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Emily DesJardins

Program Director & varsity head coach


Emily DesJardins has been a member of the Arizona cheerleading & dance community for over 16 years. Originally from Flagstaff, Arizona she graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's in Communications & Sports Management. She currently works for Varsity All Star as the Social Media Specialist. 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 is the current Stunt Technique Coach for Florence High School. This is Coach DesJardins's fifth season with Hamilton Cheerleading.

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Varsity assistant


Megan is a former collegiate cheerleader from Grand Canyon University, as well as a former UCA Instructor. She comes from both a high school and all-star cheerleading background. She is the former Head Coach at Verrado High School. This is Megan's second year with Hamilton Cheerleading.

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jr. varsity head Coach


Taylor is the current 8-year Head Coach at Bogle Jr. High School. A graduate from Arizona State University, she comes from an all star cheerleading background. She is a Hamilton Alumnae. This is Taylor's second season with Hamilton Cheerleading.

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Jr. Varsity coach


Tatum is an alumnae of the Perry High School Cheerleading program and former collegiate cheerleader from Northern Arizona University. Tatum has an All Star cheerleading background and this is her second year with Hamilton Cheerleading.

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Kalee gamez

jr. varsity Coach


Kalee is a current coach at USA Starz and a current Level 6 All Star cheerleader and Worlds athlete. She is a 10-year member of the Arizona cheerleading community and this is her second year with Hamilton Cheerleading.

anthony damiani



Anthony is the owner of Dauntless Athletics and a former competitive and collegiate gymnast. This is Anthony's fourth year with Hamilton Cheerleading.


Tumbling coach

Peter has over 20 years of experience coaching gymnastics, tumbling, and All Star cheerleading. He is the former tumbling coach from California All Stars and this is his first year with Hamilton Cheerleading.

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