The USA Federation for Sport Cheering would like to announce the coaches for the 2017 National Team. The two national cheer teams will represent the United States of America in the 2017 International Cheer Union World Championship.

All Girl Cheer Coaches

t_nashTony Nash – Head Coach / Director of USA Cheer

  • Home Town: Wichita, KS
  • Current Residence: Indianapolis, IN
  • Cheered at: Wichita State University
  • Coaching Background: Barton County Community College, Wichita State University, Morehead State University, Indiana University
  • National Championship Titles: Morehead State University National Champions All Girl 2005, 2007, 2010 & Coed 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. Indiana University All Girl National Champions 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017. USA Cheer’s National All Girl Team Coach World Champions 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

s_sibleySavanna Sibley – Assistant Coach

  • Home Town: Las Vegas, NV
  • Current Residence: Las Vegas, NV
  • Cheered at: University of Nevada Las Vegas & Hawaii Pacific University
  • Coaching Background: Head Coach at Hawaii Pacific University (2011-2013) Current Head Coach at University of Nevada Las Vegas, Cheer808 All Stars and Las Vegas Elements Allstars
  • National Championship Titles: Athlete: Hawaii Pacific University Coed 2006, Small Coed 2007, 2008 & 2011. All-Girl Stunt Group 2008 NCA, 2010 UCA. Team USA All Girl Gold Medalist and Team USA Group Stunts 2010 & 2011. Coach: Hawaii Pacific University Coed 2012 and Small Coed 2012. USA Cheer’s National All Girl Team Coach World Champions 2014, 2015, 2016.

l_clarkeLeighton Clarke – Assistant Coach

  • Home Town: Manchester, Jamaica
  • Current Residence: Tampa, FL
  • Cheered at: University of South Florida
  • Coaching Background: Chamberlain High School, University of South Florida, University of Kansas, Florida Wildcats All-Stars, Brandon All-Stars, Tumble Tech All-Stars
  • National Championship Titles: World Spirit Federation (2004) Cheersport (2008, 2009, 2013) UCA All Star (2012, 2013) ICU (2013) USA Cheer’s National All Girl Team Coach World Champions 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

Coed Cheer Coaches

l_mcculloughLeroy McCullough – Head Coach

  • Home Town: Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Current Residence: Dallas, TX
  • Cheered at: University of South Carolina (1992-1994) University of Louisville (2002)
  • Coaching Background: Assistant Coach at University of Louisville (2002-2005), Oklahoma State University (2005-present), GymTyme Allstars (2000-2005), Twist and Shout Allstars
  • National Championship: University of Louisville (Assistant Coach, 2003-2005), Oklahoma State University (Coach, Small Coed Div. 1 2007, 2012 & Div. 1A 2010, 2012) USA Cheer’s National Coed Team Coach World Champions 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016.

c_sanfordChrista Grizzle Sanford – Assistant Coach

  • Home Town: Worthington, KY
  • Current Residence: Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Cheered at: Morehead State University
  • Coaching Background: Shelton State Community College (2005 – present), Morehead State All Girl (2001-2002), Owner of ACE of Tuscaloosa training center
  • National Championship Titles: Morehead State University Coed / All Girl (93, 98, 99), Morehead State University All Girl (coached 2001 & 2002 national championships), Shelton State Community College National Champions 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. USA Cheer’s National Coed Team Coach World Champions 2014, 2016.

alli_lumpkin_webAlli Lumpkin – Assistant Coach

  • Home Town: Glasgow, KY
  • Current Residence: Daphne, AL
  • Cheered at: University of Kentucky
  • Coaching Background: Gems of Champions (2011-Present), Faulkner State Community College (2012-Present)
  • National Championship Titles: University of Kentucky (2008, 2009, 2010) USA Coed Team World Champions (2011, 2012) USA Cheer Partner Stunt Silver Medal 2014, USA Cheer Partner Stunt Gold Medal 2012. USA Cheer’s National Coed Team Coach World Champions 2016.

Dance Director

s_sheltonStacy Shelton

  • Home Town: Birmingham, AL
  • Current Residence: Birmingham, AL
  • Danced at: The University of Memphis
  • National Championship Titles: University of Memphis (Hip Hop- 2012), USA National Team Hip Hop Silver Medalist (2012), Multiple National Titles as a choreographer.
  • Dance Career: Experience choreographing for some of the top ranked teams in the country. UDA Territory Manager. UDA Choreographer. UDA Staff (Head Instructor and College Staff), Teaching dance and judging internationally.