STAFF INFORMATION

Angie Layne | Owner, Acro Gymnastics Coach, Cheerleading Coach & Instructor since 2004

Angie has been involved with gymnastics & cheerleading for over 30 years. She has a Masters Degree in Sports Management and a Bachelors Degree in Education, both from Morehead State University. She cheered for six years at Fairfield Local Schools and two years at Morehead State - the most decorated collegiate cheer program in the US. While in graduate school, she coached the MSU All Girl Cheerleading Team. She also worked one year for UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association), taught gymnastics classes at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy and T-N-T (Morehead, KY). She competed 10 years in acro gymnastics, one year as a Jr-Elite Acrobat, and was also a National Champion in 1987 & 1988. She is a USAG National ranked judge, serves as the Region 5 Judging Coordinator and Acro Program Development Task Force Rep. Angie was the 2007 Region 5 Coach of the year and is USAG safety certified. Angie coached the 2008 National Championship Cheer Team. Also, in 2008 she coached 3 Junior Olympic National Champions and in 2011 4 JO National Champions! Prior to owning Aerial's, Angie served as the Director of the Eastgate Campus of Wilmington College where she also taught as an adjunct professor. Angie is married to J.D. Layne, has four children (Payton, Jillian, Cali, and Cason) and lives near Waynesville.

Email: angie@aerialsathletics.com

Kiley Allen | Instructor

Kiley is a student at Blanchester High School. She has been involved in gymnastics for 11 years at Aerial's Athletics. She has been on the Aerial's Acro Team since 2007, and is a two time Junior Olympic National Champion in 2008 and 2011 both in a trio. She was selected along with her partners this year to join the USA National Age Group Development Team (AGDT). She is a three year varsity cheerleader and received an Academic Award in the 2015-2016 school year for holding a 3.8 GPA while doing sports and taking honors classes. She enjoys reading and free hand drawing and lives at home with her parents Tom and Amy Allen and her older sister Hanna.

Mara Andriacco | Instructor

Mara attended the Flint School of Performing Arts with training in ballet, jazz, hip hop and modern dance from the age of 5 through high school. While training in Flint, Michigan, she attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Joffrey Midwest masters classes, and Regional Dance America Mid States Program as a performer. In 2003, she traveled to Austria with the Flint Youth Ballet. After high school, Mara received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from Grand Valley State University. After college, she accepted a dance position in the Dayton Contemporary Dance 2nd Company where she studied for two years. She has also danced for Mam-Luft & Co Dance in Cincinnati. In recent years, Mara has spent her talents teaching others the art of dance. She has taught for Academy of Dance Arts in Middletown, Miami Valley Ballet, Coffman & Countryside YMCAs, Performing Arts Academy Middletown, and Mam-Luft & Co Dance Cincinnati. Mara and her husband live in Waynesville and she is excited to bring her expertise to the youth that attend Aerial’s!

Robin Bellamy
Theresa Bryant | Professional Instructor

Theresa Bryant has lived in Clinton County Ohio since 2011. She is originally from Pennsylvania where she grew up staying active in a variety of sports including softball, soccer, basketball, and track. Theresa graduated from Saint Francis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice. She spent three years working full-time as a juvenile probation officer for Warren County. Theresa is married to Jake Bryant and enjoys being a stay-at-home mom with her two children Ada and Eli. Theresa enjoys working with young children and is excited to be a member and supporter of the Aerial's Athletics family.

Kendall Anderson |

Mary Ann Carson |
Meri Grace Carson |
Taylor Coombs | Instructor since 2007

Taylor has over 15 years experience in gymnastics and cheerleading. She was a member of the Aerial's Acro Gymnastics Team from 2004-2009 and a member of 2007-2008 Aerial’s EXTREME National Champion Cheerleading Team. Taylor is a graduate of Morehead State University and currently an RN at Highland District Hospital. She is a USAG Acrobatic Gymnastics Official and she is USAG safety certified. She is married to Nelson Coombs and lives in Lynchburg.

Madi Crowe |

Pat Groh |

Barbara Khalili | Customer Service

Barbara is a native of Cincinnati but has been a resident of Clinton County for 29 years. She is the mother of two adult daughters, Kristina and Margo. After teaching in the Oak Hills Local School system for 30 years, she retired in 2006 but soon became restless. She landed a part-time position working behind the front counter of the Clinton County YMCA where I stayed until it’s closing at the end of May.

This summer she bought a kayak and has enjoyed numerous outings on Cowan Lake, Caesar Creek, and the Little Miami River. In addition, she enjoys hiking, biking, and travel. She is a passionate Buckeye alumna and college football fan. Go Bucks!

Sandy Lovelace | Gymnastics Coach & Instructor since 2007

Sandy was previously the Assistant Gymnastics Coach at the Clinton County YMCA. Sandy is a former competitive acro gymnast and national champion in Acro and Tumbling. She cheered 4 years at Wilmington HS. Sandy has worked as an accountant for 7 years at Main Medical, Inc. She is USAG safety certified. She has four children (William - Wilmington HS Football & Basketball player; and three grown children Mercedes, Alyssa & Addam) and lives in Wilmington.

Jayme Maynard |

Tina Maynard | Previous Owner, Acro Gymnastics Coach, & Instructor since 1994

Tina opened Aerial’s Gymnastics 17 years ago in Leesburg and has been involved with gymnastics for over 30 years. She cheered four years at Wilmington HS. She also competed in acro gymnastics for 8 years, one year as an Elite Acrobat, and was a National Champion 8 times. Tina is the 2011 Region 5 Coach of the Year. She is USAG safety certified. Tina is married to Klay Maynard, has four children (Tyler, Ashli, Jayme, and Kole), and lives in Hillsboro.

Tony Seeger |

Sammi Shepherd |

Joni Streber | Instructor

Joni is an award-winning Gymnastics, Sports Acrobatics, Tumbling, Cheerleading, and Dance Team Coach, with more than 30 years experience. She is the former owner of Wilmington Gymnastics and Acro Express. She has coached 15 World Champions, over 50 National Champions and countless regional and state champions. She implemented a Sports Acrobatics & power tumbling program at an Olympic Training Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has served on several technical committees at a national and international level; judged all disciplines of gymnastics, trampoline and diving at a national and international level. Other accomplishments include: USA National Team Coach, winner of the National Team Award, winner of national coaching awards in both tumbling and sports acrobatics. Joni works full time for Wilmington College where she is credited for building the Wilmington College Cheer program to a competitive level, implementing cheer stunting & tumbling. She also teaches as an adjunct instructor for Teaching Educational Gymnastics and Teaching Dance, Rhythm and Movement. Her education includes a BS in Organizational Management from Wilberforce University; Maynard Research Center - graduate in Industrial Engineering; AA in Education from Southern State Community College; Georgia Institute of Technology - Certificate Distribution and Warehousing; and European Cultural Exchange, graduate. Joni is married to Steve Streber, has a daughter named Jodi, two sons (Schuyler and Sage) and lives in Wilmington.

Julia Strider | Instructor

Julia has been involved with gymnastics for over 6 years. She has earned a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Antioch University in Yellow Springs Ohio and a Bachelor’s in Communications from Wilmington College in Wilmington Ohio. Julia has taught Preschool through third grade and has been a gymnastics instructor/ coach to athletes that range from 18 mos. – 18 years of age. She coached for 2 years at the Clinton County YMCA levels 3 – 9 competitive gymnastics team. She is currently a part-time substitute teacher in several local public schools. She is USAG certified & CPR certified. Julia is married to Chris Strider and has a stepdaughter and two other children, (Cheyenne, Haylie, and Brandon) and currently lives in Wilmington Ohio.

Ashley Willian |


Aerial's Athletics, LLC | PO Box 543 | Waynesville, OH 45068