Dee Ann Melton

CEO OF MPACT SPORTS

Experience and Accomplishments 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do Former US National Champion in Forms & Sparring Former bodybuilding competitor and personal trainer, including her husband Eric in his glory days! Getting to know Dee Ann! In her former life (before Eric, kids & Mpact!), she was a professional singer & entertainer in the Music Industry. Dee Ann has traveled the world as a guest speaker & singer for many mission trips & has also used Tae Kwon Do as a platform to speak for Christ. Dee Ann would love to be lounging on a deserted beach any day of the week Her favorite past times include being with her family – including her three wonderful children with Eric, who are ages 23, 21 & 19 – and friends, being creative in multiple ways and traveling.

Nena Bryant

OFFICE MANAGER, GYMNASTICS AND PRESCHOOL COACH

Graduated from Mars Hill College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Over 20 years of dance experience in clogging, hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary. Received clogging college scholarship to compete and perform on a National Champion clogging team. Went on to be the Assistant Director after graduation for 2 years before moving back Tennessee. Fun Facts About Nena! Performed in Germany, Spain, Canada and other various International festivals representing the United States. Currently a clogger at the Grand Ole Opry and the Hatfield and McCoy dinner theater in Pigeon Forge. Nena has a passion for fitness, children, and music. "I love to laugh, I have a major addiction to tennis shoes, I am strength and weight training certified and will forever be Peyton Manning’s number one fan!"

Ike Stovall

EXTREME TUMBLING COACH AND BOYS RECREATIONAL GYMNASTICS COACH

Father Ryan HS Varsity Capt. of Basketball Team 2006 Track High Jump Champion Played basketball at Volunteer State Community College Coaching extreme tumbling for three years Certified in ACE Personal Training, CPR and first aid Fun Facts About Ike! Ike includes as his hobbies tricking (extreme tumbling), spending time with his lovely daughter, playing video games (he's obsessed with Mario!) and lifting weights.

 

Ayzee Umar

Xtreme Tumbling, Gymnastics, and Preschool Coach

Working toward his Pre-Medical degree at Middle Tennessee State University. He has been training in martial arts tricking and tumbling for the past 5 years. Coaching for the past 4 years. Fun Facts about Ayzee! He's a movie star! In his free time he stars in video promo's and loves making and editing his own films. Staying active and being positive are very important to him. Kids adore him and show tremendous skill growth while taking his classes. He says, "Having fun and sharing a happy outlook on life are important. If my kids can accomplish those things, that's accomplishment enough for me."

Chris Box

Martial Arts Assistant

Rashad Thornton

Extreme Tumbling, Co-ed Tumbling, Adult Tumbling Coach

 

Jac Randall

Recreational Gymnastics Director

ERIC MELTON

OWNER OF MPACT SPORTS AND HEAD OF MARTIAL ARTS


Experience and Accomplishments Owner of Mpact since 2002 Holds Black Belts in Pi Lum Kung Fu, Shotokan Karate & Aikido 4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do Also held US titles in Middleweight & Lightweight Getting to know Eric! Eric is especially gifted in working with special needs children; plus, he has a great ability to speak truth into young men's lives, via martial arts and training. He has traveled the world as a guest speaker and kickboxing exhibitionist for many mission trips, using his skills and life story as a platform to speak for Christ. ‘My Fight with God’ is the title of Eric’s autobiography! Eric was interviewed by the Huffington Post in 2015 - Check out his Interview HERE! Eric and Dee Ann have been married for 25 years and his favorite past times include watching several Sci-Fi & detective series and playing all-day airsoft wars with his sons.

Sophie Fuller

Tiny Tots and "My Tot and Me" Coach

Brianna Price

Tiny Tots Coach

Olivia Greenway

Girls Rec Gymnastics, Co-ed tumbling coach

Lily Shelton

Girls Rec Gymnastics Coach

Chenoa Jones

Girls Gymnastics, Co-ed Tumbling Coach

Kim Church

Preschool Gymnastics Director