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Claire Stackhouse LLB
All Star Cheerleaders General Manager
All Star Pride Gym Manager   

Claire began her cheerleading coaching career in 2008 after injury forced her retirement from a successful competitive dance career to World representative level. Claire has 9 years experience coaching competitive cheerleading teams at all levels to many national and grand championship wins. Claire is passionate about developing the sport of cheerleading in New Zealand and divides her time between her roles as gym manager of All Star Pride and the All Star Cheerladers Programme nationally. For Claire the most rewarding thing about coaching is helping athletes get to a level or skill that they never thought possible. Claire was recently appointed as lead coach of Junior Team New Zealand for Worlds 2018. 

Qualifications:
* Batchelor of Laws (University of Canterbury)
* NZCA accredited in Gym Management Fundamentals 
* NZCA accredited in Coaching Fundamentals 
* NZCA accredited in Level 1 Tumbling
* Physical Education NCEA Levels 1-3
* ACC Sportsmart Injury Prevention Course
* SPARC Kiwisport Leader
* SPARC Introduction to Coaching Course


Jacynta Cleine
Coach

Jacynta started cheerleading in 2007. Jacynta was captain of Christchurch's first ever level 3 team Bullets previous to the programme coming under new coaching direction and becoming All Star Pride. After that time Jacynta was an integral member of our senior level 3 team Jagz. Jacynta has achieved numerous top 3 finishes at national championships during her cheer career. Jacynta returned to the All Star Pride family in a coaching capacity at the end of 2015. Jacynta is passionate about giving back to and growing the sport of cheerleading. Bubbly, outgoing and personable Jacynta loves to encourage and inspire our young athletes to be their very best.

Qualifications:
*Basic First Aid Certificate
*NZCA accredited in Level 1 Tumbling 



Ally Demarchi 
Coach

Ally fell in love with the sport of cheerleading in 2009 when she began cheerleading in our Shooting Star class. Ally was a part of All Star Pride's first ever Grand Championship title winning team Tinkerbellz in 2010. Ally has progressed through the levels to become a founding member of our level 5 restricted elite team, Sabres winning many more national titles along the way. Ally is passionate about passing on her love for cheerleading to our youngest up and coming athletes and has assisted with coaching since 2013. Ally assisted Sassykatz to win 4 national championships and 4 grand championships in addition to 4th place at the Global Dance & Cheer Games 2017. 

Qualifications:
* NZCA accredited in Coaching Fundamentals 
* NZCA accredited in Level 1 Tumbling 
* Basic First Aid Certificate

Shelby Shaw
Coach

Shelby started cheerleading in 2011 in our Shooting Star class. Shelby has grown up in the Pride programme working her way up the levels to be an outstanding all around athlete and founding member of our Senior Restricted Level 5 team Sabres. Shelby represented New Zealand at the Global Dance + Cheer Games in Hawaii in June 2016 as a member of Lynx and Fiercekatz. Shelby has won numerous grand championships and national titles and is excited to have the opportunity to inspire others to succeed in the sport. In 2017 Shelby was selected for the New Zealand Development Squad.

Qualifications: 
* NZCA accredited in Coaching Fundamentals 


Karlee Macfarlane
CIT

Karlee started competitive cheerleading in 2010 at the age of eight and was a part of All Star Pride's first ever Grand Championship title winning team Tinkerbellz. Since her very first class Karlee has been passionate about all aspects of cheerleading which has seen her go on to be a part of many more national and grand championship title winning teams. Karlee was selected to the New Zealand Development Squad in 2017 and has also been selected for Junior Team New Zealand and Team New Zealand All Girl. Karlee has been named to compete for New Zealand at the 2018 ICU Worlds. Karlee is passionate about helping others to reach their full potential.

Qualifications:
* NZCA Accredited in Coaching Fundamentals 


Emily Reeves
CIT

Emily started competitive cheerleading in 2010 as a member of our Butterflyz Mini Level 1 elite team. Emily progressed to become a founding member of our Restricted Level 5 elite team Sabres team winning many national titles and multiple grand championship titles along the way.  Emily has held age group national titles in trampoline, double mini tramp and power tumbling. In 2015 and 2016 she was selected to represent New Zealand in power tumbling at the Australian Nationals and, most recently, at the Indo-Pacific Championships where she won gold in the double mini event.  In 2017 Emily was selected for Junior Team New Zealand and Team New Zealand All Girl. Emily has been named to compete for New Zealand at 2018 ICU Worlds. 

Qualifications:
* NZCA accredited in Coaching Fundamentals 

Shayla Bell
CIT 

Shayla began cheerleading in 2010 in our Shooting Star class at age 6. Shayla is a veteran member of our the Pride programme having been a part of our family for 8 seasons. Shayla is passionate and dedicated to cheerleading having worked tirelessly over many years to achieve many grand championship and national title wins. Shayla represented New Zealand at the Global Dance + Cheer Games in Hawaii in June 2016 on Lynx and Fiercekatz. More recently in 2017, Shayla represented New Zealand at the China Cheerleading Open & International Elite Games where she won gold. Shayla is committed to helping our athletes experience the excitement and sense of belonging that comes with being a part of the Pride family she has enjoyed.

Brodie Shaw
CIT

Brodie began cheerleading in 2011 in our Shooting Star class at age 8. Brodie has grown up in the Pride programme to become one of our most highly skilled tumblers and a founding member of our Senior Level 5 Restricted team Sabres. Brodie represented New Zealand at the Global Dance + Cheer Games in Hawaii on Lynx and Fiercekatz in 2016. In 2017 Brodie was selected for the New Zealand Development Squad and Junior Team New Zealand. Brodie has been named to compete for New Zealand at the 2018 ICU Worlds. 

Emily Cook
CIT

Holly Taitt
CIT