Owner: Kelly Donyes
Kelly has been teaching gymnastics to children of all ages since 1976. He is extremely enthusiastic and an excellent motivator. Kelly holds a Physical Education degree from Seattle Pacific University. He was a National Safety Instructor for USA Gymnastics and is on the board for GYMCERT as a safety and education contributor (www.gymcert.com).
General Manager/Head Team Coach: Susan, GYMagine Employee since January - 2007
Susan has been coaching gymnastics for the last 25 years. Susan has been a board member for the high school Washington State Gymnastics Coaches Association for the past 15 years and served as Board President 2010-2014, when she also served as a coach for the HS Senior National Team. Susan was named High School 4A Coach of the Year in 2002 and was honored by KING 5 TV as the 2007-2008 “Coach That Makes a Difference”. Susan's daughter, Kyla is also a coach at GYMagine and a Junior at the University of Washington. Susan's son is a Junior at Shorewood High School and plays select Baseball for RUSH Baseball Club!
Front Desk Supervisor: Sarah, GYMagine Employee since February- 2013
Sarah came to work at GYMagine because her youngest daughter, Amanda is a member of the GYMagine competitive team. Her other daughter Haley is a competitive Dancer at Connection, PAC next door to GYMagine.
Coaching Supervisor/Senior Team Coach: Conner, GYMagine Employee since May -2012
Conner graduated from Kamiak HS in June 2015 and now attends Everett Community College where he is studying Fire Science.Conner comes to GYMagine with 4 years childcare experience..
Assistant Supervisor/Intermediate Coach: Haley GYMagine Employee since February 2015
Haley attends Marysville Getchell HS—Bio Med Academy and will graduate in 2018. Haley has older brother and a younger sister, who is on the GYMagine Competitive Team. Haley has been dancing competitively since she was seven years old and currently dances at The Connection, She has won several awards and some scholarships, her main focus is Hip Hop! In her free time she loves to paint, draw, and pretty much anything that is craft related.
Master Coach: Anne, GYMagine Employee since February -2001
Anne has 20+ years coaching experience. Anne loves gymnastics and hopes to share that love with the kids in her classes. Anne likes to keep gymnastics fun and exciting for all her students.
Team Coach: Angela, GYMagine Employee since September - 2006
Angela has been doing gymnastics since she was very young. Angela competed through Level 9 and trained Level 10. Angela placed 4th at Regional’s on Beam as a Level 8. Angela moved to the Seattle area from Los Angeles after graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a B.S. in Astro-Nautical engineering. Currently, Angela works at Boeing as an Engineer.
Intermediate Coach: Emily GYMagine Employee since April 2016.
Emily attends Jackson High School and will graduate in 2017. Emily was on the GYMagine competitive team for a few years before switching to cheerleading. She was a competitive cheerleader for a couple years and then began cheering at her high school. Emily also has a twin brother.
Intermediate Coach: Kristi GYMagine Employee since March 2016
Kristi attends Kamiak High School and will graduate in June 2019. Kristi enjoys outdoor activites, her pets and music. Kristi took gymnastics when she was younger.
Intermediate Coach: Chris, GYMagine Employee since January - 2011
Chris started working at GYMagine after his two daughters were spending more time at the gym then they did at home. Both girls are on GYMagine’s competitive team. Kelly is now a member of the Kamiak Dance Team and Jade is on the GYMagine XCEL Team, competing in the Bronze Division.
Junior Coach: Naomi GYMagine Employee since July 2014
Naomi attends Kamiak HS and will graduate in 2018. Naomi has been a member of the GYMagine competitive team since 2010. In addition to gymnastics she enjoys hanging out with her friends, spending time outside, reading and taking road tips with her family. Naomi is also a member of the HS Diving Team!
Junior Coach Devon: GYMagine Employee since January 2016
Devon attends Kamiak High School and will graduate in June 2019. Devon took gymnastics classes here at GYMagine and was on the competitive team for a year.
Molly attends Kamiak High School and will graduate in June 2019. Molly is also a member of the GYMagine Competitive Team. In 2015, Molly placed 2nd in the All-Around at the XCEL Gold State Championships. When she is not working at GYMagine or training, you can typically find her outside doing whatever the weather allows, snowmobiling, wake boarding, and hiking.
Junior Coach: Kelly GYMagine Employee since July 2015
Kelly attends Kamiak High School and will graduate in June 2018. Kelly is also a member of the Kamiak Cheer Squad and has been a member of the GYMagine Competitive team off and on since 2006.
Front Desk: Louden GYMagine Employee since March 2016
Louden graduated from Kamiak High School in June 2016 and is now attending Everett Community College pursuing a degree in Fire Science. One day Louden hopes to be a firefighter.
SHARK TEAM: Heather, GYMagine Employee since April 2014
Heather began working at GYMagine as a member of of S.H.A.R.K Team (Safety & Health for Athletes & Recreational Kids). The S.H.A.R.K Team's main purpose is to keep the gym clean and notify management of any possible safety concerns or improvements that can be made. Two of Heather's daughters are members of the GYMagine competitive team.
SHARK TEAM: Crystal, GYMagine Employee since May 2015
Crystal began working at GYMagine as a member of of S.H.A.R.K Team (Safety & Health for Athletes & Recreational Kids). The S.H.A.R.K Team's main purpose is to keep the gym clean and notify management of any possible safety concerns or improvements that can be made. Crystal's daughter Kaila is a member of the GYMagine competitive team.