Lisa was a level 10 gymnast and a graduate from Illinois State University with degrees
in Education and Sociology.
She taught 1st Grade for 4 years.
She is a mother to 2 children, pictured with Lisa is daughter Kendall.
Karen is our Recreational program direction and coaches in the recreational program.
Kera is our TOTS, Kindergym and Recreational program coach.
Heather was a gymnast for 12 years and competed for CLGTC as a Level 10. Heather
was a State Beam Champion and a member of a 1st place All-Around team at the Chicago
Beach Meet. She has been a member of the CLGTC staff since 2002. Heather coaches
our Girls Compulsory and Xcel Competitive team programs.
Vladimir (also known as Lado ) was a 5x National, 2x European, 3x World, and 1x Olympic
gold medallist with two skills named after him. Lado was the first person in the
world to perform a triple back on floor. He has been a member of the CLGTC staff
since 1994. Lado coaches the women’s competitive team.
Elizabeth ( also known as Lizzie ) was a gymnast for CLGTC for 7 years. Lizzie has
been a gymnastics judge with a current Level 9 rating for 10 years and has been a
clinician at various coaching and judging functions. She is a graduate of Ripon
College in Wisconsin, with a dual degree in Biology and Psychology. She has been
a member of the CLGTC staff since 1998. Lizzie is our Compulsory and Xcel Competitive
Team Director and coach.
Opened CLGTC in 1992.
Over 35 years of coaching experience.
Graduate of Northern Illinois University Bachelors Degree in Physical Education.
Competed in college on a full gymnastics scholarship. Had 11 junior gymnasts on
the National team.
Coached 2 Olympic gymnasts; one being 3-time world champion and 2-time Olympian Kurt
Colleen is our Pre-Team and Girls Competitive Team Coach.
Bre is our Girls Competitive Team Coach
Jenni has over 20 years of coaching experience. Jenni is a graduate of Eastern Illinois
University with a degree in Speech Communications. She previously taught pre-school
at ETC pre-school in Wauconda. She has been a member of the CLGTC staff since 1998.
Jenni coaches in our TOTS, Pre-School, Little Flipper, and Hot Shot programs.
Lexi coaches in our Pre-Team, and competitive team programs.
Jake is our Girls Competitive Team Coach
Leslie is our Compulsory Competitive Team Coach
Cathy is our Pre-Team and Competitive Team Coach
Sarah is our Pre-Team and Competitive Team Coach
Lindsey coaches in our TOTS, Kindergym, recreational programs.