USASF Level 1-5 in stunts, tumbles & tosses
Judges Course with Future Cheer
Safeguarding and protecting children
Emergency sports first aid certification
Enhanced DBS checked.
Mel is a founding member of the Ascension Eagles and has been cheering for 23 years. As part of the AEC Legacy team, she has represented her country on several occasions, including four times at the USASF World Championships.
She began coaching at the London Cheerleading Academy in 2002 and then coached the AEC Cheer Extreme team for 7 years, leading the team to become consistent national and grand champions. Having coached AEC Prodigy for 4 years, and Dynasty for the past 2 years, she will be taking on AEC's newest youth level 1 team, Symphony.
As part of the Future Cheer staff, Mel has coached athletes and coaches around Europe, and has judged numerous regional and national competitions. She has also choreographed for several teams in the UK and in Europe.
In 2012, Mel was selected as one of the Olympic Torch bearers in recognition of her contribution to cheerleading within the community of Newham. Outside of cheer, she is a successful school teacher.