Our staff of professionals are are here to help your child meet his/her goals.  We are safety certified and credentialed through USAG and USASF federation of gymnastics and cheer.

Chrystie McIlwain
Leading as PunchFront’s owner and operator, Chrystie also runs the Competitive Women’s Gymnastics Program.  As a Jr Olympic Development Coach, Chrystie focuses on strong fundamentals for upcoming team athletes, as well as, competitive athletes.  Coaching for two decades and being a former gymnast, as well as, a military dependent, Chrystie understands how to interact and communicate with different personalities to help them achieve their desired results.
“My first goal for each athlete I have the privilege to coach, is that they know I love and care for them; secondly, I want to help them see how hard work and determination will allow them the opportunity to achieve greatness.” 
Favorite Quote: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

 

 

Men's Competitive Gymnastics Director
Savanna Biggs Men’s Competitive Gymnastics Director

Savanna was a former optional gymnast until the 7th grade, when she decided to take an opportunity to train as a pre-olympic hurdler and compete the heptathlon at the Jr Olympics for track and field.  She also competed cheer with Houston County and earned a State Championship ring with her team, as well as, cheered as a level 5 all star cheerleader and competing on the World’s stage two different years. Savanna returned to the sport of gymnastics in the 10th grade coaching a young competitive girls team then took on the challenge with PunchFront as the Men’s Competitive Gymnastics Director and never looked back.   Her passion for the young men she coaches is apparent as she has found her purpose in life with this program.

Favorite Quote: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

 

 

Cheer All-Star Director
Jarvis Willis          All-Star Cheer Director

 

Jarvis was inspired to begin coaching cheer by his sister who needed help with her cheer team many years ago.  Since then he has found his purpose in life and has chosen a career in building young athletes who share his passion.  As PunchFront’s All-Star Director, Jarvis is involved with each cheer team and the development of coaches as well as athletes.

Favorite Quote: “My heart beats in 8 counts.”

 

 

 

Team Coordinator
Chris McDaniel Team Coordinator

Chris has been involved in the sport of gymnastics her entire life.  Growing up as a competitive gymnast in her moms gym then went on to coach young women her entire adult life.  As a military wife, Chris has had the opportunity to teach in many different states other than her hometown state of Indiana.  Chris has trained athletes at the highest level of gymnastics but she is most known for her love and passion for the sport and the relationships she has made over the years.

Favorite Quote:  “A good coach sees in you what you cannot see in yourself.”– Unknown

 

 

 

Seayrra Biggs Women’s Competitive Team Coach

 

Seayrra has been involved in gymnastics since she was two years old and began her competitive career at four years old.  Wanting a change, she began cheerleading in her 8th grade year and was successful with her school as a member of the State Championship team in 2012 with Houston County and also competed All-Star cheer on the Worlds Stage.  Seayrra has an eye for detail in the sport of gymnastics and is a fabulous mentor to young girls in competitive gymnastics and cheer.

Favorite Quote: “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.  Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you.  I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” – Isiah 40:10

 

 

 

 

Colleen Pinto Marketing Director Rec & Competitive Gymnastics Coach

 

Colleen’s life has been inspired by gymnastics.  She started her journey as a young competitive gymnast in Illinois.  Battling several injuries over her career she learned in high school she may never compete gymnastics again but still has a lot to offer the sport.  Colleen started coaching in high school and has taught everything from Parent & Me classes to high level competitive gymnasts. Helping other athletes grow their passion for gymnastics and helping them develop strength and technique in the sport, she realized her dreams of being an Olympic gymnast have now evolved into being a Olympic gymnastics coach.  With Colleen’s professional background, she wears many hats at PunchFront from coaching team to helping PunchFront deliver on it’s vision of inspiring leadership and instilling kindness to all who walk in the door.

Favorite Quote:  “A river cuts through a rock; not because of its power but because of its persistence.”  -Jim Watkins

 

 

 

Angel Nunez
All-Star Cheer Coach

 

 

Angel started cheer in Miami, Fl with his co-ed team in high school.  He has worked with several universities and specializes in the proper technique of stunting.  He is an exceptional leader and also helps our teams structurally integrate leadership programs that promote accountability along with structure for our athletes that will stick with them for a lifetime.

Favorite Quote:  “Mangement is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”   – Peter F Drucker

 

 

 

 

Kris Hatcher
Women’s Rec & Competitive Coach

Also known as Coach K, she was a former competitive gymnast here in the great state of Georgia and has coached for many years, traveling with her husband who serves in the Air Force.  Coach K was also a competitive cheerleader.  Her positive energy is contagious and she has many talents and passions outside the gym.

Favorite Quote: “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land among the stars.” – Les Brown

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Heather began taking dance and gymnastics classes at the age of three years old.  She has a love for young children and is currently in her third year of training in child development courses as she would like to major in childhood elementary education.  Heather’s history also includes star cheer for six years, as well as, cheering for middle and high school.

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