About Us

All-Around Gymnastics Academy has been offering quality gymnastics instruction in Mentor, Ohio, since 1991. We offer a wide selection of classes for all ages. Whether you attend our Parent/Child classes, recreational programs or if you become involved in any of our Competitive gymnastics, the focus is on a positive, fun and safe experience for all of our students. Our 12,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is the largest and best equipped in Lake county. Training aids, an in-ground pit system, in-ground trampolines and our clean climate controlled facility help make the most of your gymnastics training experience.

Staff Area

Tom Logar: Owner & Competitive Director

Tom Logar has been coaching and participating in Gymnastics for over 25 years. He holds a degree in Physical Education with minors in Athletic Training and Physical Therapy and a concentration on Coaching from Kent State University. He competed on the Golden Flashes men's Gymnastics Team as a scholarship athlete and a Floor Exercise and Vault specialist. He is safety certified, first aid and CPR certified and a USAG Professional member. Special thanks to my wife, Laurie and my kids, Donovan and Sydney. I couldn't do this without you.

Melissa McGough: Program Director; Team Coach; Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Melissa is a Kent State University Graduate with a B.S. in Leisure Studies, emphasis in sports management. She has been with AAGA since 2005 and has been coaching gymnastics since the age of 15. Melissa is a former gymnast who competed for the Euclid YMCA. Melissa has a hand in every program in the gym from preschool through Team. She brings her knowledge and love of the sport to help in our goal of developing young gymnasts in a safe and fun environment. She is our in-house choreographer, safety certified, a level 4/5 rated judge and is a professional member of USAG and NAWGJ.

Hannah Hoover: Team and Pre-Team Coach; Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Hannah is a former AAGA gymnast and has been coaching at AAGA since 2016. She is CPR certified, USAG Safety certified and a professional USAG member. Hannah is the head coach of our Level 3 team and Xcel Bronze pre-team, and is also involved in all other aspects of our recreational and competitive program. Hannah brings great enthusiasm and dedication to our program

Kasey Lotycz: Team Coach; Preschool & Progressive Instructor; High School Coach

Kasey is a former club and high school gymnast. She brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to AAGA. She loves working with kids of all ages and being able to help them progress from parent and tot all the way through high school. Kasey has a hand in many aspects of our program. She also choreographs floor routines! We're happy to have Kasey join our program.

Tara Karchefsky: Pre-Team Coach; Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Tara is a proud mom to her son Elijah! Tara is currently completing her bachelor's degree in Music Therapy at Cleveland State Unniversity. Tara is a former AAGA gymnast and coaches our Silver pre-team, preschool ,and progressive classes. Tara always puts her best self forwards in coaching and helping her athletes to progress in their gymnastics. She has a deep care and love for the sport of gymnastics and helping kids reach their potential!

Mary Moore: Team Coach

Mary has been coaching for 22 years and with AAGA since 2001. She graduated from BGSU with a degree in business/marketing. Mary was a competitive gymnast for 11 years and competed through Level 9. She was also a NAWGJ judge for 5 years. Mary coaches the competitive team and is the office manager. She is safety certified and a USAG professional member.

Current Staff Members

Tim Bilicic - Forever in our hearts

Evelyn Contorno - Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Lisa Goldean - Trampoline and Tumbling

Lexi Haviland - Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Brittany Ioffe - High School Coach

Erica Kirby - Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Olyvia Ott - Preschool & Progressive Instructor

Sagit Welch - Preschool & Progressive Instructor

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