Reunited and it "Cheers" so Good!
Here is a "Cheer Out" to member Cassandra Cardenas and Alumni Cheerleaders member, Avia Parker!! Congratulations are in order with them being chosen as the coaches for the newest Pro Team in South Florida, 2015 Florida Launch Lacrosse (MLL)!!
Auditions are March 25th in Boca Raton, FL. For more details, please email email@example.com.
Originally from Kentucky Avia started her professional career with (NIFL) arena football. Dancing for two seasons and creating choreography for the Lexington Horsemen Fillies dance team she then took her talent to the NFL and cheered for the Cincinnati Bengals. She has been a Cheer USA coach, teaching young girls the fundamentals of cheer and dance as well as creating and orchestrating her own cheer and dance camp for urban children from her home town Lexington, Kentucky. Now residing in Florida, Avia continues to teach master dance classes to young women looking to prepare for dance auditions. She has recently provided choreography for the Palm Beach Makos cheerleaders. She was voted best cheer/dance team (NIFL) and featured in Maxim 2007 Girls of NFL.
Cassandra Cardenas moved from Columbus, Ohio in October. She immediately obtained a position on the Strikers Dance Team in Fort Lauderdale. While in Columbus, Cassandra danced for the Machine Dance Team, Columbus’ major league lacrosse team. She is also an instructor and choreographer for the renowned Fort Lauderdale Children’s theatre.
Cassandra received her degree from Otterbein University in Columbus, Ohio and minored in dance. While at Otterbein she performed and choreographed for the dance team and was very involved in the theatre and dance department. Cassandra performed in several musicals, student distinction projects, workshops and dance concerts. She continued to choreograph and hold technique and master classes for the students on the current Otterbein University dance team after her graduation.
Cassandra has quite a bit of experience instructing as well. She was the Director of Dance and dance team coach at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, Ohio. She also taught at Dance FX Academy and Next Stage Studios, both in Toledo, Ohio as well. Cassandra choreographed countless musicals for both high school and community theatre all over Ohio and South West Michigan.
Cassandra was asked to join the Florida Launch as the head coach and was thrilled to accept the position.