Bull Run Academy of Gymnastics (BRAG) is now hiring enthusiastic, outgoing individuals with competitive and/or coaching experience to fill instructor positions for its recreational and competitive gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumbling programs. Recreational class instructor applicants do not need to have previous coaching experience to apply. This is a great first job opportunity for former gymnasts and cheerleaders. Pay and benefits will depend on level of experience. If you would like to be a part of BRAG’s fun and dynamic coaching staff, please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coach Mary: Mary is a former optional level gymnast, power tumbler, and cheerleader who competed at the national level in power tumbling and cheerleading. She is the daughter of two YMCA directors and has several years experience participating in numerous athletic programs. She began coaching while in college and held her first program director position immediately after graduating from the Univ
Coach Mallorie: Mallorie is BRAG's Recreational Program Director and Head Compulsory Team Coach. She has been with BRAG since 2014. A gymnast since the age of 5, she participated in gymnastics for 9 years and competed up to Optional Level 9 in Virginia. She started coaching with the opening of BRAG, coaching everything from Parent and Tot to now leading BRAG's Compulsory Gymnastics teams. She
Coach Quianna: Quianna has been BRAG's Head Xcel Team Coach since 2017. She started training in gymnastics at the age of 7 and competed up to Optional Level 8 in New York. While in high school, she competed on her school's gymnastics team and also coached at her home gym, Elite Gymnastics. She continued to coach gymnastics part-time at another gym while attending college and returned to coach f
Coach Tad: Tad joined BRAG as a Junior Olympic Program Optional Team Coach in 2019. He started coaching in 2011 at Gym Dandys in Washington, PA where his sisters were JOP Optional level gymnasts. He has held a USAG Professional membership since 2014 and coached up to JOP Level 10 gymnasts at Gym Dandys. In college, he played soccer and was a record holding pole vaulter for his school's track a
Coach Michelle: Michelle has been a Junior Olympic Program Coach with BRAG since 2018. She is the daughter of a gymnastics coach and was an active gymnast from the age of three through high school. She competed up to Level 8 with USAG and earned Second and First Team All State honors while competing with her high school in Connecticut. Prior to coming to BRAG, she coached her high school team
Coach Tracie: Tracie has been working at BRAG as a Recreational Gymnastics Instructor since 2019 and started coaching Xcel Bronze in 2020. She started gymnastics at age 9 and worked her way up to JOP Level 7. As a Level 5, she placed 2nd on the Uneven Bars at the VA State Championships. For over two years, she worked with the Warren County Parks and Recreation gymnastics program before coming
Coach Lisa: Lisa started as BRAG's Recreational Program Director in 2021. Previously, she was the manager of the Little Gym of Gainesville for three years. Prior to that, she taught tumbling and dance for six years. In her youth, she trained in gymnastics and cheerleading, ultimately being selected as an All District and All Region cheerleader while attending Brentsville High School. She stud
Coach Mary E.: Mary started working as a Recreational Gymnastics Instructor at BRAG in 2020. Growing up in northern Virginia, she competed up to JOP Level 5 in the local area. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from George Mason University. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, and readying. One of her favorite memories is traveling cross country in an RV for six months w
Coach Helen: Helen started with BRAG in 2018. A native Virginian, she has been involved in area gymnastics for over 40 years. She was a competitive gymnast in her early years, both in club and high school programs. She has coached with numerous local clubs and is currently the head Varsity Gymnastics coach at Osborne Park High School. In addition to her experience as a coach, she has judged c
Coach Erica: Erica started teaching recreational gymnastics at BRAG in 2021. Previously, she coached for five years at Flames Gymnastics Academy in Arizona. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language/Applied Linguistics from Appalachian State University. In addition to living in different parts of the U.S., she has also lived in Germany and Belgium. When no
Coach Morgan: Morgan has worked at BRAG since 2021. She was a competitive BRAG Xcel gymnast at the Silver through Platinum levels from 2018-2021. Her artistic pursuits include playing the violin and photography. Photography has become such a passion of hers that she intends to make it her career after attending college.
Coach Lillie: Under Construction.
Drew: Drew is BRAG's Business Manager. He gained his entrepreneur experience as a small business owner in Missouri at the Lake of the Ozarks. After which, he served in the US Army for 23 years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. During Drew and Mary’s numerous assignments across the United States and other countries, he grew to appreciate Mary’s passion for gymnastics. Drawing from their exp
Margaret: Margaret has been BRAG's Office Manager since 2016. She spent almost 10 years running her own business before coming to BRAG. Margaret grew up in Charlottesville, VA and attended College Of Charleston, South Carolina before getting a BA in Communications from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Both of Margaret's daughters were among BRAG's first students and her older daughter wa
Amanda: Amanda started working at BRAG in 2021. She grew up in Poquoson, Virginia and has held several managerial and administrative positions across the state. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of West Virginia. She enjoys making and watching movies, traveling, and game nights with her family. She says she and her husband can have entire conversati
Donna: Donna has been a part-time front desk staffer with BRAG since the summer of 2018. She studied dance for 18 years to include ballet, jazz, and ballroom. She has a B.S. in Nutrition from Virginia Tech and a M.A. in Human Resources Management from Marymount University. One of her daughters is a competitive gymnast with BRAG. She and her family foster dogs for local rescue groups. They al
School's Out Camps are back, check out the Camps/Events tab for additional information. The 2022-2023 Session (August 8, 2022 - August 6, 2023) is now open for enrollment. Reservations are available for Open Gym, Saturdays 2:30-4:30pm, through the Parent Portal. Also, reservations are available for Birthday Parties, click on the Camps/Events tab to reserve a date and time. Please call (540)832-4272 for additional details.