|YEAR AT FGCU:||2nd Season|
|ALMA MATER:||University of Central Missouri '09|
Emily is entering her second year as the head coach of FGCU cheerleading in 2014-15. She was an assistant coach from January 2013 until April 2013, when she was promoted to head coach.
Emily’s cheerleading experience includes working for the Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA) Missouri staff for four years, ultimately becoming a head instructor for the company. She has also taught tumbling classes, coached at the all-star competitive level, given private lessons, created and cleaned routines and judged tryouts and competitions throughout her cheerleading career.
During her collegiate career she cheered for the University of Central Missouri for three years in which she was the team captain for two seasons. Her main focus was cheering for football and basketball, but was also involved in promotions for soccer, cross country and baseball as well as being heavily involved in Homecoming, Court Warming and several philanthropic activities during her time at UCM.
Emily also currently works full time for the university as a Coordinator for the Campus Reservations Department. Emily looks forward to continuing the program’s traditions and values while also bringing innovative and new ideas to the team. She plans to energize and enhance the game-day atmosphere, continue establishing traditions and bring the team to the next level of community involvement.