SK8 GYM, Corp. is a leader in skateboarding, rollerskating and rollerblading training, consultation and education. Our signature curriculum, SK8 GYM WAY® is the practice of combining educational formulas designed for implementing comprehensive training techniques in a safe, guided and fun learning environment. We have created skate programs for thousands of students and developed a complete curriculum which meets National and State Physical Education Standards.
We offer lessons and classes geared toward kids 6+, teens, and adults of all ages.
Marko has 15+ years experience working with youth ages 5-17 as an adult volunteer with local youth organizations, while his own kids were involved.
He has taught children ages 5+ how to skate and various other activities. It was during this time when he developed an effective combination of teaching formulas and applied it to skateboard lessons, resulting in fun, safe, effective and balanced skateboard progression.
Sladjana is a Chicago native, raising her two teenage children. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Chicago. She worked in corporate management for over 15 years with Marriott International prior to joining SK8 GYM leadership. She enjoys being able to serve her community by volunteering at food banks during the pandemic and supporting her children in Scouting services.