3800 Reynolda Road Suite # 170
Old Town Shopping Center 336-815-1266 gym
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!