Professional Member of USA Gymnastics
Safety & Risk Management Certified
CPR & First Aid Certified
Natalie Kelly-Kimmel was a gymnast for twelve years, training and competing in the USA Gymnastics (USAG) Junior Olympic program. She won numerous awards during her gymnastics career, including Indiana state championships on the uneven bars, the balance beam, and in the all-around competition. She contributed to three state team championship titles and one Midwest Regional team title.
Natalie began teaching preschool and recreational gymnastics classes in 1993 and coaching competitive-level teams in 2000. She has worked with nationally known coaches, including Tammy Biggs, member of the United States national coaching staff and coach of Olympian Missy Marlowe.
Other youth sports experience includes coaching basketball, soccer, and track and field. Natalie earned a BA in Elementary and Special Education from Indiana University. She has more than six years of teaching experience, including as a special education lead teacher and currently a preschool teacher at Sunrise Learning Center. Natalie’s Imagine Music program has brought rhythm and joy to children in Madison, Indiana and Farmville, Virginia for more than four years.
Natalie is excited to teach Farmville-area youth basic movement, gymnastics, and tumbling skills and help them develop strength and agility in a fun, safe setting.
"I've known Natalie her whole life and have had the privilege of watching her grow and mature into the professional business woman she is today. Natalie participated in gymnastics at my gym from a beginner recreational gymnast through to a very successful, dedicated, high level, competitive gymnast. I also had the opportunity to have her teach and coach all levels of gymnastics at my gym. She was very passionate as an athlete as well as an instructor. Any gymnastics facility would be lucky to have her on their staff. I am so happy for her and any future families she will positively impact through her new gym. Gymnastics can be so rewarding and shape young children into strong, coordinated, disciplined, and well rounded young adults. I believe Natalie is a great example of that and will be a great role model for the young athletes in her program. She is so excited about this new chapter in her life and I feel lucky to be included in her excitement and passion! It's a honor to get to watch her bring her long time love of the sport full circle. Natalie will have the ability to shape and impact young lives in a positive way."
-- Stephanie Kemp, Madison Gymnastics World (Owner & Head Coach)
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