our team

Jessica Goodall- Programme Director
BA Hons Dance and Culture

Qualified Teachers Status

USASF Level 1 – 6 in stunts, tumbles and tosses

British Gymnastics Level 3 General Gymnastics Coach

British Gymnastics Level 1 General Gymnastics Judge

Safeguarding and protecting children certification

Mental Health First Aid trained

First Aid certification

Enhanced DBS

Jess started Chiltern Cheetahs in 2012 following the growth of her school club, 'Stoke Starlets' and has trained and worked in gymnastics, dance and later cheer since the age of 14. Jess has competed internationally herself and placed third at the cheerleading world championships in 2019. Jess currently teaches at Beaconsfield High School in their PE department and coaches their cheerleading and gymnastics teams.



Marko Ljubisic- Safeguarding officer
Marko’s two daughters are both keen Cheetahs. Jelena is a flyer in Rush and Arianna is in Strike. Marko has an extensive policing history gained over 13 years working for Thames Valley Police based locally in Bucks. In his time with TVP Marko underwent extensive training and gained experience across the policing environment including in safeguarding vulnerable people and child exploitation. Although Marko may not make a good “baser” or “flyer” he is a keen cricketer and currently is Captain of Coleshill Cricket Club.
Kerri Little- Senior Coach
USASF Level 1 – 6 in stunts, tumbles and tosses
Enhanced DBS certificate

BA Hons Dance and Culture
Diploma in Events Management
First Aid trained
Safeguarding certification
Kerri has many years of dance experience and professional level dance training and got into cheerleading while she was studying Dance at The University of Surrey. She has coached for Chiltern Cheetahs since 2013 and currently works at Wycombe Abbey School.
Suzanna Doyle- Senior Coach

USASF Level 1 – 3 in stunts, tumbles and tosses

British Gymnastics Level 4 General Gymnastics Club Coach

DBS Certificate

Paediatric and Emergency Sports First Aid

Advanced Safeguarding

Suzanna started training in gymnastics as a young child, and began coaching during her teen years. She has been a club coach and coached at two gymnastics clubs.

Suzanna joined Chiltern Cheetahs in 2014 and alongside Jess, coached the team that gained the club's first ever Summit Bid for 2020 in Florida, America.

Alex Crozier- Virtual Coach

BA Hons Theatre Studies
Qualified Teacher Status
Postgraduate Certificate of Education
USASF Levels 1-6 cheerleading qualifications
First Aid trained

Mental Health First Aid trained
Safeguarding certification
Enhanced DBS certficate

Alex has been with Cheetahs for 5 years, and was the programme manager from 2019-2021. Alex has coached all areas of cheer, as well as training and competing with the club on levels 2-5. Alex now works in digital marketing, and although she has moved to Gloucestershire, she has stayed with Cheetahs, coaching the virtual classes.

Emily Evans- Dance Coach
BSc Sports Fitness and Coaching
Postgraduate Certificate of Education
IDTA Associate Teacher of Dance
Qualified Acrobatic Arts Instructor
BGU Dance Coaching
First Aid trained

Emily has a background in freestyle, rock and roll, ballroom, latin, ballet, tap and modern dance. She has competed across the country and at National competitions, making numerous National Finals. Emily also currently teaches at Bourne End Academy
Emily joined Chiltern Cheetahs in 2015 and assisted in the creation of Chiltern Cheetettes in 2016. She is now running dance classes in various styles, as well as Little Kickers, Jazzercise, teaching Science in school and organising a family with three children! 

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Yasmin Noble- Dance Coach
Yasmin started dancing in 2016 at a local dance school before training with The Brendon Hansford Youth Dance Company from 2018-19. She then became an Urdang an Tring associate where she advanced her training in ballet, contemporary, lyrical, commercial and jazz. Yasmin is excited to be a part of the coaching team and share her love and passion for dance!
Jane Rogers- Tumble coach
Level 4 Senior womens artistic club coach
DBS certificate 
BA Hons degree in Sport coaching and leadership
Safeguarding  certification.
Jane has coached womens artistic gymnastics for over 15 years at regional and national level.
She has been with Chiltern Cheetahs as a tumble coach for 5 years. Jane is not only a fantastic tumble coach, but has helped numerous athletes to overcome mental blocks with tumbling- which is no easy feat!

Clare Shearer- Coach

USASF Levels 1-2 cheerleading qualifications
BGU Pom Dance qualification
Enhanced DBS certficate

Clare comes from a predominantly dance and performance background, having trained full time at Redroofs Theatre School, followed by Stella Mann School of Performing Arts in London. Clare danced professionally in shows and became part of the Entertainments team with the Warner Holiday group. 

Clare joined Chiltern Cheetahs in 2013 and brings a high level of dance and chorography skills to the programme.

Sarah Rankin- Coach
USASF Level 1 – 6 cheerleading qualifications

First Aid Trained

Enhanced DBS

Level 1 Safeguarding Adults and Children

Cheer Conditioning Academy Modules 1 – 9 Certificates


Sarah fell in love with cheerleading when she joined and competed with her school team before moving to an All-Star Cheer. This is where Sarah began coaching when she was 16 years old.

Currently, she competes and coaches at Royal Holloway University where she is studying Biomedical Science.

Maria Pase- Coach
USASF Levels 1-3 
First aid trained
Enhanced DBS certificate

Maria began cheerleading in 2014 and since then has competed at levels 1-6. When she went to university she began coaching and was head coach for the level 1 team but also ran tumbling and conditioning sessions weekly. 
In 2018 Maria competed at NCA Dallas where her team placed 2nd in the international division. 
Maria is currently studying Biomedical science at Brunel University London where she is captain and coach for the Brunel Blizzards cheerleading team.

Aimee Simpson- Coach

USASF levels 1-2 cheerleading qualifications
Qualified Teacher Status
Enhanced DBS certificate

Having a background in dance at school, Aimee decided to join the school cheerleading team for a few years before joining her university cheer team at Heriot Watt university when she entered higher education. Aimee joined Cheetahs in 2018 and gained her coaching qualification in 2020. She is a French and Spanish teacher and runs her school cheer team too.

Anna Wright- Coach
USASF Levels 1-3 cheerleading qualifications
Enhanced DBS certficate
Paediatric First Aid 
FA Emergency First Aid
FA Level 1- Introduction to First Aid in football

Anna has been cheerleading for nearly 8 years and started when she was back in school. She joined Chiltern Cheetahs at the beginning of 2019 and as well as coaching she also competed with Velocity in the 2018/2019 season.

Alongside coaching cheerleading, she also coaches gymnastics and is a full time University student studying Sports Therapy.

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Sarah Moffat- Coach

USASF Junior levels 1 cheerleading qualifications

Sarah began cheerleading 8 years ago at a local club, where she competed from levels 1 - 4.2 and when that club closed, she joined Chiltern Cheetahs. Last season Sarah competed on Cheetahs Senior non-tumble level 3 team and International Open level 5 team, gaining her first experience of competing in a Worlds round, which was the best feeling. 
This is Sarah’s first season on the Cheetahs coaching team and is eager to see where her coaching skills can take her. She is super excited for this season and can’t wait to see what is in store!
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Anna Redden - Coach

USASF Levels 1-2 cheerleading qualifications

Anna began cheerleading in 2015 and she has now competed at levels 1-5. Before starting cheerleading, Anna danced competitively for 8 years. She has been an athlete at Chiltern Cheetahs for the past 2 years, and last season competed with senior non-tumble level 3 and international open level 5 teams at Cheetahs. Anna is excited to be a part of the coaching team at Cheetahs this season and is keen to share her love of the sport with the younger athletes.
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Lucy Jamieson- Coach
Kimberly Felstead- Coach
USASF levels 1-2 cheerleading qualifications
BGU Foundations

Kimberly began cheerleading 8 years ago with Chiltern Cheetahs as one of the originals. She has competed many times and last year she had the opportunity to be on a level 2 stunt group and enjoyed her time competing with them.
Kimberly used to do gymnastics and street dance when she was younger and then found her love for cheer as it combined both of the original activities she enjoyed. She is currently training with our senior level 3 non tumble team.
She is very enthusiastic and energetic when it comes to seeing an athlete grow and develop. She can’t wait to see where her coaching goes and is excited about the future of Cheetahs.

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Gemma Matthews- Coach

Level 1 Gymnastics Qualification
DBS Safeguarding

Gemma has been cheerleading for 9 years, and has competed in levels 1-7 both nationally and internationally. In 2020 Gemma competed at NCA in Dallas, and was an athlete on Team England for the cheerleading world championships. She was also a gymnast for 10 years, placing third at the gymnastics world championships in Nevada. Gemma now coaches younger gymnasts at the same club, and is excited to this year join the Cheetahs coaching team- to further pursue her passion for cheerleading by teaching and helping younger athletes.

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Kimberly James- Junior Coach

BGU Junior level 1 cheerleading qualification

Kimberly began as a competitive cheerleader with Chiltern Cheetahs in 2017. She has competed on levels 1- international junior 3. Last year Kimberly completed her junior coaching course, and is excited to be coaching development this coming year at Chiltern Cheetahs, and joining the coaching team!