Coach Rachel


Rachel is the owner of Flipnastics and the USA Gymnastics District 4 Representative. She is a member of NAWGJ and a USA Gymnastics judge for levels 2-9. She is also a certified meet director. Rachel has a BS Degree in political communications and government from the University of Texas. Rachel has been a USAG professional for 10+ years and has been coaching for 17 years. She is married to Dustin Shaffer and has twin girls, Harper and Maddox.

Coach Laura

Laura graduated from Concordia University with a BS degree in Kinesiology. She attends Saint Augustine for graduate’s school to obtain her doctorates in physical therapy. She did gymnastics for 11 years competing up to level 9 and training level 10. She has been coaching gymnastics for 5 years, 4 of which have been at Flipnastics. She is currently the Assistant Program Director.

Coach Alex

Alexandra attends Concordia University where she is majoring in business management. She did gymnastics for 12 years competing up to level 10. She has worked at Flipnastics for almost 2 years. She is the optional coach and a member of NAWGJ judging levels 1-5.

Coach Carrani

Carrani attends classes with TAMUCC. She did gymnastics for 10 years training and competing up to level 9. She did high school competitive cheerleading and cheered with UCA staff. She has been coaching compulsories and optionals for 9 years in Corpus Christi. This will be her first year with Flipnastics working with the level 3s and 4s.

Coach Becca

Becca is a 2011 graduate from Lake Travis High School and currently a student at Austin Community College where she is majoring in vocational nursing. She was in gymnastics for 13 years and did high school and competitive cheerleading as well. Becca is a member of NAWGJ and judges levels 1-5. She is currently coaching level 1 and 2.

Coach Malise

Malise graduated from Hendrickson High School and is currently taking college classes online to get her sonography degree. She was in gymnastics for 10 years and also did cheerleading. She has been coaching gymnastics for 2 years and starting coaching at Flipnastics in May working with the XCEL Bronze group.

Coach Sarah

Sarah competed gymnastics for 9 years, reaching level 9. She has enjoyed returning to the sport to help our recreational gymnasts at Flipnastics. This will be her 2 nd year coaching for Flipnastics. Sarah is also a mother of 3 (2 boys and a girl).

Coach Hannah

Hannah is a senior at Westlake High School. She trained gymnastics for 7 years as an athlete at Flipnastics, training to level 9. Last season she went undefeated was the All Around Regional Champion! Hannah has been a big part of the Flipnastics family for 7 years and and this will be her second year coaching at Flipnastics. Hannah is very involved with her church and community outreach and is a great role model for young children.

Coach Ashton

Ashton attends Lake Travis High School. She did competitive gymnastics for 11 years. This will be her 2 nd year coaching at Flipnastics.

Coach Gillian

Gillian a senior at Lake Travis High School. She started cheerleading at Flipnastics when she was in kindergarten and has taken many years of tumbling classes at Flipnastics! She is now the Varsity Cheer Captain at LTHS. She also has competed on competition cheer teams up to level four.

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