Founder and Owner of The Cheer Center. Began the gym in Dec. 1996. Currently coaches Sr. Level 5 & Sr. Level 4. With over 39 years in the industry Pam has led her program for Cheer and Dance to over 225 National Titles over the last 19 years and led her Sr. 5 teams to World's for over 9 years. Recently has been a top 10 finalist at The Summit for 2 years .
Pam currently is a member of the NACCC Executive Committee, has been a member of the World's Advisory Board, and the USASF Regional Advisory Board . She has been a designates Speaker at many Coaches conferences over the past 10-15 years, such as American all Star Coaches Conference, Power Consulting coaches Conf, COA. and Americheer. She has served on many Cheer Company Focus Group panels.
Judging at local, state, and National Competitions was a very huge part of her career, having judged for many companies, such as: American Championships, NCA High School Nationals, COA, ECA, All Star Challenge, and ACDC. Also judging state championships in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Florida, along with many local competitions for over 25 years.
The Cheer Center has been featured, in various sections, 3 times in American Cheerleader Magazine. The Cheer Center was also featured in the American Cheerleader All Star Insider as one of 20 featured gyms in the country in 2005. Recently featured in Cheer Biz Magazine, showcasing our new facility!
Pam began her coaching career after a 3 year position as a Summer Camp Instructor for Golden Eagle Cheer and Pom Camps. She moved on over the years to become a Camp Administrator and Regional Director for ECA. She began coaching with a PW School Rec program and then was asked to help with a high school program. She took over the program at Teays Valley H.S. and coached there from 1977 to 1990, acquiring 3 National Titles along the way with the Varsity Squad and was named Coach of the Year 3 times at various Ohio competitions.
Pam then became the Assistant Director for All American Cheer and Dance Hawaii Performance Tour. This involved the selection of talented individuals from across the country to perform in an Individual Cheer and Dance Competition for college scholarship prizes. This included the performance in the halftime show, which Pam assisted in Choreography, at events such as the Pro Bowl, Hula Bowl, and Aloha Bowl. Other events that All American assisted were the Cotton Bowl and the Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade, which involved Dancers as well as cheerleaders.
Pam over this same time period began working with many local schools as a Tumbling Coach and assisting with choreography for competitions. She then became the Head Cheerleading Coach at Grove City H.S., where she coached for 4 seasons. The move to opening the gym and coaching the All star program, now in her 20th season, at every level from 1 through 5, mini's through Seniors, has been a very rewarding experience!
She isa USASF member and is Credentialed through Level 5. She has been CPR , Sports Med and First aid certified.
Pam is nicknamed "Pam Positive" and will continue to bring a positive attitude to all that she coaches. GO STARS!