Rob Brown has owned and operated Excel Gymnastics since 1996. He is a Chicago-land product, born and raised in Addison, Illinois who now resides in LaGrange and lives with his wife Laura and four kids Lexi, JoJo, Roxy, and Beau.
Rob’s gymnastics experience began in 1974 at ten years old as a beginner gymnast and continues today as a coach and television commentator. He has compiled ten Illinois High School State Gold medals (still holds state vault record). Two time Big Ten Champions, NCAA All-American, and was a USA National Team Member from 1985 through 1987. Rob also represented the USA at competitions in Macau, Philippines, Argentina, Germany, Japan, and Spain.
Although Rob competed at a high level he has always been advocate for keeping gymnastics fun for kids of all talent levels. To this day Excel Gymnastics prides itself in working with boys and girls of all shapes, sizes and ages. He wants every child to have an opportunity to enjoy gymnastics and learn to be healthy and learn to whatever level they’ve been blessed with. Excel’s mission has always been to teach quality gymnastics in a fun and safe environment.