Meet the Midwest Team


Office Staff


Michelle Damore


Office Manager

Venissa Ivasiecko


Front Office Team Member

Heidi Kendall


Front Office Team Member

Lisa Kolanowski


Front Office Team Member

Suzanne Kost


Front Office Team Member

Karen Larsen


Front Office Team Member

Kara Manojlovich


Front Office Team Member

Shawn Miller


Front Office Team Member

Sam Stevens


Front Office Team Member

Laura Summers


Front Office Team Member

Patti Tonkovich


Front Office Team Member

Hockey Staff



Buck Maynard


Assistant Director of Hockey Operations


Tom Philbin


Junior Blackbirds Head Coach


Liam Thrawl


Junior Blackbirds Assistant Coach


Patrick Moore


House Hockey Director


Matt Duvall


Hockey Instructor

John Supan


Hockey Instructor

Justin Maurizi


Hockey Instructor

Brandon Spike


Hockey Instructor

Figure Skating Staff


Stephanie Peters


Figure Skating Director

Elisabeth Bendle


Figure Skating Staff

Laura Devine


Figure Skating Staff

Angie Gaydos


Figure Skating Staff


Elizabeth Gaydos


Figure Skating Staff

Grace Marlow


Figure Skating Staff

Peggy Marlow


Figure Skating Staff


Dana Rehr


Figure Skating Staff


LTS Helpers


Lucas Bales


Ava DeVine


Grace DeVine


Gym Staff Managers


Hannah Butcher


Trampoline & Tumbling Team Manager

Rachael Tripp


Recreational Manager

Jennifer Ruiz


Location Manager, Crown Point

Gym Staff


Michelle Anghel


Artistic Team Coach

Jonathan Cox


Tumbling Instructor

Oleg Fedosov


Trampoline & Tumbling Team Coach

Shawn Garrity


Parkour/Warrior Zone Instructor

Hope Griffin


Tumbling Instructor

Jenny Lindholm


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Jake Markiewicz


Parkour Instructor

Alicia Felton


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Jaide Perko


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Stephanie Ramos


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Pete Roberts


Trampoline & Tumbling Team Coach

Ashley Sak


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Rachel Sizemore


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Molly Stokes


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Roby Surber


Recreational Tumbling & Gymnastics Instructor

Tara Zlotkowski


Trampoline & Tumbling Instructor

Midwest Elite Cheer Staff


Michelle Damore


Midwest Elite Cheer Program Director

Miranda DeYoung


Midwest Elite Team & Gym Coach

Grace Graziani


Midwest Elite Team & Gym Coach

Hayley Loden


Midwest Elite Team Coach

Allie Malavolta


Midwest Elite Team & Gym Coach

Fitness Staff


Isaiah Ramirez


Fitness Center Director

Nikki B.


Spin Instructor

Karen Paluszak


Fitness Center Team Member


Grace Rudnick


Fitness Center Team Member

Kylie Zieminski


Fitness Center Team Member