Our Staff

Suncoast Gymnastics Academy provides quality instruction from a great staff. Some of our staff members have been with us for over 20 years. Suncoast strives to hire the best coaches in their fields. Our staff is trained to be safety conscious as well as educated and motivating. We realize that quality staff is the most important quality in a successful program. This is one of the many reasons that Suncoast Gymnastics has been successful for over 33 years.


Arnold and Cindy Gwinn

 Arnold and Cindy Gwinn have owned Suncoast Gymnastics Academy for the past 29 years. They both received gymnastics scholarships to Western Michigan University. Cindy graduated with a bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Arnold graduated with a degree in Physical Education. They both are always continuing their education in the sport of gymnastics attending hundreds of clinics and seminars. It has been their mission to provide a facility “WHERE LEARNING NEVER STOPS”. They have spent countless hours developing a program that has been looked at as a one of the best programs in the country for developing not only great athletes but providing a safe and positive atmosphere for our youth. It has been their goal to provide all children a home to better themselves through the sport of gymnastics. Thousands of children have passed through their doors over the years and will still consider Suncoast Gymnastics their second home. Come visit their facility and talk with them to see for yourself. You will make Suncoast Gymnastics a home for your child as well.

Gymnastics Team Staff:

Arnold Gwinn - Head Coach of Gymnastics and Head of Optional Teams

Sarah Gruber - Head of Compulsory Teams

Heather Mistal - Optional Team Coach

Christian Agudelo - Optional Team Coach

Elizabeth Cherry - Compulsory Team Coach

Jen Spillane - Compulsory Team Coach

Ariana Segal - Compulsory Team Coach

Trampoline and Tumbling Team Staff:

Brent Gwinn - Head of Trampoline and Tumbling Teams

Tyler Jimenez - Compulsory/Optional Coach

Amanda Zygarowski- X-treme Team Coach

Preschool and Recreational Gymnastics Staff:

Erica Agudelo - Head of Recreational Gymnastics

Charlotte Robson - Head of Preschool Gymnastics

Amanda Zygarowski - Recreational Trampoline Coach

Brent Gwinn - Head of Trampoline Program

Dana Lawrence - Recreational Coach and Head of Champions Team

Joey VonDolteren - Recreational and Tumbling Coach

Katie Santos - Recreational Coach

Laura Hinson - Preschool Coach and Front Desk Support

Russell Giresi - Recreational, Boys, and Tumbling Coach

Shannon Engelke - Preschool Coach

Taylor Eron - Recreational Coach

Galaxy Cheer Force Staff:

Jeremiah Smith - Head of Cheerleading