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Joseph McGibboney, Operations Manager

Joseph@woodlandselite.com

Joseph comes to Woodlands Elite with 17 years of coaching experience including 5 years coaching Worlds teams. Originally from New Jersey, Joseph holds a bachelor’s degree in the Arts from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he cheered four years on the varsity cheer squad. From there he pursued his master’s degree in education from the University of South Florida. While in Tampa, Joseph took his first coaching job at Florida Wildcats All Stars. After receiving his master’s degree, he spent the next 10 years working at Colleges and Universities in different states including Illinois, Florida, and Texas all while coaching All Star Cheer. In May of 2016 Joseph returned back to Florida where he began to teach special education. 3 years after returning to Florida he became the All-Star Director for Midwest Cheer Elite Florida and has loved his career in All Star cheer ever since. Joseph has experience working with teams’ level 1-6 and currently is serving his second term on the Southwest Regional Advisory board for USASF. He prides himself on not just developing athletes as good cheerleaders but leaders in society. 


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Justice Cox, Activities Coordinator

Justice@woodlandselite.com

My name is Justice, I was born and raised in Chandler, Arizona. I was a gymnast for 7 years. After leaving gymnastics, I decided to further my tumbling career by becoming a cheerleader. I cheered on my High School varsity cheer team for two years and spent two years cheering at Scottsdale Community College. While cheering in college, I also competed on a Senior level 4 coed team for a cheer company called "American Elite" while also coaching Mini level 1. After finishing my college career, I continued to coach at American Elite and began coaching the cheerleading team at Scottsdale Community College. Before moving to Texas and working for Woodlands Elite, I coached a high school Varsity team for three years and in my second year of coaching we won our first State Championship! I also worked for a cheer, gymnastics, and tumbling facility named Dauntless Athletics where I was the Director of the Girls Gymnastics program.

 


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Kourtney Otero, Instructor

kourtney@woodlandselite.com

Kourtney was born and raised in Humble, Texas. Dancing and cheering are her biggest passions in life, Coach Kourtney has over 15+ years of competitive dance and cheer experience. She began dancing and cheering at the age of 2 years old. She was very successful in the dance world and has many performance experiences including dancing on Broadway in New York. She has training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, and Baton Twirling.  Kourtney is a graduate model from Barbizon First Models in Houston, Texas. She has been on several commercials, billboards, campaign aids, and runway shows and dance/cheerleading campaigns. Kourtney cheered all through middle school and high school, where she was CO- Captain and Captain her years. She is a 2x NCA All American and 2x UCA All Star. She won NCA Individual Jumper Award and Flyer award and is a 2X Champion Miss Dance USA Texas. Coach Kourtney has coached at several All-Star gyms as a Tumbling instructor, Choreographer, Head All- Star Coach, and Director of Dance and Staff Manager. Coach Kourtney also coaches at several schools including Timbers Elementary where she is the Head cheer Coach for the Wolfettes of 90 athletes. Coach Kourtney has also coached for Cleveland Middle and High School and was the teams Choreographer. Coach Kourtney is USASF certified in tumbling and stunting. Accredited Interscholastic Coaching- AACCA Spirit, Accredited Interscholastic Coaching- Coaching Cheer- Spirit, NFHS- Bullying, Hazing and Inappropriate Behaviors- Texas Certified, Fundamentals of Coaching- Texas Certified, NFHS Sportsmanship- Texas Certified, Coaching Cheer and Dance- Texas and Certified NFHS- National Coach Certification Honor Roll. Fun Fact, Kourtney was the first ever winner of the Miss Humble Rodeo Pageant 2003 where she won the title and talent competition with her cheer/dance routine. She has two sweet children Lola and Mason. Coach Kourtney’s birthday is May 25th and loves DR. Pepper.


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Victorya Willis, Instructor

victorya@woodlandselite.com


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Dre Satcher, Instructor


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Victor Villa, Instructor

Coach Victor has 20 years of cheer and tumbling experience. Starting in 2000 where he cheered at Humble High School from 2000-2002 on their large coed squad. There after he attended Kilgore Junior College on a cheerleading scholarship from 2002-2005 receiving his associates in Applied Arts. While attending Kilgore College Victor worked at multiple gyms in the surrounding area. Transferring to Texas State University where he cheered from 2005-2008 to finish his collegiate career. After high school and during College Coach Victor was a Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) staff member (10+ years), while coaching at Stars Vipers (San Antonio) 2007-2015, then moving back to Houston area working at Prodigy Allstars 2015-2018. While achieving his tenure at both Stars Vipers and Prodigy, helped coached multiple teams to NCA titles, along with a several Cheersport, and Summit victories.

Coach Victor loves creating a positive atmosphere in the sport of cheer and tumbling. Qualified in multiple levels of cheer and tumbling (level 1-6), and teaching a variety of skills and great technique to help develop all his athletes cheer experience.


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Dwayne Winningham, Instructor

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