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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Dana Willmeng

Dana Willmeng

Dana has been coaching gymnastics for over a decade. She started out as a gymnast herself and competed for 13 years. She was a 3 time Level 10 National Qualifier. She started coaching

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Mike Hauser

Mike Hauser

Mike or 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

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Lauren Mapes

Lauren Mapes

Coach Lauren has worked at BIG since 2007. Lauren is our office manager and in charge of all promotional and marketing programs at BIG in addition to coaching recreational classes. 

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Brittany Bouey

Brittany Bouey

Coach Brittany is a graduate of Aurora University and has a degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Language Arts. Brittany loves working with kids and ran her own

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Lynn Lyons

Lynn Lyons

Lynn has worked at BIG since we opened!  She is one of the crucial members of our team.  Lynn is one of the BIG Classic's Meet Assistants

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Melissa Gramann

Melissa Gramann

Melissa comes to BIG with over 30 years of dance experience! She has trained with The Elmira-Corning Ballet (New York), The Northwest Ballet Company, The Minnesota Dance Theatre, Lou Conte Dance

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Alli Recupero

Alli Recupero

Coach Alli first caught the gymnastics bug when she was 2 years old in a mom-tot class. She was a daredevil toddler with far too much energy and she’s

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Patrick Kenny

Patrick Kenny

Coach Patrick was a 3 year Varsity gymnast at Hinsdale South and captain of the Men's team in 2012.  He competed as a floor and vault specialist and was a 3

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Sami Lyons

Sami Lyons

Coach Sami was a dancer for over 16 years! In high school, she was a 3 time State Champion in Kick and Pom Dance. She was also one of the primary choreographers

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