Mazeika's Elite Gymnastics

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Meet Our Family!

Our priority is always the safety and joy of all athletes in our gym.

All of our staff are Safe Sport certified and required to keep up to date on safety trainings. 



Laura Mazeika


Coach Laura is the owner and Head Team Coach for Mazeika's Elite Gymnastics. 

She earned her Bachelors Degree of Science in Kinesiology and Education from Salem State College, Salem MA. She has also earned a Masters of Education in Dance and Physical Education from Southeastern Louisiana University. She also studied Psychology at the Doctoral level at University of Houston.

She also taught at Southeastern Louisiana University, Texas A&M University and University of Houston.

Laura was a gymnastics judge for 15 years, including President of the Houston USAG Judges Association.

Laura competed at the high school, private club and collegiate level. 


Laura and her husband, Kevin Mazeika, have been gym owners, coaches, and judges in the Houston area for more than 50 years. They have two beautiful daughters who are dancers in San Fransisco, and we love when they come visit the gym.

Vanessa


Coach Vanessa has been involved in gymnastics since the age of three.

 

After graduating from UTSA, she started her coaching career at a small gym in San Antonio. She coached recreational classes, Team Levels 1-3, and even started a new pre-team program.

 

Having recently moved back to Houston, she has joined our other team coaches, and we couldn't be more thrilled!


Vanessa loves being a part of the young athletes gymnastics journey.  She finds joy in seeing their improvement through their own hard work and dedication. She strongly believes that gymnastics is beneficial and makes a big difference in their lives.


She loves coaching on beam, and helping the gymnasts through any fears they may have. She enjoys coaching from a positive perspective and watching the athletes grow.

 


La'Zaria

Coach La'Zaria has a background in gymnastics, cheer, tumbling, and dance. She started coaching at The University of Texas in San Antonio.  

She graduated with a degree in Kinesiology and recently moved back to Houston.  
We are so happy she decided to join our team!

La'Zaria loves working with children of all ages and enjoys seeing all of the different personalities. She is our pre-school director, cheer prep coach, and hip-hop dance teacher.

Her favorite gymnastics skill is a round-off back handspring.






Jennifer

Jennifer is our office manager and has been with us since 2008. 
She loves seeing the young athletes learn, achieve new skills, and have fun!

Jennifer is the eyes, ears, and heart of the gym.  
She is always happy to help you and your kids with anything you might need.

Jennifer and her husband Jeff have three great children, a beautiful granddaughter, and another granddaughter on the way.