Misti is the gym manager and oversees all the programs of Flip Force San Diego. Misti is also the lead Cirque instructor and assists with the Trampoline & Tumbling Team. She is a category I judge for competitive trampoline and tumbling.
Misti grew up in a Christian family in Iowa, where she competed artistic gymnastic through the collegiate level at the University of Iowa. Her degree is in exercise physiology. In her final semester of college she moved to San Diego to do an internship as a strength and conditioning coach for the athletes at SDSU. She went on to perform as a professional acrobat and has finally attained her dream of owning her own gym where she can have a positive impact on kids.
Most important of all she is the mother of four beautiful children: Monze, Isa, Iva and baby Malik.
Owner / Head Competitive Trampoline and Tumbling Coach
Ivan is the lead Trampoline and Tumbling coach and has produced three National Champions in the three years Flip Force has been open. Ivan oversees all activities and coaches within the gym. Ivan is also a category I judge for Trampoline and Tumbling.
Ivan grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico where her competed on the Mexican National Gymnastics Team. Ivan moved to San Diego to train under a well known coach. He them began performing professionally as an acrobat and continues to perform and can be seen in the Blue Horizons show at SeaWorld. He has finally attained his goals in owning his own gym where he can now encourage kids to follow their dreams as he once did.
Has been with Flip Force for over a year and half and has grown to absolutely love devoting her time here. She enjoys interacting with customers, being around children and loves maintaining office work! She knew this was the perfect place to be at the minute she walked in the door. Julianna also enjoys doing ministry work at the Rock Church when not at Flip Force. She lives in Pacific Beach with her husband and four baby kitties! Stop by the front desk and have a chat!
Cheer Matrix Director
Chief instructor for KickForce Martial Arts. He is proud to present the ATA and XMA martial arts programs. From training with some of the best in the Martial Arts Industry, he continues to strive for more knowledge to share to his students. Started off with Taekwondo, then as he evolved he was later introduced to the Worlds of Mixed Martial Arts, Israeli Combative Systems, and Extreme Martial Arts. Previously was the Head Instructor for the #1 school in ATA/WTTU. He has now opened school number 3197 in the ATA and founded the KickForce Martial Arts Training Center. His mission is to continue the ATA’s slogan “Changing Lives One Black Belt at a Time.” He holds a Fifth Degree black belt in Songham Taekwondo, 2011 ATA World Champion.
23 year old dancer from Perris, Ca. She has been training for the past 13 years in Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Modern. She received her Bachelors of Art in Dance from San Diego State University with a Minor in Business Administration. Summer has taught and performed for international groups like Pro Danza Italia, and Debbie Allen Dance Academy. She has also danced with contemporary jazz company Momentum Dance Theater and Capital Tap. She has taught at several dance studios throughout the San Diego area.
Martial Arts Instructor
Tara Bleau Hallex has been in the martial arts industry for the last 19 years. 4th degree black belt and ATA Sparring World Champion, Ms. Hallex brings in a unique style of training to KickForce Martial Arts. Apart from her physical knowledge in martial arts, she has also operated successful schools across the nation. From Las Vegas to Florida to Texas, Ms. Tara Hallex has not only helped schools grow, but has changed people’s lives by helping them get to their black belts or become World Champions!
Assistant Competitive Trampoline & Tumbling Coach
Coach Misha has been our assistant TNT team coach since August 2011. He is from Bulgaria and was on the Bulgarian National team for power tumbling. He is a 3 time National Champion in Bulgaria. He also took 2nd place in the youth European Championships as a young teen. From 2000-2005, Misha toured with the Ringling Brothers Circus as a professional acrobat and rigger. Misha is now here at Flip Force enjoying the experience coaching kids helping them better their skills!
Also goes by the nickname, Rey-S. Born and raised in San Diego. Randy has developed a life revolving around family, friends, dance, and his crews, Dead Breaks Society & The Body Poets. Rey-S has been dancing for 10+ years and still loving every aspect of it. Dancing became more than just hobby, but a lifestyle.
He is an amazing parkour athlete who has had the opportunity to be in commercials for Adidas and McDonalds. His most recent project was shooting a Parkour documentary movie which premiered at Flip Force!
Katherine has trained in many areas of dance including ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, and musical theatre since she was three years old. She has also competed competitively in dance and in cheer, and has received many accolades over the years. She graduated in 2010 from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and has been teaching all over San Diego for the past five years. Katherine has also had the opportunity to dance all over the world, including London, Germany, and Switzerland and study and collaborate with local and international choreographers.
Kayla has been doing gymnastics for 15 years. She has been competing trampoline and tumbling for 10 years, and has been state, regionally, and nationally ranked. She was the first level 9 gymnast here at Flip Force San Diego. She also was on the varsity gymnastics and cheer teams at Poway High School. Her passion and love for these sports show through in her coaching abilities.