Bartlett, Tenn. (January 23 2019) – USA Cheer has announced its US National team members for 2019. The Coed and All Girl teams will represent the United States at the 11th Annual International Cheer Union (ICU) World Cheerleading Championships at the Walt Disney World® ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida on April 24 – 26, 2019.

The ICU, the worldwide governing body for cheerleading, showcases the top cheerleaders from six continents at the annual ICU World Cheerleading Championships, where at least 80 countries are expected to field teams to compete. The US National All Girl and Coed Teams have won a combined 18 gold medals in the last 10 years. More than 130 athletes tried out for the prestigious honor of representing the United States on the US National All Girl and Coed Teams.

“The athletes that make up the US National Team are among the best cheerleaders in the country, and we are proud to have them representing the United States,” says Lauri Harris, Executive Director of USA Cheer. “We pioneered the sport of cheer, and we are proud of the athletes that have been chosen to represent us on the world stage.”

This year’s coaches represent a wide range of American cheerleading. Tony Nash is returning as Head Coach of the US National All Girl Team, and Director of USA Cheer National Teams. Nash, former coach for the national champion Morehead State University teams, is the current coach of the all girl team at Indiana University, which he has coached to six national championships between 2012 and 2019. He is joined by Assistant Coaches Savannah Sibley and Leighton Clarke, and choreographer Blake Johnson. LeRoy McCullough returns as the Head Coach of the US National Coed Team for his fifth year. McCollough has coached national championship teams at the University of Louisville, Oklahoma State University, and several all star programs. He is joined by Assistant Coaches Christa Grizzle Sanford and Alli Lumpkin.

US National All Girl Team

  • Chelsea Aderholt | University of Alabama
  • Caitlin Ball | University of Oklahoma
  • Catie Callen | University of West Georgia
  • Brittney Castona | University of West Georgia
  • Nydia Ceron Miranda | University of Alabama
  • Mabree Champion | Lindenwood University
  • Asia Chatman | University of West Georgia
  • Crystal Davis | University of Louisville
  • Jodi DeFilippi | University of Alabama
  • Lindsey Driskill | Oklahoma State University
  • Kalle Edwards | University of Alabama
  • Kylee Furar | Bowling Green State University
  • Jasmine Gates | Oklahoma State University
  • Savanna Geeslin | University of Memphis
  • Alexandria George | Indiana University
  • Kelly Gomez | Indiana University
  • Aubrey Gregor | Bowling Green State University
  • Megan Harnum | University of Alabama
  • Alyssa Joyal | Oklahoma State University
  • Kaylie Kindler | Indiana University
  • Alison Kuzma | Bowling Green State University
  • Gabrielle Littles | University of Oklahoma
  • Alexis Manenik | University of Louisville
  • Haley Marr | University of West Georgia
  • Samantha Pennington | University of Memphis
  • Cassondra Raia | Indiana University
  • Mikayla Raleigh | Oklahoma State University
  • Ellisa Rhoades | University of Louisville
  • Lakyn Sailer | University of Alabama
  • Carly Short | Bowling Green State University
  • Caitlyn Stovall | University of Louisville
  • Kaitlynn Vollmer | Oklahoma State University
  • Latajia Watkins | University of Memphis
  • Victoria Whitten | University of Alabama
  • Kelcsi Williams | University of Memphis
  • Claudia Willingham | University of Alabama

US National Coed Team

  • Whitney Agee | University of Kentucky
  • Terrell Cabral | Trinity Valley Community College
  • Logan Cain | Troy University
  • Kenneth Clan | University of Kentucky
  • Ryan Claunch | University of Alabama
  • Kollin Cockrell | Weber State University
  • Spencer Collier | University of West Georgia
  • Jeffery Dean | Sam Houston State University
  • Anthony DiCicco | University of Central Florida
  • Christopher Ethridge | New Mexico State University
  • Hunter Fangmann | Weber State University
  • Sabrina Garcia | Texas Tech University
  • Savannah Gibson | University of West Georgia
  • Mekenzie Grabau | Weber State University
  • Ashlyn Heeter | University of Central Florida
  • Jay Hollman | University of Central Florida
  • Ben Ingallina | University of Alabama
  • Lyla Islas | New Mexico State University
  • Vontae Johnson | Trinity Valley Community College
  • Kelsey Lacroix | University of Kentucky
  • Molly McLeod | Trinity Valley Community College
  • Ed Moroney | Weber State University
  • Millery Null | University of Alabama
  • Torrey Ollison | Trinity Valley Community College
  • Jadyn Ray | University of Kansas
  • Emily Sawyer | University of Kentucky
  • Paige Sohovich | Texas Tech University
  • John Stuart | Oklahoma State University
  • Matthew Torres | Texas Tech University
  • Steaven Williams | Weber State University
  • Maria Wisman | Ohio State University
  • Bethany Wolfe | University of Alabama
  • Ryan Yakubek | Morehead State University

For more information, visit USA Cheer or contact Sheila Noone,

About USA Cheer
The USA Federation for Sport Cheering is a not-for-profit organization and is the national governing body for all disciplines of cheerleading. USA Cheer exists to serve the entire cheer community, including club cheering (All Star), traditional school based cheer programs and the new sport of STUNT. USA Cheer has three primary objectives: help grow and develop interest and participation in Cheer throughout the United States; promote safety and safety education for cheer in the United States; and represent the United States of America in international cheer competitions.