Kara Reid

Kara Reid

Kara has been working at BIG since September of 2009, but has been around the sport of gymnastics since the age of five and has a great deal of coaching experience.

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Mike Hauser

Mike Hauser

Coach Mikey, as he is known in the gym, coaches everything from recreational classes to our Junior Olympic team. Mike has experience coaching many children activities and flourishes in a

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Lauren Mapes

Lauren Mapes

Lauren has worked at BIG since 2007 and is our office manager.  She is also the Meet Director for BIG's Annual BIG Classic and runs all of BIG's

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Steph Young

Steph Young

Coach Steph has a great wealth of knowledge that she brings to both our recreational and Xcel programs with over 11 years of coaching experience.  She was a former gymnast

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Leah Herchenbach

Leah Herchenbach

Coach Leah started gymnastics at the age of 3 and continued for 17 years!  She continued her gymnastics career competing All-Around for the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Oshkosh before eventually retiring.  Coach

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Skye Lyons

Skye Lyons

Coach Skye started gymnastics at the age of 4 years and reached Level 10 at the age of 14 years!  She spent most of her gymnastics years at BIG!  We are

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Nicole Daly

Nicole Daly

Coach Nicole currently has over 17 years of coaching experience.  She was a competitive gymnast for 8 years, retiring from the sport when she was 16 to focus more on cross country

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Melanie Mesick

Melanie Mesick

Coach Melanie has been involved in the gymnastics world since the age of four.  She competed for the Lyons Township High School Gymnastics team for four years and has

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Kristen Ciabattari

Kristen Ciabattari

Coach Kristen started gymnastics at the age of 2 and continued through the age of 18.  She competed as part of a club team and then transitioned to competing for her

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Shannon Koridek

Shannon Koridek

Coach Shannon started her gymnastics career as a young child and continued on with that career into high school, where she also competed as a Varsity diver for 4 years. 

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