SENIOR STAFF
All Senior Staff - USA Gymnastics Professional Members*USAG Safety Certified*First Aid & CPR Certified*National and Regional Congress attendees.

Josie Lemmi Penza, M.Ed., Owner

• Graduate of Medford High School 1978
• Graduate of University of New Hampshire
   1982 B.S. in Health & Phiysical Education
• Graduate of Tufts University 1999, M. Ed./Early Childhood
• Mass State Champion MHS - Girls Varsity Gymnastics Team
• E.C.A.C. Division 1 National Gymnastics Champion,
   UNH Uneven Bars 1980-1982
• Mass State Champion Powerlifting 1982
• Miss Massachusetts 1982
• Miss USA body Building Champion 1985

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Coaching Experience ~
• Medford Community Schools, Director of Gymnastics Program 1995-2003
• Medford High School P.E. Teacher
   Special Olympic and Girls Varsity Gymnastics Coach
   Cert. Aerobic Instructor 1995 - present
• Over 30 Years of Coaching Gymnastics
• CMK Nautilus, Woburn MA 1984-1995
  Personal Trainer & Instructor for Weight Training & Conditioning
  All Ages and Unique Abilities
• 1984 -2000 Burlington Recreation Department
  Director of Special Needs Programs, Vacation Camps, & Summer Sports
  Programs Ages 3-Adult
• 1984-2003 Alternative Leisure Company - Special Needs Sports & Fitness   
  Programs Ages 3 - Adult
STAFF
John Penza

• Graduate of Northeastern University 1990
   B.S. in Health & Elementary Physical Education
   Teacher 1990 - present
• Teaching experience MCS Gymnastics 1995-2003
• Over 15 years of teaching K-5 Everett
• CMK Nautilus, Woburn MA 1984-1995
  Personal Trainer & Instructor for Weight Training & Conditioning
  All Ages and Unique Abilities
• 1984 -2000 Burlington Recreation Department
  Director of Special Needs Programs, Vacation Camps, & Summer Sports
  Programs Ages 3-Adult
• 1984-2003 Alternative Leisure Company - Special Needs Sports & Fitness   
  Programs Ages 3 - Adult
• 1990 - 1993 Nautilus Plus, Night Floor Manager & Personal Trainer


Denise Desjardins, M.S., PT

• Graduate of Westfield State College, B.S. Biology, 1981
• Simmons College, Boston MA, Master of Science in Physical Therapy
• 1995 - 1998 Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, MA Pediatric Therapist contracted to the Medford  Public Schools.
• 1994-Present Medford Visiting Nursing Association Home Care Physical Therapist
• 1998 - Present Medford Public Schools, Physical Therapist
• Experience with Providing various therapy for children with disabilities, developmental problems, autism and special needs.

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