Renee Ruggeri

Owner and Head Coach

Renee has been coaching for over 40 years.  She began gymnastics at the age of 4 and continued her career in gymnastics competing USGF, WPIAL, PIAA high-level competitions.  

She was honored with PIAA and WPIAL State Championships and then attended Clarion University as a Division I gymnast.  

Renee went on to coach Baldwin Highschool to a PIAA state championship team and several individual champions in 8 years.  

Renee is the original and sole owner of Ultimate Gymnastics, now in its 16th year. She has coached over 40 USAG state champions and successful state-placing teams.  Renee has 2 gymnastic daughters,  Raquel and Sophia and a son Brandon Scholze.







Andy  Cox

Andy has been coaching for over 40 years, specializing in conditioning, Uneven Bars, and Tumbling.  He has trained numerous championship gymnasts and cheerleaders.  He started with Ultimate in 2008 and has been an asset to the team gymnasts ever since.





Gina Batiz

Gina Started Gymnastics at the age of 3 and started competing at the age of 6.   She was a level 4 USAG State Floor and All-Around Champion Through Ultimate Gymnastics. 

Gina achieved her goals of going to States in levels 4-9 and Regionals in levels 8 and 9. 

In her gymnastics career, she was a ford City/Armstrong High School Independent gymnast, receiving 3 WPIAL medals.  Gina has been coaching competitive gymnastics for 6 years. 

She obtained her chemical engineering degree at Penn State and is now a Project Engineer at the environmental company while coaching our compulsory Team. 

We are so proud of her and excited  to have her as part of our coaching staff



Cheyene Rothholz

Working with SILKS, Aerial Team as well as levels 6 - 9 and XCEL   Brings experience in training the Aerial team, classes. Cheyene is a USAG-certified coach.


Abby Mossing

Abby is a level 3,4,5 coach and former State and Regional Diamond Qualifier. She Graduated from Penn Trafford in 2021


Jacki Kmetz

Jackie brings years of experience working with both the optional levels and XCEL teams. We welcome the added strength she offers to the staff. She also is an Ulti-mites, Level 2, Bronze and Silver coach.



Leanne Kardos Gymnastics Choreographer floor and beam, judge, and coach.  Leanne is a highly experienced teacher with over 43 years of experience!    We are delighted she is part of the Ultimate Coaching staff!   


Stacy Kmetz - Staci is a great additon to the staff. She runs the Ulti-mites program and coaches the Level 2,3 and Bronze.




Ultimate Gymnastics is currently seeking a qualified gymnastics professional to join our growing program.

To apply, please contact us with your resume and experience qualifications.