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The Power Cheer! Staff is a family of coaches that dedicate themselves to the improvement and success of your child.  We believe that by coaching with respect and a positive attitude that we can achieve anything!

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The Power Cheer! Staff


Penny Howell

  • Owner/Director and Founder of Power Cheer! 
  • Current Head coach for Senior level 4 "Panthers", Senior Level 2 "Jags", Youth level 2 "ThunderCats"
  • Competitive Gymnast for 15 years (including one year at the collegiate level)
  • Oklahoma All-State GymansticsTeam/ Oklahoma State Beam Champion
  • Former head instructor for NCA and CTC
  • NCA Collegiate All-American
  • Cheerleader at the University of Kansas
  • Has claimed many personal National Championships titles including partner stunt champion/all girl stunt champion/dance ensemble champion/open cheerleading champion
  • Head Coach of the Power Cheer! "Sabres" World's teams in 2008 and 2009
  • Head Coach of the the 2 Summit Bid winning teams in 2015 and 2016
  • USASF level 5 Certified Coach
  • AAU and Pop Warner Certified Coach
  • Competition Judge for Spirit Cheer, American Championships, JamFest, FCDA, Conquer Championships and Diamond Cheer and Dance
  • Former Regional Tournament Director for American Championships
  • 2011 and 2012 AAU National Cheerleading Championship Competition Director
  • Accepted into Who's Who Among American Business Professionals
  • 2011 - 2013 AUU Cheerleading National Director - created the first set of National Rules and Regulations for AAU Cheer
  • Port Orange POYFA Cheer Coordinator 2015 to present
  • Nominated for the USASF Advisory Board
  • Has traveled as a choreographer around the country (as far as Alaska) for the past 13 years
  • Married to Jason with 2 children; Riley and Jessa


Jake Hearn

  • Currently coaching Senior level 3 "Senior Savag3"
  • 2 years Varsity cheerleader and Captain at Plantation high school where they won District and Regional Championships
  • 6 years all star cheer experience, including 2 years on Top Gun Miami Large Coed level 5
  • CheerSport National Champion, NCA Natonal Champion,  two time UCA National Champion in Large Coed 5
  • Grand Champion at the Champions League 2014
  • Triple Crown Champion 2014
  • USASF World Champion ~ Coed Level 5 in 2013 and 2014
  • Grand Champion at the Word Championships 2014
  • Recipient of 3 FULL paid Bids the USASF World Championships
  • Elite level 5 tumbler and coed partner stunter
  • Currently a Senior at Embry Riddle University majoring in Aerospace Engineering


Jacob Serre

  • Competitive gymnast for 10 years, competing up to level 9.
  • Uuniversity of Central Florida Varsity Cheerleader for 4 years.
  • Competed on the UCF Competition team for 4 years placing in the top 4 at NCA College Nationals each year.
  • Competed in Paris, France  at the European Open as a member of the UCF International Competition Team.
  • Competed Partner Stunts at UCA College Nationals and NCA College Nationals, placing in the top 5.
  • Received "Rookie of the Year' Award his first year cheering for UCF.
  • 4th place on the All Time UCF Athlete Record board with a record breaking squat of 480 lbs, only to replace that his following year with the all time highest squat record of 530lbs and a a 4th place finish on bench of 390 lbs.
  • Received the "Leadership Award" and "Iron Athlete" Awards in the 2014 season.
  • Graduated from UCF with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Began coaching tumbling and gymnastics at age 16.
  • Coached Master Academy Varsity cheer to win two consecutive State Championships.
  • Has worked competition events for All Out Championships.
  • Has worked cheer camps for All Out, UCF, and Top Gun.
  • Currently working in Ormond Beach as an Electrical Enginer.

Shelle Rothwell

  • Currently assistant coaching various teams at Power Cheer!
  • Has coached Competitive Cheerleading for 2 years
  • Tumbling Coach for 2 years
  • Coached Pop Warner for 4 years
  • Cheered for Pop Warner "Port Ornage Hawks" for 5 years
  • Former Atlantic High School cheerleader for 4 years
  • Cheered at Daytona Beach Community College for 4 years
  • Gymnastics for 6 years including 4 years of competitve gymnastics
  • Shelle has her Associate Degree of Nursing and is currently a Cath Lab RN, Emergency Dept RN, and CNA adjunct instructor at Daytona State College
  • Married to Mark, combined they have 3 children; including Maddie, who is currently an athlete at Power Cheer!

Lexi Mullen

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Kory McCauley

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Tyla Hollis


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Davina Underwood

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Marque Wilkes

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Ginny Paterno

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Sara Reed

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Stacy Hernandez

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Casey Brown

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