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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Assistant Cheerleading Coach: Danielle Palazzo

Dani is originally from Cary, North Carolina where she attended Panther Creek High School. She was a 4 year varsity cheerleader and served as captain her junior and senior years. She also competed with Cheer Extreme Allstars in Raleigh from 2008 – 2014 and was a member of SSX her last 3 seasons there. As a 2018 graduate from Florida State University, Dani was a member of the all-girl cheerleading team, serving as a captain her senior year, and receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management. She then went on to get her Master’s degree in Sports Management from Florida State where she graduated in 2019. Dani now works as the Member Engagement Coordinator for Seminole Boosters and helps assist with the FSU cheerleading program!

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Assistant 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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Assistant Cheerleading Coach: Cristina Gold

Cristina Gold is originally from Sarasota, Florida where she attended Sarasota High School. She is a 2002 graduate of Florida State University where she was a member and captain of the all-girl cheerleading team. Cristina also served as assistant cheer coach from 2002-2005 and has worked in the cheerleading & dance industry for over 20 years. When she is not coaching, Cristina cherishes time with her husband Jay and their two boys, Branden and Brody.

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: Jamie Corcoran