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Staff
Heath Perkins  - Owner/ Instructor
Graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems. He also received his M.B.A. from Norwich University in Vermont. While in college Heath cheered for the University of Georgia and Austin Peay State University. Heath also performed in the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Centennial Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Heath has over 17 years of cheerleading coaching experience and has coached competitive cheerleading teams to numerous regional, state, and national titles. Additionally, he has helped Columbus State University become one of the top Division II cheerleading programs in the Nation. Heath is also an Instructor for the School of Applied Business at Columbus Technical College. Heath is Emergency First Responder, CPR, and AED for children/ adult and First Aid instructor.
Columbus Staff

Joey Gill - Manager
Graduated from Winder-Barrow High School. He cheered for five years with Columbus State University and finished in the top five every year. His last year in college he received the Rebecca "Granny" Davis Award (cheerleader of the year). Joey also cheered for two years in high school and on All-Stars, where he won many regional and national titles. He has coached cheerleading and tumbling for nine years, and has coached teams to over fifty regional, state and national titles. Joey is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certifications and the Emergency First Responder for the first aid and CPR.
Clint Perkins - Assistant Manager/Instructor
Graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Nutrition Science. Clint was the captain of the Division 1 cheer team at Georgia Southern University. He led the GSU Eagles to three consecutive top five finishes at the UCA College Nationals. Clint also performed in the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Centennial Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, he was a member of the UCA staff for four years. Clint is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Mandy Hood - All-Stars Director/Instructor
Graduated from Shiloh High School and Columbus State University. Mandy currently teaches Pre-K at St. Thomas. Additionally, she was a part of the competition cheerleading squad all four years of high school. The squad placed first at the State Competition in 2002. She was also a three time All-American cheerleader. Mandy is a member of the Columbus State University Cheerleading squad and has been for four years now. The team placed second in 2004 and second in 2005 at UCA College Nationals. Mandy is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and the Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Marquise Strong - Summer Camp Director/Instructor/All-Star Coach
Graduated from Shiloh High School. Marquise is a former member of the nationally ranked Columbus State University large coed cheerleading squad and also cheered for three years as a member of the S.W.A.T Team, Shiloh's Varsity competition team. He was a member of the 2002 State Championship team and was an All-American in 2003. He also won numerous individual stunt-off honors in both high school and with All-Stars. He has been coaching cheerleading and tumbling for more than five years and has won numerous regional and national championships. Marquise is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification and Emergency First Response and is CPR certified.
Steven Torres - Instructor
Graduated from Central High School. Steven is a former member of the North American Sport Karate Association Tour, where he was the National and World Champion in Men's Forms for four years in a row. Steven has instructed karate and tumbling for over seven years, and has been coaching cheerleading for over four years. Steven is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and the Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Drew Lyons - Instructor/All-Star Coach
Graduated from Troup High School. Drew currently attends Columbus State University and is majoring in Geology. He was a part of his high school cheerleading squad for 3 years. Drew was a member of the 2008 UCA college national champions with Columbus State University. Drew also cheered for the Python All-Stars. Drew is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Brittny Shackelford - Instructor/All-Star Coach
Graduated from Shaw High School and is currently majoring in Business Management at Columbus State University. Brittny was a member of the Shaw High School cheerleading squad for 3 years and cheered as a Python All-Star for 4 years of which include an undefeated season and more than 15 various national titles. Brittny is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Dominique Spence - Receptionist
Graduated from Shaw High School where she cheered Varsity Competition for 4 years. She was captain of the Varsity for 2 years. Dominique has also been a part of the Python All-Stars for 7 years. Currently, Dominique attends Columbus State University pursuing a degree in Business Management. Dominique is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and the Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Sharonda Cummings - Instructor/All-Star Coach
Graduated from Harris County High School. Sharonda cheered on Harris County's Varsity cheerleading team for 3 years. She was also a member of the 2006 GHSA State Championship team. Sharonda is currently majoring in Nursing at Columbus State University. She was a member of the CSU cheerleading team for 2 years. Sharonda is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and the Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Chris Means - Instructor
Graduated from Shiloh High School where he cheered for 3 years. He was a part of the 2002 GHSA State Championship team. Chris cheered and tumbled for 7 years. He coached teams towards many Regional and National titles. Chris is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and the Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Cassidy Drysdale - Summer Camp Instructor
She is a graduate of Columbus High School. She currently attends University of Georgia majoring in Early Childhood Education. Cassidy cheered all 4 years of high school and was part of the 2008 State Champion team. Cassidy has also won several national titles on the Python All-Stars. As a former Columbus State University cheerleader, Cassidy was a 2011 UCA college national runner-up and placed 4th in the UCA Partner Stunt competition. Cassidy is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Dominic Watts - Instructor
Graduated from Coffee High School. Dominic cheered for one year in high school then went on to cheer for Faulkner State Community College for two years. He then enrolled at Columbus State University and cheered for CSU for 2 years. Dominic is majoring in Health and Physical Education. Dominic is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification and Emergency First Responder and is CPR certified.
Lindsay Nellums - Instructor
Graduated from Northside High School, where she was enrolled in the engineering magnet program. She is currently pursuing her degree as an Interior Designer. Lindsay cheered for 2 years in High School and placed in the top 5 at the GHSA State Championships. She was a competitive gymnast for 11 years before she began cheerleading. Lindsay is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Chelsie Horton - Instructor/Receptionist
Graduated from North Oconee High School. She is attending Columbus State University majoring in Early Childhood. She hopes to become an Elementary School teacher. During her high school cheerleading career, she was voted MVP of the team and also selected as the captain her senior year. In 2011, Chelsie finished 2nd in the UCA Partner Stunts College National Championship. Chelsie is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Kody Sanders - Instructor
Graduated from Winder-Barrow High School. Kody is a former member of the 2011 GHSA Coed State Cheerleading Champions and placed third at the World Cheerleading Championships. Kody is currently a cheerleader at Columbus State University and pursuing a degree in Business Management. Kody is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Christina Pelletier - Instructor
Christina graduated from Kennesaw Mountain High School where she cheered for three years. She went on to continue her education at Columbus State University where she was a part of the co-ed cheerleading team for four years and a member of the 2008 UCA National Champion team. Christina received her B.S. in Biology and is currently an animal trainer at Callaway Gardens. Christina is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Austin Nix - Instructor
Graduated from Dacula High School in 2013. Austin cheered for 2 years in high school and placed top 6 at the GHSA State competition in 2012. Austin also competed at 3 worlds competitions and was named all American cheerleader in 2012. He is currently attending and cheering at Columbus State University. Austin is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Jessica Stumhofer - Instructor
Graduated from Hardaway High School and The University of Georgia. Jessica currently teaches 2nd grade. She was a Varsity Competition cheerleader for 4 years at Hardaway and was also a Python All-Star. Jessica is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Trez Evans - Instructor
Graduated from Parkview High School in 2012. Trez cheered for 2 years in high school and was a two year All-American captain of his squad. He is currently attending Columbus State University majoring in health and physical education. Trez is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
Charles Moore - Instructor
Graduated from Shiloh High School in 2012. Charles cheered for 3 years in high school and for GA Comets/Jayhawks. He is currently attending and cheering at Columbus State University. Charles is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR.
LaGrange Staff

Meek Green - Manager/Instructor
Graduated from Coffee County High School in 2003. Meek graduated from Faulkner State Community College with an Associate's Degree, as well as Columbus State University with a degree in Business Administration. Meek has 10 years of coaching experience with tumbling and all-stars. He was also a finalist for Cheersport's "So you think you can tumble". Meek is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification and Emergency First Responder and is CPR certified.
Taylor Oglesby - Office Manager/Instructor
Graduated from Whitewater High School in 2009 where she was a varsity competition and football cheerleader for 4 years and also competed with all-stars where she won several national titles. Taylor spent 2 years cheering in college at Mercer University and Georgia Southern, where she achieved a NCA Nationals title in 2011. Currently she is majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Spanish at Columbus State University. She has 3 years of coaching experience with school squads and going on 2 years with all-stars. Taylor is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR
Dominic Watts - Instructor
Graduated from Coffee County High School in 2004. Dominic cheered for one year in high school then went on to cheer for Faulkner State Community College for two years. He then enrolled at Columbus State University and cheered for CSU for 2 years, where he achieved a UCA Nationals title in 2008. Dominic graduated from Columbus State University with a degree in Special Education. Dominic has 8 years of coaching experience with tumbling and school squads. Dominic is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification and Emergency First Responder and is CPR certified.
Sydney Cook - Instructor
Graduated from Callaway High School in 2013 where she was a varsity competition and football cheerleader for 4 years, and captain her Senior year. She won several national titles cheering for the Python All-stars. She currently attends West Georgia Technical College, where she is majoring in Sports Medicine and minoring in Business Management. She is currently coaching 2 All-star teams. Sydney is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR
Morgan Quinton - Instructor
Graduated from Troup County High School in 2012 where she was a varsity competition and football cheerleader for 4 years. She also competed with Python All-stars for 3 years where she won several national titles. She is currently attending Southern Union State Community College where she is majoring in Exercise Science. Morgan is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification, and Emergency First Responder for first aid and CPR
Marquise Strong - Choreographer/Instructor
Graduated from Shiloh High School. Marquise is a former member of the nationally ranked Columbus State University large coed cheerleading squad and also cheered for three years as a member of the S.W.A.T Team, Shiloh's Varsity competition team. He was a member of the 2002 State Championship team and was an All-American in 2003. He also won numerous individual stunt-off honors in both high school and with All-Stars. He has been coaching cheerleading and tumbling for more than five years and has won numerous regional and national championships. Marquise is certified through the United Cheerleading Instructor and Safety Certification and Emergency First Response and is CPR certified.