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Our History

Jutec Kasamon, the founder of Kasamon (now Alison Biondi's Gymnastics), was a renowned principal ballet dancer and award-winning choreographer in Europe. His numerous achievements include several top prizes for choreography including the "Friend of the Children" award. He has produced world premieres of 2 original full-length ballets. His critically acclaimed choreography has been described as "flashes of diamonds" and the "most classical of the classical ballets."

Mr. Kasamon has devoted the last twenty years to teaching gymnastics. Over the years, with his unique teaching style, he has produced numerous State champions, National top gymnasts, and elite international competitors. He currently teaches ballet at Kasamon. 
 

 

Alison Biondi - Head Coach

Alison is the current owner of Alison Biondi's Gymnastics. She was a competitive gymnast for twelve years, and has worked for and managed mobile gymnastic companies in day care facilities in Texas and Pennsylvania. She's a mother of five girls, many of which attend ABG. Alison is a Special Education Teacher and specializes in classes with children who have special needs. She as well as all the instructors at ABG are USAG safety certified.  Alison specializes in technical training with an emphasis on preschool and beginner skills training.

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Eric Hunter

Eric has been a coach at Alison Biondi's Gymnastics since 2006. He has over 12 years as USAG Coach working with recreational and competitive gymnasts (levels 1-10). Eric is also USAG safety certified, first responder, first aid, and CPR certified and spent 11 years in the United States Marine Corps. 
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Cindy Hills - Optional Coach

Cindy has over 22 years of experience in the gymnastics, dance, and cheerleading community. With a strong background working with young women in learning and competitive situations, she is professionally trained to evaluate routines and performances. Cindy is USAG safety certified and is entering her 23rd year as a member of the USGA and NAWJ

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Lauren Coffman

Lauren Coffman has been involved in gymnastics since she was two years old and has competed for the Greensburg YMCA for over 10 years. She has been coaching beginner and pre-school children since she was 15 years old and is CPR certified. Lauren is a 2010 graduate from Penn-Trafford High School, and currently attends Saint Vincent College. 

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Nikki Peduzzi

Nikki Peduzzi started gymnastics at ABG when she was 3 years old. She is a 2009 USAG Advanced Prep State Champion-1st Beam, 3rd Floor & 1st All Around. Nikki is also a 2011 WPIAL High School Silver Division Champion-1st Bars, 5th Beam, 1st Floor & 1st All Around, as well as a 2011 PA Classic High School Champion-3rd Bars, 1st Beam & 1st All Around. 

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Jessica Aiello

Jess was a competive gymnast for 4 years, then switched to competitive cheer at FCA.  Jessica is still able to demonstate high level gymnastic skills.

 

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Colette Biondi

Colette Biondi has been a coach at Alison Biondi's Gymnastics for the past 3 years. She was a competitive gymnast and cheerleader for 9 years. Colette has extensive experience in speed and agility as well as core training and is safety certified.

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Alex Rickard

Alex has been in gymnastics since the age of three and has been on a competitive team for 8 years. She has been to nationals 6 times and has been coaching kids for a year and a half. A 2012 Penn Trafford graduate, she is now attending CCAC for radiology. Alex is also CPR certified. 

 

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Heide Sheetz

Heide has been a licensed Zumba Fitness Instructor since February 2011.  She had been taking Zumba Fitness classes for a few years before that and loved the program and the results!  Heide has been teaching Zumba in a few locations throughout the area and is pleased to have joined the ABG team!  When she's not teaching Zumba, Heide is an elementary art teacher in the Hempfield Area School District and has been doing so for 13 years.  
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