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Coaches

Meet our team!

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Coach Bill

Bill, an experienced coach dedicating over a decade to coaching, holds mastery in proficiency levels 1 to 6. Having worked at three gyms, he excels in helping individuals overcome mental blocks to achieve their goals. With genuine passion and commitment, Bill supports you every step of the way on your journey toward success.

(847) 401-8092

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Coach Tony

Tony, a seasoned cheerleader with experience as a tumbler, coed stunt partner, and coach, stands out as an exceptional athlete with a national championship title. His coaching journey across all skill levels reflects his ability to cater to diverse individuals. Tony's strength lies in conquering obstacles, making him an invaluable asset in the cheerleading community.

(847) 609-6315

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Coach Raya

Raya, a distinguished North Central College alumna, earned 3rd place at the NCA College Nationals in 2022, showcasing her excellence as a versatile flyer in both All-Girl and Coed cheer teams. Holding a degree in Dance, she brings unique dimensions to her role at Venture, having previously taught dance in Chicago. Raya's exceptional ability to connect with athletes of all ages, combined with her expertise in tumbling and dance/acro classes, makes her a valuable asset to our team. Under Raya's guidance, students can expect outstanding instruction and a nurturing environment for growth and excellence.

(224) 800-4647

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Coach Catherine

Catherine, a competitive gymnast for 6 years and involved in tumbling since age two, brings a wealth of experience, dedication, and passion to our team. Her deep understanding and mastery of the craft make her an exceptional addition. Catherine's remarkable skills and commitment to excellence will undoubtedly contribute to the overall success and growth of our team. We're thrilled to have her on board, enhancing our capabilities and achievements.

(404) 747-5530

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Coach Justin

Justin has spent the majority of his life as a dedicated tumbler and has honed his coaching skills over the past seven years. With a solid foundation in fitness, there are no limits to his capabilities! His unwavering positivity never ceases to inspire and instill a sense of boundless potential in those around him.

 

(224) 944-1414

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Coach Kenzie

Kenzie, with a dedicated 15-year history in cheerleading, transitioned into coaching after her high school years. Serving as a cheer coach at Grayslake Central High School for the past 6 years, she exemplifies a commitment to the sport and a passion for passing on her knowledge and skills to the next generation of cheerleaders.

(847) 312-4351

Coach Judge

Coach Judge brings 9 years of active cheerleading involvement, including national-level competitions during high school and cheering for Iowa Western's prestigious team for 2 years. Transitioning to the University of Central Florida (UCF), he continued for 3 years, securing championships twice. After his competitive career, Coach Judge dedicated 6 years to coaching. Currently associated with Camp Jeff, he passionately shares his expertise, guiding aspiring cheerleaders to reach their full potential.

* Co-ed Stunting

(717) 480-7193

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Coach Maggie

Maggie has devoted 12 years to the art of dance, starting with a decade on the Poms team for Warren Township Cheer and Pom. Transitioning from dancer to coach, she led a cheer team for an additional three years. In high school, Maggie spent four years as a member of the WTHS Devilettes, refining her skills and immersing herself in the dance community. With a profound understanding and love for the art form, Maggie draws on her extensive experience to inspire and guide aspiring dancers on their remarkable journeys.

(224) 277-4697

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Coach Moe

Moe, a seasoned competitor in the Cheer Worlds Championship twice, brings a wealth of expertise in advanced skills. With a decade of coaching experience under their belt, Moe has also successfully organized multiple cheer clinics and speed camps, further showcasing their dedication to the sport.

(224) 237-0880

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Coach Josh

Josh, an impressive competitor, boasts seven appearances in the cheer world championship and three proud representations in Team USA's Men's National team. With a coaching tenure of 14 years, Josh's unquestionable expertise, vast experience, and reliability make him a trusted authority in cheerleading who truly knows his craft.

(224) 436-4627

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Coach Nate

Nate, a seasoned 3-sport Varsity athlete and winner of the IHSA 2023 Cheer State finals, brings extensive experience competing at various levels. Having been coached by top athletes nationally, Nate is driven to give back the love he received in sports. His commitment to self-improvement and helping others is fueled by the belief in solid foundations for excellence, a principle he aims to instill in aspiring athletes to help them reach their greatest potential.

(847) 772-1387

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Coach Adam

Adam is thrilled to be joining the Venture Athletic coaching staff! With a background of six years in the cheerleading industry, he has had the pleasure of coaching athletes at all levels, from beginner to collegiate. Over the past three years, Adam has been a contracted coach for NC State, where he dedicated himself to helping the next generation of athletes achieve their goals.He is incredibly excited to bring his experience and passion to Venture Athletic and can't wait to support and inspire the next generation of cheerleaders, gymnasts, and dancers.

(773) 344-4173

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Coach Sam

Coach Sam is a passionate and dedicated coach who thrives on sharing her athletes' triumphs. Whether it's mastering a new skill or overcoming a fear, she consistently supports and motivates them to reach their full potential. With a background in both sideline and competitive cheerleading as a side base and flyer, Coach Sam brings a wealth of experience to her coaching. She has extensive expertise in both cheerleading and gymnastics tumbling. Her approach focuses on building athletes from the ground up, emphasizing the importance of foundational skills and proper body care to help them become the best versions of themselves.

(847) 744-4203

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