Our Staff

Our 30+ professional and recreational coaches are very passionate about the work they do. You will feel this every step of the way and in all your interactions with us! Our proprietary training system ensures that everyone is prepared to deliver high quality and value to our students. Below you can find the profiles of our main staff (click on the name for details).

Management

Smaranda Albeck

Founder and Executive Director

I love watching our coaches gently mold the character of our students,  guiding them and empowering them to reach beyond what they think is possible.

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Ada Salie 

Programs and Development

I love creating new programs, helping our staff be the best coaches possible, and re-defining the limits of what’s possible in our sport and schools.

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Corina Palermo

Customer Relations

I truly believe we are making the world a better place with our work. These kids grow up to be better people, with stronger character, be better parents.

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Victor Moisescu

Operations and Technology

I believe it is critical to continue innovating at every level of our organization so that we can provide the best experience possible for our staff, our students, their parents and our fans.

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Mariya Venkova

Marketing

My goal is to introduce Rhythmic Gymnastics to as many people as possible to and show them what a beautiful and graceful sport it is.

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Head Coaches

Ionela Bobrischew

Head Coach

There is never a dull moment in rhythmic, and the fact that we can always improve and learn something new everyday makes it really different from other careers.

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Olga Kondratiuk

Head Coach

I really love my work and my gymnasts. I love when I see the results of my work, and I am happy when children rejoice in their successes.

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Iliana Milanova

Head Coach

I chose to be a coach because I love it and I want to pass on my experiences to the younger generation, and help them fulfill their dreams the way I did mine.

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Ada Salie

Head Coach

Gymnastics for me is a way to teach much more than body skills – it’s about discovering the ability to overcome obstacles- both physical, and mental.

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Senior Coaches

Zilola Ashurova

Rising Stars Coach

Being a coach allows me to create different funny and athletic activities that keep kids engaged and having fun.

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Masha Kozhushko

Xcel Team Coach

Seeing my girls’ excitement when they reach new skills, their love of the sport, the connections they have inside the team is what I love most about being a coach.

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Victor Moisescu

Boys Program Coach

My first and foremost goal as a coach is to develop a can-do attitude in each of my students. With the right mindset, anything is possible!

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Vlada Severchenko

Xcel Team Coach

I love what I do. It makes me happy when kids show results. I want every child to love sports as I do.

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Kyla Sullivan

Rising Stars Coach

I love incorporating an element of fun, and giving the option of a challenge during my classes so my students are aware there is something for everyone while in class.

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Rachel Vasilyev

Xcel Team Coach

Gymnastics was an integral part of my young life, and I wish to share my passion for the sport with as many young girls as possible.

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Junior Coaches

Melody Chuong

Assistant Coach

I started coaching because I love working with kids. I can connect to what they’re doing in class and help them grow as gymnasts.

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Serena Chuong

Junior Coach

By teaching young gymnasts, I hope to spark their joy and institute that it is okay to make mistakes, because they are just a doorway to progress.

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Sophia Dalleva

Rising Stars Coach

I really enjoy the creative process and introducing this beautiful sport to a larger audience.

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Masha Gerashchenko

Rising Stars Coach

When I see smiles that can only be the reward of learning something new, I cherish being a coach more and more.

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Sophie Gu

Rising Stars Coach

Coaching allows me to give back to a community that has shaped my life in a very positive way.

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Emily Huang

Rising Stars Coach

This sport has taught me so much about determination, persistence, teamwork as well as individuality, and I wish to share this knowledge and experience with the gymnasts I coach.

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Alice Kosterin

Xcel Team and Rising Stars Coach

I want to continue to promote this sport and everything that comes with gymnastics: hard work, perseverance, and of course fun!

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Rachel Lee

Xcel Team Coach

I love coaching young gymnasts and creating a fun and active space to learn!

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Ana Matei-Zsok

Rising Stars Coach

I love teaching so much- my students always bring a smile to my face and inspire me everyday.

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Leila Smith

Rising Stars Coach

I bring a ‘high-vibe’ energy to everything I do, including coaching people of all ages. I love seeing my students, big or small, succeed through working hard, and having fun! 

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Vicky Su

Rising Stars Coach

I love seeing my students of different ages and experience levels, happy and learning new skills.

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Natalia Tam

Rising Stars

I love bringing positive energy to my classes, while also helping the girls learn proper technique. 

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Nastya Tolstoy

Rising Stars Coach

I am very proud to see the progress of the kids I coach, but the best feeling is to see their pride when they see and feel the progress themselves!

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Amanda Wang

Rising Stars Coach

I enjoy using all the skills I’ve learned over the past few years and finding creative ways to teach young students.

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Julie Wang

Rising Stars Coach

I coach because I love working with kids, and it’s a good way to stay connected to this sport even in college.

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Tiffany Wang

Rising Stars Coach

 I strongly value both physical and mental improvement, and I strive to spark joy and self-confidence in my gymnasts.

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Isabel Whiteside

Rising Stars Coach

I love working with kids and hope to be able to spread my love and passion to them, and encourage them to work hard and dream big!

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Jasmine Wong

Rising Stars Coach

It brings me absolute joy to spread my experience and knowledge with my students in a fun and encouraging setting!

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Ballet Instructors

Jennifer Hoeman

JO Team Ballet Instructor

Ballet plays an integral role in rhythmic gymnastics training, and when adapted specifically for this art form, it helps to enhance the coordination, flexibility, and elegance which makes rhythmic gymnastics the beautiful sport that it is.

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Mila Linford

JO Team Ballet Instructor

My desire and goal is to enrich our gymnasts’ training by introducing specialized ballet classes and helping them improve their technical and artistic skills.

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Kseniya Melyukhina

JO and Elite Team Ballet Instructor

Hard work is paying back and dreams do come true 🙂

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Ruth Whitney

JO and Xcel Team Ballet Instructor

I have always admired the athleticism, precision and grace of rhythmic gymnasts, and I enjoy bringing my expertise and dedication to the athletic artists at Boston Rhythmic.

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