It was great to chat with David Sims, Vice President of Business Development for Jamz Cheer and Dance, one of largest cheer and dance producers in the world. David has amazing insight into the business of cheer and dance and the mark he wants to make sure Jamz makes on everyone involved. Jamz competitions are … Continued
Meet Tony Gonzalez, or Tony G as he’s known around dance, cheer, and entertainment as a whole. Tony didn’t take a traditional path by any means, but he still finds himself as one of the most coveted dance choreographers in Hollywood. As both choreographer and casting agent, he has worked with some of the biggest … Continued
This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Tanya Roesel. Tanya is a cheerpreneur in the truest sense. While managing seven gyms and hundreds of athletes in her Midwest Elite Empire, she still takes the time to help gym owners around the world find success with her Beyond The Mat program. Listen for some tips … Continued
Coach Becky hit the information jackpot this week when she interviewed Lauri Harris. Lauri is the executive director of USA Cheer, the governing body of all things cheer. With discussions about everything from STUNT to the debate over whether or not to call cheerleading a sport, Lauri shed light on many aspects of the cheer … Continued
Mandy May Cheetham is a cheerleader dream career come true. From cheering, to coaching, to building a successful cheer business, to becoming a model, actress, writer, and rapper, there’s nothing Mandy May can’t do. The current project on her path to entertainment world domination is a scripted television series called Trophies. Its the story of … Continued
Susan McLean, Australia’s foremost authority on internet safety, joins Coach Becky to discuss how we all can take steps to keep kids safe on the internet. After 27 years as a police officer, Susan left the force to focus training and education to protect children from cyber-bullying, online predators, and other web-based dangers. Susan speaks … Continued
This week we are a bit late with the upload, but only because we knew our guest would be well worth the wait. Jason Silverman is a business consultant specializing in after school performance sports. He has specifically helped cheer gyms of all sizes turn failing businesses into fine-tuned money making ventures. Even the ever … Continued
In this episode Coach Becky has a great conversation with Coach Lain Lee. Coach Lain is a fear psychologist, tumbling expert, and passionate coach. He works with cheer teams all over the world to provide tools, training, and the mental edge needed to develop and perfect new skills. It was great getting to know Coach … Continued
Coach Becky helps cheer fans and those who don’t yet know they’re cheer fans draw parallels between cheer and other topics like music, pop culture, and other sports. She also introduces Perrey, an 11 year old cheerleader who hosts the Hit Zero cheer news section of the show.
In the inaugural episode of Bleav in Cheer, we learn about Coach Becky, the star of the show. We also list our our favorite celebrities who cheered in high school or college.
Becky Acra, also know as “Coach Becky” began her coaching career in 2000. She has coached in gyms all over the U.S. and lead her teams of all ages to over 50 national titles. In addition to being a coach and cheer junkie she is a Wife, Mother, Author, and serial entrepreneur. Coach Becky brings her vast cheerleading experience along with her network of cheer industry celebrities to the podcast to talk all things cheer and entertainment.