Head Tumbling Coach/Dance Instructor
Mrs. Maresa was the gymnastics director (1986-2001) for a top ranked team. Former member NC Dance Alliance, Dance Masters, US Trampoline
and Tumbling, USA Gymnastics.
Dance Central, CPCC student in Modern and Ballet.
1990 Conover YMCA gymnastics instructor.
Mrs. Maresa was chosen as a sophomores on Varsity Cheer Squad for her high school where she choreographed dance routines and stunting for the
squads. She was the only advanced tumbler on the team. She choreographed 3 high stunts, dance routines and pyramids combining JV & Varsity
teams for pep rallies.
Dance and acrobatic training began at age 8 in Sanford NC.
Her main objective is the provide a high quality of dance education at an affordable price.
Miss Kim holds a Dance Minor from UNC-Charlotte and is a former member of the Gold Duster Collegiate Dance Team at UNCC.
Former employee of Showstopper American Dance Championship and Universal Cheerleading Association.
Highest scoring choreographer of SFAC's 2010 competition team and high overall awards at competition.
Vice President - Sports and Fine Arts Center, Incorporated
Tumbling & Gymnastics Coach/Instructor
Mr. Mike, who happily admits to be Mrs. Maresa's better half, has been a Gymnastics instructor since 2001.
He sports a Blue Belt in Chun Kuk Do and has a Mathematical Science degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. Mr. Mike also
serves as co-manager at SFACand at competitions and is accounts manager for SFAC accounts..
He is a Systems Analyst for BCBS of NC for 20+ years.
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Coach Mandi brings with her extensive experience. She put on her first dance shoes at the age of three and picked-up her first set of
pom-poms at the age of eight. Ever since, she has built an impressive Cheerleading background. Coach Mandi naturally cheered
from elementary through high school as well as danced. Unlike others, she cheered on Varsity all four years, and was named
Captain in both her Junior as well as Senior years. University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, she was again named Captain in her
Junior and Senior years. In 1999 and 2001, they were the NCA's National Champions!
Currently, Coach Mandi happily is an Elementary School teacher. She has been teaching for six years. She is also a delegation
leader for a student ambassador program in which she travels with high school students in the summers to different areas around
Tumbling & Cheer
Coach Rachael was a former competitive gymnast who competed up to Level 9 in USA Gymnastics. In 2001, she won the
title of Uneven Bar National Champion. Unfortunately, shortly thereafter she was injured and switched to competitive
cheerleading, which became her favorite sport; next to gymnastics of course. She walked onto the Small Co-ed
Cheerleading Team at UNC-Charlotte, which placed in the top three each year at the NCA Collegiate National
Championships each year she was a team member. Rachael also earned the NCA Collegiate All-American title three
years in a row while competeing for UNC-Charlotte. She now dedicates her time, energy, and enthusiasm to coaching
the next generation of gymnasts, tumblers, and cheerleaders. Rachael has been coaching since age 14
Instructional Consultant, Substitute Instructor, Secretary & Marketing
Currently the PE Specialist at Sardis Elementary, Mrs. Zapka is National Board Certified and was chosen Teacher of the Year on
three separate occasions over her career.
Youngstown State University BA in Psychology and Physical Education (minors in Health and Coaching).
1986 to present Union County Public School District. She has taught at Unionville, Hemby Bridge, Fairview and New Salem
Elementary Schools as well as her current school, Sardis Elementary.