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Our Mission

At Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics + Fitness, our goal is to provide families with quality gymnastics programs at an affordable price.  As mothers ourselves, we know how much of a financial burden sports programs can be for our children.  It can take a toll on the entire family, especially when young athletes move into competitive programs.  We offer excellent recreational and team programs, without requiring excessive hours in the gym and unreasonable amounts of money from our parent's pockets! 

We love providing ways for kids to build strength and endurance, while building self-esteem and discipline.  At Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics, we provide a safe environment for kids to come and learn new skills- whether as a gymnast, a ninja warrior, or even a tiny tumbler!  Everyone is welcome to join the fitness and fun at Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics + Fitness! 

Meet The team

Angela K Jackson

Owner, Gymnastics Coach, Group Fitness Coach

Angela received her business degree from Eastern Michigan University. Soon after, she started running the Jump-A-Rama programs in partnership with different Parks & Rec programs in the Metro Detroit area.  She then opened her own Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics + Fitness Center in 2020. Angela is passionate about kid fitness and has worked in the industry for over 22 years.

Education:

  • B.S. Business Administration

       Eastern Michigan University

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Shannon Coburn

Program Manager,  Head Team Coach

Shannon started coaching gymnastics when she was 18 yrs old at Elite Gymnastics Academy in Ogden, Utah.  While with Elite, she was trained in Toddler Gymnastics and levels 1-3.  She then moved into the Team Developmental Program and became head floor coach of the compulsory teams. Shannon then moved to Legacy Gymnastics in Lehi, Utah.  There she became head of the Recreational Gymnastics Program as well as an all around team coach for levels 3-6. She then became a sanctioned judge for USA Gymnastics and attended 5 years of Region 1 Congress in San Jose, California.  Shannon loves coaching and working with young gymnasts!  She lives in Canton with her awesome husband, 3 children, and 1 big fat cat! 

Education:

  • B.S. Exercise Science & Outdoor Recreation       Utah Valley University

Tanya Roberts

Head of Adult Fitness

Tanya has been an athlete all her life.  She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Physical Education and Health Education. After teaching K-8, she became a stay at home mom.  Tanya then decided to share her knowledge with a broader range of people. Since then, she has been certified in personal training, group fitness, Swerk, and Nutrition Coaching.  Her experience and holistic approach to health and fitness will inspire you to join her on a life-changing, mind and body journey!

Education:

  • B.S. Physical Education and Health Education

       Eastern Michigan University​

  • ASFA Certified

Aprill Evans

Office Manager

Aprill is originally from lovely (and HOT) Arizona.  She studied Psychology at Arizona State University where she earned her Bachelor's Degree.  While getting her undergrad, she worked as an office manager at an electrical company, as well as at a bank.  She has lived in Utah, Indiana, and now beautiful, green Michigan!  Aprill is a fitness instructor and enjoys working out as a group and the comradery that comes with it.  She is a wife and mom and enjoys home schooling her little girls!

Education:

  • B.A. Psychology Arizona State University

cOACHING sTAFF

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Rachel V

Rachel has coached gymnastics for over 4 years, 2 of which were with Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics. She did pom through High School and loves coaching in both the gymnastics and Ninja Warrior classes.  Rachel is in her 3rd year at Eastern Michigan University and is studying Education. 

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Miriam R

Miriam started gymnastics with Jump-A-Rama's Parks & Rec program at age 8. She excelled quickly and later joined a competitive EXCEL team.  She has been competing for 4 years.  Miriam has worked with the Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics program for over 2 years and loves coaching! "Getting to know the kids and the other coaches is so fun, I feel like I have another gymnastics family!" Miriam currently attends Lutheran High Westland.

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Jylian

Jylian is a first year coach at Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics and loves it! She loves building relationships with the kids and knows one of them will make her laugh every time she coaches. Jylian did cheerleading and has loved helping the kids learn their tumbling skills.  "I love seeing the surprise on the gymnast's faces when they when they learn a new skill.  I love seeing them improve each day!".

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Abby V

Abby grew up cheerleading and switched to pom in high school.  This is her 2nd year coaching at Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics.  She loves coaching and is well-loved among the gymnasts. Abby is currently a student at Michigan State University and is studying Human Capital & Society.

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Katie H

Katie is new to the Jump-A-Rama family.  She grew up doing gymnastics and is now a college cheerleader.  Katie works with our Tiny Tumbles and Preschool program and loves seeing the kids learn new skills! "I absolutely love their excitement as they come into the gym for their class!". Katie is a sophomore at Wayne State and is studying Anthropology. 

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Peyton M

Peyton began working with Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics in November 2021.  She is in 10th grade at John Glenn High School and plays softball and volleyball.  She also plays travel softball with the Ohio Hawks.  Peyton loves coaching because she loves working with the kids and helping them stay active and reach their goals. 

Our Parks & Rec Locations

Huntington Woods

  • Tiny Tumbles

  • Preschool Gymnastics

  • Beginner & Intermediate

  • Jr. Ninja Warrior

Berkley

  • Tiny Tumbles

  • Preschool Gymnastics

  • Beginner & Intermediate

  • Jr. Ninja Warrior

Ypsilanti

  • Tiny Tumbles

  • Preschool Gymnastics

  • Beginner & Intermediate

  • Jr. Ninja Warrior

Northville

  • Tiny Tumbles

  • Preschool Gymnastics

  • Beginner & Intermediate

  • Jr. Ninja Warrior

Redford

  • Tiny Tumbles

  • Preschool Gymnastics

  • Beginner & Intermediate

  • Jr. Ninja Warrior

summit on the park

  • Tiny Tumbles

  • Preschool Gymnastics

  • Beginner & Intermediate

  • Jr. Ninja Warrior