Meet our Olympia Festus Staff

Kristie Marnin - Gym Manager

I starting working at Olympia in 2003 as the Team Director and became Gym Manager in 2008. I was very active in gymnastics and dance as a child, winning many state and national titles. I have been coaching for 15 years and have experience with preschool through Level 10. My degree is in business arts, and I am a USAG Professional Member. I believe gymnastics teaches good values, confidence and respect. I am happy to work in such a positive environment on a daily basis. I can answer questions pertaining to general gym policies, staff, and our programs. I can be reached at

Judy Gaertner - Office Manager/Bookkeeper

I started out as a parent of an Olympia gymnast. After my daughter worked her way up to the competitive team, I got a job working in the office and eventually became the office manager and bookkeeper. I love my job and enjoy helping and getting to know each customer. We have a great staff that works together to make Olympia a great place to bring your children. I’m happy to answer questions about class registrations, tuition and much more! I can be reached at

Gabby Meyer - Preschool/Progressive Director

I started here at Olympia in 2004 as a competitive gymnast. In 2008 I started coaching progressive and tumble bee classes. The next year I took on team classes as well. I absolutely love my job and look forward to coming to work every day. I believe by teaching gymnastics, I can teach children how to believe in themselves and be proud of every little thing they accomplish. I can answer questions regarding preschool & progressive programs. I can also assist with scheduling birthday parties. I can be reached at

Megan Armbuster

I started at Olympia in 2003 as a competitive gymnast. In 2004, I started coaching tumble bee and progressive classes, as well as assisting with team classes. Over the years I have coached many state champions and regional qualifiers. I currently, am the team director and coach the level 2 team, Xcel team, and optional team. I love my job and I look forward to helping my gymnasts accomplish their goals. When I am not coaching, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I can answer questions about our competitive team and evaluations. I can be reached at

Katrina Patterson- Competitive Dance Instructor for Petite, Mini and Sr Groups and Solo's

I have more than 20 years of dance experience and am very passionate about dance and look forward to sharing my knowledge of dance with your children. I have studied many different styles of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, poms, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, musical theater and competitive dance. I have gold, platinum, and national winning titles. I have also had an amazing opportunity to be able to tour through the summer of 2006 with the Joel Ruminers dance camp. I absolutely enjoy working with children and I am currently studying pre-med at Maryville University. I am looking forward to the opportunity of sharing my dance skills and the love of dance with your children. I hope to advance and polish their dance skills and provide them with a positive and successful dance experience.