Our Staff

Our coaches are hand selected as hardworking compassionate men and women, whose goal is to progress parkour and train and foster the next generation of athletes and community members.


Andy Taylor

Hi, my name is Andy! I have blue hair, I like bars and I have been coaching since 2009.

Coaching certified by:

  • Pinnacle Parkour,

  • American Parkour (Lvls 1 & 2)

  • Zoic Nation



Elias Sell

I like taking pictures of things and not being told what to do.

  • Co-Owner and Found of R!OT

  • Parkour Coach for 3 years

  • Associates in Art in Photography

  • Has been doing Commercial Stuntwork since he was 15


Chelsea Marlowe

Hi my name is Chelsea. I'm currently working as a stunt actress in the New York-Philadelphia area. When I'm not training parkour or working on set, I have a private music studio where I teach voice, piano, and music theory. 

  • B.M. in Opera from The University of Tennessee

  • Stunt-woman, Athlete, Actress, and Singer

  • 17 Years of Martial Arts Experience

  • Semi-Fluent in Italian, German, Spanish, and French.



Patrick Carbajal

I have been coaching for 3 years and if I don't feel uncomfortable at least once while training then I'm not training the right way.

  • Coaching for 2 years

  • Fluent in Polish


Kato Koehler

I’ve been doing parkour since 2015 and have been coaching since last Summer

  • Level 2 American Parkour Certified Coach

  • Didn’t graduate high school

  • Co Owner of R!OT


Makayla Beck

Hi! I have been practicing Aerial silks and various circus arts for 5 years. I love working with and coaching children of all ages, When I’m not in school or at PPK, I spend most of my time exploring, taking pictures, or traveling. Come in and take a silks class or a Sunday games class!!

  • Coaching for 4 years

  • Fluent in German

  • CPR certified

  • Extensive art background


Tashi Sanford

Originally from Boulder, Colorado Tashi moved to Philadelphia three years ago for college.

  • Coaching for 4 years

  • Parkour Edu certified

    Double major in Business and Marketing at Drexel University


Bryan Ortiz

I am Burrito & I do parkour

  • Ukemi God

  • 2 years of film & photography experience

  • Have coached here at PPK for 2 years


Brett Shannon

Hi I'm Brett. I climb trees for fun. Movement makes me happy and I hope to share that with others. 
•Certified Yoga Teacher
•Associates degree in Automotive Technology

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