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Jam Hops is a great place to work!

We are currently hiring for:

Dance Instructor

Jam Hops Dance Company is growing and looking for qualified candidates to join our staff! A part-time teaching opportunity is available for candidates who are 18 years old or older, have a passion for dance and love being around and teaching children!


Gymnastics Coach

  • Part-time and full-time opportunities available coaching various levels of gymnastics.  
  • Variety of day/evening and weekend hours based on need and availability.  Mostly in need of Friday/Saturday coaches.
  • Experience with coaching or involvement in gymnastics is preferred but not required.

Scroll down for more information about applying for these positions!

Employee of the Month for June!

Kyle Pekula is our employee of the month for June. He was a competitive gymnast on the Jam Hops JO boys team for 10 years and started coaching here 5 years ago. Kyle is great at coaching any level of classes and is always willing to sub for other coaches. He is currently attending UW Stout to become a Chef. What Kyle likes best about coaching is helping kids be the best they can be and sharing his love for the sport. Kyle also enjoys cooking, wake boarding and camping. Congratulations Kyle!

Connor is a new gymnastics coach at Jam Hops and was on our JO boys competitive team for 9 years. He is very excited about giving back to the gym and to the sport of gymnastics. Connor will be a sophomore at Totino Grace High School where he plays baseball and football. He also enjoys many other athletics, fishing, four-wheeling, biking and being outdoors. We are so excited to have Connor back at Jam Hops!

Emma has been a gymnast at Jam Hops for 14 years and now she is going to work here - we are so excited to have her help with facilities and coaching camps. Emma was on the JO team here at Jam Hops and now is doing gymnastics at UW Stout at the college level. She is excited to work here to make extra money and meet new people. Emma also enjoys drawing, anything outdoors and hanging out with friends and family. Welcome Emma!

Lilly will be coaching gymnastics classes at Jam Hops.  She is most excited about meeting new people and learning about the coaching side of gymnastics. She was a gymnast herself for about 7 years and Gymnastics Galaxy and Flyaways Gold. Lilly also enjoys reading, visiting friends and playing with her dog. Welcome Lilly!

welcome to our new employees!

Connor is excited to be a new Ninja Zone coach at Jam Hops! He is excited to work with our awesome Ninja equipment and is looking forward to getting to know the students here. He also loves challenging the kids and doing drills with them. Connor has coached Ninja at another gym and was also a youth wrestling coach a few years ago.  Connor also enjoys hunting, fishing and being with family and friends. Welcome Connor!

Anaya will be coaching gymnastics classes. She is very excited to get back into the gymnastics and cheer field. Anaya is a freshman at Coon Rapids High School and enjoys playing basketball and volleyball and is also on the cheer team. She was also on a cheerleading team called the Spartans for 6 years. Welcome to Jam Hops Anaya!

Ashley will be a Ninja Zone coach at Jam Hops. She is excited that she gets to be active and be able to coach kids in a fun environment.  Ashley is attending Anoka Ramsey Community College  and plays on their softball team. Ashley was a gymnast herself at Gymnastics Galaxy for about 7 years. She also enjoys Crossfit. Welcome Ashley!

Carissa will be a gymnastics coach at Jam Hops and is very excited to meet new people and getting to teach little kids gymnastics. Some of Carissa's hobbies are gymnastics, ceramics, track and hanging out with friends. Carissa did gymnastics herself for 10 years at Jam Hops when she was very little at Jam Hops and a couple other gyms. We are very excited to have Carissa working with us!

Isaac is going to be coaching Ninja classes. He was in our recreational gymnastics classes when he was younger and currently his younger brother is in a gymnastics here. Isaac is excited about working with kids and having fun being active. He is currently a freshman at the PACT charter school in Ramsey. Isaac also plays soccer, goes fishing and goes on bike rides with friends. Welcome Isaac!

Jackie will be working as a Customer Care Rep. She has 2 kids and one of them is on the Xcel team and her son enjoys baseball. Jackie is excited to work around all the kids and with all the families. She also enjoys watching her kids activities and getting together with friends and family. Welcome Jackie!


Nicole will be working as a Customer Care Rep . She is excited to work with all the kids and families here. She has 5 kids and 2 of them are on the Xcel Gold team (they are twins!). Nicole also enjoys hanging out with family, watching her girls compete and walking her dogs. Welcome Nicole!

Maya has been dancing at Jam Hops for 12 years and is now going to also work here as a Cheer Coach. She is excited to work with kids. Maya also loves to play softball and all of her 4 sisters are also dancers at Jam Hops and her mom is a customer care rep. We love having family work here together. Welcome Maya!

Sydney will be coaching gymnastics at Jam Hops. She has been doing gymnastics for 13 years here herself and she is currently a level 8 JO gymnast. She is looking forward to sharing her knowledge of gymnastics with the kids. We are so excited to have Sydney coaching with us!

Jam Hops hires many part-time employees that work less than 30 hours per week and offer them the following:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Competitive Wages
  • Apparel Discount of 15% on consignment items and Jam Hops sponsored orders
  • Tuition Discount
  • Referral Bonus

Our full-time employees working 30 hours or more per week, receive the above part-time benefits plus:

  • Medical/Dental Coverage
  • Vacation/Sick pay
  • Holiday pay

Some of the other employment positions we have are:


Qualified candidates should be 16 years old or older, like to have fun, have an endless amount of high energy, love being around and teaching children. This position would work approximately 5-10 hours per week.

Ninja Zone is a fusion of obstacle training, gymnastics, martial arts and freestyle movement. Experience in any of the above elements is beneficial but not a requirement. We would love to hire and train the right people. 

All are welcome to apply, but we are especially in need of male Ninja Zone coaches at this time. To apply complete the online application below and return that along with 3 written character references to

Cheer Coach

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and loves working with children to be a part-time cheer coach for approximately 4-5 hours per week. You must be 18 years of age or older and have some cheer experience. Let us know if you are interested by filling out the application below.

Customer Care Representatives

  • Approximately 5-10 hours per week working at our Customer Service Office.  
  • Answering phones, helping customers with registration and a wide variety of other tasks.  
  • Must be available Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays and have a high school diploma.
  • If you are a positive, energetic person and LOVE helping people, then this is the position for you!! You do not have to have customer service experience.

Employment Application

We're always looking for fun, enthusiastic and responsible people to join our team!

Please complete the online application AND employment references available through the links below. If you prefer, you may print and complete the application and then either mail it or bring it to; Jam Hops 1460 133rd Lane NE, Ham Lake MN 55304.  Please indicate on the application which position(s) you are interested in. 

If you have any questions please call (763) 413-0647.