Our Coaches

All of our coaches at Royal Rhythmic Academy are professionally certified members of USA Gymnastics. They all carry a safety, first-aid, and CPR certification along with training in SafeSport. Our number one goal is to create a fun, safe environment for children to reach their full potential. Meet the staff! 

Angelika Rose- Program Coordinator 
Angelika started gymnastics at age 4, being coached by our head coach, Marina Gladkova. Angelika competed for 10 years in many national and international events. Her coaching career started at age 10 and she's been coaching girls of all levels and ages ever since. Angelika is also a certified USA Gymnastics judge and has judged a number of state, regional, and international competitions, for both rhythmic gymnastics and Special Olympics. Angelika's favorite part about her job is being able to work with parents, students, and other coaches to create a successful program were gymnasts can reach their full potential. In her free time, Angelika enjoys working in the medical field, volunteering, studying business, and watching rhythmic gymnastics! 

 

Marina Gladkova- Head Coach
Biography coming soon!

 

Assel Yegeubayeva- Coach
Biography coming soon!

Evelina Galimova- Coach
Coach Evelina was born in Belarus, but grew up in Orono, Minnesota. Starting gymnastics at age 4 at Rhythmic Center Russe (coached by our head coach, Marina Gladkova) and competing for 10 years, she achieved many statues such has being the all-around state champion in 2015. She also traveled in national training camps at the Olympic Training Center! Her favorite part about rhythmic gymnastics is the skills and flexibility! She loves the way gymnasts can manipulate and control their bodies in a graceful, fascinating way! Evelina loves to help kids by working through their problems. As a competitive gymnast and dancer, she uses her experience to connect with her students. Being a dancer, coach, and student Evelina doesn't have much free time, but when she finds time she loves to draw, watch tv, and play video games. 

Lora Partyka- Coach
Growing up in Plymouth, MN, Coach Lora started rhythmic gymnastics when she was 8-years old! Her favorite parts about being a gymnast included seeing her friends at practice, which was her second family, and loved competitions! She enjoyed putting all her energy and hard work on to the stage! While coaching, Lora loves to see improvement and being able to help her students fix their mistakes so they're competition ready! In her free time, she likes to go on walks with her dogs and boating in the summer!

Arisa Lyseng- Coach
Originally from Japan, Coach Arisa has been doing rhythmic gymnastics since she was 12 years old, competing at the Japanese nationals in high school as a group gymnast. She loves gymnastics because it gives you a chance to express yourself, build friendships and confidence, and everlasting memories. Arisa's favorite part about coaching is getting to know each unique individual, and seeing students grow as a person and performer. In her free time, she loves taking her cats on a walk!

Annette Hickey- Ballet Instructor
Starting ballet and skating as a child, Annette has toured the country with Disney on Ice, and afterwards earned a B.A degree in theatre from DeSales University and a graduate degree in Montessori education from CGMS. She has worked in multiple theaters across USA. She has coached and choreographed for skaters through national and international competitions! Her attention to detail and motivational attitude is a vital role to our rhythmic gymnasts!

Irina Timofeeva- Coach
Biography coming soon!

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