Jimmy grew up around the sport of gymnastics. His two sisters participated in high school gymnastics, so he spent a lot of time in the gym as a kid. In 2012 he began to coach pre-school and recreational classes at Granite City Gymnastics. In 2013 Jimmy started coaching Xcel and Compulsory groups, adding level 4-9 gymnasts over his years at Granite City. Some of his hobbies include golf, working on his Jeep, and spending time with his girlfriend, Halie.