Hometown: Allentown, PA
Cotter, originally from New Jersey has not only coached at the prestigious Parkettes National Gymnastics Training Center, but competed internationally and nationally as an Elite gymnast from a young age. Cotter competed as a Level 10 gymnast and won several State and Regional Championships, in addition to the impressive achievement of 2nd place at the 2006 Junior Olympic National Championships. Following these accomplishments, Cotter attended The University of Alabama and Ball State University on a full scholarship as a collegiate gymnast. Cotter's management experience rises greatly from time spent at Ball State Athletics where she created and implemented the BSU Recreational Gymnastics Program, a program that now comprises of over 200 athletes. Having spent the last four years teaching beginner and elite gymnastics at Parkettes in addition to the last year as Head Coach for Vail Gymnastics, Cotter brings a fantastic set of skills as Director of the program.
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Oehlerking began her gymnastics career in Chicago and became state champion and state finalist as well as acting captain during her high school years. Oehlerking was also a collegiate gymnast at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh for the first two years and then in the Division 1 Ball State program with Vail Gymnastics Director Julie Cotter for her junior and senior years. Oehlerking coached summer camps with both Universities and then proceeeded to Directorship and Head Coach at the Bismarck Gymnastics Academy.