Getting to Know: Coach Danielle
What is your role here at Gymtime? Gymnastics Coach
What is the best part of your job? Witnessing the growth of kids throughout the year and seeing them genuinely happy when they learn something new.
What was your first job? Hostess at a mexican restaurant.
Where did you grow up? I grew up on Long Island in Long Beach, New York…not California!
What is your favorite activity to do outside of work? Going to concerts in the city, watching soccer games (go Red Bulls!), eating and sleeping, while also balancing school work.
What is something most people would be surprised to learn about you? I am mostly Filipino but I am also Spanish, Italian and Chinese.
What are three things you never leave the house without (besides your wallet, keys and phone)? Metro card, headphones, makeup.
If you could meet one person dead or alive, who would it be? Walt Disney
What is your favorite…
Book? “Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
Movie? “Shawshank Redemption” and any Disney classic film.
Song? hmm too hard to choose but John Mayer, Vampire Weekend, and The Strokes are some my top favorite artists.
Food? For this weather, tomato basil soup from Cosi!
TV Show? Tie between “Game of Thrones” and “Breaking Bad”
Hot or cold? Cold.
Early bird or night owl? Night Owl.
Coffee or tea? Coffee. But bubble tea is a close second.
Sweet or savory? Definitely sweet.
Country or city? City.