About Premier Gymnastics
3447 Lorna Road Hoover Alabama 35216
It is our mission is to provide a fun, exciting and safe environment where children can experience the joys of gymnastics while developing their physical condition, enhancing social skills, learn discipline and strengthen their ability to handle successes and failures. Our motto at Premier Gymnastics is "Every Kid's a Star!". We believe that every child is uniquely made and deserves our very best! Each child receives equal attention, encouragement, and praise from our highly motivated staff. Our goal is to not only to enhance the physical abilities of a child, but to provide the building blocks of confidence for their future. With small class sizes and first-rate staff, we believe our program is one of the best things you can do for your child!
About the Owner:
Premier Gymnastics Academy, Inc. is owned and operated by Sheryl Dundas Thienpont. Sheryl has been actively involved in gymnastics for over 40 years. Originally from Austin Texas, Sheryl was a 5-year member of the USA National Gymnastics Team. She traveled the world competing for the USA, including China, France, England, Italy, and being an alternate to the 1986 USA Olympic Team in 1990. Sheryl received a gymnastics scholarship to the University of Alabama. She received All-American honors and helped the Tide claim the 1991 NCAA National Championship title. While at the University, Sheryl earned Academic All-American status all 4 years. After graduating Cum Laude with an accounting degree and working as an accountant in several different industries, Sheryl decided it was time to come back to the sport of gymnastics. In 1997 Sheryl became a national rated judge and in 2001, Sheryl obtained her International Brevet judging status, which is the highest ranking level in the world. She has traveled throughout the country judging both age-group, elite, and NCAA gymnastics. In March 2003, Sheryl opened Premier Gymnastics seeking to give every child the opportunity to receive the benefits of the sport she so loves. Sheryl's passion for gymnastics and her love for children are the driving force behind Premier Gymnastics!