Your Support Team

Patricia Ostrow, Founder

Originally from Paris, France, Ostrow holds a bachelor’s degree in languages from the Sorbonne University in Paris. She spent eight years in Israel where she studied transpersonal psychology and graduated with a certificate from the Israeli branch of the Californian Ontogonic Institute. She lived in Fort Lee, New Jersey, for 12 years where she managed a holistic rehabilitative clinic. She recently founded Funtastic Gymnastic, and could not be happier with the great journey it has been so far.

Julie Anich, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Julie graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1984.  She has a variety of experiences with all age groups.  She has been working as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in a public school setting since 1994.  Julie has extensive training in Sensory Integration, Behavior Management, Autism, Fine Motor and Child Development.  She is excited to combine therapy into a Gymnastic setting!

Laura Eichel, Certified Occupational Therapist

Laura Eichel graduated from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, WI with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She specializes in pediatric therapy including clinical and school based therapy. Clinical experiences includes success in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Cognitive and learning disabilities, Visual-perceptual delays, School based therapy, Behavior management programs, and sensory processing disorders.

Laura enjoys collaborating with parents and other disciplines for the benefit of the child. She looks forward to the opportunity of continuing to grow as a therapist at Funtastic Gymnastics.

Tracy Hoffman , Certified Occupational Therapist

Tracy Hoffman  holds a Master degree in Occupational Therapy and has been working for over ten years with children with special needs particularly with an emphasis on children with Autism.

Tracy provides therapy at home and in school settings and  has developed social skills groups with children on the autism spectrum. Tracy competed in gymnastics at Swiss Turner for seven years. She is the co Director of  The Childhood Autism Treatment Team in Waukesha. In her spare time she enjoys reading and playing with her 2 young boys. 

Andrea Coffman, Certified Occupational Therapist

Andrea Coffman is a licensed Occupational Therapist with over 8 years of experience in pediatrics. Andrea grew up in Kansas and spent 14 years in competitive gymnastics and cheerleading.  After graduating from the University of Kansas, she moved to the Chicagoland area with her husband and started working in school therapy.  Andrea loves working with all ages of children and is excited to put her love of gymnastics and Occupational Therapy together! She currently lives in Grayslake with her husband and 5-year-old daughter.


Maria Koumantos, Certified Occupational Therapist

Maggie Aldworth, Certified Occupational Therapist

Sara Maternowski, Certified Occupational Therapist

Your Support Team