Luis & Stephanie Brasesco - Owners
Luis has been at Bannon’s since 1989, and bought the gym, with his wife Stephanie in 2001. Both have been involved with gymnastics since they were young, and Luis was a member of the 1988 World Championship double mini-tramp team for his home country of Argentina. They now pride themselves on providing quality gymnastics instruction to the Houston northwest area.
Aimee Boorman - Girls Team Director, Manager
Aimee has served Bannon’s proudly since 1996. She is the director of our team program and was a competitive gymnast herself. Aimee has developed a competitive program which has lead many students to state, regional and National titles.
Selinda Pursley - Kinder Gym Director, Team Coach
Started gymnastics at the age of 3. She began competitive gymnastics at the age of 6. She became a member of the Bannon’s Gymnastix Team when she was 8 years old and continued to compete for Bannon’s until the age of 14. She then cheered for Westfield High School. At the age of 17 she started coaching gymnastics. She has now been coaching at Bannon’s for 11 years. She currently is the Preschool director at Bannon’s and coaches several competitive compulsory levels.
Jessica Barton - Cheer Director
Jessica began gymnastics at age of 4. She started competitive gymnastics team at 6 years old. She competed up to level 9. Received several state and regional 1st place on vault & floor & all around as a level 8 & 9 gymnast. After gymnastics, she began diving & competitive cheer where she competed as a level 5 athlete. She started coaching competitive/preschool gymnastics at the age of 18 years. She joined the Bannon’s staff in 2005 coaching the level 5/6 team. She lead several athletes to become a south state and state champion. Along side of gymnastics she started the competitive program “Bannon’s Cheer Force” in 2006 and has lead the team to several state and regional championships. In 2009 season Cheer Force received their first National title.
Heather Burch - TAAF Team Director, Recreational Coach
Started gymnastics at Bannon’s the summer of 1989. Competed through 1999. Coached at Bannon’s from 1999-2000. Tumbled and coached in college and returned to Bannon’s to coach in fall of 2007.
Ellen Gray - Team Coach, Recreational Coach
Gretchen Richter - Team Coach, Recreational Coach
Gretchen began gymnastics at the age of 2 and continued in the sport for a totoal of 20 years. She received a full gymnastics scholarship to West Virgina University, receiving many awards at the NCAA Division I school.
Gretchen currently coaches our Level 4, Level 7-Elite Teams as well as our recreational programs.
Jennifer Gibbens - Cheer Force Team and Recreational Coach
Jennifer has taken gymnastics at Bannon’s for over 10 years, she began coaching preschool/ recreational gymnastics in October 2008. In 2009 she joined Cheer Force competitive cheer team. Learning her knowledge and love for the sport of cheerleading through her own experience; she began coaching kinder cheer classes to help others experiences the joy she has gained through cheer.
Victor Foussadier - Maintenance
Victor has been with Bannon’s since it’s inception, almost 24 years ago. He is responsible for Bannon’s high standards in maintaining a clean and professional looking facility.