Our Team

At Peninsula Gymnastics we employ professional, enthusiastic and considerate people who:

  • Are passionate about movement and all the benefits that it brings
  • Are highly accredited with Gymnastics Australia
  • Have current Working With Children Checks
  • Are First Aid Accredited – Senior staff hold additional Asthma and Anaphylaxis accreditations
Peninsula Gymnastics Directors
With a professional career in gymnastics spanning 15 years, supplemented with a Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science at A.C.U and a participant in the sport for 10 years prior, Bec has experienced the sport at all levels. As a former national level gymnast and Advanced level judge, current Advanced Women’s and Gym For All coach and mother of 2 energetic and adventurous children, Bec has a vision to communicate gymnastics’ value to every person in the community. Movement, enjoyment, empowerment and a drive for exceptional service steer the direction of development for Peninsula Gymnastics. Bec’s focus now is to support the staff in the refinement and implementation of innovative and contemporary programs and curriculum to ensure that members experience the joy of movement and the lifelong benefits.
Bec Robertson
Being involved as an athlete taught Tim very early on how important gymnastics based movement is for life. It taught valuable lessons including resilience, confidence, team work and self accountability. After finishing competitive training Tim has worked with in Gymnastics at many levels including Team Coach at the Victotian Men's High Performance Centre, and for Gymnastics Australia in the Coach Education and Events Team. Tim is an accredited Gymnastics Australia High Performance Coach and also holds an International Level 3 Coaching accreditation. Tim regularly consults for other clubs and associations, presenting workshops and coaches courses around Victoria and Australia.
Tim Robertson
Peninsula Gymnastics Team Leaders
Christie is the friend and colleague we all wished we had. Loyal, thorough, driven and passionate, she has an eye for detail and manor in speaking that makes her easy to like. Her experience as an International Trampolinist offers a sporting knowledge hard to beat while her ability to relate to all situations offers an empathetic and understanding ear. Through your conversations with Christie you will be reassured that she truly seeks to ensure that every participant is challenged, engaged, safe and ultimately enjoys every experience here at Peninsula Gymnastics.
Christie Baumgartner
Daily Operations Leader and Trampoline Team Leader
You know how you always wish you had the energy of a toddler, with their ability to go, go, go and enjoy the moment?! Well, somehow Caroline still embodies this as an adult. An absolute wealth of knowledge in early childhood movement and development, Caroline will inspire with her enthusiasm, empathy and skill. Coaching for 25+ years and Peninsula Gymnastics’ longest serving employee, Caroline has experienced it all and holds national qualifications in KinderGym, Gym For All, Aerobic Gymnastics, Womens’ Artistic Gymnastics and Mens’ Artistic Gymnastics. Her desire to improve every individual she coaches is evident, as is her passion for creating an inclusive and engaging environment.
Caroline Carter
KinderGym Team Leader
Holly brings with her a warmth and compassion that brings such joy to those around her. With excellent academic foundations, completing a Bachelor of Sports Science in the UK and a strong sense of equitability, Holly is highly experienced in both the delivery of classes and in the administration of sport. She strives to ensure that her team in Customer Experience have a child first approach and that they do everything to make your experience easy and positive.
Holly Metaxas-Belt
Customer Experience Team Leader
Harriet has had a lifelong involvement in gymnastics, as a high level athlete herself and then onto a professional career as a coach. She is well travelled, having lived in three different countries and touring many more, and is experienced in coaching across all levels of the sport from foundation movement all the way through to competitive pathways. Harriet’s genuine care and enthusiasm is obvious to those lucky enough to be in one of her classes and goes hand in hand with her role as Gym For All Team Leader. She has an eye for detail and ensures that her team are well equipped to deliver exceptional programs.
Harriet Adcock
Gym For All and Gymstar Challenge Team Leader
Zak has been an athlete at Peninsula Gymnastics since 2015. After beginning his coaching career working alongside Tim Zak is now experienced in our NinjaGym programs. Zak loves to move and has shown a real passion for ninja in recent times. So much so he has competed in Ninja Warrior Australia where he climbed Mt Midoriyama in 2020 and was Australian Ninja Warrior winner of 2021! His kind and gentle manor makes him easy to like. We are excited to now have him onboard as part of coaching and leadership team!
Zak Stolz
Ninja Gym Team Leader
Peninsula Gymnastics Team
Klara has been an athlete at Peninsula Gymnastics since 2013 and has recently stepped into a coaching position. In her time here she has developed a love and understanding for movement whilst moving progressively through our program pathways, from KinderGym through to our Senior classes. Her can-do attitude and desire for a challenge through a systematic approach is why we think Klara will make a fantastic coach at Peninsula Gymnastics
Klara Johnson
Lauren has been a member of Peninsula Gymnastics longer than most. She joined Peninsula Gymnastics as a shy 2 1/2 year and has been enrolled in classes continuously for the past 14 years. We have witnessed Lauren flourish into a confident young lady who truly understands the benefits of foundation movement and community connection. When Lauren is coaching you will see that there is a huge amount of care and warmth that she brings to those she is educating.
Lauren Belcher
Joining us in Customer Experience in 2018, Linda is a wonderful addition to the Team! Linda has a love of horses and is a volunteer at Riding for the Disabled. Linda loves seeing the kids in action in the gym and appreciates how important movement is for overall childhood development.
Linda Suttie
With 10 years of involvement at Peninsula Gymnastics, we knew when Tahlia expressed interest in coaching that it was a YES from us. Tahlia has a warm and caring nature that has always been inclusive and supportive of everyone. She has applied herself earnestly and with such positivity to her coaching qualifications and is now able to share her experience and knowledge with those she teaches.
Tahlia Higgins
Make sure you say Hi to Fiona when you see her in our Customer Lounge. Joining the Customer Experience Team, Fiona is highly skilled, concientious and delightlyfully positive. Drawing on her extensive teaching background as a Physical Education teacher and Head of Sport, Fiona's values very much align to Peninsula Gymnastics mission of "teaching movement for life". A mother herself, Fiona's children have enjoyed the benefits of participation in gymnastics activities and she is able to relate to families challenges and needs.
Fiona Cohen
Kodie is was a level 10 gymnast here at Peninsula Gymnastics. With her passion for gymnastics and movement growing day by day her talent for coaching became apparent to us in 2017 when she began coaching alongside some of our senior team members. She is now one of our regular GFA and GymStar coaches has a very soft nature that her gymnasts love.
Kodie Hemingway
Leah is one of the friendly faces at our Customer Experience Desk! Leah is a lover of sport and you’ll often find her at a netball or footy game! Having run her own daycare, Leah has great experience in caring for children and is always happy to help (especially when it’s BabyGym time)! Leah has also been part of our KinderGym team with her passion for helping young people grow through their developmental stage.
Leah Jose
Having grown up with a blended family with younger siblings Olivia has plenty of experience helping and assisting young children. Liv is caring and nuturing in building rapour and trust with those she coaches. She is relatable, understanding and eager to embrace learning. As a participant in our programs Liv took a particular interest in our fitness based classes.
Liv Thompson
Gemma has been part of Peninsula Gymnastics since 2009. Gemma has always shown a soft and gentle nature that both the staff and participants love about her! Her warmth and nurturing approach to coaching allows her to build strong relationships and connect with her participants and assist them to achieve their goals.
Gemma Gilbert
Lily has grown up at Peninsula Gymnastics. She has been a participant in our programs for the last 10 years and beautifully represents our values. Lily has worked very hard for many years in our advanced skill development pathway and has mastered many "cool tricks". With the ability to apply her experience and knowledge and the compassion she teaches with, Lily is able to challenge and engage participants.
Lily Wilson
Millie has an extensive training background as one of our dedicated Senior GymSkill gymnasts who knows first hand the benefits of gymnastics - physically, socially and cognitively! She is methodical, diligent and goal focussed which has brought her much success on the competition floor and in learning advanced skills. Millie is caring and considerate and enjoys passing on the benefits to the next generation of gymnasts to come through Peninsula Gymnastics.
Millie Spargo
Tradie by day Ninja by night; Troy A.K.A Dirt Ninja (Australian Ninja Warrior Competitor 2019, 2020 & 2021) has been the longest training athlete at Peninsula Gymnastics and has had a heavy involvement since 2002 when he started Gymnastics! Troy is driven by working with young and teen boys from his attitude towards positive education and passion for movement specialising in Parkour and Ninja activities. You’ll find Troy coaching FreeG Ninja and Xtreme Teens during the week.
Troy Cullen