About Us

At Team Adrenalin, we focus on the individual needs for your child. Children as young as 10 months can benefit from Gymnastics. Helping to improve their social skills and beginning to strengthen their young bodies. Recreational classes run for children aged 5-16, focusing on training strong athletes through correct coaching techniques, structured lessons and specialised skill development in a fun, lively environment.

Team Adrenalin offers trampolining and tumbling amongst all other recreational gymnastics apparatus, competitive acrobatics & performance teams.

We provide specialised training under the guidance of expert professionals and prides ourselves on elite coaching and providing a professional service to the community. Check out some of our achievements here!

Gymnastics Club

Coaches

We pride ourselves on our incredibly dedicated team of coaches. Our coaches undergo constant training to ensure all of their athletes are taught correctly and have the most enjoyable experience while learning. 

Melissa Presti

Melissa Presti

Director

Melissa is Team Adrenalin’s Director and one of the Head Coaches managing all elite and competitive athletes. With a background in Gymnastics, Dance and Taekwondo Melissa’s achievements include Australian Junior National Champion 2000 in Woman’s Gymnastics, Australian Team representative in World’s Gymnastics 2001 and 2003, Full time dancer 2003 - 2005, Black Belt in Taekwondo, New Zealand Taekwondo National Black Belt Champion, Taekwondo National Black Belt Champion.

As one of the head coaches at the club, Melissa takes the Elite performance squad as well as National and International level sports acrobatic classes. Since opening in 2012 the performance Squad as competed and performed around the world in locations including Switzerland, at the World Gymnaestrada, America, in places such as Disneyland and Hollywood Boulevard and around Australia in Sydney, Adelaide and Queensland. 

Since 2009, Melissa has trained upwards of 30 sports acrobatic pairs and trios to compete at Australian National Championships with countless first place and podium finishes. Again, in 2019 Melissa was Victorian State Team Coach with a victorious State Team Squad. 

Since 2017, Melissa and brother Steve have leapt into international competition, facing up against some of the best athletes across the world. Their world class results have deemed Team Adrenalin as front runners at competitions including the 2017 & 2019 Vegas Acro Cup and 2018 World Age Games in Belgium. One of their biggest achievement to date is a silver medal win at the 2019 World Cup in USA with their Senior womens pair Tori & Katelyn.   

Steve Santo

Stephen Santo

Director

Steve is Team Adrenalin’s Director and one of the Head Coaches managing all elite and competitive athletes. With a background in Gymnastics and Fitness Steve’s achievements include Elite Male Gymnast training at the Australian Institute of Sport and Victorian Institute of Gymnastics, Australian Junior Vault Champion and now a qualified Master Trainer in fitness and personal training. Steve is has been the Victorian State Team Head Coach and is currently a State Team Coach Representative. 

As one of the head coaches at the club, Steve takes the Elite performance squad alongside sister Melissa as well as National and International level sports acrobatic classes. Since opening in 2012 the performance Squad as competed and performed around the world in locations including Switzerland, at the World Gymnaestrada, America, in places such as Disneyland and Hollywood Boulevard and around Australia in Sydney, Adelaide and Queensland.

Since 2009, Steve has trained upwards of 30 sports acrobatic pairs and trios to compete at Australian National Championships with countless first place and podium finishes. Again, in 2019 Steve was Victorian State Team Coach with a victorious State Team Squad.

Since 2017, Steve and sister Melissa have leapt into international competition, facing up against some of the best athletes across the world. Their world class results have deemed Team Adrenalin as front runners at competitions including the 2017 & 2019 Vegas Acro Cup and 2018 World Age Games in Belgium. One of their biggest achievement to date is a silver medal win at the 2019 World Cup in USA with their Senior womens pair Tori & Katelyn.   

Aaron Patterson

Aaron Patterson

Manager, Coach & Head Choreographer

Aaron began his artistic training at the age of 7 and under the guidance of many mentors studied Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre and of course Acrobatics. His dance achievements include Moomba Parades 2008-2016, Queensland Performances in Dreamworld and Cavil Ave and Chunky Move’s ‘It Sounds Silly.’ Aaron’s acrobatic career began in 2007 and continued through to 2013, when he choreographed and performed with Team Adrenalin’s Senior Performance Team. This experience included performances at Disneyland, California Adventure Park and Hollywood Boulevard. 

Aaron’s athletes compete in various state and interstate competitions and since beginning, has lead some hard working athletes to success with countless 1st placing and podium finishing routines. As head choreographer, Aaron creates International, National and State level routines for all athletes at the club and has achieved some of the best results across the world. Since 2016, Aaron has dedicated his time to the sport now with roles including elite level judge, Victorian Technical Committee representative and Judging Coordinator.

With a growing presence in the sport, Aaron aims to create an incredible environment for athletes to grow and thrive; creating unique routines, coaching hard working students and helping create infinite opportunities for victorian athletes within Australia and across the World.