Laura B. started at Gold Star in the winter of 2006, having started coaching in 2001. Laura began gymnastics when she was seven and trained through optional competitive levels. She graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor Degree in Child and Adolescent Development from San Jose State University and is USA Gymnastics Safety Certification and Hands-On Teaching for preschool gymnastics, CPR and First Aid certifications, plus Heads Up! Concussion Training. Laura is proud to report that she was the shortest kid in her class every year until high school.