Alex has been training in gymnastics for twenty years and has been coaching for eighteen of those years. He has worked with cheerleading squads throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania achieving numerous national championships. In NYC, he instructs Broadway professionals for acro/tumbling and his students have appeared in shows such as Billy Elliot, Matilda, White Christmas, tour of Annie, Mary Poppins, The Grinch and Gypsy, as well as on TV and film. In March 2013 Disney Books released How to Act Like a Kid by Disney star and long time student of Alex, Henry Hodges and Margaret Engel, which featured a Q & A with Alex in their "An Acrobatics Coach Speaks" section. Alex is the founder of Prime Time Tumbling Inc and has been a member of USAG since 1996.
Coach Nick Ingenito has been involved in gymnastics since 1996 and began his coaching in 2001 with the Special Olympics of New Jersey. Since 2003, Nick has worked with cheer squads throughout Pennsylvania helping several to reach their goal of a national championship. As well as coaching tumbling, Nick holds personal training certifications and works extensively with athletes across all sports for increased performance through strength and speed training.
Alyssa has worked for Prime Time Tumbling for 5 years and has been involved with tumbling and cheerleading for 11 years. She has coached and competed at the competitive recreational and All-Star cheerleading levels and is certified as a USASF instructor. Alyssa currently works with competitive dance teams as well as aspiring actors and performing artists in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Recently her work in New York has centered on preparatory audition instruction for acro/tumbling and her students can be seen in a variety of on and off Broadway productions.
Karrissa has cheered at both the rec and competitive level for over 15 years as well as 6 years of dance performance. She has coached local recreational and All-Star cheerleading programs while working with Prime Time Tumbling for the past 5 years. Karrissa's work within the New York and New Jersey area has focused on acro/tumbling instruction for performing arts camps, intensives and weekly classes for students looking to increase their repertoire of audition skills.
Additional Prime Time Staff:
Stephanie Walsh: Stephanie has performed on competitive cheer and dance teams for the past seven years. She is currently involved with St. John's University theater group and has her Bachelors in Business Marketing.
Whitney Hawkins: Whitney is a Wilson College graduate with a Bachelors in Sports Management and minors in athletic coaching, business and psychology. Whitney has eleven years of competitive gymnastics experience, including competing at the collegiate level. Along with her competitive gymnastics background, Whitney competed at the All Star cheerleading level for six years.