Anne Josephson
Anne Josephson President and CEO

Anne Josephson is President and CEO of JAG Gym. She opened JAG in September 2004 becoming the first gym to operate ... read more »

J.R. Roughton
J.R. Roughton Vice President and General Manager

J.R. Roughton has been with JAG since it first opened in 2004 and currently holds the position of Executive Vice ... read more »

Anna Andreini
Anna Andreini Coach

Anna’s passion for gymnastics began at the age of 4. Nothing else from t-ball to ballet had quite fit ... read more »

Dianna Banch
Dianna Banch Preschool Gymnastics Program Director

Dianna has been coaching since 2000 and has regularly attended gymnastics education clinics from leaders in the industry throughout the years. ... read more »

Grace Barrow
Grace Barrow grace.barrow@jaggym.com

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Cari Bartholomew
Cari Bartholomew Director of Programming

Cari’s path to JAG began at a young age, with ten years of gymnastics experience and 6 years as ... read more »

Craig Bender
Craig Bender Gymnastics Instructor

Craig started gymnastics at age 2 when his mother who coached gymnastics started him in a pre-school gymnastics class. He has ... read more »

Erika Brown
Erika Brown Competitive Team Program Director

Erika started gymnastics when she was six after falling in love with the sport while watching it on TV. Her ... read more »

Ruby Epstein
Ruby Epstein Gymnastics Instructor/Front Desk

Ruby was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. At the age of 4, she started training in Rhythmic Gymnastics in ... read more »

Julia Finkelstein
Julia Finkelstein Front Desk

Julia is very happy to be a part of the Front Desk team at JAG. While Julia may not be&... read more »

Ellie Haigh
Ellie Haigh Coach

Ellie Haigh joined the JAG team in the fall of 2020 after relocating from a gym in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ... read more »

Alexus Haywood
Alexus Haywood Front Office

Alexus is excited to be a part of the JAG team. She enjoys interacting with children and putting smiles on ... read more »

John Hill
John Hill Gymnastics Instructor

John is a graduate from Syracuse University with a BFA in Film. John joined the JAG team in May of 2011 ... read more »

Tenaya Hazen
Tenaya Hazen JAG AcademyDirector/Competitive Team Coach

Tenaya has been passionate about the sport of gymnastics since she started  taking lessons as a child. She has ... read more »

Janelle Molin
Janelle Molin Coach

Janelle Molin joined the JAG family in 2016 but has nearly seven years of coaching experience under her belt. While her ... read more »

Janae Nichols
Janae Nichols Coach

Janae started gymnastics at the age of 6. She competed for 12 years earning quite a few State, Regional and National titles. ... read more »

Rauza Rafikova
Rauza Rafikova Competitive Team Coach

Rauza began coaching at JAG in 2004 as a USAG Team Coach, however, her gymnastics career began well before that. In 1975, ... read more »

Janell Sanchez
Janell Sanchez Coach

Janell competed gymnastics from ages 8-16 years, and continued her competitive career in high school. She has been coaching since 2007&... read more »

Helga Shepherd
Helga Shepherd Co-Director of Administration

Helga was born in the UK and lived in London for 20 years before arriving in Los Angeles with her husband, 3 ... read more »

Sydney Stewart
Sydney Stewart Front Office

Sydney was born and raised in Southern California. After finishing college in San Francisco she's happy to be back ... read more »

Tami Strachan
Tami Strachan Coach, Front Office

Tami started gymnastics at the age of 12 in an after-school program. She fell in love with the sport and later ... read more »

Ita Villa
Ita Villa Coach

Originally from Chile, Ita has coached gymnastics for over 25 years. She holds a BA in Physical Education from Catholic University ... read more »

Jay Watson
Jay Watson Front Office

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jay first joined JAG back in 2004 when gym first opened its doors with just 3 ... read more »