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Coaches & Staff

Conroe Staff

Derrick Atherton

Position: Owner

Coaching since: 1992

Education: Numerous educational conferences (National Congress, GAT, mini Gymnastics clinics), Boy Scouts of America Wood Badge, USAG Professional Member since 1993, First Aid, CPR, & Wilderness Survival First Aid certified

Accomplishments: Established Maximum Athletics in 2003, joined Gymnastics Association of Texas in 2011, Board Member of GAT in 2014, Assistant Scoutmaster with Boy Scouts of America, Order of the Arrow (Honor Society of Scouts)

Hobbies: Spending time with my sons, camping, & hiking

Lori Camper

Position: Office Manager

At Maximum Since: 2018

Experience: 20+ years in the Marketing and Business field

Education: B.S. in Business Administration & Marketing

Family: 2 Daughters and 2 Grandsons

Hobbies: Cooking, shopping, watching college football

Wes Yale

Position: Conroe Gym Manager

 At Maximum Since: 2016

Family: Wife (Maura), 3 sons (Alex, Chris, Matthew)

Hobbies: Kayaking, Hiking

Education:  BA Corporate Fitness, Certified Special Education Teacher (K-12), Certified Physical Education Teacher (K-12)

Coaching Background: Sam Houston State University, YMCA of Conroe

Kristy Bourgeois

Position Rec Coach

At Maximum Since:  2019

Amy Wu

Position: Team Coach

At Maximum Since: 2013

Experience: Coaching for 20+ years

Hobbies: Baking and crafts

Dana Perry

Position: Team & Rec Coach

At Maximum Since:  2019

Background: Coaching for over 30 years and a National Judge since 1992

Accomplishments: Former competitive gymnast

Hobbies: Dog foster and rescuer

David Hemmeline

Position: Rec Coach

At Maximum Since: 2017

Frank Markos

Position: Team & Rec Coach

At Maximum Since: 2003

Coaching since: 1960

Involved in the sport since: 1949

Education: Degree of Physical Education & Major in Gymnastics from the College in Bucharest, Romania

Hobbies: Painting

Keanu Cousins

Position: Rec Coach

At Maximum Since: 2017

Coaching Since: 2017

Hobbies: Parkour, Running, Climbing

The Woodlands Staff

Angie Mize

Position: Woodlands Gym Manager

Kayla Brocato

Position: Marketing Director/Pre-school Coach

Experience: 3 years of coaching, 8 years in Gymnastics/Tumbling

Education: BSBA in Marketing from the University of Central Florida

Hobbies: Reading and working out

At Maximum Since: 2013-2015, 2019-Present

Rebecca Durocher

Position: Front Desk Associate

Education: Currently attending Lone Star College to earn her Associates Degree in Science. She plans to transfer to Sam Houston State University for her Bachelors in Education.

Accomplishments: Section leader in band 2015-2016 and most outstanding student in honor band

Hobbies: Swimming, fishing, and spending time with family/friends.

Adam Fenyvesi

Position: Boys Team Coordinator

Coaching since: 2010

Involved in the sport since: 1993

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education with a major in Gymnastics from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. USAG Professional Member, USAG Safety Certified, Pediatric CPR & First Aid Certified.

Accomplishments: Was a competitive gymnast for 10 years. He was the College National Champion in Hungary. Performed in a traveling circus throughout Europe for 4 years.

Hobbies: Working out and watching sports.

Melinda Fenyvesi

Position: Girls Team Coordinator

Coaching since: 2011

Involved in the sport since: 1996

Education: Attending Sam Houston State University for a degree in Business Administration, USAG Professional Member, USAG Safety Certified, Pediatric CPR & First Aid Certified.

Accomplishments: Being a competitive gymnast.

Hobbies: Reading, working out, and spending time with her family.

Andrea Neal-Glass

Position: Pre-school Coach

Coaching since: 1992

Education: Bachelor Degree in Spanish with a minor in Business from the University of Oklahoma

Accomplishments: Andrea is a wife and mother of 3 boys

Hobbies: Working out, martial arts, and traveling.

Garrett Atherton

Position: Rec Coach

Iryna Liapunova

Position: Girls Team Coach

Involved in the sport since: 1988

Education: Degree in Physical Sulute & Education from the Belarusian State University

Accomplishments: Member of National Team of Belarus 1996-2000

Hobbies: Reading, dancing, and spending time with family and friends

Taylor Hofmeister

Positon: Assistant Manager and Coach

Coaching since: 2006

Education: Bachelor of Arts and Sciences  in Sport Management from Texas Tech University.

Experience: 10+ years of gymnastics and cheerleading experience.

Hobbies: Enjoys the outdoors, watching all sports, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Monique Johnstone

Position: Rec Coach

Experience: 5 years

Education: Current student at Arizona State University.

Hobbies: Yoga, gymnastics, and hanging out with family.

Neptali Narvaez

Position: Girls Optional Team Coordinator

Cassie Carrie

Position: Front Desk Associate

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