Meet our team!

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Coach Lew

Owner/head coach, Lew has been instructing tumbling for over 14 years. He loved coaching so much he decided to open his own gym and Venture Athletics was born! Lew believes that following a positive reinforcement approach is the key to success among his athletes.


Coach Bill

Bill has been coaching for
over 10 years with experience through 3 different gyms. With  proficiency of levels 1-5 and working through mental blocks, he's got what you need to reach your goals!


Coach Justin

Justin has been a tumbler most of his life and has been coaching these last 6 years. With an added background in fitness, there's nothing he can't do! His uplifting attitude will make you believe you can, too!





Coach Tony

Tony has been a tumbler, coed stunt partner, and coach for many years. He is a national champion in the world of cheerleading. He has experience coaching all skill levels and excels when it comes to overcoming obstacles.

* Coed Stunting


Coach Moe

Two-time cheer worlds championship competitor, Moe has expertise when it comes to higher level skills. In addition to 10 years of coaching, Moe also has ran numerous cheer clinics and speed camps.

* Coed Stunting


Coach Josh

Josh is a 7-time cheer world championship competitor as well as 3-time Team USA Mens National team member. With 14 years of coaching experience, it's safe to say Josh knows what he's doing!

* Coed Stunting

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Coach Lathan

Lathan has been involved in cheerleading through his whole life being both a teammate and coach. He belonged to a team that was a 6x state and 5x national champ winner. He is proud to be a tumbling and stunting instructor here at Venture Athletics!

* Coed Stunting


Coach Alexa

With a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science as well as an ISSA coaching certification in Strength & Conditioning, Coach Alexa is dedicated to help each individual through their fitness journey. She also recently completed 6 mo. of Military training and is determined to push you to your limits! 

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Coach Rebecca

Bio coming soon!


Coach Hannah

Hannah has been involved with cheer and tumble her whole life. She is currently on the Varsity team at Grayslake Central.  She has become so advance in her tumbling that she is now coaching and instructing others! She is very experienced when it comes to stunting, tumbling, and all things cheer!

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Coach Jon

Jon is a veteran staff member here who currently attends the University of Kansas and was apart of their division one cheerleading program! He has been involved with cheer for the past 5 years and is excited to help all students achieve their goals!

* Coed Stunting