Meet the Gymnastics Staff

 

Keirsten Proulx

Gymnastics & Dance Coordinator 

Keirsten joined the Ashland YMCA Gymnastics Program 3 years ago. She has been involved in the gymnastics community for 16 years. She spent 11 years competing in private club and has been coaching for a total of 8 years. Keirsten has experience coaching levels 2-8 in both club and YMCA programs and is also a USAG certified coach & judge. She has helped athletes to several state, regional, and National championships and is the assistant coach for Ashland, Mapleton, Mansfield Christian, and Mansfield Senior high school gymnastics. Keirsten is currently pursuing a degree in Health Services Technology with a specialization in Surgical Tech.
 

 

Miranda Bailey

Team Coach

Miranda has been with the Ashland YMCA Gymnastics Program for 2 years now. She was a gymnast for 12 years and has been coaching for a total of 4 years. Miranda has experience working with children of all ages and enjoys watching her gymnasts progress and learn new skills they have worked so hard to achieve. Miranda was a math teacher before becoming a coach and full-time mom of 4 wonderful children. In her spare time, she enjoys adventuring outdoors with her kids and husband. 

 

Sabrina Maristela

Team Coach

Sabrina joined the Ashland YMCA last summer with 3 years of coaching experience under her belt. Sabrina was a gymnast herself for 10 years in private club and danced for 10 years as well. She previously coached compulsory-level gymnastics at a private club in Indiana and has since relocated to Ashland. She has experience teaching dance and ice skating. Sabrina graduated in 2020 from Ashland University with a bachelor's of Arts in Political Science, Political Economy, and Spanish, with a minor in Philosophy. She currently works full-time at the Ashbrook Center as a Student Programs Coordinator. Sabrina has also been a teacher and is great with children of all ages. 

 

Chloe Britton

Team & Recreational Coach

Chloe has been coaching for the Ashland YMCA for one year. Chloe spent 5 years on the Ashland Gymnastics Team herself and decided she just couldn't stay away from the sport so she returned to become part of our coaching staff. Chloe has experience working with our youngest rec students all the way up to level 5 team gymnasts. She strives to help athletes reach their full potential while meeting their individual goals. Chloe is currently attending Ashland University with a major in Accounting.

 

Megan Hicks

Team & Recreational Coach

Megan has been a gymnast on the Ashland YMCA Gymnastics Team for 9 years. She competes in high school gymnastics for Ashland as well. Megan also brings experience with dance and assists our team gymnasts with their choreography. Megan has been coaching for 3 years now and recently became a USAG-certified coach and judge. When she is not in the gym, she enjoys spending time with her little sister and friends. She plans to attend college and major in Sports Medicine. 

 

Mariah Steury

Team & Recreational Coach

Mariah began her coaching career at the Ashland YMCA about 3 years ago. Throughout high school, she was a mentor for youth and cared for younger children. Mariah was also a part of the student council, the community service club, and Tri-M Honors Society. Mariah continues to serve our community in and out of the gym. She attends Ashland University and is majoring in Early Childhood Education with the intent to become an intervention specialist or elementary teacher. 

 

 

Megan Fry

TEAM & RECREATIONAL COACH

Megan joined the Ashland YMCA in the summer of 2023. She began gymnastics at the age of 3 and eventually competed in gymnastics for several years. Megan began coaching gymnastics 4 years ago at the Tiffin YMCA. She recently graduated from AU and now resides in Ashland. She also works for Mansfield City Schools as an Intervention Specialist. Megan's favorite thing about coaching is that she gets to help young gymnasts face their fears and help them to develop into the best gymnasts and people they can be.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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