Joy began at Gold Star in the summer of 2005. Since 1985, she has coached gymnastics, instructed in music, and taught Physical Education. In addition to her teaching experience, Joy also competed on the UC Davis Gymnastics Team, winning 3rd All-Around in Division III. Joy earned an A.A. in Early Childhood Education from Canada College, and a B.A. in Creative Arts from San Jose State University. She is CPR and First Aid Certified, and has her USA Gymnastics Safety Certification and Kinder Accreditation and Hands-On Teaching Training for preschool gymnastics. In addition to singing, Joy plays the flute and guitar – most recently serenading her new granddaughter.