Scot Perry - Owner - Gym Director - Head Gymnastics Team Coach
Scot was a competitive gymnast from 1976-1980 before becoming a college cheerleader at East Carolina University where he was the team captain all four years. After obtaining a BS in computer science, Scot became the head coach for North Raleigh Gymnastics. Scot then worked at Tumblebees Gymnastics in Miami, The Boys and Girls club in Miami, then the American Twisters in Pompano Beach, and Marvateens Gymnastics in Maryland before coming to Pensacola to work at Five Flags Gymnastics. In 1995, Scot opened the Flip Factory, home of the 2007 International Coed Junior World Champions!
"Since the Flip Factory has been opened, our awesome staff has delivered many state, national and world champions. We pride ourselves in bringing Pensacola the most qualified and innovative staff in the country. Many of our athletes have received scholarships for college and are recognized for many achievements. Our talented staff has made the Flip Factory Pensacola's premiere gymnastics and cheerleading facility." -Scot Perry
Scot holds the following certifications:
-CPR & First Aid certified.
-Member of USA Gymnastics
-Member of the American Athletics Union
-Member of the USASF -USA Gymnastics Skill Evaluator.
-National Cheerleading Judge
Mauri Harrison - Assistant Gym Director - Accounts Manager
Harrison was a competitive fastpitch softball pitcher starting at the
age of 8. She played varsity softball her freshman through senior years
at Naaman Forest High School in Garland, TX. She was selected for 2nd
team all district her freshman year and 1st Team All District sophomore,
junior, and senior year. She was also selected twice as the Who’s Who
Among American Athletes. While majoring in Park, Recreation, and Leisure Facility Management at University of West Florida she played NCAA
Division II Softball for the Argonauts from 2000-2003. Mauri is currently an Argonaut record holder in hitting for the most doubles hit in one game. She has worked
at the Flip Factory since 2003 as a recreational instructor and program
manager, office manager/Account Specialist. She
is an integral and dedicated part of the success and daily management of
the Flip Factory organization.
* CPR/First Aid Certified
Jordan Carlson - All Star Cheer Director
Coach Jordan was 11 years old when she began competitive cheerleading. She cheered for both all-stars and her high school team. She cheered at Oak Harbor High School for 4 years; served as Captain for multiple seasons and earned 3 National and 3 Washington State Championships. She cheered on a competitive team at Liberty Cheer for 6 years, and was head coach for the Mini & Youth team from the summer of 2004 to the end of Liberty Cheer in 2008. Jordan was program director, head cheer coach & choreographer at Island Cheer Extreme Athletics from the summer of 2008 until summer of 2010. Over the years she earned the titles of NCA All-American and UCA All-star, as well as National and State titles. Jordan coached the Mini Level 2 team at Liberty Cheer to a State & National Championship in 2007 and the Youth Level 2 team to a Washington State Championship in 2008. She coached the Mini Level 1, Youth Level 2 & Senior Level 2 teams at Island Cheer to 2 National Championships in 2009. In 2010, the Youth Level 2 team won 2 national championships and a US Finals Championship title in Las Vegas, NV & placed 8th in the US Finals: Final Ranking. Coach Jordan is also USASF credentialed Level 1 through 5, First Aid & CPR certified & has seven years coaching experience.
Ryan Whitworth - Head All Star Coach - Choreographer
Ryan has been a competitive cheerleader for ten years. He cheered at the varsity level for three years at Pine Forest High School, and captained his senior year. Ryan competed with the Flip Factory Senior Level 5 team for two years. He is currently attending Pensacola Junior College and pursuing a career in health care. He is actively seeking placement in the PJC nursing program. Ryan was a member of the 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 PJC Pirate Cheerleading squad. He played baseball for 11 years and was selected for the all -star team each season. In addition to baseball and cheerleading, he also played soccer for 7 years. He received the highest placement score in his group at the Cheer Limited National Cheer Judges Certification exam. Ryan graduated high school with top honors and was in the top 5th percentile of his class. He also received a full paid scholarship for academics in the state of Florida. Ryan is an UCA All-Star, and is also a CTC All American Cheerleader. He was also a part of the Cheerleading Technique Camps Staff where he traveled throughout the United States choreographing cheer routines, and instructing basic cheer camps. He is now instructing with NCA (National Cheerleading Association). Ryan has helped lead our Flip Factory teams to win regional, state, and national titles. He is capable of instructing USASF tumbling skills and techniques ranging from levels 1 to 5. His talent, abilities, and enthusiasm contribute to the growth of The Flip Factory’s dynamic cheerleading program.
* Cheer Limited Nationally Certified Cheer Judge
* NCA Camp Instructor
* CTC Head Instructor
* AACCA Safety Certified
Rob Fredette - Assistant Team Coach - Recreational Coach - Gym Fitness Consultant
Rob began club wrestling at the age of four. He wrestled competitively for seven years and won the state championships in Greco-Roman. In high school Rob also played football and ran track. He later joined the United States Air Force and became a S.E.R.E instructor. After the USAF Rob went to college in New York at Oswego. In college Rob was recruited from wrestling into division I rugby. Rob is a New York state Collegiate Rugby Champion, all-star team, and National Northeast Collegiate All-Star Team Caption. During college Rob was an uneven bar spotter and the head conditioning coach at North Country Gymnastics. He has also coached at Yury’s, Ito’s and Gulf Coast Gymnastics from recreational to team gymnastics as well as cheerleading. Rob’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Technology Education with a minor in Athletic Coaching. Rob has also received a Master’s Degree in Science and Education.
* USAG Safety Certified
* CPR/First Aid Certified