THE TEAM  

COACHES

Nicole Butenschoen

Varsity Cheer Coach/Head of Spiritline Program

I was a gymnast for 10 years for USA Gymnastics and Dance competing up to level 9. I did 10 years of dance with Flashpointe, Turning Pointe Academy of Dance, and Singular Sensation where I have experience with multiple genres: hip hop, jazz, musical theater, jazz, etc. My dance company won Regionals and I was awarded scholarships during my dancing career. I was a member of the Varsity Chandler High Spiritline team for four years. I was recognized as Athlete of the Week by Channel 12 and was offered cheerleading scholarships from schools including University of Oregon.  I was part of the state championships from 2005-2008 for Chandler High track and field where I was a state finalist in 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, pole vault, high jump and relays. I continued track and field at Fresno Pacific University where I was a national finalist in the triple jump and pole vault in outdoor and indoor nationals. 

Education Background:

  • Fresno Pacific University

    • B.A in English with emphasis in secondary education​

  • Arizona State University

    • Masters in Education​

Coaching Background:

  • ​Gymnastics 

    • Aspire Kids Sports Center​

    • USA Gymnastics and Dance

  • Dance 

    • Singular Sensation​

    • Aspire Kids Sports Center

  • Cheerleading

    • Chandler High School​

    • Aspire Kids Sports Center

  • Track and Field 

    • Willis Jr. High​

    • Chandler High School

Tiffany White

Varsity Pom Coach

Tiffany White has danced all her life starting from the age of 2; she became a competitive dancer at the age of 12. She earned her BFA in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University and danced on the VCU Gold Rush Dance Team. After college, Tiffany danced professionally in the DC area. She's been teaching Dance for over 15 years and coaching Pom for a total of 5 years. She started the Pom Line at San Tan Foothills HS, who made it to Regionals in their first year competing. Last year, Tiffany was awarded the 2019 AZ Dance Educator of the Year by the AZ Dance Educator Organization (AzDEO) and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman.

Coaching Background

  • Chandler High School 

  • San Tan Foothills HS

Dance Background

  • Chandler High School

  • Mesquite HS

  • San Tan Foothills HS

Education Background

  • BFA in Dance & Choreography

  • BS in Creative Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Master's in Secondary Education from University of Arizona

  • Master's in School Counseling from Prescott College

Jason Jenkins

Junior Varsity Coach

 A 3-Time state champion from Virginia. Coach Jason Jenkins attended Stonewall Jackson High School from 1998-2001 and competed with one of Virginia’s top cheer teams. Naturally a football player, He found his passion for cheer in his sophomore year. He was selected to be captain of the varsity cheer team his senior year and also received the NCA All-American Award and won the Excellence in Leadership Award. His background in cheer also furthers with cheering at Virginia Tech from 2004-2006 competing at the NCA Collegiate Championships in Daytona Beach, Fl. He has also been involved with All Star cheer from 2001-2009. as a member of the Collegiate Level 6 Open Team and Director for All-Star Legacy in Dulles, Virginia winning multiple National Championships.Coach Jenkins adds a  level of enthusiasm and sets the standard for his program to succeed. Coach Jenkins demonstrates the ability to foster growth within his athletes.

Brianna Sanchez

Freshmen Coach

Peter Hemingway

Tumbling Coach

I was a power tumbler at Aspire Kids Sports Center competing up to level 8. I ended my tumbling career after receiving bronze at nationals my senior year in high school. I have been coaching gymnastics since I was 16 starting at Aspire Kids Sports Center. I coached all gymnastic disciplines but fell in love with tumbling. Once I moved to Flagstaff I continued my coaching career at Flagstaff gymnastics where I coached boys team and cheer tumbling. I am currently the business manager at Aspire and now Judge power tumbling levels 3 through elite. 

Coaching Background:

  • ​Gymnastics 

    • Aspire Kids Sports Center​

    • Flagstaff Gymnastics

Education Background:

  • Northern Arizona University 

    • B.A. Hotel and restaurant management

  • Hult International Business School 

    • MBA global management

  • Hult International Business School

    • MS International Marketing

I was an All Star cheerleader for 12 years. I have 5 years of volunteer coach experience, this will be my first year coaching a high school team. Throughout my 12 years of cheering, I have won multiple national competitions including NCA.

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