Aaron Tilton works with the Optional Team and is the Boys Team coach at Jump Start. He has been at Jump Start since 2009. Aaron was a competitive gymnast himself and has been a gymnastics teacher and coach for 25 years Aaron has coached at many area gyms and summer gymnastics and training camps throughout the country. A Peoria native, he works at OSF St. Francis Medical Center during the day, but the gym is his favorite spot. Part of the reason is because he enjoys making athletes smile and believes they can do anything with hard work. He believes it never hurts to ask for something; the worst someone can say is no.