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 30 years. Susan has been a board member for the high school Washington State Gymnastics Coaches Association for the past 24 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”.
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..
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: 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.
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.