Donna Gunn-Newkirk, Owner/Director
• Established Donna’s Gym-nastics in 1993.
• Involved in gymnastics since 1975, as a competitor and instructor.
• Education – Donna is presently enrolled in the UW-Milwaukee dance teaching certification program. In 2007, obtained her Elementary Education (PreK-6) license program through Cardinal Stritch University. Masters degree in Adapted Physical Education from UW-LaCrosse. Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (K-12) and minor in Dance from State University of New York at Brockport.
• Member of Brockport State Women’s Gymnastics Team.
• Presently, employed as a Dance & Elementary PE teacher at the Stephen Bull Fine Arts School in Racine. Previously for 23 years, worked as a Special/Adapted PE teacher in Kenosha and Racine Counties, working with children with special needs.
• Received an award for her work as a Special Educator in 2001 from the Tri-county Association for the Education of Young Children.
• Assistant Gymnastics Coach at Tremper High School (1985-88) and Gymnastics Coach at Washington JR. High School (1986), Kenosha.
• Preschool Gymnastics Instructor at CYC, Kenosha (1988-91).
• Gymnastics Coach and Instructor at Henrietta Gymnastics Training Center Rochester, NY (1985).