Old Town Gymnastics Academy

  3800 Reynolda Road   Suite # 170

    Old Town Shopping Center  336-815-1266 gym

Owner/Head Coach: Ms Tuti

Dawn "Ms Tuti" is a native of North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro with her master's in Exercise and Sports Science (Motor Development Emphasis). Her under graduate degree's include: Psychology, Sociology, and Minors in Women's Studies, Dance and Gerontology. Dawn owned and operated her own gym in NC (Tutsi Rolls Gymnastics) and taught physical education classes at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC. Along with many certifications and years of teaching, Dawn has been a NC State, Region 7 and National Speaker at USAGymnastics and the Gymnastics Association of Texas (GAT). She was a clincian for USAG and the 2004 KAT/MELPD Clincian of the Year. Dawn was a reciepent of a Miss America Preliminary Scholarship and continues her education through classes, clinics, and reading.  Dawn has 4 children and several grandchildren. She was the government gymnastics contract holder at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo from 2010 - 2017 (she will be leaving in July 2017 to make the transition home to East Bend, NC) has a government security clearance and will be opening Old Town Gymnastics Academy in the Fall 2017 with her husband (CSM Alex Nelson - retiring) and special assistant daughter (Hallie Ann)!

Owner/Office Manager:  Mr Alex


Mr Alex will be retiring from the military after 31 years of service. He has a Master's Degree from Webster University in Business Administration Security Management and a BA from Columbia University in Criminal Justice.  Mr Alex is also a certified gymnastics coach and looks forward to coaching and managing Old Town Gymnastics Academy!

Special Assistant:

Hallie Ann Nelson


Hallie is 7 years old and attends East Bend Elementary School. She is a member of the East Bend Girl Scouts and will be assisting her Mommy & Daddy at the gym.

Alex

 

ms tuti

 

Hallie

Employment:

If you are interested in coaching at OTGA, please see Coach Tuti.