DeAvera Todd, born and raised in Atlanta, GA, competed for Boise State University Gymnastics & University of Illinois-Chicago. After completing her college career, she became a coach. Now the Founder of Elite Talent Academy, she is fulfilling a lifelong dream of creating a program to help young gymnasts achieve their dreams regardless of their life experiences. DeAvera also travels the world training gymnasts, athletes, and coaches in advanced skills and drills techniques as an International coaching consultant, clinician, and choreographer. Her coaching style is nurturing, but also disciplined and structured, and always loves to have FUN!—is also known to spontaneously bust a move or two!