Cliff and Deb opened the gym in October of 2004.
Cliff is originally from Boise, Idaho and moved to SC in 1998 to work as the Head Athletic Trainer for Charleston Southern University.Cliff graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Athletic Training and did his graduate work and was the Assistant Athletic Trainer at the Univerisity of Nevada for 8 years. Cliff and Deb moved to the Charleston area in 1997 so he could work as the Head Athletic Trainer for Charleston Southern University. He is registered as a National Coach with USAG. He is an avid runner and has a running streak going from June 15, 2014.
Deb is originally from Gardnerville, Nevada. She attended Boise State University earning a degree in Radiologic Technology. She competed as Class 2 gymnast way back when and credits her coach with creating a passion for the sport. She is a USAG JO Team Coach, Meet Director and Business Director. She is a Ninja Photobomber.
Xcel Bronze Coach
Taylor is a former Choice Gymnast and graduated from USC with a degree in Education and teaches 2nd grade. She helps coach the Compulsory Teams 2 nights a week and on weekends at meets during the competitive season.
Beth has been coaching at Choice Gymnastics since 2013. Coach Beth specializes in Beam and Floor. She graduated from College of Charleston with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been coaching gymnastics for 9 years and has had 2 Regional Beam Champions in Level 7 and 8 and many State Champions in levels 4-9.
"I love coaching because of my love for gymnastics and teaching. I find that the most rewarding aspect of coaching is to see the gymnasts grow physically, mentally and emotionally."
Beth is married to Andrew and has two sons, Jackson & Landon.
Shelby coaches our Level 5's and up and heads up marketing.
Coach Ax (Alex)
Director of After School and Summer Programs
Jen has been with Choice Gymnastics since 2007 and is responsible for the day to day operations of After School and Summer Programs. Her enthusiasm is apparent in everything that she does. Every year many kids who return to After School and Summer Programs because kids love her and parents love that she provides such a fun and fitness related environment. She moved from New Jersey 9 years ago and lives with her husband, Nate, and three children.
" I did take gymnastics as a child/teen but never competed. It was just for fun! I have learned a lot while working at Choice. It has been great to work here and my kids love it. In my free time I love to go to the beach, shop, do anything crafty, fashion, and anything outdoors."
Coach Ashley comes to us from Boston. She is a former Level 9 gymnast and coaches our Xcel teams She works as our Rec Director and heads up our Pre-Team program.
Carson has been a fixture at Choice Gymnastics since her birth in March of 2012. While she spends most of her time sleeping in Coach Deb's chair she enjoys a dunk in the pool during Summer Camp and getting any crumbs left on the floor. She is very gentle with kids and adults alike and always loves a belly rub.