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ABOUT US

Panhandle Perfection Gymnastics is the Florida Panhandle's newest gymnastics facility, featuring a competitive National Gymnastics Association and USA Gymnastics women's artistic team. PPG also competes in men's artistic gymnastics, acro gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling. Despite being relatively new, PPG athletes have won numerous state, regional and national titles in all four disciplines.

In 2022-23, PPG had national qualifiers in all four disciplines including several national champions in NGA men's and women's artistic. It also had its first World Champion with West F. earning the top spot in the world on double mini trampoline for 13-14 year old males. West F. also won the Level 9 vault national title in USA Gymnastics' sanctioned competition.

OUR STAFF

Panhandle Perfection Gymnastics has an accomplished staff that is fully trained in providing your child the best gymnastics experience possible. All PPG staff is background checked and has a safety certification through USA Gymnastics and the National Gymnastics Association.

ALIE FOWLER

Head Girls' Team Coach
Head Acro Gymnastics Coach
Preschool Director
Recreation Director

 

Alie is in her 28th year of coaching gymnastics. She has been a team coach in three different states, serving as a head team coach for 18 of the past 20 years.

In her seventh season with Panhandle Perfection, Alie began the club's acro program in 2019 in addition to her artistic coaching duties, landing the club's first national qualifier in that discipline that year. She has coached numerous state, regional and national medalists on the artistic side in her career.

 

Prior to PPG, Alie was an assistant team coach for World Champions Centre in Spring, Texas, the training home of 2016 Olympic Champion Simone Biles. She worked with a group of Level 7s through elite, coaching multiple state and regional champions and Westerns qualifiers.

Before moving to World Champions Centre, Alie was the owner and operator of Wildcard Gymnastics in Brookfield, Wis. She was the head coach of all levels of the girls' team and assisted with other competitive teams. At its highest, Wildcard had more than 120 team members. She was the coach of numerous state champions and regional qualifiers and medalists.

Alie was also the head coach at Milwaukee Turners in Milwaukee.

Alie has three children, all active in gymnastics. Her oldest, Hallie, 20, competed seven seasons as a Level 10, winning the NGA National Championship in her final meet. She is a member of the  the Acro and Tumbling team at Quinnipiac University. Bradyn, 17, is  Level 10 in artistic and is also a competitive T&T and acro athlete. She was state Level 8 double mini and trampoline champion in 2021 and a national acro qualifier each of the last five seasons. She has signed to compete Acro and Tumbling at the University of Montevallo next season.

 

Her youngest, West, 15, competes in both T&T and artistic. He is an elite-level athlete in trampoline, double mini and tumbling and is a member of the Junior National Team for T&T. He has two appearances representing team USA. In 2023, he was the bronze medal winner for the 15-16 age group on double mini trampoline at the World Age Group Championships. He finished sixth in preliminaries in tumbling at that meet as well. In 2022, he was the gold medalist in the 13-14 age group on double mini trampoline.

He also won the vault championship at the 2023 USAG Eastern National Championships. He was the 2021 NGA National Level 8 champion and is a member of that organization's Premier Team.

BLAIN FOWLER

Assistant Girls' Team Coach
Head Boys' Team Coach
T&T Team Head Coach

Blain is in his 16th year of coaching gymnastics, having successfully coached all levels and all disciplines of team.

In his seventh season with Panhandle Perfection, Blain coached a T&T member to a World Championship on Double Mini Trampoline in 2022, a Level 9 national valut chamnpion in 2023 and many other national-level medals in T&T and artistic gymnastics.

 

Prior to PPG, Blain was the head Trampoline and Tumbling coach at World Champions Centre in Spring, Texas. In the club's first season competing T&T in 2016, all seven WCC athletes qualified to nationals. WCC athletes won five state titles, three regional titles and two USA Gymnastics national titles in his lone season as its head coach. At WCC, Blain also assisted with the girls' and boys' teams, helping guide one of WCC's seven boys' members to a state all-around title.

Before moving to World Champions Centre, Blain was the owner and operator of Wildcard Gymnastics in Brookfield, Wis. He was the assistant coach of both the boys' and girls' teams and started the T&T program. He had multiple state champions and regional medalists in all three programs at Wildcard.

In all, Blain has coached athletes to three T&T national championships, and T&T and gymnastics athletes to numerous regional and state medals. He is currently coaching elite level athletes in T&T.

Blain has also served as a Director of Marketing at the University of Wisconsin, a high school athletic director in Wisconsin and an NCAA athletics administrator. He directed the 2003 NCAA Men's Basketball 1st and 2nd Rounds in Milwaukee and was the meet director of the 2013 Wisconsin Level 2 State Championships and 2014 Wisconsin Level 6-10 State Championships. He was named 2014 State Contributor-of-the-Year by Wisconsin USAG.

 

Blain has three children, all active in gymnastics. Her oldest, Hallie, 20, competed seven seasons as a Level 10, winning the NGA National Championship in her final meet. She is a member of the the Acro and Tumbling team at Quinnipiac University. His middle child, Bradyn, 17, is  Level 10 in artistic and is also a competitive T&T and acro athlete. She was state Level 8 double mini and trampoline champion in 2021 and a national acro qualifier each of the last five seasons. She has signed to compete Acro and Tumbling at the University of Montevallo next season.

 

His youngest, West, 15, competes in both T&T and artistic. He is an elite-level athlete in trampoline, double mini and tumbling and is a member of the Junior National Team for T&T. He has two appearances representing team USA. In 2023, he was the bronze medal winner for the 15-16 age group on double mini trampoline at the World Age Group Championships. He finished sixth in preliminaries in tumbling at that meet as well. In 2022, he was the gold medalist in the 13-14 age group on double mini trampoline.

He also won the vault championship at the 2023 USAG Eastern National Championships. He was the 2021 NGA National Level 8 champion and is a member of that organization's Premier Team.

OTHER STAFF

KAITY CAMPBELL
Team Coach

BARRI CRANFORD
Team Coach
Recreati
on Coach
Preschool Coach


ARIANA FLEMING

Recreation Coach
Preschool Coach


BRADYN FOWLER
Team Coach
Recreation Coach
Preschool Coach

WEST FOWLER

Team Coach
Recreation Coach

EDEN JACKSON
Preschool Coach
Recreation Coach

JEREMY KELLY
Team Coach
Preschool Coach
Recreation Coach

SHAE MADDEN

Preschool Coach

DEYSI QUINTEROS-RUCKER
Preschool Coach
Recreation Coach


BRANDY SULLIVAN
Recreation Coach

ELIZABETH TILSTRA
Team Coach

SUSANNE VANDEVORT
Team Coach

Preschool Coach
Recreation Coach

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