Va. Beach, received her Degree of Music Therapy and a Degree of Music Education from Radford University. She worked as a Music Therapist in the Va. Beach City Public Schools for 9 years before coming to Williamsburg. She has earned her Masters of Education from Regent University and is ABD (All but Dissertation) for her Doctorate in Education/Staff Development. Cindy received the 2013 Richard M. Aronson Special Service Award from the NCAA for her work with the W&M Men's Gymnastics team.
Cindy and Pete have been married for 13 years and have 4 beautiful children ages 12, 10, 8, and 4 who all share the love of gymnastics and family.
Girl's Team Coach
Katy is a former JO Level 9 gymnast from Northern Virginia. Katy attended the University of West Virginia and earned a Degree in Sports Psychology. After leaving West Virginia, Katy began coaching at G-Force Gymnastics with recreational and Xcel athletes. Katy moved down to Williamsburg to be closer to her grandmother. We have been blessed to have her join our gym family! Katy is the proud mama of Bill, her rescued Pit bull.
Pre-Team Girl's Coach
Natalie, a native of Ohio, is a former competitive gymnast herself. She was the Ohio State Bars Champion during her competitive career. Natalie attended Slippery Rock University and earned her Degree in Physical Therapy. She is an area Manager for Pivot Physical Therapy and provides client care. She started the pre-team with Williamsburg Gymnastics and continues to develop young athletes. She’s also an awesome mentor to all of us in the gym and wonderful with our young and aspiring gymnasts. Natalie is married and has 3 children.