Coaches 2018-03-17T11:26:05+00:00

National Team Coaches

All Girl Team

Tony Nash – Head Coach / Director of USA Cheer National Teams

Cheered at: Wichita State University
Coaching Background: Barton County Community College, Wichita State University, Morehead State University, Indiana University
National Championships: Morehead State University All Girl (Coach) – 2005, 2007, 2010; Morehead State University Coed (Coach) – 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010; Indiana University All Girl (Coach) – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
World Championships: US National All Girl Team (Coach) – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; US National Partner Stunt Team (Coach) – 2011, 2012

Savanna Sibley – Assistant Coach

Cheered at: University of Nevada Las Vegas, Hawaii Pacific University
Coaching Background: Hawaii Pacific University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas Elements All-Star
National Championships: Hawaii Pacific University Coed – 2006; Hawaii Pacific University Small Coed – 2007, 2008, 2011; Hawaii Pacific University Coed & Small Coed (Coach) – 2012
World Championships: US National All Girl Team – 2010, 2011; US National Partner Stunt Team – 2010, 2011; US National All Girl Team (Coach) – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 

Leighton Clarke – Assistant Coach

Cheered at: University of South Florida
Coaching Background: Chamberlain High School, University of Kansas, Florida Wildcats All Stars, Brandon All-Stars, Tumble Tech All Stars, University of South Florida
World Championships: US National All Girl Team (Coach) – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 

Blake Johnson – Choreographer

Cheered at: University of Kentucky
Coaching Background: V!ROC Director; Choreographer for numerous championship & top-placing teams
National Championships: University of Kentucky – 2010, 2012, 2014
World Championships: US National All Girl Team (Choreographer) – 2015, 2016, 2017; US National Junior All Girl Team (Coach) – 2017; US National Junior Coed Team (Coach) – 2017

Coed Team

LeRoy McCullough – Head Coach

Cheered at: University of South Carolina, University of Louisville
Coaching Background: University of Louisville, Oklahoma State University, GymTyme All Stars, Twist & Shout Allstars, Cheer Athletics
National Championships: University of Louisville All Girl & Coed (Assistant Coach) – 2001, 2002, 2003; Oklahoma State University Small Coed (Coach) – 2008, 2012; Oklahoma State University Large Coed (Coach) – 2010, 2012
World Championships: US National Coed Team (Coach) – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 

Christa Grizzle Sanford – Assistant Coach

Cheered at: Morehead State University
Coaching Background: Morehead State University, ACE of Tuscaloosa, Shelton State Community College, University of Alabama
National Championships: Morehead State University All Girl & Coed – 1993, 1998, 1999; Morehead State University All Girl (Coach) – 2001, 2002; Shelton State Community College (Coach) – 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
World Championships: US National Coed Team (Coach) – 2014, 2016, 2017

Alli Lumpkin – Assistant Coach

Cheered at: University of Kentucky
Coaching Background: Gem of Champions, Coastal Alabama Community College, Jones Junior College
National Championships: University of Kentucky – 2008, 2009, 2010
World Championships: US National Coed Team – 2011, 2012; US National Partner Stunt Team – 2012; US National Coed Team (Coach) – 2016, 2017 

Jazz, Hip Hop & Pom Teams

Stacy Shelton – Head Coach / Director of USA Dance

Danced at: University of Memphis
Dance Background: Choreographer for some of the top-ranked teams in the country; Teaches & judges internationally; UDA Territory Manager; UDA Choreographer; UDA Head Instructor & College Staff
National Championships: University of Memphis Hip Hop – 2012
World Championships: US National Hip Hop Team – 2012 (Silver); US National Junior Hip Hop Team (Coach) – 2017

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