Coaching Staff

Head Cheerleading Coach/Spirit Coordinator: Staci Sutton

Staci is originally from Altamonte Springs, FL where she attended Lake Brantley High School.  A 2001 graduate of Florida State University; she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management. Staci cheered on the 1997 FSU ALL-GIRL National championship team.  She is former Head Instructor and staff member of UCA as well as the former Program Director of Gym Force Cheerleading here in Tallahassee, FL.  Staci served as the FSU Assistant Cheerleading Coach in 2001, and then began serving as the Head Coach in 2002.

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All-Girl Cheerleading Coach: Jenna Haynes

Jenna is originally from Boise, ID. Jenna has been in the cheerleading industry for almost 20 years as an athlete, coach and choreographer for both school and All-Star. She has a tremendous passion for the sport of cheerleading and loves sharing her enthusiasm and experience with her students and teaching them to become strong athletes, teammates and leaders in the community.

Jenna began her competing in All Star and school cheerleading in middle school and continued through college. She is a graduate of Bishop Kelly High School where she was a 4 year letterman, varsity cheerleader and team captain. Jenna attended Boise State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a minor in Marketing. She was a member of the Boise State Spirit Squad 2005-2009 and was a team captain 2007-2009. Her team placed in the top 3 all four years and earned the program’s first USA Collegiate national title in 2008. She also cheered on the Broncos against the Oklahoma Sooners in their famous Fiesta Bowl win in 2007!

Jenna began her career as a coach and choreographer in 2005. Since that time, she has earned numerous choreography awards, coached teams to National Championships in junior and senior age divisions and in Levels 1-4, and has trained multiple athletes that continue their careers as athletes at the collegiate level and as coaches themselves. Jenna has taken many teams to the Summit National Championship in Orlando including 4 on paid bids with teams finishing as finalists, top 5 and top 3. Jenna also coached for her alma mater, Bishop Kelly, as head of the spirit program and varsity head coach. She has also choreographed for teams around the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

When she’s not cheering on the Noles, Jenna is exploring the Big Bend with her husband, daughter, and their Boston Terrier.


Coed Cheerleading Coach: Ryan Kline

Ryan is from Tallahassee, FL and attended Lincoln High School where he was a varsity cheerleader and also competed with Cheer Tech Allstars. As a 2008 Florida State University graduate, Ryan was a member of the coed cheerleading team and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising. Prior to joining the coaching staff at FSU in 2014, Ryan served as the Varsity Coach at Tallahassee-Lincoln High School. While not coaching, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife Kristin and their two children.

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Golden Girls Coach: Chasity Tyus

Chasity is originally from Raymore, Mo in the Kansas City area! She started dancing at age 5 at Wynn Twins School of Dance and then continued her training at Studio J School of Dance. In high school, she was a varsity Raymore-Peculiar Prowlers Dance Team member where she was a junior and senior captain. Chasity continued her dance career at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo where she was on the 7-time National Champion Lion Line Dance Team. She was a junior officer and senior captain during her time on the team where she helped lead them to 3 national championships! Chasity is also a head instructor for NDA and she’s been with the company for 7 years. She is the former head dance team coach of Incarnate Word Academy in St. Louis, Mo. She was also the grad assistant and Interim Head coach for the Lindenwood University Golden Line Dance Team. She choreographs for many state and nationally ranked high school dance teams in the Kansas City and St. Louis area. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resources with a minor in Marketing and most recently with her Master’s in Business Administration.

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Golden Girls Assistant Coach: Nadia Nixon

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