Our Staff

All members of our staff are Safety Certified, Background Checked, and Professional Members of USA Gymnastics! 

Stephanie Kemp: Stephanie has been the owner and head coach of Madison Gymnastics World since 1996.  She has coached for 20+ years.  She was a competitive gymnast for 12 years at the State, Regional and National level.  She is safety certified, a professional member of USA Gymnastics, a skill evaluator, and has judged competitive gymnastics for 10 years.  She is currently a memeber of the Indiana State Gymnastics Board of Directors.  She has two stepsons and one son, and you will probably see them running around the gym! 

Judy Kemp: Judy works at our front desk. She has been judging women’s gymnastics for the past 30+ years. She is currently the Indiana USAG State Judging Director and has been for 10+ years. She is a National Elite Gymnastics Judge and has judged national championships several times.  She has served as a volunteer at four Elite National Championships, two World Championships, and the Pan American Games. She has three children; 2 that live in Madison, Indiana and 1 that lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Paul Kemp: Paul is the owner of Midwest Gym Supply where he supplies major gymnastics meets in the Midwest. His company designs floor plans and installs equipment in new gyms, such as Cincinnati Gymnastics owned by Olympic Coach Mary Lee Tracy, and additionally installs many multi-sports facilities. Paul was the past owner of Madison Gymnastics World and has coached many individual State Champions and State Championship Teams. Paul still helps coach the competitive teams and is actively involved in Gymnastics World.

Suzie Zhou: Suzie, native Chinese, has been coaching at Madison Gymnastics World for over ten years. Suzie has coached many girls at Levels 2-10. Under her guidance, many young girls have improved their performance sufficiently and won State Championships within a short period. Before coming to the United States, Suzie coached many top Chinese gymnasts in her 17 year coaching career. Suzie was awarded a degree of Bachelor of Physical Education in China. Suzie lives in Madison with her son, Qi Sheng, and her husband, Mike Qi.

Mike Qi: Mike was a professional dancer for 24 years and later became a dancing teacher at Tianjin Physical Education Institute of China. Mike received numerous awards for his outstanding performance. His extensive dance background has provided an excellent foundation for becoming a gymnastics instructor and team coach. He is a wonderful asset to the gymnastics community.

Shelia Gibson: Shelia has been involved in gymnastics for 15+ years and has taught for 10+ years. She was a cheerleader and dance squad member at Sullivan Jr. College for 2 years. Shelia is currently working towards her safety certification. Her daughter, Ebony, competed through Level 8 at Gymnastics World.

Louise Harpole: Louise was a competitive gymnast for 8 years and has been coaching gymnastics for 16+ years.  She coached competitive teams at Champion Gymnastics in Louisville for 15 years before moving to Madison.  She has coached many state and regional champions.  She has two children; a daughter, currently on our Level 2 team, and a son, who you will often see toddling around the gym.

Addie Rosenberger: Addie was a competitive gymnast for 5 years has been coaching gymnastics for around 7 years.  She began coaching at Gymnastics World in 2010 when she was a freshman at Hanover College.  She has helped coach all levels for the past four years.  In May 2014 she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Biology and is in the process of applying to schools to be a Physician Assistant.

Leah Benefiel: Leah came to Gymnastics World from Girls, Inc./Seymour Gymnastics where she was the Program Director and Girl's Head Coach.  She started coaching at Madison Gymnastics World in 2014 and is currently helping coach all levels.  Leah was a competitive gymnast through high school and ran track in college. 

Tiffany Ware: Tiffany has been involved with gymnastics for over six years.  She has coached our Level 2 team and some preschool classes for 2+ years.  She has two daughters, both members of our Level 3 team.  

Ashley Watkins: Ashley was a former gymnast at Madison Gymnastics World and was a Varsity Cheerleader at Southwestern High School.  She teaches recreational and tumbling classes.  She is currently a student at Ivy Tech in Madison and is considering a major in Early Childhood Education. 

Ebony Inskeep: Ebony was a level 8 gymnast at Gymnastics World.  She played four years of college basketball while obtaining a degree in Sports Business.  She is currently studying Sports Administration for a Masters Degree.  She is the Athletic Director at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club in Madison and coaches our Boy's Warrior Challenge Class.

Lindy Bear: Lindy works at our front desk.  She helps with registering kids for classes, paperwork, and just about anything else.  She has two children; a daughter, who is currently a member of our Level 3 team, and a son.  She is also the current President of the MGW Booster Club.   

If you see a new face in the gym, they may be a visiting staff memeber or clinician; don't hesitate to ask about them at the front desk! 

If you add it all up, the staff at Madison Gymnastics World has over 140 years of combined experience to help better teach and assist your child!