Name: Amy Petersen
Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL
Location: Cooper City Gym
Job Title: Team Coach and Marketing Director
Worked with Park Ave since: 1992
# Years Experience: 20 years as a coach, 19 years as a gymnast
Certifications/ Credentials: USAG Professional Member, USAG Safety Certified, Certified Gymnastics Judge Levels 2-6
Gymnastics Accomplishments:
3rd Place Level 8 AA @USAIGC Nationals (1992)
5th Place Level 9 AA @ Regionals (1994)
First Park Avenue Gymnast to earn a college Scholarship
Park Avenue Gymnastics Senior Wall of Fame
Earned a Full Gymnastics Scholarship to Western Michigan University (1998-2001)
4th Place Vault at MAC Championships (2000)
4th Place Vault at NIT Championships (2000)
School/ College: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Western Michigan University (2001)
Personal Interests: traveling, baking, reading, doing crafts, going to the spa and playing with my 2 daughters.
Quote: “Gymnastics has done so many positive things for my life. I love helping to make little kids love the sport as much as I love it!”