Dynamos II Tumbling
302 Gregory Court
Recreational & Competitive Classes!!!
Now taking Fall Registrations!!!
(Look under Schedule)
Tumbling & Trampoline Team
A Blast from the Past!!
Dynamos II specializes in recreational and competitive Tumbling & Trampoline for children of all ages and levels. We have been serving the Shorewood, Plainfield & Joliet area for 16 years. Our goal is to train youth in spacial and body awareness and to gain self-control and self-confidence, in which they can apply to any sport they may partake in. We are a member of the USTA (United States Tumbling & Trampoline Association)
and the AAU (American Athletic Union)
Coach Bonnie Barrow
Began her career in this field in 1977 Coaching and Judging Gymnastics. In 1980 she started Coaching for Eiche Turners in Tinley Park and started their Competitive Tumbling Team with the AAU & USTA, which produced many State and National Champions. In 1993 she took a year off to have baby #6 whom you will meet shortly. Looking to get into Coaching again, she found a home with the Joliet Park Districts Competitive Team the Joliet Dynamos, which also produced many Champions. In 2002 when the Park District decided to eliminate their teams, Coach Bonnie took the team and started her own business in Shorewood and called themselves Dynamos II. She has been host to 36 tumbling and trampoline competitions in her career, 4 of them being State Competitions. She has also been host to 3 National Congresses. The love of the sport and of the kids is what drives and keeps Coach Bonnie motivated and driven to continue on.
Coach Justin Barrow
Coach Justin began his career the day he was born to an active mom who coached and a dad who was a gymnast, cheerleader and now a USTA judge. Justin is a 2012 graduate from Minooka High School and is now taking college courses to pursue his career in sports medicine & physical therapy. He has been tumbling since the age of 4 and has competed as an Elite in Tumbling, Trampoline and Double mini. Justin has many years experience in the Cheer world also. He coached at Ignite for 2 years and did privates and stunt clinics at Ice while competing there for 3 years. In 2016 - 2017 he competed with Reign in Orland Park and took 8th place in Worlds. Coach Justin is a member of the USTA, is Safety Certified and has been Coaching Recreational and Team classes for Dynamos since 2014.
Coach Justin is available for privates, please see his availability on the Schedule page.
Coach Valerie Elwell
Coach Val is also no stranger to the tumbling world. She is the daughter of Coach Bonnie and Sister of Coach Justin. She is also a member of the USTA and Safety Certified. Having competed since she was 4, she has won many State, National and AAU titles. She is now the Mother of 3 children who are following in her footsteps in the awards arena.