Pilar is a member of the Girls Team coaching staff. She has been coaching for over 20 years. She previously owned her own gymnastics business in Sunbury, PA for seven years. Pilar has attended numerous National and Regional USAG conferences and is a USAG safety certified coach . She is also a former compulsory rated judge.
She worked under World Champion Natalia Yurchenko for several years as the developmental and compulsory team director at Lehigh Valley Sports Academy in Allentown. She has coached all levels of gymnastics however her expertise lies in the compulsory levels. Many of her former gymnasts have gone on to compete at the college and elite levels.
Pilar is very interested in healthy living and healthy food. She earned an N.D. (doctor of Naturopathy) from Clayton School of Natural Healing. She is an advocate of juicing, loves gardening and likes to break out into song and dance for no good reason and without warning.