Dawn - Owner & Coach
Coach Dawn is the mother of 3. She started coaching in 1995 with the Rhode Island Pre Teen Organization. She started at the Pee Wee level and moved up with her daughters through the levels. Ending at the Varsity Level. She also was the Coordinator of the City league she belonged to. During her 8 year stay with the league she received 10 RI State titles. She then moved to the Middle School level and was the Assistant Coach to the High School team for one year. This year was the High School's 1st year competing. They won the Novice Division. Since then Coach Dawn has been the High School Coach and has successfully kept the team on top and has added 3 more RI State Titles to her resume in the High School Coed Varsity Division.
Coach Dawn is AACCA Certified and USASF Certified for all levels, tumbling, stunting and tosses. She is also CPR and First Aide Certified.
She is still the Cheerleading Coach for Woonsocket High School and plans to keep that position, she is also the Secretary of Rhode Island Cheerleading Coaches Association.
Listed below are some of our coaches. The list will grow soon ! All these coaches have specific teams that they'd like to be Head Coach of but we will all work together to make Superior Cheer a family atmosphere !
Kimberly - Manager/Head Coach
Kimberly Sturgis is AACCA Certified, CPR & First Aide Certified as well as a member of The Rhode Island Cheerleading Coaches Association. A former Rhode Island Pre-teen and High School Cheerleader, in 1999 she decided to turn her love for cheerleading in a new direction and started coaching for Rhode Island Pre-teen. Kimberly began as a student coach out of town to help out a family member but eventually she made her way back to her roots, coaching for the same City league organization that she once cheered for. Kim started off as an Assistant Coach for two years at the Junior Varsity level. In 2006 Kimberly advanced as Head Coach of Junior Varsity and brought home the State Championship Title. Once again in 2007 she advanced within her league as the Head Coach of the Varsity level. In 2008 she took the opportunity to coach her daughter Miranda Sturgis and brought home another state championship title to Woonsocket along with the spirit award for her Pee Wee Team. In 2010 following her daughter as she grew, once again Kim’s Junior Varsity team won State Champions and achieved the Highest score overall of the entire day!
Kimberly Sturgis also coached for Woonsocket Middle School, before they discontinued their cheerleading program. Coach Kim was head coach of the team for 4 years and brought this team where no other coach had brought them before to the top of their game creating an excellent building program for the Woonsocket High School cheerleaders and making her Woonsocket Middle School team the one to beat!
Six years ago Kimberly joined us at Superior Cheer for our first year in business, taking on yet another coaching adventure, she successfully jumped into the all-star cheerleading world. As Head coach of Superior’s first ever Junior level 2 team she coached them to a nearly un-defeated season. Now entering year 6 with Superior Cheer, Coach Kim has brought continued success to every team she has led and more importantly she has made memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. Coach Kim is the Coach whose students won’t ever forget her name and with a passion and love for the sport like no other. There is no telling how long her list of accomplishments will grow in the years to come. With over 10 years of coaching experience we at Superior Cheer are extremely proud to call her ONE OF OUR OWN with that she has to offer! Coach Kim has won numerous first place titles for Superior Cheer along with the list of National titles below. 2008 UCF National Champions, 2008 ECDA All Star National Champions and Best Motions & Dance Award, 2009 WSA National Champions, UCF National Champions & Best Dance Award, ECDA All Star National & Grand Champions ($1000 Prize), 2010 Jam LIVE National Champions, 2010 ECDA Extreme Champions, 2010 WSA National Champions, 2011 EDCA Extreme Champions (2 Teams!), 2011 Jam Fest Most Entertaining to Watch Award.This season several more titles have been added to her resume! National Champions all over again!
WHAT WILL COACH KIM ADD TO HER RECORD THIS SEASON? She has take on the manager position for our Providence location! Go Kim !
Jay - Coach & Gym Choreographer
Coach Jay is a graduate of Woonsocket High School and now attends Rhode Island College.
He started cheering at the Pre Teen level at the age of 11. He won 2 State Titles during his 3 years there. He then moved up to the High School level where he helped lead the High School Cheerleading team to 3 RI State Championships, participating in the routine and doing the choreography for them.
He is a 3 time All State recipient, top scorer 2 of these times and 2 time top All American at NCA Cheer Camp. James is currently finishing the season off on the National Championship winning Large Coed Team at Celebrity Cheer, who placed 5th at the World Championship's held in Orlando, Florida. He once again this year competed at the World Championships with SUPERIOR CHEER and also was the Coach of that team!
James also coaches and choreographs Woonsocket High School Cheer team along with Coach Dawn. He will also continue coaching there in the future. He is an active member of Rhode Island Coaches Association, Certified Coach for NCA, CPR and First Aid Certified.
In the All Star world Jay has accomplished several Championships at the local level and then on to Regional, National and like we said he has taken on the WORLD!
Will Scurry - Coach
Coach Will has an amazing resume !! We will be sharing very soon! Everyone LOVES him already! Congratulations and welcome to our staff !
Timothy Picard - Tumble Coach
Coach Tim is our Tumble Instructor. Call today for your class! Bio and Photo coming soon!
Kim Cerpovicz - Gym Admin