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Summary
I'm looking forward to being a cheer coach/counselor for Woodward because I have always dreamed of coming to Woodward and being surrounded by so much talent and fun times. From when I was a gymnast to now where I have been cheering in college. I have found that I have a love for teaching individuals how to do what I love. If I had the chance to be a part of Woodward staff it would be accomplishing a goal I have had for a long time.
Experience
Cheerleader 01/2015 to Current Austin Peay University Clarksville, TN Varsity Cheerleader for Austin Peay in the tumbling and stunting group at competitions.
Cheerleading Instructor 09/2017 to Current National Cheerleaders Association Garland, TX One of the instructors in the NCA cheerleading program. Annually sent out to high schools to work with cheerleading teams and help them improve their teams in all aspects. Working with teams on stunting, tumbling, spotting, cheers, formations including pyramids, assist in choreography and work with the coaches on approaches to motivating the team and address team challenges. Nominated 2017 rookie instructor of the year.
Tumbling and Stunting Coach 04/2015 to Current Clarksville Cheer Extreme Clarksville, TN Currently teaching tumbling, stunting, and work with the teams including privates. Tailoring the program to the needs of the athletes based upon their competitive levels and abilities.
Cheerleader 01/2014 to 06/2015 Top Gun Large Coed Daytona, FL Competed on the Top Gun Large Coed team.
Cheerleader 01/2013 to 01/2014 Georgia Allstars Alpharetta, GA Competed on the Georgia Allstars coed large level 5 team.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Communications 2019 Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN Graduating from APSU with a major in Communications with a minor in Event Planning. Currently have a 3.5 GPA.
Activities and Honors
Sports:
  • 14 years gymnastics training, competed as Level 9 gymnast
  • 6 years competitive cheer
  • 2014 Summer camp with Victor Rosario at Top Gun
 
Awards
  • NCA Champion 2015
  • Cheersport Champion 2015
  • 2nd place World's and Summit 2015
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Organizations:
  • Member USA Gymnastics
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Professional Summary

Cheerleading Coach with ten years of experience. I began coaching right after graduating high school because cheerleading is my passion. I myself was a cheerleader for 13 years, became a captain of the OHHS Cheerleading squad, and ultimately winning a national championship title with my team in 2006. Coaching isn't just about winning titles. It is about shaping athletes into young thriving adults. Creating a lifetime of happy memories that they will look back on and say " I had the best time of my life cheering in High School."  As a cheerleading coach, I am highly skilled at youth development, supervising athletes and involving parents in their children's athletic development and programming. I am open minded and always learning new ways to improve myself as a person, my self as a coach, and thus in turn, makes my cheerleaders better. I truly believe you are never to old to stop learning. 

Skills
  • Budgeting-Working with parents on cheer booster boards
  • Staffing/Scheduling  
  • Travel Planning- Including Cheer camps, cheer clinics, game and competition travel. 
  • Public/Parent - Board Meetings
  • Fundraising Activities/Recreational programs  
  • Leadership development
  • Adaptable 
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Broad Experience in Cheerleading and Choreography.
  • Strong ability to work with a team to guide them onto success.
  • Educate kids to understand the importance of community involvement and community service.
  • Teach kids how to be self-disciplined, motivated and take ownership for themselves.
  • Excellent Communication Skills Incredible relationship skills, including conflict resolution.
  • Open minded. Hearing new ideas, and being open to different things helps grow programs, and can be extremely beneficial to everyone involved. 
Work History
Wrestling Cheer Coach, Basketball Cheer Coach, 10/2013 to 01/2015
Anacortes High School Anacortes
  • Provided Cheer coaching at Anacortes High School while developing and mentoring elite athletes.
  • Effectively communicated with a diverse group of athletes, coaches and game officials.
  • Served as the Head Wrestling Cheer coach for one season, before being promoted to Football and Basketball Coach. 
  • Managed time effectively while traveling for games, attending practice and going to classes.
  • Exhibited excellent teamwork and a strong work ethic by promoting camaraderie.
  • Trained for 10 hours per week for upcoming games. 
  • In the summer, we held 2 a day practices to help athletes better prepare for the upcoming season . 
  • Encourage cheerleaders to research and take classes around WA state that will better their skills as a cheerleader. 
  • Encourage kids to join an all star program, while working out schedules with that all star coach so the cheerleaders can manage to do both programs if they so wish. All star cheerleading is usually a year round program, which allows kids to better their skills in the High School off season.
  • Promoted company products to crowds ranging from 50 to 500 plus in attendance
  • Business sponsorship is important and beneficial to both the cheer program as well as the business itself. It increases the awareness of the company's products and services, while helping the school by not having to out more money than necessary. When crowd members see a local business on a football or the back of a t-shirt,  it can invoke a community feeling of loyalty among future and current patrons. 
  • Developed and maintained key relationships with local companies. Cheerleaders were involved with many business and community events. Building a relationship with the Chamber of Commerce is a huge benefit to the community and cheerleading team. 
  • Contributed articles to newspapers, social media, companies that offered contests, and more. Promoting your cheer squad in a great light helps the community understand why the cheer team is so important to a High School, and how it helps develop these kids into successful young adults. When the cheerleaders see themselves in a positive light in the local media, it makes them want to do more good things in their community and school district.
Volunteer Coach, 06/2011 to 05/2013
Oak Harbor High School Oak Harbor
  • Volunteered to help the JV team so the coach and assistant could focus on the Varsity team. 
  • Practices consisted of teaching the cheerleaders the fundamentals of cheerleading which included, but was not limited to: Stunting, dancing, half time routines, tumbling, proper conditioning, motion drills, and more.
  • Paid individual attention to every squad member and pointed out their strengths and encouraged them to work on their weakness. Goal setting is a major factor in helping a team/athlete better themselves. I do not believe in negativity as motivation.
  • Displayed conduct before the students and the community to instill respect and good sportsmanship. As a coach, you are a role model. If your athletes see you displaying good behavior, they will follow suit.
Cheerleading Director , Mount Vernon Youth League Cheerleading Mount Vernon
  •  Reopened the program in 2008, including filing of all the appropriate paperwork for a 501C-3 organization. I am excited to say, this program is still thriving in that community today.
  • Found and interviewed cheerleading coaches for 6 teams in the youth program.
  • In charge of fitting and ordering uniforms for over 50 cheerleaders.
  • In constant contact with the parents, coaches, and board members to ensure everyone was being provided for. If there was an issue it was resolved immediately and without conflict. 
Head Cheerleading Coach, 11/2016 to Current
Mount Vernon Christian School Mount Vernon
  • Prepared schedules and conducted practice session for the squads.
  • Determined the regulations regarding schedules, team spirit, sportsmanship, and more...ensuring that the cheerleaders adherence to these rules.
  • Encouraged the cheerleaders to make constant improvement. Motivated them on upgrading their performance by using fun games, providing treats, or special prizes. Positive reinforcement will get kids motivated more than negative.
  • Created an Emergency plan and practice it with the cheerleaders once a month. This plan includes such things like, who is in charge of calling 911 if the coach is injured and unresponsive. Cheerleaders sign this acknowledging they know what to do.
  • Prepared and handed out Cheerleading guideline booklet. This includes a page that the parent and cheerleader must sign, saying they agree to the cheer program rules. There is always room for discussion if there is a concern. Being open minded to new things helps programs thrive.
  • Managed team cohesiveness and established sound coordination between members and their activities. A cheerleader is a student, and as such I believe they should be involved in as many activities as possible. I am flexible when it comes to practice times, because you only get to live through your high school experience once. I want it to be the best experience for not only my cheerleaders, but the students and faculty they are representing.
  • Instructed athletes on healthy stretching, lifting, and jumping techniques. Proper conditioning everyday is the KEY TO AVOIDING INJURY.
  • Created an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Provided supervision of athletes at all times.Cheerleaders are never left alone during practice or games.
  • Taught the fundamentals of each sport the cheerleaders are cheering for. For example, if they don't know the basic rules of football/basketball/volleyball etc., they will not know what is going on when they are cheering at the games.
  • Promoted awareness of the cheerleading team by providing information to the principal and other relevant audiences about the team's activities. 
  • Provided social media pages for the cheerleading team so we could positively promote our cheerleading team, and the proud parents could share their child's hard work.  

Cheerleading Squads are Community Role Models, Community Service and Involvement

By having Cheerleaders involved in community service, it not only unites them as a team, but it strengthens the bond between the community and the kids. When time and effort is committed to an organization or cause, the kids benefit by feeling a sense of fulfillment within themselves, and that is not something that can be “taught,” but it is a life experience that will stick with them forever. I am involved in community events in many ways, and encourage my cheerleaders to do the same. A few of these events include:

  • Organized and choreographed a special performance for the OHYFCL Cheerleaders held at a business after hours Chamber event, with the guest of honor being the current Mayor of Oak Harbor.
  • Choreographed a routine for Explore Whidbey Event held in October 2014 –A special exhibition of the Oak Harbor Youth Cheerleaders at OHHS Vendor Trade Show.
  • Created a competition performance for Spiritfest where the cheer team took 1st place.
  • Participated in canned food drive within Broadview Elementary School, along with actively collecting box tops for education to help school with funding.  
  • Taught an Extra Curricular Cooking Program benefiting the students of Broadview Elementary. 2012-2014
  • Chairperson for the Broadview Elementary “Rock Hop” dance 2013. Event was not only a huge success, but cost effective as we came in under budgets.  
  • Yearly participation in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rely for Life, and Random Acts of Kindness Week.  
  • Volunteer as a member of the Oak Harbor Youth Football & Cheer League Fundraising committee. Successful fundraising activities included annual car wash; various bake sales and other events during Holland Happening street fair, 4th of July fireworks stand and OHYFCL snack shack.  


Education
High School Diploma: 2007
Oak Harbor High School - Oak Harbor
Certified Cheerleading Judge : 2013
WSCCA Judge - Seattle
There are many classes offered at this conference. I have been certified by the NCSSE. (National Council for Spirit Safety and Education): I have gone to this conference yearly since 2013
WSCCA Coaches Conference - Seattle, WA
I have been stunt certified since 2008. I renew my certification every 3 years. Fall of 2016 was my most recent certification. : WIAA Stunt Certification -
Received education certificates for classes: Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Concussion Management, WIAA General Rules, and Cheerleading General Rules. : November 2016
WIAA Education Clinics -
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Professional Summary
Self-motivated accounting student with academic experience in business, economics and accounting. Strengths include problem solving, data entry, and organization.
Skills
  • Customer relations
  • Data entry expert
  • Materials accountability
  • Natural mentor
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Deadline-driven
  • Bookkeeping
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong problem solver
  • Accurate and detailed
  • Works well under pressure
  • Schedule management
  • Professional and mature
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • QuickBooks proficient
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Highly organized
  • Education
    Bachelor of Science: Accounting , Current
    University of Maryland University College - 1616 McCormick Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
    • GPA 3.5
    • Minor in Business Administration
    • Coursework in Business Administration, Communications and Accounting
    • Deans List Spring 2017
    • Recipient of Maryland Completion Scholarship

    Associate of Applied Science: Accounting, 2016
    College of Southern Maryland - 8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata

    • GPA 3.467
    • Coursework in Cost Accounting and Finance
    • Coursework in Economics, Finance and Accounting
    • Online QuickBooks coursework
    • Computerized accounting
    Work History
    Office Administrator and Bookkeeper , 08/2015 to 10/2017
    Crew Towing of Maryland 14149 Brandywine RD, Brandywine, MD 20613
    • Processed accounts payable for 10 employees.
    • Entered financial data into the company accounting database
    • Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information
    • Managed and responded to all correspondence and inquiries from customers and vendors.
    • Established a QuickBooks accounting system
    • Entered financial information and payments
    • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
    • Helped distribute employee notices and mail around the office
    • Created daily and weekly cash reports
    • Filed and addressed employee complaints
    Part-Time Competitive Cheerleading Coach , 08/2015 to Current
    Cheer Extreme All-Stars Maryland 109 Post Office Road , 20602
    • Built strong rapport with athletes and assistants before, during and after coaching seasons.
    • Maintained thorough knowledge of all rules, game procedures, coaching techniques and current trends in cheerleading.
    • Maintained reports and distributed copies to head coaches and athletic supervisors each month.
    • Acted as a positive role model for team participants and in the community.
    Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant , 11/2017 to Current
    Anytime Towing Inc. Waldorf , MD
    • Gathered, logged and monitored all payment data.
    • Monitored the workshop work flow for 8 employees.
    • E-mailed carriers and customers with shipping updates.
    • Wrote reports and gave oral presentations to keep employees up-to-date on company goals and achievements.
    • Updated the database with changes in rate status.
    • Communicated with dispatchers, drivers and customers regarding outgoing vehicles.
    Accomplishments
    • Certificate of Accounting: Basics
    • Spring 2015 Honors
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    Professional Summary
    Manager dedicated to hiring top-notch sales associates and assuring that store operations run smoothly. Organized and effective at encouraging staff cooperation and productivity.
    Skills
    • Customer relations
    • Hourly shift management
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Store displays
    • Staff training and development
    • Customer-oriented
    • POS systems
    • Merchandising
    • Bank deposit procedures
    • Goal-oriented
    • Detail-oriented
    • Opening and closing procedures
    Work History
    shipping secretary 05/1994 to 02/1996
    Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Batesville, MS

    • Operated PC-based computer systems with a high level of accuracy.
    • Completed all documentation neatly and accurately.
    • Met all customer call guidelines including service levels, handle time and productivity.
    • Promptly responded to inquiries and requests from prospective customers.
    • Updated customer orders from start to finish in an accurate and timely manner.
    Assistant Manager 03/1996 to 02/1997
    Duck Head Apparel Batesville, MS
    • Promoted from Team Leader to Assistant Manager in 9 months.
    • Counted cash drawers and made bank deposits.
    • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service.
    • Conducted store inventories once per quarter.
    Store Manager 02/1997 to 02/1998
    Big Dog Sportswear Batesville, MS
    • Interviewed job candidates and made staffing decisions.
    • Counted cash drawers and made bank deposits.
    • Assigned employees to specific duties to best meet the needs of the store.
    • Reordered inventory when it dropped below predetermined levels.
    • Hired, trained and evaluated personnel in sales and marketing.
    • Examined merchandise to verify that it was correctly priced and displayed.
    • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees.
    • Increased profits through effective sales training and troubleshooting profit loss areas.
    • Trained and developed new associates on POS system and key sales tactics.
    Head Cheerleading Coach 03/2012 to Current
    Panola County Allstars Batesville, MS
    • Recruited an average of 30 new participants each year.
    • Consistently met tri-weekly class attendance goals.
    • Cultivated positive relationships with participants by interacting with them during group training classes.
    • Assessed individual progress and suggested appropriate changes.
    • Greeted all members in a professional and friendly manner.
    • Developed safe and effective exercise programs for all members.
    • Conducted parent meetings and trainings each month.
    • Explained class objectives and rules.
    • Taught a variety of group exercise classes, including cheer, tumbling and stunts.
    Education
    Associate of Arts: Elementary Education 1996 Northwest Mississippi Community College - Senatobia, MS Member of Phi Theta Kappa, National  Honor Society, The Dean's List