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Our Phenomenal Staff!

Meet our Support Staff

Comprised of our Directors, Head Coaches, Team Adminstrators, Office Staff and Bookkeeper, our support staff is here to make your interactions with North Shore Gymnastics Association quick and easy!

Deb Hertzenberg

Executive Director

  • Education: B.S. in Recreation/Coaching from St. Cloud State University
  • 38 years as North Shore Gymnastics Director
  • Competed for seven years at the high school and collegiate level
  • Certifications: Coaching, USA Gymnastics Safety, Meet Director, CPR
  • Lives with husband Craig & has two daughters Elizabeth and Stephanie



Ryan Rohloff

Assistant Gym Director/Girls' Team Director

  • Over 21 years of coaching experience, girls and boys classes through competitive Level 10; five years as Moundsview High School Head Coach; four years as Mound Westonka High School Head Coach
  • Competed against Coach Odie's brother during his competitive years
  • Certifications: USA Gymnastics Safety, Meet Director, CPR




Dale Bullivant

​​​​​​Boys Team Director & Head Coach

  • Region 4 Education Coordinator; Former MN Men's Gymnastics State Chairman
  • Over 33 years of coaching experience
  • Coached several National, State and Region Champions
  • Certifications:  USA Gymnastics Safety; CPR; Professional Development Program Level 1

Jodi Farley

Class Program Director-Class Instructor

  • Education: BS in Exercise and Sport Science from UW-La Crosse with a major in Sports Management
  • Over 15 years of coaching experience, girls and boys classes, competitive, high school and collegiate levels; Head Coach at West Salem, WI, Assistant Coach at UW-La Crosse, Xcel Head Coach 
  • Competed as a Level 10 gymnast, coached by NSGA's very own Coach Mark! 
  • UW La Crosse Gymnast
  • Certifications: USA Gymnastics Safety, Meet Director



Megan Johnski

Megan Johnski

Preschool & Pre-Team Director- Team Coach, Preschool Instructor

  • Over 17 years of coaching experience, including 2 years as Assistant Coach at Mound Westonka High School
  • Certifications: USA Gymnastics Safety; CPR; First-Aid; USA Gymnastics Professional Develpoment Program Level 1

Jen Rasmussen

Office Manager / Marketing Director

Alicia Jahnke

Alicia Jahnke

Front Desk

Nicole Dennis

Front Desk

Tracy Strub

Bookkeeper/Office Staff

Our Experienced Coaches

These coaches really know their stuff; collectively, our staff has over 300 years of coaching  experience!

Brian "Odie" Ottenhoff

Brian Ottenhoff

Girls Team Coach & Class Instructor


Anna Staricka

Xcel Team Coach


Rob Dykoski

Rob Dykoski

Boys Team Coach



Garrett Cameron

Ninja & Class Instructor

Lauren Biorn

Pre-Team & Class Instructor

Dustin Harmeling

Ninja Zone Trainer & Boys Team/Class Coach

Caroline Olson

Class Instructor 

Mark Toensing

Mark Toensing

Girls Team Coach & Class Instructor


Caroline Ellingboe Shields

Girls Team Coach

Heather Gerharsdon

Xcel Team Coach & Class Instructor

Angela Olinger

Class Instructor

Alexus Aguirre

Class Instructor 

Kelly Matson

Class Instructor 

Lydia Gorman

Class Instructor 

Olivia Jahnke

Junior Staff

Greta Ness

Junior Staff

Claire Hyrkas

Junior Staff