Staff – Schertz Gym

Heather Schnelzer

Owner and Head Coach

Heather's passion for gymnastics comes from growing up as a competitive gymnast, where she competed at the Junior Elite level. She was recruited by the College of William and Mary before transferring to Trinity University, here in San Antonio. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Special Education from Trinity University. After eight years of serving as Head Coach for several gymnastics clubs, Heather opened Aerial Athletics. In 2007, she received the award for Texas Coach of the Year and Region III Coach of the Year. She is currently a member of the Texas Gymnastics State Board and is the coordinator for Region III camps and clinics. Heather has one son, Jackson.

Kaitlyn Tarjan

Gym Manager & Gymanstics Team Coach

Kaitlyn Tarjan has been passionately invovled in competitive gymnastics since she was 5 years old, as a gymnast, coach and judge. Unfortunately, she had to retire from competitive gymnastics at the Junior Elite level due to a knee injury, but remains dedicated to gymanstics. Kaitlyn graduated from Texas State University in 2009 with a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science. She has coached for several gymnastics clubs around South Texas and she is now happy to call San Antonio home with her husband.

Donna Gerber

Gym Manager, Cheer Team Director and Recreational Instructor

Donna brings over twenty-five years in cheerleading and tumbling experience to GymKids. Donna moved to San Antonio from New York in 2008 with her husband who currently serves at Ft. Sam Houston. In New York, Donna started Watertown NY First All Star Cheerleading Team in 2004 and coached varsity cheerleading at Watertown High School for eight years, which included all girl and coed teams. Donna is a certified USA Gymnastics Professional Member and credentialed USASF Member. Cheerleading and Gymnastics are Donna’s passions and she feels by coaching the next generation that she is truly fulfilling her passion.

Bianca Ramirez

Team Coach

Bianca has been a coach of several sports for three years and has been with gymnastics for the past year and half. She is a Safety-Certified coach and a Professional member of USA Gymnastics. Bianca works well with children and she will bring her technical strength to your child. Bianca is currently attending school to become a nurse.

Carol Robuck-Williams

Team Coach

Carol brings over forty years gymnastics experience to the Aerial Athletics staff. She has been an athlete, coach, judge and gym owner. She was an All American High School bars champion. She has coached athletes from preschool through college. She has served as Secretary and President of the Gymnastics Association of Texas, on the State Gymnastics Board for many years as the District 4 Representative and is a National Rated Judge. She is currently the State Judging Director of Texas. Carol strongly feels: “Gymnastics has something for everyone. It helps to develop us physically, mentally, and spiritually into the best person we can be. I hope to give this gift to all my students.”

Megan Arserio

Recreational & Cheer Coach

Megan has over a decade of tumbling experience and was both a junior and senior high cheerleader.