Barbie began working as a gymnastics coach at OPA in August, 2012. After graduating as valedictorian from Open Door Christian School, Barbie attended Baldwin Wallace University where she graduated with highest honors with degrees in both Health Promotion and Physical Education. Prior to joining the OPA family, Barbie owned The Little Gym in Avon for five years and she worked as a Certified Professional Governess in Washington, DC. She enjoys working at OPA because of it’s “fun, no fail” environment where the building of character and self-esteem is of highest importance. After nearly four years as OPA’s Director of Education, Barbie took a job in the Baldwin Wallace University Financial Aid Department. She also continues to work in a part-time capacity at OPA as it’s Registrar. Barbie resides in Olmsted Falls with her husband, A.J., and daughter, Tessa.