Westminster School of Gymnastics & Cheer

(443)764-4445

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM



Our Gymnastics Coaches

If you're looking for a team of highly skilled gymnastics and cheerleading coaches, you've come to the right place. Our instructors bring immense talent and knowledge to each and every student; over the years, they've even coached athletes competing in World Competition Level gymnastics. Drawing on this experience, our coaches help students expand their skillsets, teaching them up-to-date tricks and techniques during each session. Our gym welcomes a diversity of people and maintains a non-smoking and alcohol/drug-free environment.

Rauf Ibatulin

Gym Owner & Head Coach

A professional acrobat, tumbler, and gymnast, Rauf spent decades inside the world of gymnastics as a student, worker, and advisor to younger athletes. Throughout his career as a coach, Rauf prepared highly skilled and elite level gymnasts who are currently members of regional and/or national teams or performers of Cirque Du Soleil.

Rauf's career as a gymnast began at the tender age of six, when he discovered his passion for the sport. He would go on to graduate from the Sport Academy of Olympic Reserve in Baku City, Azerbaijan (former USSR), as a National Team member. Before immigrating to the United States, Rauf coached the Junior National Team, Azerbaijan (former USSR). His coaching career in Maryland began in 1995, and in the years since, he's played an integral role in developing programs at various gymnastics clubs throughout the state.


Rauf Ibatulin

Rauf Ibatulin

Jennifer Singer

Jennifer Singer

Courtney Colonese

Courtney Colonese

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Jennifer Singer

Acro Dance & Cheerleading Coach

Jennifer Singer is a gifted dancer and cheerleader with a passion for educating other athletes. With decades of coaching experience in cheerleading, dance, and tumbling/acro, she has the skills and knowledge necessary to help students of all levels succeed.

Over the course of her career, Jennifer has been nationally ranked in the all-star and high school competitive cheerleading industry several times in both New Mexico and Pennsylvania. A graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, Jennifer also has a Masters of Secondary Education and has spent many years teaching in the public school system, giving her a unique perspective on coaching.

Before coming to WSGC, she worked at various all-star cheer gyms as a program director and assistant director. Today, Jennifer teachers hip hop, contemporary, basic ballet, and improvisational dance. She is an ASEP-, UCA-, and NCA-certified coach and has certifications in:

  • Dance 
  • Cheerleading
  • Coaching 
  • Athletic Training
  • Athletic Injury Care & Prevention
  • Sports First Aid
 

Courtney Colonese

Artistic Gymnastics Coach

Courtney was a competitive artistic gymnast for twelve years in Connecticut who traveled across the country for various competitions during that time. Today, she is a certified member of USA Gymnastics and serves a judge, while also working as one of our artistic gymnastics coaches.