The long tenure and success of this team are the direct result of many hours of volunteer time from the coaches who have a true passion for the sport, and of self‐motivated youth who love the sport of jump rope.
Coach Kim is a Co-Founder and Head Coach of the Greenbelt SITY Stars Jump Rope Team. She has been committed to the sport of jump rope for 40 years. Her involvement started as a jumper in the 5th grade in a Washington, DC elementary school - Holy Redeemer. And she has continued on spending 32 years coaching the Greenbelt Sity Stars team.
Coach Kim has compiled an impressive list of accomplishments not only coaching but also jumping, including earning the title of Grand National Jump Rope Champion for several years.
Coach Kim is a Legal Secretary by day and the mom of two boys, Kobe (22) and Brandon (27) - Grand National Single Rope Speed Champion. Brandon is one of the fastest speed jumpers in the U.S. and has been blessed to travel the world sharing his knowledge and talent and was an extra jumper in the Disney movie Jump In.
Coach Gibbs is a Co-Founder of the Greenbelt S.I.T.Y. Stars jump rope team. He is also a track coach for the Crossland High School. In his earlier years, he was an Olympic track star, representing the U.S. Virgin Islands and has raised 3 daughers, all of whom were athletes in high school and college (track, volleyball and basketball). Of course, they all did jump rope as well. His granddaughter, Jaidin, is now a World Champion Jumper.