CO-FOUNDER AND NATIONAL DIRECTOR
Beth Schnarre, Co-Founder and National Director, has extensive experience as a cheerleader, instructor, coach and choreographer. As a collegiate-level cheerleading captain-turned-coach for a Division I university, Beth was instrumental in building the program from the ground level and leading the team to their first ever National appearance. She has also choreographed numerous award-winning routines for junior high, high school and collegiate squads across the country. Holding several All-American awards and MVP titles, herself, Beth decided to take her love for cheerleading to the next level and launch Midwest Cheerleading, Inc. in 2007.
CO-FOUNDER AND VP OF CAMP CURRICULUM
Mandy Thompson, Co-Founder and Vice President of Curriculum, has had an exceptional cheerleading career and brings her passion of leading successful teams to Midwest Cheerleading. A cheerleader and dancer, herself, she holds various titles including All-American and MVP. She also served as captain of her Division I collegiate squad and went on to become the head coach at the same university. As a cheerleading camp instructor since 2001, she has choreographed numerous winning routines. She also spent several years coaching an elite-level high school squad. As VP of Curriculum, Mandy brings her unsurpassed talent for creating unique material to our camps.
VP OF CAMP OPERATIONS
Patrick Shelton joined the Midwest Cheerleading team in 2007, as the first instructor ever employed by the organization. With an outstanding cheerleading career that began in high school and continued into college, Patrick has won multiple awards, including All-American and MVP. Patrick was recognized as Midwest’s Outstanding Instructor in 2007, 2008 and 2009. In 2010, Patrick was promoted to Vice President of Camp Operations. He has also had an exceptional career as a high school coach and choreographer, building a state-recognized program and leading his team to state titles.
The Midwest Cheerleading staff of instructors is comprised of collegiate-level athletes, who are CPR and AACCA Certified. We select our staff based on an application and interview process, referrals, skill set and above all… character. Our instructors are trained to be flexible when working with your squad, tailoring our camps to meet the needs of you and your team. We guarantee a positive, energetic and fun camp experience and take great pride in hiring the best talent!