Meet the Coaches

Head Coach Jen

Jen started her cheerleading journey in 2008. Since 2011 she has trained on level 5 and 6 elite squads. In 2012, she was part of the bronze winning ‘Team Australia’ squad at the ICU world championships and also placed in the top 10 with DreamGirls AG level 5 at the IASF World Championships the same year. In 2014, she was a part of Australia’s first ever level 6 team. They competed at the IASF World Championships where they placed in the top 10. Jen begun as a gymnastics coach in 2007. She joined the VSC cheerleading program in 2012. Since then, she has coached several teams each year to State and National titles and extended the VSC program to 7 squads. She has been VSC’s head coach and choreographer since 2013 and has extensive experience in all aspects of coaching cheerleading. Jen is currently USAF credentialed to level 5.

Amanda

Amanda started cheerleading at university in 2010 and she quickly fell in love. In 2012, she was a member of Team Australia at the ICU world championships which placed 3rd, winning a bronze medal. The team went on to compete at the IASF World Championships and placed in the top 10 for level 5. She went on to compete with Australia’s first ever level 6 team, ‘DreamGirls’ at the 2014 IASF World Championships, where they placed in the top 10. Amanda has been competing partner stunt since 2013, qualifying for Nationals every year. She has several state titles in partner stunt under her belt, as well as national placings. Amanda begun coaching cheerleading in 2012 and has coached many teams to national titles. Amanda is an expert in flyer technique, flexibility training and is passionate about skill progression. She is currently USAF credentialed to level 4 and is studying to be a primary school teacher.

Liam

Liam began cheerleading at high school in 2012 and shortly joined All Star cheerleading in 2014. He has trained in coed levels 3, 4 and 5. Liam has been competing in partner stunt for the last 3 years and placed in the top 3 at Nationals in level 4. Liam is also passionate about health and fitness and has competed as a competitive body builder with several top 3 finishes at various competitions. Liam understands the importance of competition preparation and fitness in success. Liam started coaching at VSC in 2014 and has worked with many different squads and levels at VSC in that time. Liam is currently USAF credentialed to level 5.

Kat

Kat grew up participating in competitive calisthenics and gymnastics. She has been coaching gymnastic since she was 15. Kat began cheerleading as an athlete and an assistant coach in 2009 when her gymnastics club started a program. She was part of the 2012 ICU World Championship bronze winning Team Australia squad and also competed at the IASF World Championship, placing in the top 10. Kat trained as a member of the International level 6 DreamGirls squad for 3 years. Kat is a registered gymnastics coach and holds USAF credentials to level 3. She has broad range of experience in squad and stunt routine coaching, program management and her favourite, tumbling technique.

Briegh

Briegh has over 15 years’ experience coaching cheerleading and gymnastics. She began cheerleading in 2008. In 2009, she competed as a member of the first Team Australia at the ICU World Championships in both cheer and pom. The same year, she competed at the IASF World Championships with the Australian Outlaws in coed level 5, placing in the top 10. In 2011, she was part of Australia’s first level 5 All Girl squad ‘DreamGirls. They competed at the ICU World Championships as Team Australia, winning a silver medal and placing in top 10 at the IASF World Championships. In 2014, she was a member of Australia’s first ever level 6 team at the 2014 IASF World Championships, where they placed in the top 10. In the past, as a gymnastics coach, Briegh has coached both junior and senior competitive squads at the National and State level. She has worked in gymnastics and cheerleading as a program manager, head coach, judge, course educator and choreographer. She started her own cheerleading program in 2009, which would run successfully with state and national titles for the next 4 years before leaving to work as a primary school teacher. She is currently USAF credentialed to level 5.

Emily

Emily commenced dancing at The Jazz Centre 17 years ago studying all facets of dance including Jazz, Theatrical, Ballet, Tap Contemporary and Cheerleading. In 2009 Emily took on the role as Cheerleading & Pom Coach. For the past 7 years Emily has focused mainly on Pom leading students into many competitions with outstanding results.