Salute Gymnastics
Salute Gymnastics

Our Team

Salute Gymnastics boasts a staff of highly competent and friendly fitness professionals. Check us out:

Teresa Middents

Owner of Salute Gymnastics


Teresa Middents grew up in Des Moines and has many years of gymnastics and coaching experience. From a young age, she was enrolled in recreational gymnastics classes at South Suburban YMCA.  Teresa was on the competitive team with the YMCA and then with Corner House Gymnastics.  While training on the team, she also began her coaching career with the YMCA, Corner House and Metro Gymnastics. Teresa is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education with a coaching endorsement.  While in college, she coached at Chow's Gymnastics in Des Moines.  Upon graduation, Teresa relocated to Atlantic, IA where she continuted her coaching gymnastics with the Nishna Valley YMCA. Teresa is a certified coach with USA Gymnastics.

Jeremy Middents

Boys Coach, Bookkeeper, janitor, maintenance man, secretary, etc...


Jeremy is a Loan Officer for Nishna Valley Credit Union by day, and go to guy in the evening at Salute Gymnastics.  Jeremy is a certified coach with USA Gymnastics.  

Vanessa Perkins - Assistant Team Coach


Vanessa is the Talented and Gifted Coordinator (K-12) for Atlantic Community School District by day and our Assistant Team Coach by night.  She is an Atlantic native and participated in dance, tumbling, and cheerleading growing up.  Vanessa is a certified coach with USA Gymnastics.  

Halle Copeland - Recreational Coach & Team Helper


Halle will be a sophomore at Atlantic High School for the 2020-2021 school year.  She is former competitive team members (retiring as platinum gymnast).  She enjoys archery, band, painting, and being outside.  

Nicole Middents - Recreational Coach & Team Helper


Nicole will be a freshman at Atlantic High School for the 2020-2021 school year. She is a current team member (Xcel Diamond Level) and has been in gymnastics since she was 4.  She enjoys drawing/painting, band, track, volleyball, student council, and snuggling with her dog Cy.

Ella Stamp - Recreational Coach & Team Helper


Ella will be a sophomore at AHSTW for the 2020-2021 school year.  She is a current team member, competing as an Xcel Platinum Level.

She is going to participate in cheerleading and student council. She enjoys hanging out with friends and going to school football and basketball games.

Abby Muller - Recreational Coach


Abby will be a freshman at Atlantic High School for the 2020-2021 school year. Abby was a previous competitive team member.  She is involved in dance, volleyball, track, enjoys riding her bike, and playing with her dogs. 



Belle Wickman - Recreational Coach


Belle is a recent 2020 graduate from Atlantic High School. She plans to attend the University of Iowa majoring in Cinema Arts. Belle's activities are show choir, student council, golf, speech & debate.  Belle was a former gymnast with Salute Gymnastics. 

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Contact Us

Salute Gymnastics

314 Walnut St

Atlantic, IA 50022


Hours of Operation

Monday 3:30pm-8:00pm

Tuesday 3:30pm-8:00pm

Wednesday 3:00pm-6:30pm

Thursday 3:30pm-8:00pm

Class go year round, so you may sign-up for classes anytime! Try a class for free before signing up.


Any Questions?

Contact us directly:


712 254-9011


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