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Staff

Please check back for more details and photos of our PA Elite staff. 

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Brett Derr

pennsylvaniaelite@yahoo.com

Brett is the co-owner and Vice-President of Pennsylvania Elite Cheerleading, Inc.  Brett has been coaching both high school and all star cheerleading for well over a decade. He was the former coach of the nationally ranked Sunbury YMCA All-Stars.  A former competitive cheerleader himself, Brett has been a coach for many national championship teams and programs.  Brett was an all-american, top high school male cheerleader, summer staff instructor for NCA, ICF, and previous staffer/owner of Tri Cheerleading Summer Camps. In addition to Brett's high school and all star experience, Brett's days as a former Penn State University cheerleader have provided him with an extensive background in Elite, all girl and coed stunting.  Brett has a BS in Health Policy and Administration from PSU and a BS in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University. He is currently a second grade teacher in the Mifflinburg School district, where he also coaches the Mifflinburg Varsity Cheerleaders.

In addition to coaching all teams, Brett will be a tumbling instructor.  He is capable of spotting all levels of tumbling skills.  Brett will also be assisting with choreography of all routines in the gym.


Tracy Derr

pennsylvaniaelite@yahoo.com

Tracy, a former competitive high school and PSU cheerleader, is also the co-owner and President of Pennsylvania Elite Cheerleading, Inc.  Tracy has an extensive background in working with competitive athletes. Tracy was the coach of the nationally ranked Sunbury YMCA all-stars and the Mifflinburg Varsity cheerleaders. Tracy is a former 4 year NCA instructor and Tri-cheer instructor/owner.  Tracy was an NCA all-american, Big 33 cheerleader, and the receipiant of multiple individual awards.  Tracy has been coaching athletes age K-collegiate for multiple years, on a high school and all star level.  Tracy's strong dance, stunting, and choreography experience have provided her with many national championship teams and individuals.  Tracy has a BS in Elementary Education from Penn State University and a MS in Eduction with an emphasis in Reading and Literacy from Walden University Online.  She is a first grade teacher at Middleburg Elementary.

Tracy will be coaching all teams.  Tracy will be assisting in choreographing all routines for the gym.


Katie Duron

Katie has been involved with competitive cheerleading and gymnastics for much of her life.  She has been a member of PA Elite Cheerleading since we opened.  Katie has also coached and instructed gymnactics at the Sunbury YMCA.  During the summer, Katie is a gymnastics instructor at Woodward Camp.  Katie is qualified to instruct all levels of gymnastics.  She is also extremely knowledgeable in all levels of all-star cheerleading.  Katie will be one of our head tumbling instructors this year.  She will also assist in coaching our senior 3, senior 5, and junior teams.  Additionally, you will get to enjoy watching Katie cheer on our Open level 6 team.


Sage Wertz

Sage Wertz has been involved with competitive cheerleading for many years. She was a member of our World’s team for the past two years and will be a member of our IO5 team this season.  Sage has great creativity and expertise in this sport. She is dedicated to making our program grow!  She will be a huge asset. Sage will be working as a cheer coach and tumbling instructor


Liam Delaney

Liam joins our staff as a tumbling instructor as well as assistant coach to Senior 3 Avengers.  Liam has been involved with all-star cheer for 6 years and has been coaching tumbling for 2 years.  Liam worked as an instructor at Woodward Camp this summer.  In addition to his expertise in tumbling instruction, Liam also specializes in film and photography. 


Kierstan Kerstetter

Kierstan Kerstetter has been involved with competitive cheerleading for many years.  Kierstan was also a member of our 2014 and 2015 World’s teams.  Kierstan brings extensive training on spotting tumbling through her work at our gym as well as through her employment at Woodward Camp.  Kierstan is currently a health science major with concentration in pre-physical therapy at Lock Haven University.  Kierstan will be working as a tumbling instructor in our program!  We are excited to have her back.