Fairly Priced All Star Competitive Cheerleading Program.

Arizona's Hottest Competative Cheeleading Gym

Welcome to AZ Thunder Cheer

Come and join the AZ Thunder Elite Family!!

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2013-2014 AZ Thunder Elite All-Stars
Our facility is one of the largest in Arizona with over 11,000 square feet. It is considered one of the best available in Arizona with air conditioning, heat, wall to wall mirrors and three complete cheer floors. It is equipped with the latest equipment for optimal training and safety.

We strive to see that every athlete feels safe and happy in our gym. At AZ Thunder Elite you won’t feel like a number, but a member of one of the largest and most successful cheer families in Arizona!
We believe there is more to developing athletes than teaching technique. By instilling the values of responsibility and commitment, hard work and integrity, we see our students become strong, confident leaders on and off the competition floor.

Home to beginners and veterans alike, everyone has a place at AZ Thunder Elite All-Stars! Unlike any other, our highly competitive All-Star program encourages athletes of all abilities to reach their individual and team goals. This philosophy has resulted in National Championships earned at every age and skill level.

AZ Thunder Elite All-Stars takes great pride in seeing that all students receive top-notch instruction. Our classes are specially designed with age and ability level in mind. Through our experienced and positive coaching techniques your child will gain self esteem along with a structured progression of their skills. A proud member of the USASF, we are committed to being a leader in the cheer industry.
Whether you’re interested in class instruction or becoming part of an All-Star team, we hope you’ll stop by for a “One of a Kind” cheerleading experience!

In addition, recreational classes are offered as well as stunt, cheer and tumbling clinics for our Arizona High Schools, Middle Schools and Colleges.

Our Team:

Deborah Leyva Gym Owner/Head Coach/Director

  • 15 years All Star Gym Owner, Coach and Gym Director
  • 2 years High School Varsity Head Coach
  • 30 + years gymnastics/tumbling/cheer experience
  • 6 years of competitive gymnastics
  • All Around Regional and State Titles
  • 6 years of formal dance training (ballet, modern dance, jazz)
  • Varsity Cheerleader
  • NAU Pom Line
  • Numerous All Star Cheer National, Regional and State Titles
  • USASF Member
  • USASF Credentialed
  • AACCA Member/Certified
  • Judges Certified
  • 15 years of Choreography (cheer and gymnastics)
  • Associates of Science - Legal Assistant
  • Bachelors of Arts - Business Management
  • Birthday June 25
  • Hobbies: loves to spend time with my family and friends when I'm not in the gym


Mak HolleyMak Holley Gym Owner/Office Manager/ Bookkeeper

  • Involved in tumbling and cheerleading 22+ years
  • Previous President AZ State Women's Gymnastics Association
  • Former Owner of Arizona Flames Gymnastics
  • Certified USA Gymnastics Meet Director
  • Birthday: May 30
  • Hobbies: gardening, painting pottery, playing poker and spoiling her grandchildren


Rick Holley Gym Owner and Tumbling Coach

  • 30 plus years tumbling coach - certified to level 6
  • Owned 3 gymastics gyms plus Phoenix Fitness
  • 8 years tumbling coach for Deer Valley High School
  • Holds numerous State and Nationals championships
  • Retired US Navy - 4 years on the Aircraft Carrier Independence
  • Birthday: October 26
  • Hobbies: karaoke, playing poker and fishing

Victoria CordovaVictoria Cordova All Star Coach

  • 3 year high school cheer - awards include All American and Best Dance and Solo at UCA National
  • 2 year performance dance
  • 4 year All Star cheer
  • 4 years Competitive Dance team
  • 10 years All Star cheer and dance coach
  • 10 years Choreographing dance and All Star cheer teams
  • USASF Credentialed
  • 10 years Choreography experience
  • Hobbies: Playing with my daughter, spending time with friends and going dancing!
  • Birthday - March 8


Rachel WarnerRachel Warner All Star Coach

  • 10 years as All Star cheerleader
  • All Star World's qualifier 2 years, Bronze Medal Winner 2008
  • Multiple National, State and Regional Championships
  • 10 years coaching
  • USASF Credentialled
  • 5 years of Choreography
  • Attends Glendale Community College
  • Birthday: June 3
  • Hobbies: Shopping and dancing


Preston HittleChristine Reyes All Star Coach

  • 6 years as All Star cheerleader
  • Varsity Cheerleader
  • All Star World's qualifier 2 years, Bronze Medal Winner 2008
  • Multiple National, State and Regional Championships
  • 6 years coaching
  • USASF Credentialed
  • 3 years of Choreography
  • Birthdate: May 19th
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Jeffry Perez All Star Coach: (Bio Coming Soon)


Paulina Fox All Star Coach: (Bio Coming Soon)


Coach Pauline Fox

Jana Bonner Coach: (Bio Coming)


Jana Bonner

Joe Raschillo Tumbling Coach:
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Manny Iribi (BIO and Pic Coming Soon)

David Torres (Bio and Pic Coming Soon)

Danielle Darnell (Bio and Pic Coming Soon)

Karrie DeVore (Bio and Pic Coming Soon)

Alex Myer (Bio and Pic Coming Soon)

Krystal Mitchell (Bio and Pic Coming Soon)




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