Emily DesJardins

Head Coach & Program Director


Emily DesJardins has been a member of the Arizona cheerleading & dance community for over 13 years. Originally from Flagstaff, Arizona she graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's in Communications & Sports Management. She is the former Varsity All Star Advisor for the Southwest, former six- year Head Instructor for the Universal Cheerleaders Association and former member of Varsity Spirit's National Social Media Staff. She is the former head coach of the 5X State Champion team from Greenway High School and 2X State Champion team from Sabino High School. She is also the former Head Coach of the competitive cheerleading program at Arizona State University. Coach DesJardins has choreographed for several teams across the state of Arizona and southwest and has been a judge at numerous regional and state competitions. She has worked several events across the country including California, Nevada, Texas, Florida, and even London. She currently serves on the AIA Spiritline Committee. This is Coach DesJardins's second season with Hamilton Cheerleading.

Leah Murray

jr. varsity coach


Leah has been a part of the cheerleading community for nine years. She is a current 3-year Universal Cheerleaders Association Instructor and former coach at Desert Vista High School. This is Leah's first season with Hamilton Cheerleading.

Vance Elliott

jr. varsity coach


Vance is a current 6-year Head Instructor with the Universal Cheerleaders Association and tumbling coach at Arizona Element Elite. Formerly with Shadow Ridge High School and Flagstaff High School. This is Vance's first season with Hamilton Cheerleading.


Freshmen coach


Alanna is a former Arizona State Spirit Squad member, Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders Dancer, and New England Patriots Cheerleader. She has ten years of experience in the cheerleading and dance community. This is Alanna's first season with Hamilton Cheerleading.




Emily is a current 3-year Instructor for the Universal Cheerleaders Association. Former cheerleader for Northern Arizona University, she has coached across the Valley. This is Emily's first season with Hamilton Cheerleading.

Anthony damiani
Tumbling Coach


Bio coming soon.

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