Lana joined the GSG staff in the summer of 2018, but has been coaching since 2001. She graduated with a degree in History from Odessa University in Ukaraine. She began coaching full-time in 2006, teaching all levels from preschool through team, and holds certifications in First Aid and CPR plus having a USA Gymnastics Safety Certification. When she was a child, Lana had a pet hedgehog and will if you ask display her prowess in hedgehog sounds.