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 still competes internationally herself and placed third at the cheerleading world championships in 2019. Jess currently teaches at Stokenchurch Primary School and has trained their gymnastics squad to National level.

ABOUT

Marko Ljubisic- Safeguarding officer
 
Marko’s two daughters are both keen Cheetahs. Jelena is a flyer in Accelerate and Arianna is in the development squad. 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.
Alex Ford- Programme Manager

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 comes from a performing arts background. She started cheerleading in 2013 while at University and joined Chiltern Cheetahs in 2016. Alex has coached all areas of cheer, as well as training and competing with the club on levels 2-5 (currently with Adrenaline and Voltage). Alex teaches drama part time at Beaconsfield High School, and works part time as programme manager for the club.

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.

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 Surrey University. She has coached for Chiltern Cheetahs since 2013. Kerri currently works at Wycombe Abbey School.
Emily Evans- Dance Coach
BSc Sports Fitness and Coaching
IDTA Associate Teacher of Dance
Qualified Acrobatic Arts Instructor
BGU Dance Coaching
First Aid trained
Enhanced DBS certficate

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 and organising a family with three children! 

Dominique Henson- Coach

BA Theology
MA Biblical Studies
USASF Levels 1-2 cheerleading qualifications
Enhanced DBS certficate

Domi started Cheerleading in 2011 when she joined the University of Manchester Cheerleading Team (UMC). Domi started coaching with Chiltern Cheetahs in 2014, having known Jess from attending gymnastics together in High Wycombe from a young age.

Domi is very passionate and enthusiastic about cheerleading, and about the future for the programme and all of its athletes and dancers. She looks forward to supporting everyone to achieve their very best in the years to come.

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.

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!

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. This year she will be coaching junior level 1/2.1 and level 3 stunt class.

Zoe Snoch- Coach

USASF Levels 1-2 cheerleading qualifications

Zoe began cherleading 8 years ago with Chiltern Cheetahs (when the club started). She has trained and competed on every level, starting on youth level 1 back in 2012, all the way up to senior level 5 for two seasons.

She became qualified to coach cheerleading in 2017 and assists in coaching teams, as well as tumble class and open gyms.

Zoe is extremely enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated, both as a coach and athlete!

Becky Matthews- Coach

British Gymnastics level 2 coach

Similarly to Zoe, Becky began cherleading 8 years ago with Chiltern Cheetahs (when the club started). She has trained and competed on every level, starting on youth level 1 back in 2012, up to senior level 5 for two seasons.

As well as a qualified cheerleading coach and athlete, Becky coaches gymnastics, having come from a predominantly gymnsatic background. At Chiltern Cheetahs she assists in coaching teams, as well as tumble class.

Becky works incredibly hard and uses her own knowledge and experience in cheer and gymnastics to inspire the athletes that she coaches.

Sarah Rankin- Coach
USASF Level 1 – 6 in Stunts, Tumbles and Tosses

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.

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.

Maria Pase- Coach
TCI levels 1 and 2 cheerleading 
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.

Millie Beattie- Junior Coach

USASF Junior levels 1 cheerleading qualifications

Millie began training in gymnastics at the age of two, but fell in love with cheerleading in recent years. Despite coming from a predominantly performance arts background (full time student in dance, singing and acting at a theatre school in London), Millie dedicates her spare time to training with and coaching for Chiltern Cheetahs. She is extremely passionate and involved with the club, and uses her own experiences from gymnastics and level 5 cheer to inspire other athletes on the teams that she coaches.

Kimberly Felstead- Junior Coach

USASF Junior levels 1 cheerleading qualifications

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.