Terry Swope

Lead Instructor

A preschool teacher for more than 25 years, Terry has also been a Schafer’s instructor for more than a dozen years. A natural with young children, she was introduced to the Schafer way during a mom and tot class for her oldest daughter. That was in 1996. Her three children went on to compete on the Schafer gymnastics team; after they ended their gymnastics careers, she stayed on. A graduate of TCNJ with a Bachelor’s degree in music education and certification in early childhood education for preschool through 3rd grades, Terry lives in Trenton with her family. In her free time, you can find her playing drums or at the beach.