Middletown

7 Kanes Lane
Middletown,NJ 07748
732 - 671 - 2328


Parlin

287 Cheesequake Road
Parlin, NJ 08859
732 - 238 - 6900

Department Leaders


directors 01 lew wicki Lew Wicki
Director of Karate

Sensei Lew has earned his fourth degree black belt and continues to study martial arts to further his education. His favorite cartoon character is Snoopy, and he is a strong advocate for adopting rescue dogs, with a soft spot for pitbulls.


directors 02 KrystenKoval Krysten Koval Lewis
USAG Team Coach/ Director of Marketing & Events

Krysten is a native Texan and started gymnastics when she was two! She was a 5-time Region 3 National team member and attended Brigham Young University on a full athletic scholarship, where she lettered all four years. Before accepting a job at Head Over Heels, she worked in advertising, creating campaigns for clients such as Taco Bell, Nike, and her personal favorite - the Los Angeles Clippers. She’s happily married and mommy to a beautiful calico kitty, named Sherlock.


directors 04 jimLogan Jim Logan
JOGA Team Coach/ Director of Recreational Gymnastics - Parlin

Mr. Jim, as the kids call him, has been at Head Over Heels for over 10 years, with over 30 years of coaching experience in New Jersey. He got started in gymnastics after he was hit by a car and put in a leg cast and wasn’t able to attend football practice. He joined the school’s gymnastics team because it involved events that didn’t require his leg.


directors 03 RitaDAmbrosio Rita D'Ambrosio
Director of Pre-School Gymnastics

Rita has over 25 years of coaching experience, 7 of them at Head Over Heels. She enjoys working with all of our pre-school students and is always looking for exciting ways to engage them. She is also mommy to an African Grey Parrot.


directors 05 ToniBorden Toni Borden
USAG Team Director - Parlin

Toni has been at Head Over Heels for 25 years now, with a total of 32 years of coaching experience in New Jersey. In her time at HOH she has had numerous state and regional champions, as well as National qualifiers. She also had many TOPS National A, B, and Diamond Team members. Toni is married, has two kids, and one grand-daughter who takes gymnastics and dance at Head Over Heels.


directors 06 JohnWilton John Wilton
USAG Team Director - Middletown

Coach John has lived in Middletown for most of his life. His very first coaching job was actually for trampoline, but he knew he always wanted to coach gymnastics. Forty-one years later, he’s had countless state, regional, and national champions! John is one of 11 children, and most of his siblings still reside in Monmouth County. He has two children of his own (not counting his 200 gymnast daughters), and his youngest daughter coaches at Head Over Heels during Summer break.


directors 07 NikkiBalka Nikki Balka
Director of Recreational Gymnastics - Middletown

Nikki has been coaching for over 10 years. When she’s not coaching, you can probably find her at Disney World. She loves Tinkerbell, along with everything else Disney. She attended Seton Hall University where she was a cheerleader.


directors 08 VladimirKarvicky Vladimir Karvacky
USAG Men’s Team Director - Both Locations

Vlad hails from Slovakia where he had an amazing gymnastics career. He was a member of Slovak National Team for over 8 years. Since his retirement from gymnastics, he's been in New Jersey coaching for over 14 years. He is also the proud owner of a "money tree".


directors 09 LorriGoldman Lorri Goldman-Mendez
Dance Director

Miss Lorri brings over 30 years of teaching, choreographing and performing to Bodies in Motion Dance Centre. In that time, Lorri has worked throughout NY and NJ with several dance companies and in musical theater. Her choreography has won numerous awards on the competition circuit , as well as being featured in a music video released on MTV Asia. Lorri attended Mason Gross College of Performing Arts, Middlesex County High School of Performing Arts, and has trained and continues to study in leading studios in New York. Miss Lorri is a member of Dance Educators of America and Associated Dance Teachers of NJ and currently serves on the board of directors for A.D.T. of NJ, She acted as Treasurer for seven years and recently elected by her peers to be President of this highly regarded organization. Lorri has also studied with the Royal Academy of Dance in their teachers certification program. R.A.D. is an internationally recognized training school for ballet.




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