Samantha Lewis is a gymnastics and trampoline & tumbling coach at GymStars and is the daughter of the owners, Jeri and Jeff Inman. Samantha has been involved in the sport for her entire life. She started gymnastics at the age of 3 and trampoline and tumbling at age 6. She competed in her first National competition at the age of 7. In 2000, Samantha was the the national champion at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in sub-advance trampoline. Samantha continued to compete as an advanced athlete in trampoline, tumbling, and double mini and a level gymnast.
Samantha started coaching gymnastics at age 13 and never stopped. She has coached all level athletes in St Louis and Springfield, MO. She was a competitive cheerleader at Spirit Elite and high school cheerleader for Notre Dame, where she has coached the cheer squad since 2009.
Along with coaching, Samantha is a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer. She also is certified in Sports Performance and is a Corrective Exercise Specialist. She has been personal training since 2010. Samantha leads the GymStars boot camps and offers personal training sessions.
Samantha has her Bachelor in Science- Marketing with emphasis in advertising and promotion from Missouri State University.
Sandy Inman, senior gymnastics coach, has fifteen years of coaching experience. Sandy is the daughter of the owners, Jeri and Jeff Inman. She started gymnastics at the age of 3 and trampoline and tumbling at age 6. She competed in her first National competition at the age of 7. She has her BSW and Masters in Social Work from St Louis University.
Jeri is a former Advanced Competitive Gymnast and Advanced Competitive Trampoline Athlete. Jeri has over 25 years of coaching experience. Jeri currently is the Ozark AAU 1st Lieutenant Governor, the National AAU Trampoline and Tumbling Secretary, the AAU District Gymnastics and Trampoline and Tumbling Chairperson and owner of GymStars! Jeri has coached many athletes over her career, including AAU Trampoline and Tumbling National Team Members, National and District Champions as well as Tiny Tots! Jeri is safety certified both from USA Gymnastics and the USTA. Jeri is also a certified instructor for Senior Sneakers. Jeri is a Gold level coach for USTA and a level three coach of the Positive Coaching Alliance.