CUTTING EDGE COACHES
Pam Payne – Club Owner & Head Coach
Pam is the founder and competitive coach of Cutting Edge Gymnastics. She also teaches preschool and progressive gymnastics lessons. She coached from 2004-2008 as a volunteer coach for the Bradford YMCA Flames Gymnastics Team. She assisted in training levels 3-8 all the way through to the National level. Pam has been USAG safety certified since 2004 and is currently a USAG Professional Member. Pam has also been the partner of a Real Estate Company since 2007 and has been with the company since 1996. Pam’s daughter was also a USAG Level 8 competitive gymnast for Cutting Edge and is a coach to our program.
Kelsey Payne – Assistant Head Coach
Kelsey is a coach for Cutting Edge Gymnastics. She is a USAG Professional Member and is Safety Certified. Kelsey was a USAG Level 8 competitive gymnast training for level 9. Kelsey was a competitive gymnast for 12 years, winning numerous Championship, State, and National titles. With her experience and love for gymnastics, Kelsey provides a positive role model for the younger gymnasts to motivate them as they develop their skills and reach their goals. Kelsey graduated from Port Allegany High School in 2012 where she was a member of the track and field team along with participating in chorus and soccer. Kelsey currently attends Jamestown Community College majoring in Nursing with a 4.0.
Ben Osani - Coach
Ben has been a coach at Cutting Edge Gymnastics since 2012. He is USAG Safety Certified and a certified personal trainer. He graduated high school in 2011. He was the captain of the Port Allegany Soccer team, and a member of the Port Allegany Track team, while holding a school record in the 4x1. He is an assistant coach of the Port Allegany Boys Soccer team, and he currently works for G4S at Time Warner Cable.