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 Melanie: Melanie has been a Junior Olympic Program Optional Coach with BRAG since 2020. She started coaching recreational classes when she was 16 years old and worked her way up to coaching Optional Level 9 gymnasts. She has taken several of her Optional gymnasts to regionals over the years. Prior to coming to BRAG, she also worked as a Recreational Program Director. Growing up in Virgi
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 Solange: Solange has been coaching recreational gymnastics at BRAG since the summer of 2017. A gymnast since the age of 8, she competed in Virginia in the Xcel program up to the Diamond level where she placed on numerous occasions. During her free-time, she enjoys anime and regularly cosplays at conventions. She can speak four languages: English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
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 wi
Coach Emma: Emma started working as a Recreational Gymnastics Instructor at BRAG in 2019. Being one of BRAG's first JOP competitive gymnasts, she worked her way up to JOP Level 7. She is also a member of the Battlefield High School Gymnastics Team. In her freetime, she enjoys painting and spending time with her friends and family.
Coach Kylie: Kylie has been working as a Recreational Gymnastics Instructor at BRAG since 2020. She has been a competitive gymnast for many years, competing up to USAG JOP Level 10. As a Level 9, she placed 3rd All Around and 1st on Vault at the Eastern Regional Championships and 2nd All Around and 1st on Vault at the Virginia State Championships in 2016. As a Level 10, she competed at the Eas
Coach Jake: Jake joined BRAG as a recreational tumbling instructor in 2015. When not working at BRAG, he serves as a member of the Virginia National Guard and is working towards his EMT certification. During his free time he enjoys video gaming and spending time with friends and family.
Coach Karissa: Karissa started working as a Recreational Gymnastics Instructor at BRAG in 2020. She started with gymnastics at the age of two and was one of BRAG's first JOP competitive gymnasts, eventually working her way up to JOP Level 7. She is also a member of the Battlefield High School Gymnastics Team. When not involved in gymnastics, Karissa competed in beauty pageants and swam with do
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
Ashley: Ashley has been a part-time front desk staffer with BRAG since the summer of 2018. She is the parent of one of our Xcel gymnasts. She was born and raised in northern Virginia. She is first aid and CPR certified with 10 years of experience with Prince William County Fire and Rescue. She loves going to baseball games with her kids during her free time.
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
Nancy: Nancy has been a part-time front desk staffer with BRAG since 2018. She is the parent of one of BRAG's JOP Optional Gymnasts. She has a B.S. in Accounting and a MBA from Strayer University. When not working at here full-time job or watching her daughter compete, she enjoys going to craft shows and spending time with family and friends.