David Gray, Head Coach & Creator of Circus Bootcamp
David Is originally from Champaign IL and now lives in Las Vegas. David started gymnastics at the age of 5 and began his circus training in 2001 under Master trainer Lu Yi at the San Francisco Circus Center. He has worked all over the world and now calls Las Vegas his home. David has worked for almost every major cruise ship company in the world as well as Tokyo Disney Sea, Franco Dragon’s Le Rêve, at the Wynn casino, and most recently has been seen running on the Wheel of Death in Americas Got Talent. David has devoted his life to acrobatics and fitness, and now finds passion in sharing what he knows with others.
David is certified by the USA Gymnastics University as an instructor as well as in safety and risk management.
Alexis Kirsch, Coach Alexis was born and raised in Reno, NV and found her passion for pole and all things aerial when moving to Las Vegas several years ago. With no gymnastics, dance, or aerial background she adapted quickly to the arts. In 2014 Alexis was introduced to David and the world of Extreme Circus Bootcamp. It became her new fitness obsession. Now training 24/7 with aerial straps and Bootcamp, her dream is to perform.
Alexis is certified by the USA Gymnastics University as an instructor, as well as in safety and risk management. She is also certified by the XPert Pole Fitness Professional Training Program.
Aaron Lucey, Coach Aaron started training to compete at the age of 5 and went on to compete at regional and state levels in athletics, swimming, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Tennis, Triathlons, and Surf Lifesaving. In 2006 he was accepted into the Dance World Studios, Australia where he completed a Diploma in Performing Arts. He performed with Opera Australia, Ignite The Dark, ‘Project Y’ Contemporary Company. After joining Princess Cruise Lines in 2010, Aaron to America, and in 2012 settled in Las Vegas. He has appeared The Ultimate Variety Show, Dancing Queen, and Frank Marino’s Divas and is currently in Zombie Burlesque and working with Thunder From Down Under as Company Manager and Choreographer. Aaron has an extensive knowledge about health and the human body and he brings passion and diligence to every class he teaches.
Nicholas Foote, Coach Nicholas originally comes from San Diego California. Starting his dance training at 14 by 18 he was in a professional ballet company. After dancing in three different ballet companies he switched over to jazz and moved to Chicago to dance with River North Dance Chicago. After taking a job offer from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines he decided to travel the world with the cruise line, all the while performing in top rated shows on the high seas! Spending two years in New York dancing off Broadway led to many opportunities, eventually leading him to Las Vegas. Currently he is dancing in Illusions starring Jan Rouven as well as Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas! He is also a practicing Jedi Knight.