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.
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.
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.
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.