Coach Joe has been in the sport of over 20 years. He was an elite athlete at the age of 8 and has many state and national titles and has been a member of the USTA National Team. Joe has won the Joe Ferrell Award and the Nissen Griswold award. He was a cheerleader in high school and has helped coach 5 Star Cheer teams in the past. He has been coaching for over 10 years and holds the title "Master of Sports" with USA Gymnastics.
Joe is the head coach for the advanced and elite athletes and has coached at the World Age Groups for USA Gymnastics.
Coach Ryan has been competing in power tumbling with 5 Star since he was 8-years-old. He is an elite athlete, has numerous state and national titles and has been a member of the USTA National Team. Ryan has competed internationally in the World Age Group competition. He also competed in All-Star Cheer at numerous Worlds competitions and was a cheerleader at Louisville where he won Worlds title with the University of Louisville and the USA team.
In June 2003, 5 Star Elite opened their doors in Crystal Lake, Illinois offering World Class tumbling and trampoline instruction. In 2004 they added All-Star Cheerleading and after 2 expansions to the facility and tremendous growth they moved a bigger state of the art facility in Ringwood, Illinois in 2008 to continue their tradition of strong tumbling and cheerleading. In 2013 the gym went back to it's core of training tumbling and trampoline when they moved the facility to Wauconda, Illinois and joined forces with cheerleading powerhouse Ultimate Athletics. In July of 2017 the gym set out on a new adventure and moved to the Lifezone 360 Sports Center to share a facility with Midwest Cheer Elite Illinois in West Dundee, Illinois.
Coach Josh has been competing in power tumbling with 5 Star since the age of 4 and has been coaching for 9 years. He has numerous state and national titles, was a member of the USTA and USAG national teams and has competed in three World Age Group competitions placing in the top 6 in the world. Josh also competed in All-Star cheer and has competed in 7 World Cheer Championships finishing in the top 6 teams.
Paulette is the head coach & owner of 5 Star Elite.
Paulette directs the trampoline and tumbling program and has been coaching for over 20 years. She started 5 Star in 2003 in Crystal Lake, Illinois and has coached many state and national champions in USA Gymnastics and USTA Tumbling & Trampoline. Some of the highlights of her coaching years include sending athletes to Worlds & World Age Group Trampoline & Tumbling Championships all over the world. Many years of numerous athletes on National teams in both USA Gymnastics & USTA Tumbling & Trampoline. Paulette also coached All-Star Cheerleading and has sent 3 teams to the Worlds Cheer Championships in Orlando, Florida. Paulette is equally proud of all the athletes she has trained over the last 20 years from the beginner level through elites.
Coach Dylan has been in power tumbling with 5 Star since he was 3-years-old. He has been an elite athlete since he was 13-years-old, a member of the USTA National Team and has numerous state and national titles. Dylan has competed at the World Age Group Championships in Bulgaria. He has competed in All-Star cheer at numerous Worlds competitions and is currently a student and cheerleader at Northern Illinois University.