Our Staff Loves their Jobs!

We Love What We Do!

At Ultimate Kids, our experienced staff is dedicated to helping children grow and flourish in a fun and safe environment. We consider it an honor to develop programming and work with you and your children to help enhance their development, open new doors, and promote healthy, active lifestyles.

Our Ownership Team:
Scott Lineberry

SCOTT LINEBERRY
Partner

Scott's Coaching Philosopy: Each athlete has their own sport development journey and their own character development journey.

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Tom Newton

TOM NEWTON
Partner

My goal as an owner is to never lose the culture that Sally built. Sally connected with everyone...

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Dan Keane

DAN KEANE
Partner

Dan's Teaching Philosophy: I enjoy watching students work hard to achieve a skill and being able to witness their excitement, satisfaction, and pride when they finally get it!

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Heather Carr

HEATHER CARR
Partner

Heather believes in Walt Disney's motto, "It's kind of fun to do the impossible," and continually strives to teach that to her own children, her athletes, and to her staff.

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Our Customer Service Team:
Carolyn Collins

CAROLYN COLLINS
Department Leader
Customer Service and BeeHive Boutique

Ms. Carolyn's Philosophy: "I strive to BEE my best and to make and keep my clients happy and satisfied by giving them the BEST customer service ever!"

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Olivia Parrish

OLIVIA PARRISH
Front Desk Receptionist

“I find what I do here at Ultimate Kids so fulfilling because I get to see smiling faces on both children and parents on a daily basis!”

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Aubrey Duncan

AUBREY DUNCAN
Front Desk and Accounting

Aubrey’s teaching philosophy: “In gymnastics the longest routine you perform is 90 seconds, but in the countless hours you spend in the gym, you learn so much more than those routines!”

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Sarah Vernon

SARAH VERNON
Director of Finance

Sarah's philosophies: “Work hard and be accountable.” & “Nothing changes if nothing changes.”

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Angie Truhlar

ANGIE TRUHLAR
Community Relations

Angie’s philosophy: “Make a difference every day in the life of one or many. There are 1000+ ways to succeed, so think outside the box!”

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Gia Lineberry

GIA LINEBERRY
Marketing and Donation Requests

Gia loves how our programs give children an opportunity to explore their unique gifts, build friendships, and challenge themselves in a supportive environment!

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Our Departmental Leaders
Aliyah Walton

ALIYAH WALTON
Department Leader
Girls Recreational Gymnastics

Aliyah's Coaching Philosophy: "Success doesn't happen overnight. Keep your eye on the prize and don't look back." – Erin Andrews

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Ben Moldoff

BEN MOLDOFF
Department Leader
Recreational Diving

Ben's Teaching Philosophy: If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

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Christian Anderson

CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Department Leader
Parkour and Ninja Warrior

Christian's Teaching Philosophy: I teach to empower, to encourage people to liberate themselves, to challenge what they think is possible, to explore, to have fun, to be strong - to be free.

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Desiree Samoska

DESIREE SAMOSKA
Department Leader
Recreational and Competitive Dance

Desiree loves encouraging children to be their best and to incorporate physical activity as part of their fun and healthy lifestyles. Her coaching philosopy is: Stay Positive, work hard, and have fun!

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Fred Parker

FRED PARKER
Department Leader
Tricking

Fred's Philosophy: My committment and obsession is always to be better today than I was yesterday.

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Gabby White

GABBY WHITE
Department Leader
Competitive Girls Gymnastics

Gabby's Teaching Philosophies: "Go hard, or go home!" and "Never appreciate the win until you've experienced the loss."

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JJ Hill

JJ HILL
Department Leader
Competitive Rock Climbing

JJ's Teaching Philosophy: "If you don't fall at least once in life, can you say you really tried"

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Josh Cates

JOSH CATES
Manager
Ultimate Climbing Gym

Josh's Teaching Philosophy: I teach because this sport [rock climbing] helped to shape who I am. Even though this is "just a sport," it instills the mentality of not giving up.

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Kristen Dawkins

KRISTEN DAWKINS
Department Leader
Birthday Parties

Kristen's Coaching Philosophy: "It is not how many times you fall as a gymnast - It's how many times you get back up."

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McKena Jones

McKENA JONES
Department Leader
Recreational and Competitive ACRO

McKena's Coaching Philosophy: Never settle for "good enough."

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Sarah Keane

SARAH KEANE
Department Leader
TLC Preschool, Preschool Gymnastics, and Summer Camps

For Sarah, combining her love for the sport of gymnastics with her education [degree in Child Development and Family Relations] was a perfect match.

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Shannon Tessier

SHANNON TESSIER
Department Leader
Competitive Diving

Shannon's Coaching Philosophy: "As a coach, my greatest desire is to give my athletes the courage to pursue their dreams and realize that the journey is sometimes greater than the destination"

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Susannah Anderson

SUSANNAH ANDERSON
Department Leader
Competitive Trampoline and Tumbling

Susannah's coaching philosophy revolves around motivating her students from the first child in line to the last child, from the start of class through to the end, and she can often be heard saying, "Last one, best one!"

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Trey Brown

TREY BROWN
Department Leader
Boys Recreational Gymnastics and Special Events Coordinator

Trey loves telling his kids, "There's nothing wrong with being scared. Just T-R-Y.”

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Trey Watts

TREY WATTS
Department Leader
Ultimate Kids Club and Northern Arts Campus

Trey's Philosophies: "Don't get mad. Just get better." and "Don't try. Just do!"

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Wes Caudill

WES CAUDILL
Department Leader
Fencing

Coach Caudill's Philosophy: I build an athlete so they can pursue the sports they are passionate about. You [the coach] and the athlete get so much more out of the experience if they love what they do.

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