Joelle D’Arco is the proud owner of Shooting Starz. She made her dream come true in July of 2009 when the doors were opened to Shooting Starz. Joelle originally comes from Boston where she was a competitive gymnast/dancer growing up. She attended college in Western Massachusetts with a degree in Biology.  Joelle is working on 18 years of experience as a coach and loves coaching gymnasts of all levels. She has one daughter Lydia who also enjoys the gym in her class and a son Anthony.  Her favorite event to coach is the Balance beam. She is safety, CPR, and AED certified. Looking forward to our 15th year of Shooting Starz Gymnastics.

Dave D’Arco is also the proud owner of Shooting Starz and has enjoyed every minute of it. In 2017 he began his Ninja class and it has grown incredibly. His Knowledge of gymnastics has grown along with his love for the sport. Shooting Starz and become a family operation with his daughter doing competitive gymnastics and his son in the gym for Ninja classes!

Becky Finch is the manager at Shooting Starz Gymnastics.  You can find her coaching Team and teaching classes.  Becky competed gymnastics for 15 years into college.  She competed for Wilson College in Division III.  Becky’s greatest accomplishment was being nationally ranked on Vault in her senior year in college.  Becky loves to share her love of gymnastics with her son and daughter.  Continuing her gymnastics education is very important to Becky and she is CPR and AED certified as well as continuing to take classes through USA Gymnastics University.

Ashlee Berry previously was a level 10 gymnast and was training for the elite level. She has been coaching all levels of gymnastics for 13 years, from mom and tot classes to level 10 gymnasts.  Ashlee enjoys coaching all events but her favorites are floor and beam. She also serves as one of the team’s choreographers for beam and floor routines for the optional level gymnasts. Ashlee has attended several TOPs and elite clinics, and gymnastics workshops and trainings across the country.  When not in the gym, Ashlee works as a full time pediatric Physical Therapist with her Doctorate degree from Misericordia University. Ashlee is safety certified through USA gymnastics.  Ashlee is safety certified through USA Gymnastics.

Sarah Plaviak was a competitive gymnast  for 5 years and competed at level 8. Sarah graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Special Education. She now works at Bear Creek school.  Her favorite event to coach is floor exercise and she has grown to enjoy working with the optional team gymnasts. She has now taken on a bigger role at the gym and assists with running the Team program. Sarah has been coaching at Shooting Starz for 5 years and is CPR and AED certified and also safety certified through USA gymnastics.

Tayna Brojakowski is studying to be a respiratory therapist. Her background is in cheer and dance. Tayna teaches progressive classes and has begun organizing our birthday parties as the Birthday Party Coordinator.  She enjoys working at Shooting Starz. Specifically, she loves working with the kids, teaching them new skills and seeing them succeed.