Staff

ELISA DRY

Former New Mexico State Champion Gymnast Elisa Dry has been a USA Gymnastics Safety Certified Coach since 1996. She has completed training with nationally recognized programs such as The Little Gym, Patti Komara’s Tumblebear Gym Program, and USA Gymnastics. She has instructed children and youth from ages 4 months to 18 years as well as adults. She has also worked as a training manager where she developed training programs and materials. She was named 2008 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year for the state of New Mexico. She is proud of the Tumbledown Family for receiving the 2009 Business Excellence Award presented by the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce and Century Bank.

She has been trained in early childhood and youth development with CARE International, the Peace Corps, and as a graduate student at Clark University. She is child and adult CPR and First Aid certified.  She traveled to London and achieved her Level 1 Parkour Coaching Certification.

Coaching gymnastics has helped finance her education and given her the skills and self confidence to achieve her goals as an academic and development practitioner. She values her interaction with children and enjoys learning from them as well.



MANISH AND ARCHANA DODEJA

Manish and Archana are the new owners of Tumbledown!  They have moved from Canada with their two beautiful daughters, Shaina and Shauna.  They have 14 years owning and operating day care business in Canada.  Manish has owned businesses around the world.   Archana taught Kindergarten in Bombay, India.  They are excited to come here and meet you all.


MANAGER AND COACH SIMONE

Simone found her passion for gymnastics at age 4. At age 13 she then decided to try cheerleading. In 2009 she then became a cheerleader at La Cueva High School. After graduating high school she then went on to being the only freshman cheerleader for Northern Arizona University.
Since then she has been attending the University of New Mexico majoring in general business. She is currently coaching at both Tumble Down studios and Eldorado High School as there head cheerleading coach.
Fun Fact about coach Simone; she is a certified wedding planner through the New York institute of Art and Design.

COACH IZZY

Coach Izzy has been an amazing contribution to Tumbledown in her years here. She is talented in her own skill level, but more importantly, she is talented at coaching. She coaches babies, toddlers, gradeschool all the way to advance tumbling and teens/adults. We are lucky to have her!