Our Staff

“Mr. Bob” Trakoval

Program director, Mr. Bob brings more than 50 years of gymnastics experience to our program. Beginning with 10 years of competitive gymnastics, he then graduated from West Chester University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Physical Education. Mr. Bob has owned and operated successful gymnastics schools for the past 35 years!

Miss Cookie

Theresa Tank, better known as Miss Cookie, has been on the Hampton Gymnastics staff since its opening in 1998. Miss Cookie has also been affiliated with the Moriches Youth Organization since its inception. The MYO provides year round sports programs to our community. She brings her vast experience and talent as a coach and teacher to our gymnastics program.

Lorraine Mazanek

Our advanced class head coach, Lorraine Mazanek, is a former William Floyd High School competitive gymnast, and is currently working on a Bachelors of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, at Saint Joseph’s College. Lorraine also brings her experience of teaching and choreographing USAG and USAIGC gymnastics routines and skills to our program.