Action Academy is a movement for the youth of local communities. Through the actions of gymnastics, free-style tumbling, acrobatics and fitness, participants will learn how to set goals and think boldly outside the box.
Action Academy equips students with the tools, goals, motivation, and confidence that they need in order to make their impossible, possible. A truly unique experience for every participant, Action Academy will push the boundaries of anyone experiencing a class, no matter who they are or where they come from. Setting students up with big dreams today, so they can thrive in a successful future tomorrow.
We believe that tumbling, acrobatics, strength and fitness skills should not only be technically accurate and safe, they should also be challenging, empowering and fun. Because each student is unique in their strengths and experience, we focus on the learning experience of every athlete as an individual. We bring to every school, a functional fitness program that increases athleticism, creativity, and discipline.
WE BRING TO YOU:
Professional coaches, team builders and mentors.
Innovative age appropriate equipment.
Detailed, structured and organized obstacle courses and curriculum custom designed for each school, class or event.
A functional fitness program that increases athleticism, creativity, and discipline.
Our unique ability to blend fun, hard work, experience, creativity to every student that is registered.
Your child's emotional, physical and developmental safety is our #1 priority.
All staff is licensed, insured and background checked.
Photos and Bios coming (Very) soon
FOUNDER & TEAM CAPTAIN
Sue Jacoby grew up in Thousand Oaks and got her start in the gymnastics world at just 4 years old, going all the way through the competitive levels of the 1970's. Loving it every step of the way, she continued training for 10 years and began coaching at 17 years old. At 18 she attended Moorpark College where she got her certification in early child development with an emphasis in child psychology and began her education in emergency medical training. She continued her education with a move to Arizona where she majored in child development and athletic training, focusing primarily on injury recognition, treatment and rehabilitation. Sue completed her education with an additional 2 years of nursing education where she became a certified medical assistant.
Upon returning to California in the coming years, Sue also returned to coaching gymnastics. In the midst of coaching and starting a family, Sue began her own business operating a successful mobile gymnastics program. Traveling to over 30 schools per week and teaching gymnastics to children in preschool through high school, Sue's mobile gymnastics program contracted with the City of San Diego, The Boys & Girls Club of San Diego, The San Diego Union School District and multiple private and public schools.
In 1992 Sue and her family moved to Hawaii where she was the director of the Maui County YMCA gymnastics program for 3 years. Upon returning to the Thousand Oaks area, Sue returned to coaching and directing recreational gymnastics programs at 2 different local and large gymnastics facilities in the area. While employed there, she directed staff, classes, camps, parties, competitions , shows, parades and many large scale school fitness and fundraising events. During this time, Sue’s 2 children began their successful journey in competitive gymnastics, her daughter transitioning the sport into a successful college education as a clinical psychologist and experienced and certified yoga instructor. Sue's son continued his competitive gymnastics career competing in NCAA gymnastics at The Ohio State University, and now lives and works in New York City. Concurrently with Sue’s busy schedule of directing gymnastics programs, coaching and raising her 2 children Sue continued her successful mobile gymnastics program, which has served the Conejo Valley for over 20 years. Sue also has been certified as a men's gymnastics judge and sits on the board of Southern California Men's Gymnastics.
Currently, Sue is focusing on developing Action Academy. With over 25 years of program directing and 35 years of coaching experience, she brings her knowledge of the sport, wisdom and love of children with her. Sue believes that each child enters the sport of gymnastics for a different reason, as each child's journey in the sport is unique to them. With that in mind, she hopes that however long their journey may be, they experience the joys of the sport, that they have a positive experience, and that they use the benefits of their experience to take with them for the rest of their lives!