Chelsea is a mom of 3 that lives on a mini-farm.  She was in competitive dance in high school and went on to participate in Texas State's Dance Major program with an emphasis in ballet for 2 years before redirecting to fashion merchandising.  She worked for an academy for several years teaching dance at several high schools across Texas and later was a director at a San Antonio high school.  She is a barre fitness certified instructor and is continuing her education in fitness alongside teaching ballet to tiny ballerinas!

Chelsea Bennett



Danielle is the new Head Coach and curriculum developer of gymnastics and will lay the foundation for the best Gymnastics program that Gatesville will have to offer! With her extensive training as a competitive gymnast paired with her incredible career as a gym coach she is the perfect fit. This is going to be a great year to start in the gymnastics program and we’re only going up from here!

Danielle Watson

Gymnastics Head Coach


Jolie is a Gatesville native who was captain of the Dazzlers during her high school dance career.  She has a passion for dance and has spent the last several years helping to choreograph and perfect Dazzler routines.  She is very excited to begin her career with Tickled Pink Dance Studio!

Jolie James



Chelsea is the new Head Cheer and Tumbling Coach and curriculum developer at Tickled Pink Dance Studio! As a Gatesville native, mother and nurse Chelsea is ready to begin sharing her love of teaching cheer again!  Chelsea has extensive experience in the cheer and tumbling world not only as a cheerleader but also as a coach and is so excited to bring her expertise and passion to Tickled Pink!

Chelsea Malden

Head Cheer & Tumbling Coach

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Randee has been married 13 years and has two beautiful daughters.  She is currently attending nursing school and will graduate in May 2020.  Her dance experience begins at the age of 2 when she started tap, ballet and jazz.  In high school, she was a founding member of the nationally ranked China Springs Electric Blues.  She dance all though high school and was an officer all 3 years.  She has competed in lyrical, modern and pom.  She is ZUMBA certified.  Her favorite dance is tap and she will develop the best program around at Tickled Pink!

Randee Glover



Holly has a deep passion for cheerleading and all the glitz and glamour that go with it!  She grew up in Lindale, Texas, and has been married for 15 years with two kids.  She was a varsity cheerleader in high school and co-head cheerleader her senior year.  She also did competitive cheer and competed in 3 national championships.  Holly recieved the 2000 NCA All American Cheerleader Award.  She is the perfect coach to complete the cheer team at Tickled Pink!

Holly Redford

Cheer & Tumbling Coach


Lauren is a 2014 Gatesville High School graduate.  She took dance and gymnastics classes when she was young and always had a love for both.  She is currently an education major at Tarleton State University.  She is excited to work alongside Danielle to build a stellar gymnastics program!

Lauren Meharg

Assistant Gymnastics Coach


Patrice is a Gatesville native that also manages the fitness center and serves as a fire fighter.  She is married to her high school sweetheart and has two beautful daughters.  She is very passionate about working with an helping the community through an assortment of fitness activities.  She will build a great fitness program for boys!

Patrice Gilbert

Fitness Instructor


Christopher is a proud Gatesville native who has been involved in martial arts for almost 30 years.  He has his 5th degree black belt in Taekwondo, as well as a black belt in Judo, Jiu-Jitsu and Hapkido.  He teaches a mixed martial arts self-defense style program that promotes self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-control with an emphasis anti-bullying and physical fitness for all ages and physical abilities.

Christopher Blanchard

MMA Master Instructor


Gladys is a 2012 Gatesville High School graduate and proud Hornet supporter!  She has been studying mixed martial arts since age 6.  She served as an assistant instructor for Haydon Martial Arts.  She currently has her 4th degree black belt in Taekwondo.

Gladys Whitenburg

MMA Master Instructor

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