Jonathan Schafer

A great teacher inspires. Jonathan is a superb educator and mentor, whose passion for gymnastics is matched by his love of mentoring staff and students. Jonathan has developed a proven gymnastics curriculum based on 38 years of experience, and a deep understanding of how young bodies grow and learn. At The College of New Jersey, he developed the curriculum for gymnastics education and has taught from preschool through college, including coaching nationally and internationally. The high-energy, encouraging leader holds a BFA in Dance from Temple University, where he was nationally ranked and team captain. Jonathan lives in Pennington, New Jersey with his two sons and wife Shannon.