Our Team

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Cindy Rost

Owner, Head Coach, Program Coordinator

WAG Intro to Comp Advanced, Level 2 TG, Coach Evaluator

Cindy began her coaching career in 1999 as the Pre-School Program Coordinator with North Peace Gymnastics in Fort St John, BC. Throughout her career she has worked with gymnasts of all ages and skill levels. Cindy and her two amazing daughters (Haillie & Brittney) moved to Kelowna in 2009. In 2011 she became a co-owner of a successful Rec. based gymnastics centre. In January 2017 she ventured out on her own and created the Synergy Gymnastics Centre.  Cindy recently completed her BA of Psychology, with a focus in Child & Sport Psychology, from UBCO and feels that this is just one more way to assist athletes on their road to success. Outside the gym she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughters, Ally & Mia, paddle boarding  and enjoying all the Okanagan has to offer.

Haillie Soetaert

Assistant Head Coach, Competitive Program Coordinator

 WAG Intro to Comp Advanced, Level 2 TG, JO 6-8 Judge, Coach Evaluator

Haillie is a former competitive gymnast and competitive dancer. She began coaching in 2012 and has coached gymnasts whose levels ranged from pre-school to competitive. She enjoys coming up with new drills and progressions for teaching skills and is a valued choreographer. Haillie has a Bachelor of Science from UBC Okanagan and is currently working on her Human Kinetics degree. She and her husband are the proud parents of two beautiful little girls.



Tami Calkins

 Coach

Competitive/Tumbling

Tami is a WAG & TG Level 3 Coach. She is a Coach Training Instructor and a Level 6-8 Judge. Tami loves our sport and has been coaching for almost 20 years. She brings an invaluable  wealth of knowledge and skill to our team and to the athletes she works with. 

Cori Calkins

Coach

Comp./HSG/Tumb.

Cori is a WAG Intro to Comp Advanced and a TG Level 3 Coach. She is also a Level 3-5 Judge and a former competitive gymnast.

Cori is currently working towards her Masters degree in  Human Kinetics and is the lead coach in our High School Gymnastics (HSG) program. Her ability to connect and inspire her gymnasts make her a welcome addition to our team. 

Jill Peters

Coach

Pre-Found./Comp.

Jill is a Foundation‚Äč Level and Intro to Comp Coach. Her enthusiasm, sense of humour and endless pool of energy make her the perfect Pre-Foundations and Comp. coach. Her positive attitude and dedication makes her a valued team member. Jills daughter is a member of our WDP team.

Megan Ratchford

Coach

Comp./HS/Tumb.

Megan is a WAG & TG Level 3 Coach. She is a  former competitive gymnast.  Megan's love of our sport and her ability to inspire and connect with her athletes,  make her an incredible asset on our team.

Ireland Jennens

Coach

Found./Perf/Xcel

Ireland is a Intro Comp. Level coach and a former competitive High School Gymnast.  She is a graduate of the CIT program and a positive role model for the athletes that she coaches.

Shelynne Zlipko

Coach

Found./Perf/Xcel

Shelynne is a Foundation Level Coach, former  Competitive athlete , and a CIT graduate who enjoys coaching young gymnasts and helping them to reach their full potential.


Breanna Read

 Coach

Performance/Found.

Breanna is a WAG and TG Level 2 coach. She is also a competitive weight lifter, a former competitive dancer, and a licensed Massage Therapist. Her enthusiasm for coaching kids is infectious. 

Alexa Martin

 Coach

Comp.

Alexa is a Intro Foundations  Coach, current member of our Competitive  WDP team & a CIT graduate . Her work ethic and drive make her an incredible role model for the girls she coaches and all the athletes in our gym.


Charlotte Ford 

Coach

Foundations

Charlotte is a Intro Foundations Coach and is a current member of our High School Competitive Program. Her positive attitude and great work ethic makes her an ideal role model for the girls she coaches and her teammates. 

Cassidy Ashman

Coach

Found,/Perf/Xcel

Cassidy is a Level 2 WAG coach and former competitive dancer.  Cassidy is a graduate of the Human Kinetics program at UBCO working towards becoming a physiotherapist.

Jadyn van Leenen

CIT - Junior Coach


Jadyn is in her final year of our Pre-CIT program, which  provides gymnasts ages 14-15 practical experience to assist them in their future coaching career.

Jadyn is also a member of our Competitive HSG program. Her patience and work ethic make her a great role model for her athletes.

Zea Mackie

Junior Coach


Zea is in her 1st year of our Pre-CIT program. She is also a member of our Competitive HSG Program.

Her hard work and determination makes her a great role model for our younger athletes and a fabulous addition to our CIT team.

Brooke Gardiner

Coach

Perf./Competitive

Brooke is a Level 2 WAG coach and a former team member/Junior Coach (CIT) . She started gymnastics at age 13 and loves the sport. Brooke is currently attending UBCO in her 1st year of the nursing program. 

Sofia Mah

Junior Coach


Sofia is in her 1st year of our Pre-CIT program. She is also a member of our Competitive JO team. Her work ethic and ability to overcome challenges make her an inspirational role model for our young gymnasts. She is a welcome addition to our CIT program.

Coming Soon

 Coach


Synergy Gymnastics is always looking for dynamic coaches to join our Team. All interested parties are asked to contact us via the website.

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