Meet the Staff at PGC

KIM RANSOM

Kim Ransom

MA, MS, NASM-PES, USAW-1 

Kim is a gymnastics professional and entrepreneur, coaching for 20 years and experience owning two gymnastics facilities. She is passionate about teaching young women to be physically, emotionally and financially empowered. Aside from leading PGC, Kim spends time participating in the sport of Olympic weightlifting as a coach, masters lifter and National Referee. When she isn't working or lifting, she also enjoys counseling and mentoring other budding business owners and entrepreneurs.

 

Education:

MA Leadership, Chatham University

MS Exercise Science and Health Promotion, California University

BS Public Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

 

Professional Leadership:

Owner, Pittsburgh Gymnastics Club

Founder & Creator, Gym Fox in a Box

Podcast Host, Fear Free Launches

Business Coach, Braddock Business Roundtables

USA Gymnastics Professional Member

USA Weightlifting Certified, Level 1, Sports Performance Coach

USA Weightlifting, National Referee

 

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Mariah Park

Coach

Miss Mariah teaches Warriors and Level 2. She has a background in competitive YMCA gymnastics. She is also a nationally ranked Olympic weightlifter and is coached by Miss Kim under Pittsburgh Barbell Club.

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Kelly Marini

Coach

Miss Kelly teaches Preschool, Warriors, and Level 1. Miss Kelly has a background in YMCA competitive gymnastics. She is a childhood speech therapist in the day.

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Imani Holt

Coach

Miss Imani teaches Preschool, Level 1 and Level 2. Her background is in recreational gymnastics.

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Meghan Byrnes

Gym Manager

Miss Meghan is our Gym Manager. She comes to us with management experience from the all-star cheer world and is a huge reason why this gym runs so smooth! If you have any questions on scheduling, billing, make-ups or dropping, please email her at Meghan@pgcpbc.com

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Gabbi Hamer

Coach

Miss Gabbi teaches Tumbling, Invite-Only, Level 2, Level 3 and Twisters. She has a background in competitive gymnastics, all-star cheer and college cheer.

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Selena Vinciguerra

Coach

Miss Selena teaches Tumbling, Level 1, Level 2, and Twisters. She has prior experience in competitive dance and gymnastics and dance coaching. She is also a teacher's aid for special behaviors in the day.

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Adiella Smith

Coach

Miss Adi teaches Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3. She was trained as a competitive Level 9 gymnast under Miss Kim. She has been coaching for 5 years.