Coach Laura earned her Bachelors Degree of Science in Kinesiology and
from Salem State College, Salem MA. She has also earned a Masters of
Education in Dance and Physical Education from Southeastern Louisiana
University. She has also studied Psychology at the Doctoral level at
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.
She also taught at Southeastern Louisiana University, Texas A&M University and University of Houston.
and her husband Kevin Mazeika (a USA Olympic Men’s coach for 4
Olympics) 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.
Coach Maria has been with Mazeika’s for over ten years. She started as a student here, and did competitive gymnastics for ten years, completing Level 10. She has been an awesome coach for 5 years.
Her favorite gymnastics move is a high flying move on the bars
called a gienger.
“My favorite thing about coaching is watching kids come out of their shell, conquer something new, fail a few times and develop a love for gymnastics which, in turn, increases their confidence.”
Coach Jason has been a gymnast for over 25 years, a coach for 20 years and has been with us for over 10 years. He is so funny and is always making the kids laugh.
He is certified in risk and safety management and safe sport.
Jason’s favorite part about coaching is seeing the look on the kids faces when they stick a new skill. He just loves to share in their excitement.
His favorite gymnastics moves are front handsprings and the front tuck.Jason has three children who you will most likely see hanging out at the gym from time to time.
Coach Mitchell has been doing gymnastics for 10 years and has been a coach with Mazeika’s for about a year. He is so great with the kids and they just love him!
His favorite part about coaching is helping kids by teaching them something he loves that made such an impact on his life.
His favorite gymnastics move is a double back flip.
Coach Mitchell is always telling his students, as well as others, “Don’t be too hard on yourself and have fun!”
Coach Jailyn has a background in competitive cheerleading, She is new to coaching and this will be her first year. We are happy to have her, and the kids agree.
She loves working with the little gymnasts and finds joy in watching them progress.
Her favorite gymnastics move is the back tuck.