Meet the Owner

Ms. Taylor Dee is the owner and operator of TUMBLEBUS South Charlotte, LLC. Taylor LOVES children, fitness, literacy, music, and movement and her passions were discovered at the young age of 5. She always knew she wanted to work with children. This led Taylor to earn a Bachelor of Science in Early and Elementary Education from Winthrop University and Taylor Taught as an elementary Teacher within the Public School system for 5 years. Taylor obtained a Masters of Science in Youth Development Leadership from Clemson University. Throughout her educational and professional experiences Taylor developed intricate knowledge of the development of young children in all areas of development including gross and fine motor skills, cognition, communication, self-help and social-emotional skills. Overtime she also obtained a clear understanding of how movement experiences can help children obtain the proper coordination for school success. Taylor prayed for God to send her an idea to integrate all of her passions and talents into one. God led her to discover the national TUMBLEBUS program that provides extracurricular classes to children all across the nation! 

 Taylor initiated her extracurricular involvement as a child in a variety of activities including cheerleading, softball, basketball, gymnastics, volleyball, track, dance, chorus, and piano. Throughout her experiences Taylor was able to define her interests as she was shaped into the person she is today. Taylor sees the value of bringing extracurricular experiences to kids and she thoroughly enjoys sharing literacy, fitness, music,  movement, dance experiences throughout South Charlotte and surrounding regions.

 Aside from owning and operating the TUMBLEBUS Taylor is a children’s author, musician, teacher, tutor, coach, keynote speaker, and youth program consultant. She enjoys giving back to the communities’ children in as many ways as she can. She is also a licensed Zumba instructor, fitness instructor, personal trainer, Yoga certified, and trained in Kindermusik philosophies for youth music classes. Taylor thoroughly enjoys singing, speaking to, and encouraging youth of all ages.

Taylor is excited about reaching as many kids as possible throughout her career and she hopes to reach you and your child in some capacity soon!


Jessica Threatt

Ms. Jessica is a native of York, South Carolina. She absolutly loves children and it is her goal to make sure each child receives the best care and love that they deserve as they continue to grow. She attended York Technical College majoring in Health Science. She has experience as a Nanny and has worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant and as a Medical Administrative Assistant. She is a member of the National Health Care Association certificate and has a strong passion for the health and physical well being of kids.  In her spare time Jessica enjoys crafting, reading, and spending time with family.   

Jocelyn Leaf

  Ms. Jocelyn is a native of Florence, South Carolina. As a recent graduate she earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Winthrop University.  Upon, graduation she joined TEAM  TUMBLEBUS to pursue her passions of fitness and children. Jocelyn has designed and taught fitness classes for youth ages 5-11 in the Charlotte and surrounding communities. She also coaches’ children ages 3-12 in various sports from which she draws classroom techniques and previous experiences to help children excel. Jocelyn loves being a part of Team TUMBLEBUS and she thoroughly enjoys educating children about the importance of being physically fit alongside the infusion of literacy and other extracurricular activities. 

Lindsay Rowell

Ms. Lindsay is a recent graduate from Appalachian State University and loves spending time with her friends, family, and her dog! She enjoys traveling, participating in teams sports, and cooking. She was born and raised in Greensboro NC, and loves encouraging children to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.