Meet The Staff
Owner / Coach
Hello my Name is Coach Rob. My Nickname is Brownie. I graduated from University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's in Broadcasting and Journalism. I am a certified Usag ProMember. My favorite color is green. I love the song Slumber by Needtobreathe. I have been coaching for 40 years. I was a HS and a College Gymnast. When you come to my class I want you to have fun, learn, and get the best workout!
GymQuest Manager / Coach
Hello My name is Coach Ve’Lari but, you can call me coach V. I graduated with a Bachelor’s in communication from Purdue University Northwest. My favorite color is purple and baby Blue, I love the song Never Have I Ever by Hillsong Young and Free. I love coaching Rising Stars, Girls 1, and Tumbling 2. I did color guard in high school and did poms and cheer in college. I want all of my students to know that we are going to work hard and have fun. I cannot wait to meet you!
DanceQuest Director / Coach
My name is Elise Korst and have been known as “Miss Elise” for more than 20 years that I have been teaching dance. I love the colors purple and green and am passionate about making the world a better place. Through education, volunteering, and raising my own family. I strive to keep joy, respect, and the challenge for self-improvement at the heart of all I do. Music moves my feet and makes my heart happy whether it be classical music, alternative rock, or 80’s pop! Just smile and keep dancing!!
Hello my name is Miss Kate.
Team Coach / AAU Director
Hello My name is Coach Deb. I graduated from Boise state university with a bachelor’s in Social Science and public affairs. My favorite color is yellow with silver sparkles. I love country music. I have been coaching for 30 years. I was a college gymnast. I can't wait to coach you all we are going to have the best time in class. I want my students to know that I am 64!
Assistant Dance Director / Dance Instructor
My name is Brianne Sendaj and I have been teaching dance for over 20 years. I love the color pink and anything ballet! I have two adorable puppies at home that my husband and I love to take for walks everyday. Aside from teaching dance I love fitness and working out. My favorite part of teaching dance is when a student masters a new dance step. I am so excited to be part of the DanceQuest Faculty!
Jr. Rec Director / Coach
Hello my name is Miss Noreen. I have had the pleasure of coaching for 32 years. My favorite color is yellow and my favorite song is Bang. I love teaching preschool. I played softball, basketball, and ran track in high school. I want every student that comes into my class to know that I love them and can't wait to teach you!
Hello my name is Miss Julie. My favorite color is green. I have been teaching dance for over 35 years and danced ballet professionally in Chicago. I love to watch my students grow stronger as dancers and it brings me such joy to see them express themselves as creative artists!
Hello my name is Coach Andrea, You can also call me Coach A, I have been coaching for over 20 years. I did golf in high school. My favorite color is lime green and I like all kinds of music. I Love teaching classes mighty through Xcel Silver but my absolute favorite class to instruct is Superstars and Level 3 Team. I want my students to know that I never expect perfection in my classes, however I do ask for best effort every turn, event, and class.
Hello my name is Coach Alexis.
Gymnastics & Tumbling Coach
Hello my name is Coach Hannah, and I have a Bachelors in Business Administration and I am working toward a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Digital Marketing and Project Management. I have been coaching for 5 years at GymQuest. I did gymnastics for 11 years and cheer for 7 years. I love coaching any upper level gymnastics and tumbling classes. I want my students to have fun, work hard, and know that I'm here for them!
Hello my name is Coach Dana. My favorite color is Blue and I love the song Talk to much. I started coaching in April I love gymnastics and was a gymnast at GymQuest for many years. I currently do track. I love teaching Mega Me and girls 2. I hope every student that takes my class knows that I was on the team for GymQuest for 9 years.
Daniel is a hip hop instructor who began his dancing journey in Chicago Illinois at the age of eight. He began to attend class and ended up going to the Chicago academy for the arts for high school. His passion was always the style of hip hop. He began teaching at the age of 18. Since then, he has been a backup dancer for Drew Sidora, as well as Jennifer Hudson. He has taught high school competition teams, entertainment companies, master classes, and regular recreational classes as well. His main style is animation popping, but he knows other styles as well including breakdancing.
Cheer & Tumbling Coach
Hello my name is Coach Natalie. My nickname is nat. My favorite color is pink and I love the song 7 Summers by Morgan. I have been coaching for 2 years. I currently cheer for my high school team. Love teaching back handspring classes. I want my new students to know that I love coaching and I want to do it as long as I can.
Hello my name is Coach Katie. I am a Junior in high school. I was a gymnast at GymQuest for 9 years. I love running track during my free time and I look forward to continuing my studies to be a Physical Therapist. I am so excited to work at GymQuest!
Hello my name is Coach Hannah, and I am Junior in high school. I love the color green, my favorite song is Levitating by Dua Lipa, and I love coaching Girls 1 Girls 2, Mega Me, and Mighty Me. I have been coaching since August of 2021. I have been a cheerleader for 8 years. I want my students to know that I want everyone to come to class and have a good time, learn new skills, and make friends with other students in the class.
Hello my name is Coach Chloe. I Study early childhood education at UW-Stout. I currently run cross country at track for my university. My favorite color is pink, I love pasta, and animals. I was a Cheerleader for 6 years. My favorite class to teach at GymQuest is Mighty Me!
Hello my name is Coach Ava. I am going to be a junior in high school. My favorite color is pink and I love tons of music. I have been cheering for 4 years. I am also a great tumbler. I can't wait to teach classes at GymQuest because the kids are sweet and so fun to work with.
Gymnastics & Tumbling Coach
Hello my name is Coach Kate. I look forward to starting my senior year of high school. I will be on the track team this year specializing in pole vault. I was a longtime gymnast at GymQuest from the age of 5-15 years. I have been working at GymQuest since 2019.I love coaching level 2 and up. I can't wait to have you in my class we are going to have so much fun!
Hello my name is Coach Annie. I will be continuing my studies at John Carroll University. I was a gymnast for 16 years. I loved my time as a gymnast at GymQuest from 2005-2015. I love working with children of all ages.
Gymnastics & Tumbling Coach
Hello my name is Coach Kendra, and I graduated with a Bachelors in Business Management from UIC. My favorite color is blue, I love the song Landslide by Dixie Chicks, and my favorite classes to teach is Mini, Mighty Me, Mega Me, and Girls 1. I have been coaching for 4 years. In college I was on the swim team. I want my students to know that I love gymnastics and I am excited to teach them. I also want them to have on their best listening ears and always try their very best!
Hello my name is Coach Jillian. My nickname is Jill. I love the colors blue and green and I love the song Space Song. I have been coaching for 1 year. I participate in competitive cheer and volleyball for my high school. I love teaching CRW classes. I want my new student to be ready to work and focus. We will have so much fun!
Hello my name is Coach Melody, and I have been coaching for a year. My favorite color is blue. I love pancakes. I did gymnastics and tumbling at GymQuest for 3 years. I love teaching Mega Me and Tumbling 1. I want my students to know that if you listen well we will have so much fun in class!
Gymnastics Coach & Dance Instructor
Coach Hannah O
Hello my name is Hannah, I am a Sophomore in high school. I have been dancing for 7 years and cheering for 5. I have been working at GymQuest for one year. I'm also an ambassador for girl scouts. I am CPR certified. I love teaching CRW classes, Mighty Me, and Mega Me. I also love instructing birthday parties. I want my students to know that I love them and that I can't wait to teach them new skills
Hello, my name is Ms. Summer. I have been dancing for fourteen years, and am currently on the dance team at my high school. I am also a former DQPC member and DanceQuest student. I love to sing and was previously in a theatre program at Paramount’s School of the Arts a few years ago where I also studied dance. Aside from dance, I love fitness and working out along with taking care of my younger siblings. My favorite color is pink and Disney World is my favorite place in the whole world. I really like pink drinks from Starbucks and Valentine’s day is my favorite holiday. I am a cancer survivor and have learned great perseverance due to my experience, and wish to spread my passion for dance along to my students!
Sub Dance Instructor
Hello my name is Olivia!
Miss Michelle S
Hello my name is Michelle!
Hello my name is Miro!
Miss Abby K
Hello my name is Abby!