Meet our Olympiad Chesterfield Staff

Dean Howren - Gym Manager

I was born and raised in St. Louis and I have spent the last 7-1/2 years in youth development programming. 4 Years as a Summer Camp Director and Sports Coordinator with the Chesterfield YMCA and 3 years with the Wildwood YMCA as a Program Director overseeing youth and adult sports, summer camp, dance, gymnastics and teen and family programming. I joined the Olympiad Team in August 2013. Youth Development and physical education is a passion of mine and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with families in the Chesterfield area, helping to fulfill the Olympiad Mission of building Happy, Healthy, Confident children. If you need any assistance or have questions on our programming please feel free to give me a call at 636-532-6909 or email me at

JoAnn Milano - Office Manager and Birthday Party Coordinator

I have been working at Olympiad since 1994. Currently I am the Office Manager and Birthday Party Coordinator and have previously worked as a Gym Manager at Ellisville and Chesterfield. I also love teaching and have taught Tumble Bees through Level 4 team. I enjoy working for Olympiad because I love gymnastics and get a thrill out of seeing children enjoy the sport and achieve their goals. I can answer questions about registering for classes, our programs and our birthday parties. If you need to book a birthday party or have questions about your account please email me at


Rhonda Martin - Preschool Director

I moved to St. Louis in 2011 from Northeastern Ohio. I graduated from Kent State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. I have been working with children for 17 years. Prior to moving to St. Louis, I worked for Gymsters of Northeastern Ohio, teaching preschool, tumbling, fitness and physical education as well as school age sports camps and summer camps. I began working at Preschool Director at Team Central in 2011. I have also worked birthday parties at Olympiad West, Chesterfield and Team Central. Presently I am the Preschool and Girls Progressive Director at Olympiad Chesterfield. If you have any questions regarding Preschool or Girls Progressive programs, please email me at


Katey Viera - Progressive Girls Director, Special Activities and Summer Camp Director

If you have any questions regarding girls gymnastics, special activities or summer camp, please email me at




Heather Baechle - Head Team Coach

I am a former competitive gymnast and during a period of my gymnastics career I was a gymnast at Olympiad Gymnastics, and have been coaching gymnastics for 25 years. I have coached through level 10 team and has produced many State Champions at all levels, level 7 National team members as well as Level 8 regional participants. If you have any questions regarding team, please email me at