USA Cheer SafeSport Program – Suspended & Ineligible Members

Membership in USA Cheer is a privilege that can be denied or withdrawn at any time when a person’s conduct is determined to be inconsistent with the best interests of cheer and the athletes it serves. USA Cheer has reserved the right to publish a list of individuals whose memberships have been suspended or revoked related to Athlete Protection as well as individuals who were not USA Cheer members, but are barred from membership due to convictions related to Athlete Protection.

Suspended & Ineligible Member Lists

USA Cheer has the right to deny, suspend or revoke membership for:

  • Any person under criminal investigation.
  • Any person charged with or convicted of a crime that is not consistent with the rules, policies or standards of USA Cheer.
  • Any conduct inconsistent with USA Cheer rules, policies or standards.
  • Any action of misconduct reviewed by the Disciplinary Committee and determined to not serve the best interests of the disciplines of cheer or USA Cheer.

The lists below are actions taken by USA Cheer based on reports or notifications the organization received directly or from reports or notifications made to our member organizations. We recommend persons researching specific individuals to also cross check other published lists of Ineligible or Suspended Memberships posted by other governing bodies, state associations, or youth serving organizations.

Additionally, the U.S. Center for SafeSport has a searchable centralized disciplinary database. A thorough check of all available resources – in addition to proper screening by the program – can help identify candidates who are not suitable to work with youth.

Search the U.S. Center for SafeSport Database

View USASF Suspended & Ineligible Members

USA Gymnastics – Permanently Ineligible

USA Gymnastics – Suspended

Currently Ineligible for USA Cheer Membership

The following is a list of individuals who are currently ineligible for USA Cheer membership pending investigation and clearance by USA Cheer, a member organization, or government authorities.

The “Currently Ineligible” list includes the names of individuals currently suspended and currently ineligible for USA Cheer membership. It is not intended to be a historical record of members who may have been suspended or ineligible previously. It does not imply guilt on the part of the person listed.

This list is based on reports to USA Cheer, from member organizations, and from public documents. Non-members may be ineligible for current membership due to any arrest or investigation related to athlete protection regardless of whether or not the arrest or investigation is related to their coaching duties. If you know of someone involved in cheer who is currently under investigation or has been arrested and has a trial pending related to athlete abuse who is not on this list, please complete this form, along with supporting documentation or links.

If you believe your name is on this list in error, fill out the following form, along with any supporting documentation.

The following persons are currently ineligible for USA Cheer membership pending clearance by USA Cheer, a member organization, or government authorities.

Currently Ineligible List

NameStateStatusSource
Albites, RaulFLIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
Anderson, TuckerUTIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Brown, ShaquilleTX , CAIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
Caballero, BlossomHIIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
Davis, TajiiCAIneligible Pending InvestigationUSASF
Ebert, TysonWAIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Edmond, MichaelCAIneligible Pending Trial/Finding of VerdictPublic Records
Gonzales, AndrewTXIneligible Pending Trial/Finding of VerdictPublic Records
Griffin, ShannonILIneligible Pending Trial/Finding of VerdictPublic Records
Hale, BrandonNCIneligible Pending InvestigationUSASF
Harris, Jeremiah "Jerry"IL, TXIneligible Pending InvestigationPublic Records
Hewitt, Lee (Alias Smith, Lee Scott)SCIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records (Search using alias Smith, Lee Scott)
Hinton, ChristopherNCIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
Johnson, LukeAZIneligible Pending InvestigationPolice Report Filed
Jones, DonaldGAIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Kotara, RobertTXIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Machado, RoyceHIIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
McCarthy, Kyle
CAIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
Pritchett, Ashley
GAIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Reyna, PabloTXIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Ridenhour, Katherine Ross NCIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Smith, BillyTXIneligible Pending AppealUSASF
Wade, Joshua ScottCAIneligible Pending TrialPublic Records
Williams, Darius J. NC and SCIneligible Pending AppealUSASF

Permanently Ineligible for Membership

The following persons are PERMANENTLY INELIGIBLE for membership in USA Cheer.

This list is based on reports from member organizations and from public documents. Non-members may be ineligible for any future membership due to any conviction related to athlete protection regardless of whether or not the conviction was related to their coaching duties.

If you know of someone involved in cheer who has received a conviction related to athlete abuse who is not on this list, please complete this form, along with supporting documentation or links.

If you believe your name is on this list in error, fill out the following form, along with any supporting documentation.

Permanently Ineligible List

NameST (last known)StatusSource
Abrahams, BradleyILPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Agnew, ScottieTXPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Alexander, CynthiaOKPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Allexy, Toni RaeCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Alvarez, Jose MiguelTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Anestis, ChristianKYPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Balelo, JoshuaNVPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Barker, Amanda JoWVPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Barnhart, NicoleCOPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Batson, ManuelCTPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Bedinger, TiffanieTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Bland, KristoferCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Boggs, James RKYPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Bohanna, TerranceGAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Borum,ChristopherGAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Britton, James JeffreyCOPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Burke, AmyNJPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Callihan Hair, SherryNCPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Canty, Benjamin DavidWAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Caraballo-Colon, JimmyPRPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Chatman, David AaronORPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Christ, MalloryNJPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Cielo, MichaelWAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Coffey, Angela ChristineGAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Collins McNeill, JenniferALPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Cook, Keldon "KC" SevernUTPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Cooperrider, Thomas AndrewOKPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Cordrey-McKinney, Kimberly AnnMDPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Coulter, JamesNMPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Cully, DanaMEPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Davis, KeeanCOPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
DeBolt, DarinIDPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
De La Torriente, Anthony Paul CAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
DeMello, AndrewMAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Despain, RickVAPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Dial, AmyORPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Duncan, Shelley JoOKPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Dunlap, KaleTXPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Elliott, ChristieAZPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Finger, NeilORPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Fisher, EricWIPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Fowler, ChaseTXPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Friday, KenziTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Frum, ChristopherILPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Frum, ChristopherILPermanently IneligiblePublic Records (Case: 07CF00001771)
Gaddy, ElizabethILPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Garcelon, AmyORPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Garcia, AntonioLAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Gattaz, YohelAZPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Gill, CristianMDPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Graham, HeatherCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Greenstreet, MitchellCOPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Haggins, LoniWAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Harper, Katherine RuthTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Hayward, ScottPAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Horvath, CynthiaFLPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Hunter, JeremiahALPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Iteen, MadalynneMIPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Jerralds, Maurice J. "Moe"VAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Jewell-Belluccio, ChristinaNYPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Johnson, NicholasMA, OHPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Jones, BenjaminVAPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Lammatao, DenonAZPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Lan, Patrick ChangFLPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Langley, NoahCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Largent, AlishaNJPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Lee II, Richard HenryFLPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Lefevre, JeffreyMIPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Lewis Jr., LeonardWAPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Link, JeremyMEPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Loza, AnthonyCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Marella, VictorCTPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Marquez Jr., DavidCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Mata, JimmyNMPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
McCandless, CarrieCOPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
McCuien, BrandonARPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Mendoza, JeffWAPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Merson, KimberlyMDPermanently IneligiblePublic Record
Mickelson, NicoleORPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Nesbitt, DerekIDPermanently IneligiblePublic Record
Oouch, Alexander "Sasha"NYPermanently IneligiblePublic Record
O’Neal, DemontKYPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Parks, RobertORPermanently IneligiblePublic Record
Parton, Jacob AllenNCPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Phillips, DeVincentTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Plumley, ChristopherNJPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Preston, MichelleKSPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Rhoades, EltonOKPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Rich, TajreedMNPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Riley, ZacharyMSPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Ringwald, StephanieOKPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Rios, JonathanCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Robinson, MishelleIL, OHPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Rose, ChelseaKYPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Rucker, CurtisNCPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Saleh, RayNYPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Scherer, Russell "Rusty"NCPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Smith, JeremiahFLPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Smith, JeremyWVPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Spencer, Raquel EleanaGAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Tackes, JeffreyILPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Taylor, GrantNCPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Tew, Katherine (Katy)NCPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Thigpen, Mary AinsleyTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Thomas, Jon-Kenneth OliverVAPermanently Ineligible Public Records
Thompson, Phillip DarrylNC, ARPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Tinkle, MatthewARPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Tunaya, EugeneCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Uvalles, GregoryCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Valenty, VictorFLPermanently IneligibleUSASF
Venditto, MichaelFLPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Wagner, Terrance ShaneMSPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Waldridge, JeremyHIPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Ware, KyleTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Watson, April BurfordFLPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Wells-Lee, TimothyKSPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Wells-Lee, Timothy "TJ"KSPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
West, JonathanLAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Young, Joseph "Joey" AaronCAPermanently IneligiblePublic Records
Zehnder, AshleyTXPermanently IneligiblePublic Records