Jenifer has enjoyed and been involved with gymnastics since she was a little girl. Jenifer was a very energetic little girl, to say the least, and when ballet classes were not "tiring her out", her mom enrolled her in gymnastics at the age of 3 years old. This was the only activity that would keep Jenifer preoccupied and her mother from going crazy! Jenifer is married to Trevor Fink and they have twin girls named Zoey & Paige who are actively involved in the gymnastics program at Gymnastics Etc. Jenifer has a Bachelors in Science from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
My fondest memory, as a 7 year old, was the day I achieved my first kip on the uneven bars! My coaches and teammates were cheering and I insisted that I did a hip over...I couldn't remember how I got on the bars. I was shocked! I jumped off and did another kip! I'll never forget that day." Gymnastics had a huge impact on my childhood and I am thrilled that I can have it in my life again through coaching. I also have a passion for dancing and hope that, in addition to the acrobatic skills, I can pass on my love for dance on choreography to these young kids. Gymnastics teaches you skill, coordination, strength, confidence and goal setting. Whether you're a gymnast for life, or just a short while, gymnastics and its fundamentals are a great life skill!
Jenifer started her gymnastics career at the Wyoming School of Gymnastics in Laramie and made the competitive team, as a Class IV, when she was 6 years old. Jenifer continued to compete gymnastics at Levels 6 & 7, where she was awarded individual state titles on the Floor, Beam and Vault. In the 9th grade, she was a Level 8 gymnast, as well as, a high school gymnast and the 12+ hours of gymnastics every week “burnt her out” and she left the sport to try basketball, swimming, diving, and soccer. Her love for gymnastics never left her completely and during the Summer Olympics of 1996, she watched the Magnificent Seven win the first ever gold medal for the United States in the women’s team competition. “My favorite gymnast was Amanda Borden…I have always had a love for the underdog and will cheer the loudest for them.” Jenifer was inspired by the Magnificent Seven and was back to making up floor routines in her bedroom and returned to the sport her senior year in high school. She helped lead her high school gymnastics team to a 2nd place finish at the state competition. During her Freshman year at the University of Wyoming, she was trained and certified as a high school gymnastics judge.