Empire Gymnastics Coaches & Staff

Veronica & Jeff Jordan

Owners, Empire Gymnastics

Veronica Jordan has had a long career in Gymnastics. She Started as a young gymnast in Brooklyn, NY and moved on to have a successful collegiate career at the State University of New York at Cortland, where she was the Assistant Gymnastics Coach while obtaining her Masters in Recreation and Leisure Management. Upon graduating Veronica has been the Managing director and Team coach at various programs in New Jersey, New York, Texas and now South Carolina and has produced numerous state, regional and national champions and qualifiers. Veronica has also coached and directed at US Gymnastics Training Camp for many years in Massachusetts.


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Shara Benton

Front Office Manager

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Lauren Blackwell

After School Director


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Haley Brennan

Recreation Director, Gymnastics, and Team Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross

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Kristen Davis

Special Events Coordinator, Xcel Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross


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Harriette Drafts

Front Office Staff


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Anna Claire Cable

Compulsory Gymnastics Team Coach, Recreational Gymnastics Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross

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Jackie Gifford

Optional Team Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross


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Shannan Griffin

Optional Team Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross

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Kendall Hopka

Xcel Team Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross


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Stacy Ruff

Xcel Team Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross

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Vicky Thier

Xcel Team Coach
USA Gymnastics Member, Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics. First Aid and CPR Certificatiion by the Red Cross


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Cheyenne Bailey

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

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Caylee Burgess

Recreational Gymnastics Coach


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Shannon Coffey

Recreational Coach

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Dani Drafts

Recreational Coach


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Emily Drafts

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

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Cydnee Frye

Recreational Gymnastics Coach


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Josh Havird

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

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Jailee Jones

Recreational Gymnastics Coach


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Renee Marks

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

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Drew Sanders

Recreational Gymnastics Coach


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Jordan Spivey

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

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Ryan Williams

Recreational Gymnastics Coach


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Lindsey Cunningham

After School Instructor

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Charlene Jones

After School Instructor


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Amy Lawson

After School Instructor

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Joseph McClure

After School Instructor


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Andrea Tucholski

After School Instructor