ETF INSTRUCTORS
OUR PHILOSOPHY
  1. NICK MANTZ - Owner
    NICK MANTZ - Owner
    Owner and founder of Elite Tumbling Factory. He was a competitive gymnast over 11 years through North Shore, Infinite and Salto Gymnastics Club. He was a regional champion, all around and 3 time state champion on rings. Following early retirement in 2001. Nick then pursued a career as a men's gymnastics judging official at the age of 18 years old. This is when he became the youngest nationally ranked judging official in the state of Wisconsin. By the age of 24, Nick had tested into the USAG International Judges Course at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and became one of the youngest international judges in the country. Aside from his judging career Nick has been involved and coached at many gymnastics facilities across the state such as M&M, Infinite, LaFleurs, Midwest Twisters, Salto, and Swiss Turners Gymnastics.
  2. TONY PHOMDUANGSY - Manager
    TONY PHOMDUANGSY - Manager
    Head Instructor and Preschool program director. Tony has been coaching tumbling for 10 years. In 2007 he began working with pre-school/recreational boys and girls gymnastics and cheer tumbling ages 18 months to 18 years old. He continued coaching competitive girls and boys gymnastics until 2012 where he brought his focus more onto cheer tumbling and acrobatics. Tony also has training in break-dancing, circus arts, martial arts tricking, parkour and free-running. Tony is very passionate about working with athletes of all ages and prides himself in their success. He has spent time traveling across the country training, teaching and sharing ideas of parkour, free running and ninja warrior training. When not coaching Tony spends his time practicing and performing in the acrobatic art of the Cyr Wheel. You can catch him spinning in his ring at local events in the Milwaukee area.
  3. AARON BURNS - Tumbling & Ninja Instructor
    AARON BURNS - Tumbling & Ninja Instructor
    Aaron began his training in parkour and free running in 2006. He then started coaching athletes 5-18 years old after being involved with the parkour community for 2 years. Aaron has taken his knowledge and ideas to other communities all over the country and has also traveled internationally to Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and England. Aaron is also a part of a parkour and free running performance team performing halftime shows for the Milwaukee Wave, Roller Derby Bouts and minor league baseball games. He was founder and co-creator of Wisconsin's first and only Parkour Vita course (fitness course) located at the Niagara Escarpment. He's made several appearances on Fox 6 News segments involving parkour and free running demonstrations. His current project is creating Parkour Pop up books for children.
"Preparing Today's Athletes for Tomorrow's Success"

Our mission focuses on using progressions in order to execute movements in tumbling and acrobatics while guiding athletes to their highest potential physically, mentally and emotionally.