lindseysmall Lindsey Stancil
Owner, Head Coach

Lindsey is the owner of X-Cel Gymnastics and the Head Coach of the Xquisite competitive team. She was a competitive gymnast throughout childhood and high school. During that time she was a state beam champion, a high school gymnast for North Allegheny. She has taught gymnastics since 1996 and first joined X-Cel in 1998. Since that time, she has been involved in all of X-Cel's programs as a preschool teacher, recreational teacher, and team coach. She graduated from the University of Dayton in Ohio in 2003 with a dual Bachelors in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.  She is currently coaching the optional gymnastics team and has had multiple state, regional and national champions from level 4-level 10 and has qualified athletes into the TOPS and HOPES programs.

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Recreational Program Manager

Valerie has been with X-Cel since 1995! Since then, she has worked in every program our gymnastics school has to offer from team, cheer, boys to the rereational programs. Valerie is the Director of one of the best Recreational Programs in Western PA! She also helps with our special events.  When she isn't in the gym, she is busy being the mother of 3 beautiful daughters, all that have been part of many X-Cel programs.

Dana Website Dana Pechalk
Preschool Program Manager

Dana is the Preschool Program Manager. She has been involved in gymnastics since she was in preschool. She graduated from North Allegheny High School and has taken child development classes while attending CCAC. Dana has been working with children since the age of 15 and loves that she gets to live her passion for teaching children through gymnastics!. She is married with two children that are also involved in the preschool program here at X-Cel!

lisa boben3 Lisa Boben
Dance Program Manager

Lisa has been with X-cel since 2004. She brings over 22 years of teaching experience to X-Cel. Lisa is a graduate of Florida State University, and has enjoyed teaching gymnastics and dance across the country. Lisa currently teaches pre-school classes and is our Competitive Team gymnastics and dance coach.
Nate Staff Photo Final Nate Culichia
Optional Vault Head Coach, Recreational Coach

Nate has been working with X-Cel since 2004, but has been a fan of X-Cel’s gymnastics team for over 15 years since his two sisters were on the team! Nate was a defensive back for the Seneca Valley football team and worked at X-Cel as a bar spotting assistant during high school. After graduation Nate went on to study education at WVU and coached the women's gymnastics team levels 3-10 at the West Virginia Gymnastics Training Center. Nate rejoined the X-Cel coaching staff in 2012 and became the team Xquisite Vault Head Coach in 2013. During his career he has coached multiple state champions from level 3-10, and has qualified athletes for the Elite Compulsory level and onto the TOPs A National Team. Nate also enjoys coaching in our recreational program. In his spare time he loves watching ESPN, playing with his dog Rucca and cheering on his favorite college team-- Ohio State!
Strealy Photo Copy Strealy Clark
Assistant Manager/Instructor

Strealy has been involved in gymnastics since she was in preschool. She graduated from North Allegheny High School, and recently  graduated from Combat Medic AIT.Strealy has gone back to school to become a Paramedic Nurse.  In her "spare time" she is the mother to a very energetic daughter that loves flipping at X-Cel. She is also very involved in her church and misson trips.

Alicia Szumiesz PS1 Alicia Szumiesz
Birthday Party Coordinator

Alicia has been doing gymnastics since she was a little girl. She grew up in sunny Florida and graduated from Flagler College. Alicia is our Birthday Party Manager. She loves going to the beach and horseback riding.

scott Scott Knechtel

Scott has over 30 years of coaching experience and has been with X-Cel since 1993. He teaches recreational and boys’ classes. Scott competed for Ambridge Area High School and Kent State University.

Courtney PS 1 Courtney Harrigton

Courtney grew up dancing and doing gymnastics. After graduating from Western Reserve Academy, she pursued an economics degree at Lehigh University. She coached several years at Parkettes Training Center. Courtney has enjoyed coaching and choreographing all over the country. 

Leah C Staff Photo Leah Cairns

Leah was a gymnast up through level 9 compulsory. She graduated from Point Park University. Leah is married and has three children. She currently coaches our preschool and recreational classes as well as D-Team.

Amanda ps 1 Amanda St. John

Amanda coached our competitive gymnastics team from 2010-2015. She went back to school to become a physical therapist assistant and took some time off to be with her growing family. We are so happy she is back coaching our recreational classes. Amanda has over 15 years of gymnastics experience. Gymnastics is a huge passion of hers.

Allison PS 2 Allison Hickenboth

Allison graduated from VA Commonwealth University.  She was a recreational gymnast and competed for her high school team.  Allison is teaching both recreational and preschool classes. Allison home schools her 3 children and enjoys Taekwondo.

Renee L Staff Photo Renee’ Lopus

Renee’ was a competitive gymnast up though level 9 and has over 8 years of gymnastics coaching experience. Renee’ has a daughter on our X-Cel’s Competitive Team. She graduated from Slippery Rock University. Renee’ is currently coaching our preschool and recreational classes.

xcellogoimage Education & Certifications
All of our staff is educated and certified. X-Cel staff members are CPR and First Aid certified. All coaches undergo extensive and ongoing background checks, professional development and safety certification through the United States of America Gymnastics (USAG) association. Above and beyond the national certifications, X-Cel implements internal coaching and spotting development programs designed to improve the safety and effectiveness of coaching techniques.

Front Office Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: front office is closed

X-Cel has two facilities, both located in Cranberry Township, PA.

X-Cel Main

For all primary inquiries, please contact our main facilitiy located on Executive Drive near the intersection with Freedom Road:

Phone: 724-772-0055
Fax: 724-772-2450
220 Executive Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

NEW X-Cel North location! Right accross the parking lot from the old location!

X-Cel's north facility is also located on Executive Drive but closer to the intersection with Rochester Road:

700 Thomson Park Drive (Suite 707)
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

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