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December Employee of the Month!

Aubrey is our Camptastic + assistant and also coaches recreational gymnastics classes. She does an amazing job with organizing all the camp activities and schedules and is great with her gymnastics classes. She helped get the new dance acro program off the ground for us and the kids love it! She does everything with a smile and is incredibly helpful. Aubrey was a dancer when she was younger and then switched over to gymnastics and competed a various gyms in the United States due to her dad being in the military. She coached at Jam Hops from 2014-2017 and has returned to work here for a couple more years. Congratulations Aubrey!

November Employee of the Month

Holly has worked at Jam Hops for almost four years! She started as a Customer Care Representative and then started teaching for our Leap-N-Learn Preschool program. She is currently working as a teacher/coach in our Camptastic + program and also as a room monitor. Her family has been part of Jam Hops for ten years as she has three girls that dance here. When asked what she likes best about working at Jam Hops, she said "I love my coworkers and getting to know our JH families." She also loves being with family and friends at their cabin in Duluth and exploring the North Shore. 

Holly received this honor because she is going above and beyond in so many areas at Jam Hops including: 

  • Creating bulletin boards
  • Taking Camptastic + Hours
  • Taking sidewalk monitoring hours
  • Always asking what needs to be done before leaving for the day
  • Organizing all the camp games
  • Picking up last minute shifts
  • Taking the time to write feedback on homework sheets for campers who needed them for school. Thus helping out their parents. 

Congratulations Holly!

welcome to our new employees!

Mia will be coaching gymnastics classes at our Blaine/Ham Lake location. She has been a gymnast for about 10 years and is currently a JO level 8 gymnast at Jam Hops. Mia is currently a sophomore at Blaine High School. Mia is very excited to work with children and help them better their gymnastics. She also enjoys bike riding, and says she is a great leader, loves children and is very hard working. Welcome Mia!

James will be coaching Ninja Zone classes at Jam Hops. He is currently a junior at Legacy Christian Academy. When asked why he is excited to be a coach here, he said "To help the kids be the best they can."  James also enjoys fishing and being outdoors. Welcome James!

Jessica is excited to start coaching gymnastics classes at Jam Hops. She said. "I love the environment at Jam Hops and seeing the kids get involved with a sport that could affect their future." Jessica has a daughter that is in our JO gymnastics program and also has a son.  She also enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, playing cribbage and cooking, and describes herself as fun, goofy, hard-working and kind. Welcome Jessica!

Ethan will be coaching Ninja Zone classes and he is most excited to be helping and working with kids and people. He said he works well with everyone and has been around Jam Hops his whole life. Ethan also enjoys drawing, playing games, photography and videography. Welcome Ethan!

Jessica will be coaching gymnastics classes at the Anoka/Ramsey location. She did 4 years of gymnastics in high school and is now excited to help children achieve their goals with this sport. She plans to enroll her children in some of our programs soon. Jessica said she is fun, friendly, has great communication skills and is very energetic and flexible.  She also enjoys cleaning, dancing, outdoor walks and hiking. Welcome Jessica!

Ben will be coaching Ninja Zone classes at Jam Hops. He was a gymnast at Jam Hops for 6 years when he was younger and also did some volunteering for us in the past. He will be a junior at Andover High School. When asked what he is most excited for as a coach he said, "I am excited because this is my first job, meeting my coworkers, and working with the kids." Ben also enjoys diving, karate, golf, hanging out with friends and traveling. Last year he went to Iceland and England! Welcome Ben!

Addison has been a cheerleader for 7 years and will now be coaching our cheer classes at Jam Hops. She is currently a senior at Anoka High School. She is excited to coach little kids cheer and help them improve and have fun. Addison also enjoys hanging out with friends and watching Netflix. Welcome Addision!


General Staff


Brenda Nolby - CEO


Debbie Hauer - Executive Director


Nancy Nelson - Executive Director


Stacey Clayson-Executive Director


Trish Erkenbrack - ProShop Assistant


Barbi Kadlec-Pro Shop Manager


Jeff Riley - Facilities Manager


Craig Nolby-Owner and Maintenance


Jill Hauser-Administrative Assistant


Emma Sirjord - Facilities and Resident Artist


Shana Schmitz - Executive Assistant


Ella Sirjord - Photographer/Videographer


Amy Burton - Facilities


Dawn Brewster - Birthday Party Coordiator/CCR


Mary Dauman - Community Outreach Coordinator/CCR


Donna Delong - Camp Coordinator


Sarah Schake - Marketing Assistant

Not Pictured:

Morgan Lease - Camp Assistant

 

Customer Care Representatives


Nicole Sanders - Office Manager


Kamala Pickett


Tracey Blees


Anne Aguirre


Nicole Korus


Kristen Kehr


Laura Pottsmith


Sarah Santiago - CCR/Leap-N-Learn Assistant Teacher


Melissa Spoden


Carrie Stiles


Betsy Nordin


Amy Sosinski


Heidi Olson


Jeff Otteson


Tammy Sexton

Gymnastics Staff


Kristen Sanborn- Executive Director, Women's and Men's JO Director


Cassie Barnes-Xcel Director


Jeanna Southerling-Recreational Gymnastics Director


Megan Furrow-Anoka Ramsey Gym Director


Carly Rosa - School Age Gymnastics Coordinator


Matt Stone-Director of JO/Xcel at Anoka Ramsey


Joanna Bartell


Kyle Pekula - JO Men's Team Coordinator and Activities Coordinator


Haylee Altenburg


Rachel Erickson


Alisha Otteson


Emily Greene


Joseph Hnilicka


Rudy Jacobsz


Jim Johnson - Retired after 23 years!


Jodie Mortenson


Carter Lease


Tobie Stiles


Julie Mendoza


Lexi Sofie


Carrie Stiles


Josie Swenson


Tim Thunborg


Chris Tinault


Brody Wamsley


Jennifer Riley


Jenna Kalevik


Brandi O'Loughlin


Jessica Moskalik


Brenna McLain


Belle Sanborn


Karlee Sofie


Carlyne Brewster


Kristin O'Connell


Johana Teigen


Paige Anderson


Lara Parenteau


Sydney Farber


Emma Ricks


Paige Kolanski


Aubrey Swenson


Jessica Cogswell


Jessica Quackenbush


Kim Griffin


Angela Martinez


Grace Amell


Vivian Lakotas


Olivia Dodge


Tatum Foth


Erin Southerling


Emilee Burton


Andi Frank

Not Pictured:

Mia Larsen

Chloe Weber

Salma Urrutia

 

Dance Staff


Erin Antilla-Dance Director


Allie Mooney


Emily Hauer


Sonja Williams


Lydia Tomandl


Kendra Williams - Dance Assistant/CCR


Tina Eichers


Grace Fabienke


Sophia Britton


Lexi Pocrnich


Ben Olson


Lily Fabienke


Danielle Manos


Tristen Sanborn


Maya Williams


Samantha Carmichael


Paige Leir


Emmalee Oberg


Alivia Draack


Kaylin Stenen


Jacie Slater

Cheer Staff


Lily Fabienke


Maya Williams


Skylar Raw


Addison Randall

Leap-N-Learn Academic Preschool


Sue Krohnberg- Director


Holly Oberg


Sarah Santiago

Ninja Zone Staff


Andrew Hauer-Ninja Zone Director


Brendan Schmit


Owen Rohde


James Smith


Ben Linde


Kim Griffin

Not Pictured:

Kylie Dahlin

Ethan Ford

 

 

Theater Staff


Tim Thunborg - Theater Director

Camp/Birthday Party Coaches/Subs


Suzie Bates


Ellie Weibye


Bryce Nelson


Dani Gray


Carolyn Yernberg


Alex Pekula


Kaitlyn Asplund


Rockie Ramacher


Lauryn Kadlec


Andy Dunn


Emily Olson


Megan Kouri


Elizabeth Block


Marianna Arocho


Maddie Qualen


Molly Lawrence


Sarah Olmschenk


Mikaela Craig


Carissa Cornelius