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OUR STAFF

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Kristin Jones, Owner & Coach

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  • Bachelor's of Science of P.E. in Physical Education, Exercise Science & Health

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L6 Tumbling & Building

  • Regional Advisory Board (RAB) Member for the USASF

  • USASF Connection Leader & All Star Wellness Committee Member

  • USASF & Spring CDT Conference Speaker

  • Former gymnast and collegiate cheerleader at the University of Idaho

  • SoConnected Mental Strength Expert

  • Coach of the FIRST team from Idaho to compete at The Cheerleading Worlds

  • 2021 & 2022 Worlds Finalist Teams: 10th Place SO6 (1st team from Idaho to compete at USASF Worlds) & 8th Place LSC6

  • 2023 Coach of Idaho's first PAID Bid to The Cheerleading Worlds

  • Coach of 2021 Youth All Star Worlds Finalist Teams

  • Coach of multiple Summit teams (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022) & Summit Finalist Teams in 2017, 2018 & 2019

  • Coach of 2018 Summit Silver Champion Team & top 10 teams (2017,2018,2019)

  • Coach or multiple National title teams

  • AACCA Safety Certified, Safe@All Star/SafeSport Trained in athlete protection, First aid and CPR trained

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Diane Thelander, Head Coach

Flight & Jumps Coach, Choreographer

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L6 Building

  • Former owner of VCSC Pride

  • Former Head Coach at the California Allstars,  Ventura 

  • Coach of the FIRST team from Idaho to compete at The Cheerleading Worlds in 2021

  • Coach of Idaho's FIRST Paid Bid to The Cheerleading Worlds in 2023

  • Coach of 2021 & 2022 Worlds Finalist Teams: 10th Place SO6 & 8th Place LSC6

  • Coach of 2021 Youth All Star Worlds Finalist Team

  • Coach of multiple National title teams

  • Coach of International All Levels Champion Team

  • Coach of 2018 Summit Champion MS2 & 2017 Summit Silver Champion SS2

  • Coach of multiple Summit Teams (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023) & Finalist Teams (2017,2018,2019)

  • Coach of 4 NCA National Champion title teams 2013-2015

  • Safe @ All Star Trained, SafeSport Trained in athlete protection, First aid and CPR trained

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Kyle Pfaff, Tumbling Director & Team Coach

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L6 Building

  • Former High School Cheerleader at Eagle High School

  • Former Collegiate National Champion at Hawaii Pacific University and University of Louisville

  • World Champion with GymTyme Chrome

  • Former Gym Director World Cup Easton 2017-2023

  • Academy Director for Pacific Coast Magic in Irvine, California.

  • Coached Tumbling, Stunting and Teams Levels 1-7 across the country. and in 6 out of 8 Australian territories.

  • Coached in the following Worlds Divisions: - International Open All-Girl Level 7 (Level 6 at the time) - International Open Coed Level 7 (Level 6 at the time) - Small Senior Level 6 - Senior Open Level 6 - Medium Senior Level 6 - International Open Non-Tumble Level 6

  • Safe @ All Star Trained, SafeSport Trained in athlete protection, First aid and CPR trained

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Jenny McKee, Tumbling & Team Coach

  • USASF Professional Member

  • SafeSport Trained in athlete protection

  • Safe @ All Star Trained

  • Eagle High School Cheerleader

  • Collegiate Cheerleader at Boise State University and Sacramento State

  • 6 years on UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) Staff

  • 8 years coaching All Star Cheerleading

  • Coach of a 2017, 2018 & 2023 Summit Teams, 2018 Summit Champion MS2

  • 13 years coaching High School Cheerleading

  • Former Cheer Director and Head Coach at Centennial High School

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Peyton Lopez, Rec Cheer Coach

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L3 Tumbling & Building

  • Safe@All Star/SafeSport Trained in athlete protection

  • CDC Heads Up Concussion trained

  • First aid and CPR trained

  • Former All Star Athlete

  • Former Varsity Cheerleader at Capital High School

  • 7 years coaching All Star Cheer

  • 2 years coaching Borah High School Cheer

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Kaylee Bunderson, Tumbling & Flight Coach

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L3 Tumbling & Building

  • Safe@All Star/SafeSport Trained in athlete protection

  • First aid and CPR trained

  • 15 years as an All Star cheerleader

  • Former Meridian High Varsity Cheerleader

  • 3 years as a Boise State Cheerleader

  • 7 years coaching All Star

  • 2x Cheerleading Worlds finalist athlete

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Kacie Walker, Tumbling Coach

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L3 Tumbling & Building

  • Safe@All Star/SafeSport Trained in athlete protection

  • First aid and CPR trained

  • Varsity Pinnacle Award Recipient

  • Former All Star Cheerleader

  • Former Worlds Athlete (2021, 2022) Worlds Finalist (2021, 2022)

  • San DIego State University Cheerleader (2022-2023, 2023-2024)

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Mariah Oliverez, Tumbling Coach

  • USASF Professional Member

  • USASF Safety Certified & Credentialed L3 Tumbling & Building

  • Safe@All Star/SafeSport Trained in athlete protection

  • First aid and CPR trained

  • Former Gymnast

  • Former High School & All Star Cheerleader

  • Cheer Worlds Athlete at OC All Stars (Finalist)

  • Dance Worlds Athlete (Hip Hop)

  • Boise State University Collegiate Cheerleader for 3 years

  • USA Collegiate National Champion in 2011

  • All Star Coach for 10 years

  • Head Coach at Borah High School

  • Current EMT for Ada County Paramedics

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Chyrell Debenham, PRIME team & Rec Coach

  • Former High School  Cheerleader at Meridian High

  • Former Collegiate Cheerleader at Boise State University & William Penn University

  • Former NCA Camp Staff Insructor (5 Years)

  • Former High School Cheerleading Coach at Centennial High School & Eagle High School

  • Former All Star Coach

  • Assistant Varsity  Coach at Mountain View High School

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