Horizon Gymnastics & Dance Academy

               2017 Best of Port Charlotte Award Winner

 Horizon Gymnastics & Dance Academy 
call us at 941-627-5342 to schedule a free lesson today

Horizon is proud to have two excellent staff members as part of the Horizon Team Staff.

Susan Puseteri has been part of the gymnastics world for over 30 years. She is a former gymnast and professional dancer that has coached preschool, compulsory, and optional gymnasts for decades. She has been judging for several years and has her level 10 judging rating. Susan is a valuable part of our great team of coaches. Her judging background, years of coaching high level gymnastics, and preparing athletes for collegiate gymnastics is a valued part of the Horizon Gymnastics program.

Kathy Stuenkel became a rated judge and member of the National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judges (NAWGJ) in 1983.  She is a National rated judge, the highest attainable rating besides Brevet. Kathy has judged many local, state, regional and national championships for nearly 33 years and is a former board member of the Florida NAWGJ and USAG state boards. In 2015 Kathy was awarded the 2015 National Judges Cup in a Montgomery, Alabama.

Kathy is very active within the gymnastics community; she is the Florida District Chair for AAU Gymnastics and president of the Team Florida AAU Gymnastics program for the past 25 years, overseeing over 2,000 members. She is a board member of the AAU Gymnastics National Executive committee and a USAG Trampoline and Tumbling judge, holding a category 2 rating for the last 15 years.

Kathy has coached the sport of gymnastics since the late 1970's and has had the honor of helping several gymnasts attain scholarships and compete at the collegiate level, as well as coaching many gymnasts to win state, regional and national titles in both artistic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling. Kathy is proud to have founded Horizon Gymnastics Academy in 1984.

Horizon Gymnastics & Dance Academy Receives

2017 Best of Port Charlotte Award

Port Charlotte Award Program Honors the Achievement

Congratulations to Horizon Gymnastics & Dance Academy for being awarded two years in a row "The 2017 Best of Port Charlotte Award".

Each year, in and around the Port Charlotte area, the Port Charlotte Award Program chooses only the best local businesses. Focusing on companies that have demonstrated their ability to grow their business a provide outstanding service to the community. Horizon Gymnastics & Dance Academy has been selected within their field of expertise and exemplifies the best of small business for 2017.


My Two children have been team members at Horizon Gymnastics since 2012. Practices are consistent the athletes stay busy learning new skills while having fun! Horizon's coaches have been there for my young athletes, pushing them to set and achieve goals, while rejoicing along side them as they succeed. Horizon has truly become a second family. We couldn't be happier with our initial decision enrolling our children at Horizon Gymnastics!!

The Miller Family, August 2016