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2015-2016 Immortal Athletics
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 Immortal Athletics 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 Immortal Atletics! 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.Immortal Athletics 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

Titles: Gym Owner
Gym Director


Head Coach Years Coaching Gymnastics/Cheer: 30+
Gym Owner: 16 Years All Star Gym Owner: 16 years Cheer/Dance Experience:
• 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
• 2 Years High School Varsity Head Coach
• Numerous All Star Cheer National, Regional and State Titles
• US Finals Overall Grand Champion, US Finals West Champions
• Cheerleading Worlds Team
• USASF Gym Member
• USASF Credentialed Levels 1-5
• AACCA Member/Certified
• Judges Certified
• CPR/First Aid Certified
• 16 Years of Choreography
Education:
• Lamson Junior College/Associates of Science - Legal Assistant
• University of Phoenix/Bachelors of Arts - Business Management
Birthday: June 25 Favorite Quote: “Most people NEVER see the hard work and effort you have put in all they see is the END RESULT and think it’s EASY.
Mak Holley

Mak Holley Gym Owner/Office Manager/ Bookkeeper

Titles: Gym Owner
Office Manager
Gym Owner: 25 Years

  • Gymnastics/Cheer/Experience:
    • 25+ Years Gymnastics/Tumbling/Cheer Experience
    • Previous President AZ State Women's Gymnastics Association
    • Former Owner of Arizona Flames Gymnastics
    • Certified USA Gymnastics Meet Director
    • USASF Gym Member
    • USASF Member
    • CPR/First Aid Certified
    • Education:
    • The Katherine Gibbs School in Mont Clair, NJ
    Birthday: May 30
  • Favorite Quote: “If you don’t challenge yourself you will never realize what you can become.”

Rick Holley Gym Owner and Tumbling Coach

Titles: Gym Owner
Tumbling Coach
Years Coaching Gymnastics/Cheer: 25+
Gym Owner: 25 Years

  • Gymnastic/Cheer Experience:
    • 25+ Years Gymnastics/Tumbling/Cheer Experience
    • Former Owner of Arizona Flames Gymnastics
    • Owned 3 Gymnastic Gyms plus Phoenix Fitness
    • 8 Years Tumbling Coach – Deer Valley High School
    • USASF Gym Member
    • USASF Member
    • CPR/First Aid Certified
    • Retired US Navy – 4 years on the Aircraft Carrier Independence
    Birthday: October 26
  • Favorite Quote: “Don’t think too much you’ll create a problem that wasn’t there in the first place.”
 

Greg Shannon

Greg Shannon will be joining our staff for the 2015-­‐16 season

  • Greg has worked in cheerleading for many years. He has run all-­‐star programs for Varsity and several other gyms. He has won many Full Paid bids to The Cheerleading Worlds and placed within the Top 4 with his Small Senior 5. It was one of the industries most followed teams.
  • He is one most sought after coaches in the industry with job offers at RockStar Cheer, The Stingray All-­‐Stars and many gyms across the valley.
  • Greg has chosen to build a winning program here. He is strong in every level, but specializes in creating competitive level 5 programs. Along with Gregory they have built programs into having multiple level 5 teams. Chaparral High School has also become the states “best” competitive team.
 

Gregory Williams
Top Gun All Stars Miami

  • Gregory Williams will be joining our staff for the 2015-­‐16 season. Gregory is one of the industries top choreographers, working and doing choreography for programs such as Spirit of Texas, Word Cup, Twist & Shout, Maryland Twisters & More.
  • He is one of the top technique coaches. He is also one of the best “builders” in the industry. Progressing kids to all levels of cheer.
  • Details are his strong point, and he places the final touches to make routines stand out above all other. Gyms in the industry, together, fear Greg and Gregory.
  • They have taken many programs to the next level and built the overall image.
  • Gregory and Greg have chosen to help build this program to the best in the valley!
 

Triana Kaige
Top Gun All Stars Miami

  • Triana Kaige will be a guest coach to began with and transition into a full time coach.
  • Triana is one of the industries top choreographers in both all star cheer and hip-­‐hop. She is an inspiring coach and one the kids tend to LOVE. She will be in and out while she moves to Arizona.
  • She is fantastic at progressing athletes and taking teams to the next level. She has cheered & danced for Top Gun Miami and spent the last years choreographing for the nations top programs.
  • We are sooo happy to have her joining the staff as a guest coach, until the transition is complete. She has turned down top programs to help this one become one of the nations best!
 

 

Victoria Cordova

Victoria Cordova All Star Coach
Titles: Lead Coach
Choreographer
Cheerleader
Dancer

  • Years Coaching Cheer: 10 Years
  • Cheer/Dance Experience:
    • 20 + Years Gymnastics/Tumbling/Cheer Experience
    • 6 Years as Competitive All Star Cheerleading
    • 4 Years as Competitive Dancer
    • Varsity Cheerleader – All American Honors
    • Performance High School Dancer
    • Hip Hop Dancer
    • All-Star Dancer – Best Solo and Best Dance - UCA
    • Coached the US Finals Overall Grand Champions - 2011
    • Coached the US Finals West Champions 2010 and 2011
    • Received Numerous All Star Cheer National, Regional and State Titles
    • Cheerleading Worlds Team
    • USASF Gym Member
    • USASF Credentialed Levels 1-5
    • AACCA Member/Certified
    • CPR/First Aid Certified
    • 13 years of Choreography
    Education:
    • Glendale Community College
    • Makeup Artistry – Maxima Makeup
    Birthday: March 8
  • Favorite Quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal it is the courage to continue that counts” - Winston Churchill
Preston Hittle

Christine Reyes 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
  • Hobbies:
  • Favorite Quote:
Jana Bonner

Jana Bonner Coach

Titles: All Star Team Coach
Gymnast, Cheerleader
Power Tumbling Judge


Years Coaching Gymnastics/Cheer: 14 Years Gymnastics/Cheer/Dance Experience:
• 25 Years Gymnastics and Tumbling Experience
• 4 Years as Cheerleader
• 14 Years Coaching
• Received Numerous Power Tumbling Awards - National, Regional and State Titles
• USASF Gym Member
• USASF Credentialed Levels 1-5
• AACCA Member/Certified
• CPR/First Aid Certified
• Registered Nurse
• Mother of 2
Education:
Associates of Applied Science – Maricopa Community College
• Birthday: December 12
Favorite Quote: “Suck it up”
Coach Joe

Joe Raschillo Tumbling Coach:


Titles: Tumbling Coach , Gymnast


Years Coaching Cheer/Gymnastics: 22 Years Tumbling/Cheer/Dance Experience:
• 15 Years Gymnastics and Tumbling Experience
• 22 Years Coaching Gymnasts and Cheerleaders
• College and High School Competitive Gymnast
• Received Numerous Gymnastics National, Regional and State Titles
• USASF Gym Member
• CPR/First Aid Certified
Education:
Eastern Illinois University
• Birthday: July 13
Favorite Quote:

Danielle Darnell

Titles: All-Star Team Coach
Cheerleader


Years Coaching Cheer: 1 Year Cheer/Dance Experience:
• 9 Years Cheer and Tumbling Experience
• 9 Years as All Star Cheerleader
• 1 Year Coaching
• 2 Years High School AIA Division II Spiritline State Champion for 2013/2014.
• Received Numerous All Star Cheer National, Regional and State Titles
• US Finals Overall Grand Champion
• US Finals West Coast Champion
• Cheerleading Worlds 2014
• USASF Gym Member
• USASF Credentialed Levels 1-5
• AACCA Member/Certified
Education:
Glendale Community College
• Birthday: December 21
Favorite Quote: Strength an honour are her clothing and she shall rejoice in times to come." Proverbs 31:25

Chris Maxey

Titles: All-Star Team Coach
Choreographer
Cheerleader
Dancer
Years Coaching Cheer: 17 Years Cheer/Dance Experience:
• 25 Years Cheer and Tumbling Experience
• 19 Years as All Star Cheerleader
• 25 Years Coaching
• 28 Years as a Dancer
• Received Numerous Solo and team National, Regional and State Titles is Dance
• Received Numerous All Star Cheer National, Regional and State Titles
• Power Tumbler 2 Time State Champion
• USASF Gym Member
• USASF Credentialed Levels 1-5
• AACCA Member/Certified
• 17 Years of Choreography
Education:
ASU
• Birthday: March 12
Favorite Quote: “Don’t be a blunder be a wonder”
 

Kate Madrid All Star Coach

  • 6 years as All Star 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:
  • Hobbies: Reading, baking or spending time with family.
  • Favorite Quote: "Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right."
 

Kimberly Scott

  • Kimberly is one of the most talented coaches in the industry and exceptional with every level / age athlete.

  • She has an amazing track record in producing well rounded athletes. She was a coach at Top Gun All Stars in Miami, FL and recently moved to AZ.

    She was a gymnast before cheering as a World Cup Shooting Star and then, on to Top Gun. We are excited for the knowledge she brings. She currently works in Engineering and is excited to be helping create and mold IA's future.
 

Jesse Anderson

  • We are excited to announce the addition of Jesse Anderson to the Family of Immortals! He is one of our main tumbling instructors and working with All Stars, Classes and Schools.

    Jesse is one of the nations best tumbling coaches. We are grateful for his extensive knowledge in levels 1-6 of tumbling, and the progression he will bring to our athletes in the tumbling department. The results can already be seen.

    Jesse cheered for the University of Louisville and is one of the top tumblers to go through the program. He will help Immortal rise to become one of the most competitive programs in the country and properly train our athletes for success in tumbling.
   
   


 

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