About Us

Who we are

HUGS Gymnastics is now under new ownership! This is an exciting time for our gym, gymnasts and families! We are rolling out new programs, new class offerings and even new equipment! Our coaches are USAG Safety Certified, CPR Certified, and have undergone extensive in gym training. We pride ourselves on our experienced coaching staff and a friendly environment that has made Huntley Unlimited Gymnastics School one of Illinois premier gymnastics training facilities. With over 15,000 square feet and a variety of programs, H.U.G.S has it all.

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Jenn Baker

Owner

Jenn Baker was a gymnast for 13 years and has been coaching for 20 years.
In 2018, after successfully owning and operating the Tot Gym for 8 years, Jenn became the new owner of HUGS Gymnastics. Jenn has a Bachelors Degree in Child Psychology and a Masters Degree in Elementary Education. She is a Professional Member with USAG,  Safety Certified with USAG and CPR Certified.

Michelle

Michelle 

Coach

Ms. Michelle has been a Coach at HUGS since 2014.   She absolutely loves her job as a coach in the tot gym, big gym and as a teacher for the preschool drop off program.   She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern Illinois University with degrees in English & Secondary Education and has substitute taught quite a bit at the various elementary schools in District 158 over the years.  Her favorite part of her job is watching littles learn & grow and seeing them with their families out and about in Huntley and at the elementary schools when she subs.  She and her husband have 3 girls of their own and 2 of them love being a part of the gymnastics program here at HUGS. Ms. Michelle is USAG Safety Certified and CPR Certified.  

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Kendra 

Team Coach

  • 2X National Team Member
  • Coaching at Hugs since 2013]
  • Elite Level Coach
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Brittany 

Team Coach

  • Has been coaching gymnastics since 2013
  • Was a gymnast for 14 years finish as a Level 10 gymnasts, was a state champ & national qualifier
  • Favorite Event: Bars
  • In her spare time she enjoys doing gymnastics
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Trevor

Mens Team Coach

  • Has been part of the HUGS Staff since 2017
  • Competed Mens USAG
  • Favorite Event Pommel Horse
Ally

Ally 

Kindergym Director/Coach

Ms. Ally has been coaching at HUGS since 2017. She has a background in recreational gymnastics and an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education. While studying, she coached special ed preschool gymnastics for NISRA and then went on to teach preschool in Huntley before having 3 kids of her own. Ms. Ally is USAG Safety Certified, USAG Fundamentals of Preschool Certified, and CPR Certified.

Joyce

Joyce

Coach

Ms. Joyce has been coaching at HUGS since 2016. She lives in Huntley with her husband and two children who are excited to be a part of the HUGS program.  Ms. Joyce taught Kindergarten for seven years and became a stay-at-home mom once her daughter was born. She loves teaching and working with kids! Her favorite part of coaching is to meet so many new families and watch their children grow and learn! Ms. Joyce has a degree in Elementary Education from University of Iowa and a Masters Degree in early childhood from Concordia University Chicago. Joyce is USAG Safety Certified and CPR Certified.