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D'Ann Legg

D’ANN - has been involved in the cheerleading/dance industry
for over 25 years and judging for over 12. She has taught or
performed throughout Texas, Hawaii, and Philadelphia. D'Ann and her
husband Dane Legg are the owners of Powerhouse Cheer and Fitness.
 

CHOREOGRAPHY: D’Ann has choreographed competition routines
for Temple High School, Killeen High School, Killeen-Ellison High School,
Lamar Middle School, Eastern Hills Middle School, Bonham Middle School,
and Academy High School/Jr. High and many all-star teams.
She has also choreographed try-out routines/judged for local schools-12 years.
 

CREDENTIALS:

  • Prior owner of Extreme Cheer & Tumble for seven years.
  • Started All-Star Cheer program 2002.
  • Won 15 Small-Gym Open Championships
  • 54 National Championships
  • 10 All-Level World Titles
  • CGA National Champion Coach of the Year! 2007-2008
  • Certified Kick-boxing/Step/Cardio Fitness instructor
  • Personal Trainer-Source Fitness
  • Ralph Wilson Youth Club:
  • Gymnastics/Cheerleading/Kick-boxing/Modeling Instructor- 10 years
  • Owner of POWERHOUSE Cheer and Fitness
  • NATIONAL TITLES: Three time NCA National Champion, Pom-squad,
    with Stephen F. Austin & cheered for collegiate NCA National Champion cheer Team- Trinity Valley in Athens, Texas.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS- D'Ann was a High-school Varsity Cheerleader-4years,
4 time NCA high school All-American- (Performed @ Aloha Bowl in Hawaii) and
Danced in Nationally televised Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia.
She was a Professional cheerleader/dancer for Six Shooters- Arena Football.
Competitive- nationally ranked body-builder/figure competitor.

D' Ann graduated from Trinity Valley w/associates in Science and with bachelors of Science
in Kinesiology/Education from Stephen F. Austin. Certified Teacher and taught for Temple ISD 10 years.


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Laura Bulls

LAURA- has been involved in the cheerleading and gymnastics world since the age of 5. She had 14 years of experience as an ATHLETE in competitive gymnastics and cheerleading (as well as school cheer), including Level 5 All-Star Cheerleading, Varsity cheerleading in HS, and a near miss into JR Olympic gymnastics training due to an injury. She was an All-American Cheerleader all 4 years of high school. She has been a COACH of competitive all-star teams and recreational cheerleading and tumbling for 17 years. During her time as an All-star cheerleading coach, she has led teams to numerous national titles. She also led three teams to earn an NCA National Championship title (including a BACK-TO- BACK title for 2016 and 2017), and has had numerous teams that have earned bids to THE SUMMIT and earned the title of top 3 or 4 in the world! 

She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Exercise and Sports Science from UMHB in 2008, followed closely by her Secondary Education certification. She taught Sophomore English at Troy High School for three years, where she also served as the JV and Varsity cheerleading coach. Laura was an instructor for NCA (National Cheerleaders Association) for seven years. Three of those years, she was a Head Instructor. She was voted Top Veteran Instructor in 2006 and received her AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches & Administrators) certification in 2003. Working for NCA, she traveled around the country teaching cheerleading camps to high school, middle school, college, and all-star teams. As a Head Instructor, she ran the camps and taught the coaches proper technique for all aspects of cheerleading. She also judged tryouts and competitions, worked NCA All-Star nationals for 4 years, choreographed middle school and high school routines, and worked in the corporate office during her time with NCA. She currently coaches all levels of competitive all-star cheerleading here at Powerhouse! She also holds camps, judges tryouts, and choreographs pep-rally and competitive routines for schools.


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Jason Mathis

JASON- has 16 years experience in the cheerleading industry and has judged numerous collegiate and High School competitions. Jason is currently the head All-Star Coach and Power Tumbling Coach. He also teaches private tumbling lessons.

 

CHOREOGRAPHY: Jason has choreographed many competition routines for all age levels.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Judge for Cheerleading Tryouts and Competitions
  • 16+ Years Competitive Cheerleading and Recreational Coaching Experience 
  • Coach of Nationally Ranked Cheerleading Teams
  • Personal Trainer-Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness
  • Bootcamp Instructor 
  • 2 Years Experience for UMHB Cheer Team
  • Certified Levels 1-5 in Tumbling and Stunting thru USASF
  • Multiple NCA Titles 
  • Multiple Summit and Worlds Qualifying Teams 
  • Head Coach of Tumbling and Classes for Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness
  • General Manager for Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2 years-University of Mary Hardin Baylor tumbling and stunting member.


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Stacy Shackelford

STACY- has been involved in the Cheering Industry for over 12+ years. She is currently one of our All-Star coaches and a full time teacher at Academy ISD where she also serves as Cheerleading coach.


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Jeremy Dickerson

JEREMY- is our POWERHOUSE Head Coach and has eight years experience in tumbling, all levels, and four years all round tumbling coaching experience.
He also teaches private tumbling lessons for our recreational and All-Star team members.

 

CREDENTIALS:

  • CPR Certified
  • First-Aid Certified
  • USAG member since 2004
  • 12+ Years Recreational Coaching Experience

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Jeremy has eight years of gymnastics coaching experience, and is very good coach for all levels. He is very patient and kind and works on fundamentals before advancing your child to the next level.
 


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Briana White

BRIANA- has been a member of our Powerhouse Family since 2009. With a background in cheerleading since 1999, Briana has grown up in this industry and has fallen in love for this sport. Pursuing a degree in Accounting at Texas A&M University - Central Texas, she has now become the Office Manager for our gym. Her outstanding managing and accounting skills, Briana has been a thriving asset to this Family.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Working at Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness Since 2009
  • Started Competitive Cheer in 1999
  • Office Manager at Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness
  • CPR & First Aid Certified 
  • 2010-2011 Belton High School Athletic Trainer
  • 2009-2010 Belton High School Cheerleader
  • Coaches Private Lessons for Flight and Flexibility

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • Graduated with a Bachelors in Business from Texas A&M University - Central Texas in 2016
  • NCA All American Cheerleader: 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010
     

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Kimberly Camacho

Childcare Professional

Childcare professional skilled at managing groups of various ages and assessing child behavior, needs, and health to determine appropriate teaching style and action. Bilingual (English/Spanish) excellent, interpersonal communicator who provides consistent updates to parents on child progress, behavior and needs. Administrative manager who ensures accurate training and skills for those employed in our program. Accustomed to working efficiently within high-pressure and fast-paced environments.

 

Core Competencies 

Basic Child care, Teaching, Program/ Learning Development, Strategic Planning, Problem Solving, Conflict/Resolution, Physical/ Social Development, Emotional/Developmental Problems, Emergency Training, Creative Activities Scheduling, Meeting Facilitation, Clerical Tasks, Customer Service

 

Experience

Afterschool Director at POWERHOUSE CHEER AND FITNESS, Temple, Texas

Afterschool worker at POWERHOUSE CHEER AND FITNESS for 6 years

Teacher at TEMPLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY for 15 years

Pre K 4 teacher at TEMPLE CHRISTIAN CHILD CARE for 3 years

 

Education

Presently attending Texas A&M University-Central Texas

Childcare Director Credentials from Tick Tock Training 

Early Childhood Education Diploma Program from Temple College

Graduated from Temple High School


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Chris Muniz

CHRIS- began his cheering carrier in 1998 at Texas Cheer. Chris’s love and passion for this sport is shown through his dedication in making all the athletes he coaches the absolute best. He has been distinguished as one of the top athletes in the world, known for being the first ever in All Star/College history to compete the standing full in 2003. We are so blessed to have him as part of our loving staff here at Powerhouse. 

CREDENTIALS:

  • Began Cheering in 1998 at Texas Cheer
  • Attended TVCC and University of Houston on a Cheer Scholarship from 1999-2005
  • All Star and Tumbling Coach at Texas Cheer from 1998-2004
  • Owner of The Pride of Texas All-Stars from 2005-2013
  • Coached Hundreds of Team and Individual National Championships 
  • Assistant Coach at University of Houston and TVCC
  • NCA Staff Top Rookie Instructor & Top Rookie Tumbler 2002
  • International Judge, Speaker, Instructor and Choreographer Since 2002

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • 6X NCA Collegiate All-American
  • First Athlete in All Star/College History to Compete the Standing Double Full in 2003
  • First to Tumble out of a Standing Double Full in 2004
  • First Standing Whip Double Full in 2005
  • NCA National Champion 2007 (Grand Champion), 2008, 2011 (Grand Champion)
  • 8X Medalist at The Cheerleading Worlds
    • Gold: 2008, 2009, 2013, 2016 (Coach)
    • Silver: 2010, 2011, 2015 (Coach)
    • Bronze: 2012

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Andy Muniz

ANDREA "ANDY" FANNING- was born in Dallas, Texas. She began her cheering journey as a little league cheerleader at age of 8. In 1999 she began her All-Star career under the instruction of Billy Smith, where she was introduced to the Texas Tech Cheer program and began her journey of one day becoming a Red Raider. She was a member of the Cheer team at Crandall Junior High and High School. In 2003 she joined the Cheer Athletics family and won lucky number 7 at NCA Nationals with the World famous Cheer Athletics Jags. Andy has made 8 appearances at The Cheerleading Worlds, and has earned 1 Bronze, 3 Silver and 4 Gold Medals, with the World famous Cheer Athletics WildCAts & Claw6. After graduating high school she continued her cheerleading career at Texas Tech University where she cheered all 4 years. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science with a minor in Nutrition, and went on to obtain a Bachelors of Nursing. Andy fell in love with her WildCAt sweetheart, Christian Muñiz, and they were married on July 7, 2017. Andy & Chris are now more excited than ever to be a part of PowerHouse Cheer Family!


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Lance Ward

LANCE- has 12 years of experience in the cheerleading industry and has competed at the collegiate level while attending Palomar College. Through his countless years of being involved within this sport he has developed upon his abilities in becoming a well-rounded coach to athletes of all levels.

 

CREDENTIALS:

  • 12+ Years Competitive Cheerleading and Recreational Coaching Experience 
  • Worked for JAMZ Cheer and Dance 2006-2009
  • Collegiate Athlete for Palomar College
  • CPR Certified 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:Bronze Medalist 2013 Worlds for IOC 5


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Bree Anna Ward

BREE ANNA- all the way from California, we have been privileged to add Bree Ward to our elite staff family. With a background in gymnastics starting at the age of 3, Bree has spent years training to be the amazing athlete and coach she is today. From gymnastics to cheerleading, Bree has 11 years experience cheering for California All Stars and 4 years cheering at the collegiate level.

CREDENTIALS:

  • 2013-2017 Worked for NCA
  • Cheered for California All Stars for 11 Years
  • Cheered for California Baptist University for 2 Years
  • Cheered for Palomar College for 2 Years
  • CPR Certified 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • 3X NCA Collegiate All American 
  • Won the Title of NCA Collegiate National Champion in 2015
  • Awarder 4X Best All Around for California All Stars
     

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Dani Padilla

DANI-is a graduate from Baylor University where she pursued a Bachelor of Science degree with a focus on Exercise Physiology. Over the years, Dani has fell in love all that makes up cheerleading and is eager to equip that very experience with all the athletes at Powerhouse. She is one of a kind and through her commitment to all of our athletes there is no limit to the journey ahead. Not only is she such a phenomenal coach, but she also does a great deal of work with personal training.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Former Cheer Athletics Staff and Athlete 2004-2010
  • Former D1 Collegiate Athlete - Baylor Acro Team
  • Exercise Physiologist/Personal Trainer 
  • Started All Star Career 14 Years Ago (2003)
  • CPR Certified 
  • First Aid Certified 
  • ACLS Certified 
  • Capable of Spotting Levels 1-4
  • Class Instructor for Jumps and Flight Flexibility 
  • Private Lesson Tumbling Instructor
  • Personal Trainer 
  • Boot Camp Fitness Instructor 
  • Owner of Build Your Own Body (BYOB)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • 2008 World Champion - Cheer Athletics (International Open Coed 5)
  • 2009 World Champion - Cheer Athletics (International Open 5)
  • Multiple National Championships including 3X NCA Champion (2007,2008, 2009)
  • 2X NCA All American 
  • Individual Advanced Dance Finalist 
  • Received the Best Jumps Award

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Kaley Zett

KALEY- has been with the Powerhouse Family for over 6 years. Beginning her career as a dancer and then taking on cheerleading, Kaley developed upon her skills as an amazing athlete. Once graduating high school, Kaley was privileged enough to be a part of the Texas State University Co-Ed Cheer Team. Following her collegiate career she has now decided to be a coach at Powerhouse. Full of energy and spunk, Kaley strives to teach and instill the values of cheerleading in all of the kids she coaches.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Elite Dancer for 7 Years
  • Powerhouse All-Star for 6 Years
  • Powerhouse Employee for 4 Years
  • Competitive Power Tumbler for 8 Years on the Rod Floor, Double Mini, & Trampoline
  • Temple High School Cheerleader
  • Temple High School Drill Team 
  • Co-Ed Cheerleader at Texas State University 
  • Judged Middle School and High School Cheerleading Tryouts
  • CPR & AMP; First Aid Certified 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 4X NCA All-American 
  • 2016 NCA National Champion
     

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Shawn Deguire

SHAWN- as a member of the gym, Shawn has displayed his extraordinary talents as a cheerleader which has set him apart from all others. From his experience at Powerhouse he was able to further his cheerleading carrier at Trinity Valley and is now at Texas Tech University. As a coach at Powerhouse, he has poured his love of this sport out on all the athletes that he coaches. 

CREDENTIALS:

  • 7+ Years of Cheerleading Experience 
  • 3 Years as a Powerhouse All Star
  • 4 Years Experience Cheering at the Collegiate Level (Trinity Valley & Texas Tech)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 2X Collegiate Grand National Champion
     

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Carlton Shanks

CARLTON- is one of Powerhouse’s amazing athletes that has furthered his career as a cheerleader taking it to the collegiate level. Now an athlete of Trinity Valley’s Cheer Team, Carlton’s training has taught him skills that he is able to teach the athletes at Powerhouse. He has been an all-round athlete since high school and we are so blessed to have him as part of the Powerhouse Staff Family.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Started Competitive Cheer at Powerhouse in 2015
  • Stunt Coach at Powerhouse 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • Graduated from Belton High School in 2016
  • Ran Track, Played Baseball, Basketball and Football
  • 2016 Homecoming King at Belton High School
  • Received Scholarship in Cheer at Trinity Valley Community College
  • 2017 TVCC National Collegiate Champion

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