P/V , Core Fitness CoachJim’s accomplishments range from collegiate accolades to the Pan American Games, including a trip to Munich, Germany to represent the United States in the 1972 Olympics. Coach Jim was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame on August 19, 2011 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Jim enjoys working out and helping kids reach their full physical potential. We are very proud to have him as a part of our gym family.
Lila was a gymnast until her career came to a close as a level 9 competitor. She then moved to the coaching side of the sport where she has been involved with recreational and team gymnastics for over 5 years. Lila has a spunky personality and is a great role model, teaching the kids to work hard while having fun! She is a USAG Member, Safety Certified, and has taken numerous courses through USA Gymnastics.
Womens Head Team Coach
Julie has a coaching history that spans almost 20 years. She is passionate about building each athlete’s character and confidence, and encourages each athlete to perform and shine from the inside out! Julie is a current professional member and safety certified by USAG, and enjoys attending competitions with her girls to watch them shine!
Preschool Coach/Office AssistantMarian is a sophomore at Tomball High School. She enjoys working with children, helping them become the best they can be and encouraging them to be active and healthy. When she’s not in the gym, Marian enjoys playing sports and being active.
Johnathan is a former gymnast of Bill Foster, from the time he was 6 years old until he completed his gymnastics career as a Level 10 competitive gymnast. After a few years out of the sport, he has reunited with Bill and is looking forward to a long career working with the boys to further their gymnastics as well as mentoring them in all aspects of their lives.
“Johnathan was the type of gymnast and person who, no matter how many times he was knocked down, he would always get up” -Bill Foster
Boy's Program Director, CoachBill has been a boys’ gymnastics coach for 50 years and is nationally known for designing and building boys’ programs. Bill’s ties to Texas began in 1974 when he met Robert Cowan at the first USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships in Algonquin, Illinois, and later when he worked with Dr. Hutch Dvorak, gymnastics coach at Houston Baptist University, at a Colorado gymnastics clinic. These two coaches constantly exposed him to the magic of Texas gymnastics, inviting him year after year to clinics and competitions in Texas and laid the groundwork for Bill’s eventual move to Houston in 1989. Before coming to Texas, he was Assistant Coach and Boys Program Director at Gold Cup Gymnastics in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1981 to 1989. He was Boys’ Head Coach and Program Director at Cypress Academy from 1989 to 2001. In 2001, Larry Brooks and Bill Foster founded Houston North Gymnastics. Bill has coached numerous Junior and Senior National Team members, as well as being the Junior Coach to nine gymnasts who went on to earn positions on Olympic and World Championships teams. He is a member of the USAG Men’s Program Committee (2001-present) and is a member of the USAG Junior Olympic Program Committee. He was the USAG JO National Championships Meet Director in 1984, 1988, and 1999 and was the 1982 Recipient of the USA Gymnastics Frank Cumiskey Service Award for Service to Junior Boys Gymnastics. GAT has previously honored Bill with their Service to Youth Award and the Distinguished Service Award, and he has been honored by Honduras and Guatemala for contributions to gymnastics in those countries. He has been a Nationally Rated Men’s Judge for over 35 years and a FIG Brevet Judge since 1976.
Mickey has a solid background in gym and office management, as well as an Associates Degree in Business Management. After spending 3 years starting and managing a program, she moved her family from Massachusetts to Texas to further her son’s gymnastics career. In her free time, Mickey enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.
Owner/Girls Team Coach
Certifications: Nancy is the Owner of Texas Star Gymnastics In Tomball since 1996. College Gymnast, Level 9 USA Judges Rating, Coached Levels 4-10, Safety Certified Meet Director, U100, USA Gymnastic Instruction Rating and USA Rated National Coach.
Personal Experience/Education: P.E. Major at Colorado State University, Business Classes at Lonestar College, 32 years coaching experience, Daycare Directorship, Owned and operated Texas Star Gymnastics Houston and Texas Star Gymnastics in Tomball.
Personal Information: Nancy loves to cook and travel
Favorite Color: Orange
Favorite Movie: Singing In The Rain
What I love about working at Texas Star Gymnastics: Working with kids on a daily basis.
Preschool & Recreational Coach
Mara recently graduated from Texas A&M University – Commerce. She has 15 years of experience with dance, cheer, and tumbling. Mara danced competitively from the age of 7 to 13, and competed nationally and received instruction from top choreographers from Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas for five years in a row. She has also cheered and tumbled competitively during her years at Tomball High School, which included a winning group routine at Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia and competing at Disney World in Florida. Mara enjoys working with youth and desires to use her experiences to motivate and improve the skills of others through coaching.
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