THE  KAS COACHING STAFF  

COACHING STAFF

Introducing our KAS Coaches and Staff for 2021-2022

Natalie Pearson  C.A.

Administrator

 

Natalie is responsible for KAS Administrative duties, Finances and Communication. She is the Manager of Club Operations as well as class registrations, team travel and other administrative responsibilities. 

Natalie is a former Bronco Cheerleader and a former University of Manitoba cheerleader and captain.

Natalie is a Chartered Accountant with KPDSB Finance Department

 

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Paige Tuusa

Coach

 

Paige has 13 years of cheerleading and coaching experience. She is a former Bronco Cheerleader and 2013 School National Champion. Paige coaches Level 2-3 with coaching experience for KAS Eclipse and Infinity Elite

Paige is an architect in Kenora

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Deborah Allan  

Advisor and Coaching Development

 

Deborah is the founder of KAS and is currently acting as Advisor to the Club. She has 40 years experience in the cheer industry and has been a member of OCF and MAC executive as well as a Cheer Canada committee member. Deborah is responsible for Coaching Development and the KAS Coaches In Training program.

Krista Coombes

Head Coach and KAS Apparel and Design

 

Krista has 20 years cheerleading and coaching experience, ICU Level 3 Black Medallion Certification, gymnastics coach, Level 1 Certified gymnastics, former Bronco Cheerleader, competitive gymnast. Coach of National and World Bronze medalist BBSS Broncos. She is the Head Coach of Infinity Elite. Krista manages the design and distribution of KAS swag.

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Dana Lockie 

Coach and KAS Music and Choreography

 

Dana has 15 years of cheerleading and coaching experience. She cheered for Black Widow 4.2 (Ottawa), former Bronco Cheerleader and 2013 School National Champion, Coach of World Bronze medalist BBSS Broncos. She is the Head Coach of Eclipse. Dana manages choreography and music for KAS.

Grace Protopapas

Coach

 

Grace has 7 years of cheerleading experience. She is a former Carleton University cheerleader.  Grace has returned from mat Leave to coach our Learn to Cheer class.

Grace is involved in many community programs including Kiddie Kickers soccer 

Halle Stasiuk

Coach

Halle has 15 years of cheerleading and coaching experience. She is ICU Level 4 Black Medallion certified. Halle returns to Kenora after coaching with Dynamite Cheerleading and Winnipeg Elite for the past 6 years. Halle has run our summer programs at KAS and now coaches KAS Eclipse. She is a former University of Manitoba cheerleader as well as a former Bronco Cheerleader and National Champion.

 

Sara Sas

Coach

 

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Deb Duggan 

Coach and Head Tumbling Coach

 

25 years cheerleading and coaching experience, ICU Level 3 Black Medallion Certification, Level 2 Certified Gymnastics, competitive gymnast, former Bronco Cheerleader, 2011 Level 6 National Stunt Champions, Coach of National and World Bronze medalist BBSS Broncos. Deb coaches Infinity Elite and our Lead for Tumbling levels 2-4.

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Kassie Momotuik 

Coach and Head Tumbling Coach 

Kassie has 25 years of cheerleading and coaching experience. She is ICU Level 4 Black Medallion certified, she has competed at World Cheerleading Championships with Central Cheer Queen Katz Level 6 team in 2018. Winnipeg Blue Bomber Cheerleader. Athlete and Captain of University of Manitoba Level 6 Cheer team. Former Bronco Cheerleader. Kassie is the Head Coach of Fusion and our Lead for Tumbling Pre-1 to level 3.

 

Kayla Markham

Coach 

Recreational / All Star Prep Program Lead

 

Kayla has 15 years of cheerleading and coaching experience. She is a former Bronco Cheerleader and 2013 School National Champion. Kayla is our Youth Cheer Coordinator at KAS specializing in Novice and All Star Prep. 

KAS Staff on Leave

 

Devon Robertson

Coach

 

Delaney Hawkins

Coach

Ashley Creed

Coach

Jodelle Canfield

Coach