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Charlene Edwards:

Former USA National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Member and International competitor in both Individual and Group disciplines.  USAG Professional Member and National Coach Certification.  Professional dancer with the Ballet De Monterrey in Mexico.  Skilled in coaching competitive gymnasts from the beginner level to Elite and awarded Master of Sport in 2014.

 

 

Karyn Lyon Glover

6-time USA National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Member and International Individual and Group competitor.  World Championship Group Team coach.  Developed progressive programming to successfully guide gymnasts from recreational levels into high level competitors.  USAG Professional Member and National Judge.  Awarded Master of Sport in 2014.

 

 

Megan Murrell

4-time Junior Olympic Individual and Group Regional Team Member.  2-time National Junior Olympic Individual and Group GOLD medalist. Trained as a Level 9 until injury. Cross-trained competitive dance for over 17 years and artistic gymnastics for 4 years.  Rhythmic USAG Professional Member. Recreational and Competitive Coach at Oakland Rhythmics for over 16 years.  Wayne State University graduate in Elementary Education and professional educator. 

 

 

 

Satoko Azami Kightlinger

Former member of the Japanese National Rhythmic Gymnastics team for 15 years. 9 years of rhythmic gymnastics instruction for children and youth in all levels. Worked with children in Japan, Syria, and India for performance and competitive rhythmic training. Tokyo Women’s College of Physical Education graduate. USAG Professional Member and level 3-6 Individual and Group Judge.

 
 
 
 

Olga Wiebelhaus 

12 years of rhythmic training and coaching in Russia. Experience coaching different levels of gymnasts, helping them master their technique, flexibility, strength, conditioning and ballet. USAG Professional Member. 15 years of experience working with children in different spheres of education. 

 

 

 

 

 Erin Stauffer

Oakland Rhythmic Gymnastics competitive athlete for 11 years. 2 time Junior Olympic Group medalist. 9 time Michigan State Meet Individual and Group champion. Trained and competed regionally, nationally, and internationally. Two year Level 9 competitor. ORG coach since 2017. USAG Professional Member.
 
 
 
 

 

 
            
Mackensie Garlow
Trained in both Vaganova and Cecchetti methods of ballet. Graduated with her B.F.A in Dance and Theater from Alma College. Summer intensives with Eisenhower Dance, Nashville Ballet, and the School of Classical Ballet in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Danced for four seasons with Arova Contemporary Ballet and is currently dancing with Ballet Edge
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophia Yee
Oakland Rhythmic Gymnastics competitive athlete for 6 years. 2 time Junior Olympic Group medalist. 5 time Michigan State Meet Individual and Group champion. Trained and competed regionally, nationally, and internationally. Two year Level 9 competitor. ORG coach since 2019. USAG Professional Member.
 
 
 
Oakland Rhythmics  is currently seeking a qualified rhythmic gymnastics professional to join our growing program. To apply, please contact us with your resume and experience qualifications.