Liam was involved in competitive cheerleading for almost 10 years now. As an athlete, Liam won numerous national championship titles and competed twice at the Cheerleading Worlds. Starting his coaching career in tumbling 6 years ago Liam has coached athletes levels 1-5 at a national and worlds level. He is a former Cheer Staff member at Woodward, as well as a tumbling, and all-star team coach for Cheer Tyme All Stars and Pennsylvania Elite Cheerleading. As an all star coach Liam has achieved national titles, and bids to the D2 Summit. Liam was also the team tumbling coach for Pennsylvania Elites Junior Level 5 that placed 1st at the D2 summit as well as their Senior level 5 that placed 8th at the Cheerleading World Championship. The excitement and rapport Liam has with his athletes is top notch.
Donald (Dj) has been in the cheerleading world for 15 years. Starting at the age of 13 Dj competed for 6 years winning multiple national titles as an athlete. Going on 10 years of coaching at a national and worlds level, Dj specializes in Tumbling Levels 1-5. Dj is a former Cheer staff member at Woodward camp, as well as the former assistant tumbling director for Cheer Tyme all stars. In his 10 years of coaching he has brought numerous athletes from back walkover to double full, on top of coaching multiple teams to national championships. He has also worked with some of the most decorated tumblers across the country. Dedication, perseverance, and hard work are some of DJ's best qualities not only as a person but as a coach.
All Star and Class Coach
Megan has been involved in the cheerleading world for 12 years and eats, sleeps, and breathes cheerleading. As an athlete, Megan has won countless national championships, placed 5th at the Cheerleading Worlds in 2019, and is a 2019 Summit Champion. As a level 6 elite athlete, Megan has a lot of knowledge in all aspects of the sport. She has experience in basing, back-spotting, flying, and of course tumbling. Megan has been a part of our culture for over 5 years now and is able to retain knowledge like a sponge. She has amazing charisma with all athletes and lots of knowledge to share with them. She has been coaching with Flipping Out Tumbling as a class instructor for over a year and we are excited for her to continue with us on our journey as an All Star Cheerleading Coach.
All Star and Class Coach
Though many of you may already know Paul, he is still a fairly new addition to our staff! Paul has been in cheerleading for 3 years but has 12 years of prior gymnastics experience. Paul has only been with Flipping Out Tumbling for a few short months but has been coaching tumbling and gymnastics for 4 years. His drive and determination have allowed for a smooth transition into our gym and culture. As an athlete, Paul has been awarded multiple bids to the Summit and has 2, top 5 finishes under his belt. The love and passion he exhibits for this sport shows in his coaching and through his athletes. We are excited that Paul will be joining us on our journey as an All Star Cheerleading Coach!
All Star Coach
We are excited to announce Kayla as a new addition to the Flipping Out Tumbling staff! Kayla has been coaching for 6 years now but has been involved in cheerleading for 18. As an athlete she competed for many local programs including Tri-Town Rec., Dover High school, Viper All Stars, and Cheer Tyme. Some of Kayla's biggest accomplishments in cheerleading include competing 3 times at the Cheerleading Worlds, and coaching 3 teams to the D2 Summit. Kayla works full time for Fierce Connection, a division of the largest cheerleading company in the world, "Varsity Spirit". Kayla knows the rules and regulations by heart and is a scoresheet master! As an All Star Coach Kayla will truly be an astonishing addition to our staff this year and we are thrilled to have her on board!
All Star Coach
Katie is another exciting new addition to the Flipping Out Tumbling staff! Katie has accomplished many things in her 23 years of cheerleading. She is a 13x NCA All-American, was captain for PA at the Big 33 game, and is a COA Senior Individual National Champion. In her 16 years of coaching she has experience as a freelance and independent choreographer for all star, college, high school and rec cheer and dance, was part of the original team to introduce cheerleading to Woodward Camp, and was a former dance and hip-hop instructor at multiple universities. Fun fact, Katie was a back up dancer for Wiz Khalifa while she was a student at Pitt! Katie has earned multiple degrees including her BSN from Villanova University and currently works full time as an RN at UPMC Pinnacle while furthering her education at Shippensburg University. We are so excited Katie has chosen FOT for the 20-21 season and can't wait to see what the future holds for her!