Staff

Melissa Johnson

Office Manager

I have been the Office Manager for DAG for over 7 years.  I have many duties here at the gym, including the administrative workings of the gym. ie; I schedule students for classes, keep the instructors updated on anything pertaining to their classes.  I help our Head instructor to create our sessions’ curriculum and themes and help support the Competitive Teams. I also help do intakes for our Rockets Program (our gymnastics program for students with special needs). I have been co-chairing our Autism Awareness Fair for 8 years.

I have been married almost 25 years and have 3 sons.

I first started here at DAG as a Mom over 10 years ago when my 2 eldest sons started to participate in the Rockets program, while my typical son was on a competitive Boys gymnastic team elsewhere.  Within a year of his Brothers being here at DAG, he switched gyms and started to Compete on DAG’s competitive Boys team, and shortly after he made the move, Coach Lewis (our owner) saw something in him and started him on the path to the Elite National Future Stars Boys Team. He competed for DAG from age 7 to age 15 1/2, his Brothers are still here participating in the rocket program.  So working here at DAG is like a working with family.

Jenna Roberts

Preschool & Class Instructor

I have been participating in recreation gymnastics since I was 3 years old here at Dynamite Academy of Gymnastics. I was 15 when I invited and started competing on the Trampoline team. I joined the team with no expectations but ended up qualifying for J.O. Nationals and won Gold on the Double Mini Trampoline, in 2013. I continued to compete at two more Nationals placing in the top 6th both times.

I currently attend UCONN and studying Math.

I am currently a certified USAGA Judge and judge many Trampoline meets.

I am USAGA Safety Certified. I have been an instructor for recreations gymnastics for 2 years.

Ariel Keeley

Preschool & Class Instructor

I have been participating in recreation gymnastics from ages 3 to 6, then returned from ages 12 to 18.  I was invited and started competing on the Trampoline team and competed for 6 years.

Currently, I am a recreation instructor here at Dynamite Academy of Gymnastics, I have been a teacher for 2 years.

I am currently a student at Southern Conn. State University, in the Nursing Program.

I am USAGA Safety Certified.

Ramona Singh

Preschool & Class instructor & Xcel Team Coach

At age 7, I started recreation gymnastic classes at Dynamite Academy of Gymnastics.  I stayed in recreation classes for 2 years, then was invited to join the competitive Girl team.  I competed for 6 years, and throughout that time I met wonderful friends that I will cherish forever. We traveled as a team all over New England and parts of the North East of the USA.  I trained 4 days a week for 4 hours a day. I stopped competing at age 15 and became a recreation instructor and currently I am one of the Coaches for our Xcel Girls Team.

I am currently a Student at CCSU.

I am USAGA safety Certified.

Tammy Card

Rockets Program Director

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Deanna Scolsky

Preschool & Class instructor & Xcel Team Coach

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Anna-Marie Allison

Preschool & Class instructor

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