Adrianne is the founder and owner of Southern Ohio Gymnastics Academy which opened in 2008. She has coached gymnastics since 2004 and was a high school gymnast herself as well as competing in tennis, softball, dance and swimming. Adrianne is the mother of three children, Dilynn, Dory and Dexter. She has a Bachelors of Science degree in Food Science. She has coached all levels of gymnastics and has been a women’s gymnastics judge since 2004. Adrianne is a USA Gymnastics Professional member, background checked, Safesport and safety certified and trained through USA Gymnastics as a Jr. Olympic Team coach.
Kim Runyon is a former gymnast and tumbler for many years and has coached gymnastics for 15 years. She is the head coach of the girls’ gymnastics team here at SOGA. She has two daughters who were both competitive gymnasts for SOGA. When she is not at the gym, she enjoys spending time with her children and family. Kim is a USA Gymnastics Professional Member, background checked, Safesport and safety certified and trained by USA Gymnastics University. Kim is certified as a Jr. Olympic Team Coach.
Jessica coaches homeschool for SOGA. She was a cheerleader for Point Pleasant High School and Shawnee State University. Jessica is a youth leader at Jackson Avenue Baptist Church. She and her husband Jesse have four daughters. Jessica is a USA Gymnastics Professional Member, background checked, Safesport and Safety certified and trained through USA Gymnastics University.
Alli was a gymnast for 15 years and part of the competitive team at SOGA for many years. She finished her career working to be a level 9 gymnast. Since her retirement from gymnastics she was involved with the varsity cheer team at River Valley High School where she was picked as an NCAA All American Cheerleader. All is now a student at Rio Grande University where she is on the cheer squad and an Education major. She loves children of all ages and is excited to share with them her passion for the sport of gymnastics. Alli works with developmental team, Xcel Bronze Team, Intermediate and Advanced Gymnastics, and is a choreographer for girls team floor routines. She is a USA Gymnastics Professional Member, background checked, Safesport and Safety Certified and trained through USA Gymnastics University.
Paxton was a gymnast with SOGA up to Level 10. She started gymnastic at 3 years old. She also played softball for Gallia Academy. Paxton graduated from Miami University with a Bachelors degree in Biology and is currently in the RN program at University Rio Grande. Paxton primarily coaches the competitive team and helps with recreational classes. She is a USA Gymnastics Professional Member, background checked, Safesport and Safety certified and trained through USA Gymnastics University.
Jamie was a former cheerleader for 13 years and a power tumbler for seven years. She has coached tumbling for the past eight years and here at SOGA. She coaches preschool classes of all levels. Jamie is a 2013 graduate of South Gallia High School where she participated in varsity track for four years. She is a USA Gymnastics Instructor Member, background checked, Safesport and safety certified.
Sarah is a preschool gymnastics coach here at SOGA as well as working in the office and managing our birthday party schedule. She is the mother of 5 children, some who are in recreational classes here at the gym. Sarah is a USA Gymnastics Instructor member, background checked, Safesport and safety certified and trained by USA Gymnastics University.
Sydnee started gymnastics at 18 months old and finished as a Level 8 gymnastics on the SOGA girls’ team. She is a graduate of River Valley High School where she was active in cheerleading, volleyball and track and field. She is currently a student at Rio Grande University where she is active on the cheer squad and volleyball team. She has received UCA American and NCA All American Cheer awards. Sydnee is a coach for recreational gymnastics and tumbling as well as boys Ninja classes.
Jaden was a past gymnast at SOGA for five years and on the competitive girl’s team. She has also played soccer for Point Pleasant High School and is passionate about both sports. Jaden is a coach for recreational gymnastics, Jr. Ninja boys and helps with preschool classes. She is a USA Gymnastics Instructor member.
Chris was a 2016 graduate of Point Pleasant High School where he wrestled and played baseball all four years. Chris now works as a Client Relationship Consultant at U. S. Bank in Gallipolis, Ohio. Chris is one of our Ninja boys’ class coaches and is a USA Gymnastics Instructor Member. He is background checked, Safesport and Safety certifies, and trained through USA Gymnastics University.