Coaching Staff

Missy Coppage

Program Director

Head Team Coach


Missy is a USA Gymnastics Professional Member.  She is USAG Safety Certified, Instructor Certified, and Director Certified. She is also CPR and First Aid Certified.  She has also completed the USAG Hands-On-Training course, and has attended many training seminars including Regional Congress in 2012,2013, & 2018. 

Missy was a competitive gymnast for 6 years competing through Level 7 at Rockingham County Gymnastics Association in Eden, NC.  She also has 12 years experience in dance. Missy has been a coach for 14 years coaching recreational classes and teams in both Louisiana and North Carolina. 


Karey Jones

Team Coach
Recreational Coach

Karey is a USA Gymnastics Professional Member. She is CPR and First Aid Certified and USAG Professional Certified as well as USAG Safety Certified. She took dance with Teresa McGee here at the YMCA throughout her childhood.  She was also a cheerleader from 7th grade until her Sophomore year of college. Karey graduated from Riverside High School in 2009 and graduated from MDCC with her Associates Degree in nursing in 2013.  When not working at DEG Karey is a Cath Lab nurse at Delta Regional Medical Center.

Macy-Beth Johnston Childs

Recreational Coach
Developmental Team Coach
Assistant Team Coach

Millie Johnston-Dye

Traveling Preschool Coach
Recreational Coach

Bailey Rowe

Recreational Coach

Bailey is a former member of our competitive team here at Delta Explosion. She competed her last year as a Level 4 gymnast. Bailey is a Junior at Washington School.

Skylar Harden

Recreational Coach

Skylar is a former member of our competitive Team, competing her last year as an Xcel Platinum. She is a Junior at St. Joe and is a member of the Fighting Irish Cheer Squad.