Tyra Mefford

Tyra is our Pre-School Director

Tyra has 10 years of ballet, dancing 2 years on the Kettering Civic Ballet under RIta Hoefler.

She began gymnastics at age of 11 as a member of Twigs 1st team under Tom Jones.  High School Gymnastics followed at Fairmont West.

At 16 she began teaching gymnastics for Dayton YWCA.  She then taught instructional classes and pre-team while managing Twigs on Linden Ave. in Miamisburg for several years.  She spent six years in Texas and continued teaching.  Once back in Kettering, Tyra taught part time at Twigs for several more years.

After taking a 12 year break to pursue photography, Tyra came to PGA to become Pre-school Director and continue her passion for teaching gymnastics to Preschoolers.

Married 40 years to Bret, she has raised two boys and a girl, and now enjoys motorcycling, gardening and photography.