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Our coaching staff have experience for all levels of gymnastics. They bring tremendous knowledge to Dream Elite, are all certified through USA Gymnastics and are committed to providing a positive experience for all students.
Coach Vilma is a National Level gymnastics coach that started her gymnastics career in Venezuela. She competed for 7 years and then transitioned into coaching where she had a successful career coaching the National Team as the Head Coach for 3 years. She has been recognized as “Coach of the Year” by the Venezuelan Federation of Gymnastics in 2002 and again in 2004. Since Vilma moved to United States she has been looking for an opportunity to contribute to a young, growing team program where she can make a meaningful mark on the athletes and share her international experience with athletes and coaches. She has completed several National Judging courses and is Level III F.I.G. certified. We are excited to see what she brings to our program as she dares to dream elite.
Gabby comes to us from Venezuela where she competed for 9 years and was a member of National team. Building on her love for the sport she started coaching when she was just 17 year old and has over 20 years of gymnastics experience in both Junior Olympic, National and College level coaching. She has coached all levels on gymnastics but is especially proud to coach one student all the way to Olympic level. She has completed several National Judging courses and is F.I.G. certified. Gabby is a great addition to Dream Elite coaching team and we are excited to see what she brings to our program as she dares to dream elite.
As a mostly self taught acrobat and break dancer, coach Bryan nurtured his passion for movement while coaching recreational gymnastics at Seattle Gymnastics Academy (SGA). After his first 2 years, he helped the boys program increase enrollment from 60 to 200 boys and SGA honored him as their first annual Coach of the Year. Coach Bryan went on to earn his Masters in Teaching from the University of Washington before starting a gymnastics program for toddlers and preschoolers at the Montessori Academy of Colorado. He has taught every developmental age of youth from toddlers to high-schoolers in a variety of settings including the back country wilderness, after school nonprofits, and academic classrooms. Coaching gymnastics has been one of the most rewarding of all his educational experiences. In his free time he enjoys to hike, write, paint, play basketball, and hang out with his family. Coach Bryan will motivate our gymnasts to be the best they can be as they dare to dream elite.
Coach Jordan recently moved to the LA area and currently studies film at Columbia College Hollywood. Jordan was a gymnast herself for 14 years. She competed as a level 10 USAG junior Olympic gymnast in the region 5 area. Now Jordan stays connected with the sport she loves by coaching. Jordan began coaching gymnastics at IK Gymnastics in Chicago Illinois. Now Jordan has joined our team as a coach of all levels. She uses her knowledge and experience to help and connect with our gymnasts as they dare to dream elite.
Coach Sergio was born in Venezuela in 1995. Since he was a little kid, he was always into sports and physical activity because of his mom, who was an international diving judge. He tried a lot of different sports (basketball, karate, swimming, water polo and even chess) before crossing paths with one of his biggest passions "artistic gymnastics". He did gymnastics for 5 years and competed in a high level several times around Venezuela. After his retirement, Coach Sergio started coaching gymnastics when he was 17 (both males and women's gymnastics). Coach Sergio is a true believer that physical activity is important at all ages, that's why he is constantly looking to expand his knowledge within physical activity, and also, always trying to get the best out of his students with positive motivating and inspiring words to help them to dare to dream elite.
Coach David Kolpakchi was one of the head coaches at Ninas gymnastics center, with 55 years combined coaching experience in his family. They had the number one level ten team in the country with several gymnasts making it to the US national team the following year. After moving to LA and working along side the Rybackis and the great Charlie Tamayo, David has made Dream Elite in Woodland Hills his home. He is safety and first aid certified and the proud father of two girls. David is a great addition to our team as we dare to dream elite.
Coach Pavel is a World Class athlete since 1995. He holds two gold medals from 2003 WCOPA.
He currently holds W300 Junior Olympic Team Coach from USA Gymnastics and is Safe Sport certified from United States Olympic committee - Team USA. Coach Pavel is also a Category 3 judge for Trampoline & Tumbling.
He is very passionate about this sport and always brings lots of energy to the floor trying to help his students to reach their full potential and inspiring them to dare to dream elite.
Coach Lindley was born and raised in Richmond, VA where she began tumbling and cheerleading at the age of 5. She began coaching recreational and competitive cheerleading to elementary schoolers when she was 13 and continued doing so as well as cheering both competitively and recreationally herself until graduating high school. Before moving to LA, she taught gymnastics, tumbling and acrobatic dance for two years at a gym and dance studio in Wilmington, NC. Lindley has taught every age from two to eighteen and believes in fully investing herself in every gymnast’s individual development. She loves working with kids and helping them become strong, capable gymnasts as they dare to dream elite.
Coach Leilani was born on Okinawa Japan to a military family and grew up on Oahu, Hawaii. She started gymnastics at age 3 and rose thru the levels reaching USAG level 7. During High School, her interests shifted towards dance and she danced competitively for several years. She also taught tumbling and dance classes while studying dance. Leilani attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas and received a BFA in dance performance and choreography, and moved to Los Angeles to pursue professional dance opportunities. Leilani teaches recreational classes and hopes to help future generations of gymnasts enjoy the same great physical foundation and positive experiences she did as they dare to dream elite.
Veronika developed the passion for the sport of gymnastics when her daughter joined the team. She understands the challanges and rewards that go along with this sport. Veronika adores kids and has been involved with teaching arts and crafts to children . She also has accounting background so the front office job where she can interact with children and families is the perfect fit for her. Veronika is a great addition to our team as we dare to dream elite.