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Meet the Staff

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Tatiana Kovaleva
head COACH
owner

Tatiana Kovaleva is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia. It was a love at first sight - TRAMPOLINE. At age 7 starting on the sticked schedule of 6 days a week, she advanced to level 10 in just one year. She first made the Russian National trampoline team as a Junior, traveling to European Youth Championships and earning her Bronze Medal. Many successful international and National meets, bring her to her winning her very own WORLD Championships in 1996.

After retiring from the competition, Tatiana moved to the United States and began coaching. Just a few shorts years later, she led one of the best teams in the United States. In 2011, she became owner of the Elite Trampoline Academy.

She became the American coach for the 2012 Olympic games in London, England.

Her Achievements

  • 1996 Individual World Champion
  • 1996, 1998, 1999 Team World Champion
  • 1995. 1999 World Cup Final Silver Medalist
  • 1995-1998 World Cup Medalist in Individual and Synchronized Trampoline
  • FIG Judge
  • NJ/NY State Chair
  • Bachelor Degree in Physical Education
  • 7 times Coach of the Year Award
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LILLIAN ALBANESE
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR
owner

Lillian Albanese, being a daughter of the owner she basically was born into trampoline program. Started at age 3,5 she achieved level 9 on trampoline by age 9. Winning a silver medal at the National Championships at 7 year of age. Decided to explore more sport and music she stopped trampoline at age 10, by being just a little short of competing level 10. She has been a big part of the gym helping and assisting with teaching kids from very young age. At age 16 she is handing school and work at the gym. She coaches recreational classes and team workouts with great professionalism and enthusiasm.

Her Achievements

  • State Champion
  • Varsity Field Hockey Athlete
  • Regional Champion
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Viachaslau Marozau
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Viachaslau Marozau was born and raised in Mogilev, Belarus. He first made the Belarus national trampoline team in 1988 and went on to make in 1994 the world championship team, taking home gold medals in 1993, 1995. Also, he became a winner of the world cup in 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995. After retiring from the competition, coach Slava (also known by this name) moved to the United States and became a part of the famous shows at Cirque Du Soleil in Orlando, FL "La Nouba." A few years later, he returned to the trampoline as a coach. With over 20 years of trampoline experience, he coaches trampoline and tumbling at ETA. He raised several students throughout his career, granted the title "Master of Sports of Belarus," and one of his athletes became a winner of the world championship.

His Achievements

  • World Cup WInner '91, '93, '94, '95
  • 1994 Team World Champion
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Steven Gluckstein 
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Steven Gluckstein is from Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. He started trampoline in 2000 at the age of 10, and he quickly found his niche. Winning over 8 national titles and several international events as a junior elite athlete, Steven was nominated for the senior national trampoline team in 2007. Steven achieved his ultimate dream of becoming an olympian in London in 2012, where he became the second man to represent the United States in the sport of trampoline. In 2009 and 2010, Steven won the US senior men's trampoline title at the visa national championships. In 2010, he was ranked number one globally in synchronized trampoline, winning the two-year world cup circuit. Steven also sits on the New Jersey state trampoline and tumbling board as the athlete representative and has been a category 1 USA judge since 2008.

His Achievements

  • 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016 national champion
  • United States national team member 2006-2017
  • Junior National Team Coach
  • Pan American Games Silver Medalist
  • 2011 - ranked number 1 in the world in synchronized trampoline
  • 2012 olympian - London, Great Britain
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JOIE BAUMAN
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Joie was raised in Holmdel, New Jersey, and grew up doing gymnastics. After switching from artistic gymnastics to trampoline at age 9, Joie began competing and continued jumping with Elite Trampoline Academy until she left the sport in 2012 as a junior elite athlete. Joie competed and medaled at a number of national and international meets held in the US. In 2015, Joie graduated from Holmdel High School where she was also a member of the Varsity Gymnastics Team.

Joie rediscovered her love for trampoline when she began coaching recreational gymnastics several years ago. She now coaches full-time at Elite Trampoline Academy and has enjoyed every minute of it.

Her Achievements

  • State Champion
  • Regional Champion
  • Silver Medal in DMT at Nationals
  • Division II Track and Field Scholarship Athlete
  • Varsity Gymnast
  • Varsity Track and Field Athlete
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Joey Isenberg
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Joey Isenberg is a senior Elite trampolinist who started trampoline in 2008 at 7 years old. He has competed at multiple international meets and has won National titles and a silver medal in synchronized trampoline at the 2019 World age group championships. Joey loves coaching and helping people improve at the sport that he has put his all into as he has grown up. 

His Accomplishments

  • Silver Medal in World Age Group Championships for synchronized trampoline
  • multiple Junior National Championship titles
  • Competed in 2018 World Championships
  • 2015-2019 National Team member for USA
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Ava DeHanes
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Ava DeHanes is currently enrolled at Holmdel High School while balancing competing at the Elite Level of trampoline gymnastics and coaching. She started trampoline when she was only 6 years old and fell in love with learning the ins and outs of the sport. Whilst continuing her journey through the sport, she loves passing her knowledge down to younger athletes to, hopefully, light a spark in them to love trampoline gymnastics as much as she does.

Her Achievements

  • 9 times National Champion
  • 5 times USA National Team Member
  • 3rd place individual medal at World Age Group Championships
  • 6 times USA Team Member
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Juliana Okun
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Former Trampoline Elite Athlete is excited to be part of developing new generation of athletes. 

Her Achievements

  • State Champion
  • National Champion
  • Regional Champion
  • VIP Classic Silver Medalist
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Ashley Sherman TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Ashley has been doing trampoline since she was 6 years old. She is on the Elite team and went to several National competitions. She is also High School student, who loves to coach kids about the sport she enjoys so much.

Her Achievements

  • 2017, 2019 Silver Medalist at Nationals
  • State and Regional Medalist
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Keira Lynch
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Keira Lynch started her journey in trampoline gymnastics when she was 5 years old. She did trampoline for many years and competed as well. Keira won 8th in the National for Level 5 when she was younger. 

Today, Keira is a high school student and loves to coach little kids here, at ETA. 

She, also, enjoys playing soccer at a competitive level. 

Her Achievements

  • 8th place at Nationals for Level 5
  • Varsity Soccer Player
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Tessa Christopher
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Her Achievements

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Sydney Buchanan
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Sydney Buchanan started trampoline gymnastics when she was 7 years old. She loves this sport for the opportunity it gives one to travel and compete all across the country. Sydney reached the Elite Level in trampoline at the age of 12. Currently, she is a high school student at Trinity Hall who also enjoys golf and swimming. Sydney loves to coach recreational classes and help kids progress in the sport all while having fun! 

Her Achievements

  • State Champion
  • Regional Champion
  • 2023 Elite Development Team
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Sarah Bruno
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Sarah Bruno started out by doing artistic gymnastics in 2013 at the age of 5. In 2019, when she was 11, she switched over to trampoline and started her journey. She began at Level 5 and worked her way up and now competes as a Junior Elite. She loves to coach kids and help them progress in trampoline.

Her Achievements

  • 1st place in Mega Meet 2020 and 2021
  • 1st place in Winter Classic 2022
  • 1st place in Regional and State 2022
  • 2nd place in Synchronized Trampoline Nationals 2023
  • 3rd place in Elite Challenge 2022
  • 3rd place in Regional 2023
  • 4th place in States 2023
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madeline zink
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Madeline Zink discovered trampoline gymnastics when she was 9 years old and from the start she was a natural. Madeline competed in the sport until she was 14. During her time competing, she placed 4th at Nationals for trampoline.

Madeline enjoys coaching the team and recreational classes, sharing her love for the sport.

Her Achievements

  • 4th at Nationals for trampoline
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nick francken
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Nick Francken was born in Russia and moved to the U.S. when he was 2 years old. He grew up in California and quickly found a love for trampoline. He started competing at age 10 and later became one of the best trampolinists in California. He moved from California to New Jersey in September 2022 to continue his high level training. He has been coaching for over 2 years and always enjoys helping athletes grow stronger and better every day. 

His Achievements

  • Selected for 2019 and 2022 World Age-Group Championships Senior Elite 17-21
  • 10th Place Synchro World Age-Groups Senior Elite 2022
  • Level 9 Synchro National Champion
  • Gold Medalist VIP Classic 2019 Open Elite
  • State and Regional Champion
  • Jr Elite National Medalist and Sr Elite National Finalist
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lauren dotoli
head office manager

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haydan cronin
office manager