GYMNASTICS COACHES

Natalie V. Barnett
Natalie V. Barnett
Gymnastics and Dance Program Director & Team Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: 2006
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor
  • Annual Regional/National Congress Attendee
  • Former Level 10 gymnast
  • B.S. in Psychology


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic
  • Women’s Meet Director
  • Development Coaches Course: Sport Science


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Trampoline & Tumbling
  • T200: T&T Development Coaches Course
  • T201: T&T Development Coaches Course: Hands-On
  • T500: Trampoline & Tumbling Lecture


School of Judging
  • Trampoline Category 3 Trampoline Official

Galina Yordanova
Galina Yordanova
Gymnastics Team Director
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: June 2012
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USAG Safety and First Aid Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • Regional Congress Attendee
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic
  • HOTD Dev Coach Course 2012-13
  • Development Coaches Course: Hands on Training
  • Development Coaches Course: Sport Science
  • National Junior Olympic Compulsory Workshop


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Trampoline & Tumbling
  • T200: T&T Development Coaches Course
  • T201: T&T Development Coaches Course: Hands-On
  • T500: Trampoline & Tumbling Lecture


School of Judging
  • Trampoline Category 3 Trampoline Official

Dana P. Babischkin
Dana P. Babischkin
·Gymnastics Team Administrator & Women's ArtisticTeam Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: June 2014
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USAG Safety and First Aid Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • USA Gymnastics National Congress
  • Regional Congress Attendee
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Trampoline & Tumbling
  • T200: T&T Development Coaches Course
  • T201: T&T Development Coaches Course: Hands-On
  • T500: Trampoline & Tumbling Lecture


School of Judging
  • Trampoline Category 3 Trampoline Official

Lynn Wolfe
Lynn Wolfe
Pre Team Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: 2010
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic
  • Junior Olympic Team Coach


School of Judging
  • Woman’s National Rated
  • Woman’s 5/6 Rated

Valdie Cooper
Valdie Cooper
Pre Team Coach

  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: 2015


Valdie has been working at the WISC for the past 2 years as one of the dance instructors. She has been involved in the sport of gymnastics for over 20 years. She grew up on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she focused on dance and performance gymnastics. She lived in Okinawa, Japan from 2010 to 2013 where she coached classes from mommy/daddy and me to pre team level gymnasts.
Margaret Schmierer
Margaret Schmierer
Women's Artistic Team Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: September 2016
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor

School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic

Coach Meg was a gymnast, started at age 4, and by the time injuries forced her out at age 14/15 she was competing level 9 and training towards 10. After returning from graduate school in Arizona, Coach Meg joined the WISC Team. She enjoys teaching and perfecting the routines for compulsory Levels 3-5 routines.
While in Arizona she was heavily involved in being on the floor during competitions, became a fully accredited meet director, and since she moved back to Virginia, have registered for Judging certification - compulsory levels.
Ashleigh Glessner
Ashleigh Glessner
Women's Artistic PreTeam Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics Assistant coach since: November 2013
  • CPR certified
  • USA Gymnastics Competitive Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


Ashleigh started Rec Gymnastics at the WISC at age 10 after moving to Williamsburg from Mildenhall, England. She has been on the WISC Competitive Team since 2012 and has been an Assistant Coach at WISC for 2 years before joining the staff in 2016. Ashleigh is excited to share her love for this sport with the younger gymnasts and to be part of a team! Prior to gymnastics, she played soccer, baseball, danced, and did cheer until finally finding her passion for gymnastics
Ashleigh is a competitive Xcel Gold Division gymnast. She will be attending Lafayette High School in the fall.
Faith McAndrews
Faith McAndrews
Gymnastics Team Director
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: 2008
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • Annual Regional/National Congress Attendee
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


School of Recreational Gymnastics
  • R101: Preschool Fundamentals: Theory


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic
  • Women’s Meet Director
  • National Junior Olympic Compulsory Workshop


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Trampoline & Tumbling
  • T200: T&T Development Coaches Course
  • T201: T&T Development Coaches Course: Hands-On
  • T500: Trampoline & Tumbling Lecture


School of Judging
  • Trampoline Category 3 Trampoline Official

Pavlin Yordanov
Pavlin Yordanov
Gymnastics Team Head Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: June 2012
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USAG Safety and First Aid Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • Regional Congress Attendee
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic
  • HOTD Dev Coach Course 2012-13
  • Development Coaches Course: Hands on Training
  • Beginning Optional Skill Evaluation: Uneven Bars


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Trampoline & Tumbling
  • T200: T&T Development Coaches Course
  • T201: T&T Development Coaches Course: Hands-On
  • T500: Trampoline & Tumbling Lecture
  • T210: Trampoline and Tumbling Annual Update


USA Gymnastics University
  • Development Coaches Course: Sport Science
  • National Junior Olympic Compulsory Workshop


School of Judging
  • Trampoline Category 3 Trampoline Official
  • Beginning of Optional Skill Evaluation: Uneven Bars

Diana McCummings
Diana McCummings
·T&T Team Coach & Women's ArtisticTeam Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: 2010
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • Regional Congress Attendee
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor
  • Special Education Teacher Certification for all endorsements


School of Recreational Gymnastics
  • Preschool Fundamentals: Theory
  • Preschool Fundamentals: Hands-On-Training
  • GymCert Level 1


School of Competitive Gymnastics: Trampoline & Tumbling
  • T200: T&T Development Coaches Course
  • T201: T&T Development Coaches Course: Hands-On
  • T500: Trampoline & Tumbling Lecture
  • T210: Trampoline and Tumbling Annual Update


School of Judging
  • Trampoline Category 3 Trampoline Official

Irina Trost
Irina Trost
Women's Artistic Team Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: October 2015
  • CPR certified
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


Irina was introduced to rhythmic gymnastics at age of 6 and felt in love with the graceful sport. She was a competitive gymnast for 8 years, stopped due to an injury. She continued to perform for school plays, summer camps, and other social assemblies. Irina is excited of the opportunity to teach your children including my own, and continue to learn.
Stefanie Evans
Stefanie Evans
Women's Artistic Team Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: November 2015
  • CPR certified
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


Stefanie started coaching gymnastics in 2002 in Pensacola, FL. She eventually became the Head Team Coach and Director of Pensacola Gymnastics. With her husband being in the military, they then moved to San Diego where Stefanie continued coaching as the Head Coach for a small gym. Stefanie and her husband moved to Williamsburg in 2012 and after a 3-year hiatus from coaching, she just couldn't stay out of the gym any longer! She is delighted to join the WISC gymnastics family and the opportunity to teach your children with love and enthusiasm!
Desislava Yordanova
Desislava Yordanova
Women's Artistic Team Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics Assistant coach since: November 2013
  • CPR certified
  • USA Gymnastics Competitive Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor


Desi started gymnastics at age of 4. She soon become more interested and joined a Team in South Carolina. Desi is competitive gymnasts at JO Level 10. She is a full time student at Warhill High school.
She enjoys coaching little girls and helps them develop their gymnastics skills.
Kimberly King
Kimberly King
Women's PreTeam Coach
  • WISC Gymnastics coach since: June 2014
  • USAG Safety & Risk Management Certified
  • USA Gymnastics Junior Professional Member
  • USA Gymnastics University: Instructor

School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic

  • Development Coaches Course: Hands on Training

Kim is a competitive Xcel Platinum Division gymnast. Look out for Lafayette High School Senior in the fall.