The Staff

Dominique Aguirre

Dominique Aguirre

Owner, Over 25 Years Experience

Dominique is an Abilene High School graduate.

She was a gymnast as a child and competed in high school. She was a member of the 1985 AHS State Championship Women’s gymnastics team and was also an individual State Champion in 1983, 1984, & 1985. She was a 3 time All American and held the Nation’s Highest Vault score by a High School Female from 1985 to 1991. She was also an Abilene High School cheerleader.

She has played an active role in the gymnastics community since 1985. Dominique has over 25 years of coaching experience. She has owned Beamers Gymnastics since 1987. Dominique is involved in all activities both in her gym and in the office. Dominique has a great love for Preschool and Girls gymnastics


Traci Kana

Traci Kana

Traci has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Biology from Hardin Simmons University.

Traci started gymnastics as a young child. She was a competitive gymnast for 4 years. She also competed in Power Tumbling & Trampoline for 2 years. Traci was a high school cheerleader and a college cheerleader for 3 years. Then she went on staff with ACA-American Cheerleaders Association. She has 9 years coaching experience.

Traci has coached at Beamers since August 2003.

Traci plays an active role in all areas of the gym both in coaching and in the office.


Julie Breckenridge

Julie Breckenridge

Julie has a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University in corporate wellness.

Julie was a competitive gymnast for 6 years. Julie is a mom of 3 adorable children who

participate in programs at Beamers gymnastics.

She has been a coach at Beamers since June of 1999.

Julie helps coach gymnastics starting with Pre School age children all the way up to our level 4 Pre Team.


Valerie Briand-Pesina

Valerie Briand-Pesina

Valerie has an associate’s degree in floral design and marketing from Ohio State University. She is also certified in wedding and event planning.

Valerie has 6 years of competition gymnastics experience. She also has 2 years previous coaching experience.

She has worked at Beamers since August 2011. Valerie helps coach our preschool gymnastics classes.


Sarah Cannon

Sarah Cannon

Highschool & College Education/Certifications: Abilene High school & McMurry

Past Cheer or Gymnastics experience: Gymnastics from 2-16, Cheered in High school and College

How long have you coached at Beamers: June 2016

What do you coach at Beamers: Preschool, Privates, tumbling & Girls classes


Rae Welch

Rae Welch

Highschool & College Education/Certifications: Abilene High school & HSU

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Competed at Beamers & Abilene High school , High school cheer & College cheer

How long have you coached at Beamers: 3 years

What do you coach at Beamers: Hotshots, Pre Team & Team


Arielle Armstrong

Arielle Armstrong

Education/Certifications: Robert E. Lee High School, Midland College Associates Degree, Currently working on Bachelor’s Degree at Hardin Simmons University

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Gymnast from age 4-16, High School cheerleader, Cheer Athletics Panther in 2012

How long you’ve coached at Beamers: November 2015

What do you coach at Beamers: Backhandspring Bootcamp, Advanced Tumbling, Cheer Prep, Superstars & Hotshots and Team & PreTeam


Rebecca McIntosh

Rebecca McIntosh

Education/Certifications: Homeschooled through high school, Sophomore in college

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: 10 years of gymnastics, 5 of which were competitive

How long you’ve coached at Beamers: Since August 2012

What do you coach at Beamers: Girls 5 and Up gymnastics, Superstars & Hotshots, Team & PreTeam


Aubreanna Hernandez

Aubreanna Hernandez

Highschool & College Education/Certifications: Junior at Abilene Christian University

Wylie High School graduate 2014

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Cheered for the past 5 years and during high school

How long have you coached at Beamers: August 2015

What do you coach at Beamers: Preschool classes


Morgan Hare

Morgan Hare

Education/Certifications: Amarillo High School, Senior at Abilene Christian University

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Competed up to Level 7, 14 total years of gymnastics, Cheered for a year in High School

How long you’ve coached at Beamers: January 2016

What do you coach at Beamers: Girls 5 and Up Gymnastics and Preschool Classes


Cassidy Hanna

Cassidy Hanna

High school & College Education/Certifications: Wylie High school, Texas Tech -2 years & ACU currently

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Cheered competitively and at school for 8 years

How long have you coached at Beamers: 1 Month

What do you coach at Beamers: Tumbling & Girls classes


Gibson Aguirre

Gibson Aguirre

High school & College Education/Certifications: Abilene High school, Graduating from ACU with a Business Mgmt degree in Dec. 2016

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Certified Personal Trainer

How long have you coached at Beamers: 1 Month

What do you coach at Beamers: Strength/Conditioning & Front desk


Darien Thomas

Darien Thomas

Highschool & College Education/Certifications: Pearland High School & ACU(currently)

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: High school cheer, Competitive cheer & College cheer

How long have you coached at Beamers: 1 Month

What do you coach at Beamers: Preschool & Girls classes


Alex Cullen

Alex Cullen

Highschool & College Education/Certifications:  Glendora High School & Currently attending Abilene Christian University

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Competitive Cheer for 9 years, High School cheer for 4 years and currently cheering  at ACU

How long have you coached at Beamers: August 2016

What do you coach at Beamers: Girls & Tumbling


Emily Douthit

Emily Douthit

Highschool & College Education/Certifications: Graduated from Abilene High School, ACU(currently)

How long have you coached at Beamers: March 2016

What do you do at Beamers: Receptionist


Allie Weber

Allie Weber

Highschool & College Education/Certifications: Warrensburg High School, University of Central Missouri

Past Cheer or Gymnastics Experience: Competed to level 8 USAG, Coached since 2010, Program director at Olympiad Gymnastics

How long have you coached at Beamers: January 2017

What do you coach at Beamers: Preschool, Girls, Pre Team and Team