Meet the Staff

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Tatiana Kovaleva                                  OWNER /HEAD COACH

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
Viachaslau Marozau

Viachaslau Marozau                                         Team Coach / Class Insructor

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
Steven Gluckstein

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
Joie Bauman

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
Lillian Albanese

LILLIAN ALBANESE
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

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
  • Regional Champion
Michelle Sherman

MICHELLE SHERMAN
TEAM COACH
CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Michelle Sherman is from Holmdel, NJ and has been doing trampoline since she was 8 years old. She has competed at several national competitions and placed first in synchronized trampoline with her partner Alana Cushing at the 2019 National Championships. She is currently training on Elite Team, attends High School and loves to be part of coaching Staff at Elite Trampoline Academy. 

Her Achievements

  • State Champion
  • National Champion 2019
  • Regional Champion
  • VIP Classic Silver Medalist
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KAYLA DRISCOLL OFFICE MANAGER

Kayla Judith Driscoll - born and raised in Hazlet, NJ. She played competitive elite soccer for 14 years. She graduated with honors from Monmouth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security. She is the office manager here at Elite Trampoline Academy. She loves working at ETA, but her favorite part about working here is watching the kids succeed.

Her Achievements

  • Bachelor Degree in Homeland Security