Owner, Girls Team Director
Suzie graduated in 1990 from Miami University with a degree in Mass Communications. She attended NCSU pursuing her Masters in Middle Grades Education. Suzie gained her initial coaching experience at Kenny’s Gymnastics in Raleigh, NC and then at Atlanta School of Gymnastics in Atlanta, GA. She began coaching at International Gymnastics in June, 1993 where she quickly became the head coach, program director and gym manager. In her 21 years at International Gymnastics Suzie coached several national qualifiers and placed many kids into collegiate gymnastics programs. She has trained kids from preschool gymnastics up to International Elite. Suzie is married to Kirk Sanocki who is a collegiate swim coach and together they have four children – Cole, Carson, Lily and Kendall.
Owner, Girls Team Director
Hannah was a gymnast at International Gymnastics for 7 years and competed in the sport of gymnastics for a total of 10 years. She went on to compete as a scholarship cheerleader for Gardner-Webb University while earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Health and Wellness with a minor in Psychology. She has been coaching for 12+ years at various programs in NC, but began coaching with Suzie in 2012. Suzie and Hannah opened Perfect Balance together in September, 2015.
Events Director and Recreational Director
Ronshell was born and raised in Delaware. She moved to Charlotte, NC in 2019 with her two daughters. She comes from an experienced, professional background with 8 years of youth services and coordinating experience at Delaware Public Libraries. Ronshell came to work for PBTC last year and said she has learned so much about Gymnastics and professionalism! She considers herself a big kid at heart and enjoys working with children, planning awesome events and art.
Head USAG Optional (levels 6-10) Team Coach
Teshawne started her gymnastics career as a gymnast at Low Country Gymnastics in Charleston, SC where she competed for 12 years. She competed in Level 10 Eastern National Championships in 1999. Teshawne went on to continue a very successful 4 years at West Virginia as a scholarship gymnast and earned her Bachelors of Science degree in athletic coaching. Coming from a college coaching job, we were happy that she settled into club gymnastics with us here in Charlotte in 2012. Prior to moving to Charlotte, Teshawne held coaching jobs at Ball State, William and Mary, Iowa State and Utah State. Teshawne is a vital part of our coaching staff and we are happy to have her! You may recognize her from coaching gymnastics camps such as Woodward, NC State, Auburn and Georgia.
Andrea has been a part of our program since 2007. She has been a vital part of our program as our Pre-Team Director since 2009. Andrea competed as both a club athlete at the Toledo YMCA and also as a high school gymnast at Maumee High School in Toledo, Ohio. She started coaching rec classes in Toledo while attending the University of Toledo. Andrea helps run our class and team programs as well as overseeing our Pre-Team Program.
USAG Xcel Director
Leane started gymnastics at the age of 5. She completed her club gymnastics career at Cabarrus County Gymnastics in Concord, NC. She then went on to compete gymnastics in college at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. While at UWO, Leane earned her BA of Science in Athletic Training. After graduation, she moved to Raleigh, NC with her husband, Justin and worked full time at Duke Orthopedics while also coaching part-time at Superior Gymnastics. Fun Fact: Coach Justin and Coach Leane met while coaching at Flip Fest Gymnastics camp while in college!
Sarah grew up in Massachusetts and had been living in Connecticut for the last 10 years before moving to Charlotte. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Hartford. Sarah first worked in schools as an assistant teacher and behavioral intervention specialist when she started coaching gymnastics part time 6 years ago. For the last three years, Sarah has been coaching full-time and has taught everything from parent and child classes to team and everything in between. My favorite events to coach are vault and floor.
Xcel Program Coordinator
Julianna started gymnastics when at 4 years old at Southeastern Gymnastics Training Center. She graduated in 2015 and began her dream of being a college athlete at Louisiana State University. Julianna, “Jules,” is a two-time All American on vault and part of the Academic All SEC team. She graduated in 2019 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies, focused on psychology, social work, and sports studies. She is also in the process of getting her master’s in social work with LSU.
Morgan was a gymnast for 8 years at International Gymnastics. She started coaching AAU in 2017. Morgan loves gymnastics and working with kids. She was a diver for 5 years and a high school cheerleader for 2 years. She is currently in school for personal training and following with stretch and flexibility coaching.
Pre-Team and Team Coach
Kate is originally from Chicago. She moved south for college and got a Communications degree from the University of South Carolina. Go Gamecocks! Kate started gymnastics when she was 3 years old. She continued to do gymnastics all the way through high school and started coaching when she was 17. Kate brings a great knowledge and excitement for the sport of gymnastics!
Mary Grace Reynolds
Mary Grace grew up in Davidson, NC and started gymnastics at 5 years old at the Lake Norman YMCA where she was coached by Hannah! After gymnastics she did cheerleading throughout middle and high school, and then attended Auburn University. She came to PBTC in the fall of 2021 and continues to learn and grow in the world that is competitive gymnastics!
Ileana Jenkins is our newest Rec Director here at PBTC. She is very passionate about all things Gymnastics / Cheer, with over 10 years of experience in competitive cheerleading. Ileana also had the privilege of being part of a collegiate cheerleading squad at The Citadel in Charleston South Carolina for two years, where she further developed my abilities and teamwork. Additionally, Ileana has three years of experience in gym management. Through this role, she gained valuable insights into overseeing operations and fostering a positive and supportive environment for athletes.