The Power Cheer! Staff is a family of coaches that dedicate themselves to the improvement and success of your child.  We believe that by coaching with respect and a positive attitude that we can achieve anything!

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The Power Cheer! Staff

Penny Howell

  • Owner/Director and Founder of Power Cheer! 
  • Current Head coach for Senior level 3 "Savage", Junior Level 4 "Jags", Junior level 2 "ThunderCats" and Senior Level 5 Training Team "FF5"
  • Competitive Gymnast for 15 years (including one year at the collegiate level)
  • Oklahoma All-State Gymanstics Team/ Oklahoma State Beam Champion
  • Former head instructor for NCA and CTC
  • NCA Collegiate All-American
  • Cheerleader at the University of Kansas
  • Has claimed many personal National Championships titles including partner stunt champion/all girl stunt champion/dance ensemble champion/open cheerleading champion
  • Head Coach of the Power Cheer! "Sabres" World's teams in 2008 and 2009
  • Head Coach of the the 2 Summit Bid winning teams in 2015 and 2016
  • USASF level 5 Certified Coach
  • AAU and Pop Warner Certified Coach
  • Competition Judge for Spirit Cheer, American Championships, JamFest, FCDA, Conquer Championships and Diamond Cheer and Dance
  • Former Regional Tournament Director for American Championships
  • 2011 and 2012 AAU National Cheerleading Championship Competition Director
  • Accepted into Who's Who Among American Business Professionals
  • 2011 - 2013 AUU Cheerleading National Director - created the first set of National Rules and Regulations for AAU Cheer
  • Port Orange POYFA Cheer Coordinator 2015 to present
  • Nominated for the USASF Advisory Board
  • Has traveled as a choreographer around the country (as far as Alaska) for the past 13 years
  • Married to Jason with 2 children; Riley and Jessa



Lexi Mullen

  • Current Head Coach for Mini level 1 “Lions” and Assistant Coach for Junior level 2 “Thundercats”
  • Coached various teams from 2012-2014 at Power Cheer!
  • 7 year all-star cheerleader at Power Cheer! and 5 years with Pop Warner
  • 2 year Varsity cheerleader and Captain at Spruce Creek High School
  • Has claimed many personal National and State Championships titles
  • Has traveled to assist with skills and choreography camps in various states
  • Currently works as a preschool teacher in Port Orange
  • Currently working on a Bachelors in Elementary Education
  • Engaged to Clay Treat with 1 son, Blake and a daughter on the way!

Marque Wilkes

  • Marque coaches our Junior Level 2.1 "WildCats" and Junior Level 4 "Jags".  
  • Marque grew up as an all star cheerleader of 10 years winning numerous State and National Championships, including 5 years at Power Cheer! and competed at the 2008 World Championships with Power Cheer! "Sabres". 
  • She also cheered on the Varsity squad at Matanzas high school where she was named UCA All American. 
  • Marque attended Florida Atlantic University where she was a cheerleader for four years and attended UCA College Nationals three of those years. 
  • Marque has always been a leader and role model on and off the floor. She junior coached at Power Cheer! and won the "Leadership Award" at FAU during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
  • Graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and has worked competition events for US Spirit and is AACCA certified. 
  • She is married to her long time high school love, James Wilkes, and is new mom to Carter!!

JaMesha Glenn


JaMesha is the assistant Coach for our Mini level 1 Prep team “Lynx”, Junior 2.1 team “Wildcats”, and Tigers while also coaching tumble classes. JaMesha also assists with the FF5 training team. She has cheered for a total of 12 years, beginning her cheer journey at Power Cheer and have been a part of the PCA family for 11 years!  

JaMesha was a high school Varsity cheerleader all 4 years and Junior and Senior captain and coached at Power Cheer her last two years of high school.  She went to college at FAU and became a collegiate cheerleader her freshman year.  JaMesha recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing.  We are very excited to have JaMesha back home at Power Cheer!

Sara Reed


Sara coaches both Tigers Minis and Juniors and works as a member of our office staff.  She is a stay at home mom of three children, her middle child, Layla, is currently on our Wildcats team.  She has a bachelor's in accounting for Florida Institute of Technology.  Originally from Virginia Beach but moved to the area in 2013 when her husband retired from the Marine Corps. She has been very active in volunteering, starting with the Marine Corps family readiness team and then moving on to Volunteer as a Pop Warner assistant coach.

This is the second year of the Tigers rec program. Last year Coach Sara and Coach Ginny lead Tigers to 5 national championship titles, and 2 grand champion titles.

Stacy Fincher

  • Stacy is a full time business owner of The Cheer Shack and Cheer Tribe on top of working in our office. 
  • Stacy was born and raised in the Daytona Beach/Flagler area. She was a high school cheerleader at Flagler Palm Coast High School, and moved to NY and attended college at SUNY Canton.
  • She has two daughters, Jade who is in the US Navy and Sumer who is currently an athlete at Power Cheer! And two step children, Rachel who is a varsity volleyball player and Carson who plays JV football at Spruce Creek High School. Stacy and Nate enjoy spending their time supporting their children’s love of sports. 
  • Stacy has worked in the insurance industry for 14 years as a personal and commercial lines account manager. She received her 440 CSR license from the Florida Association of Insurance Agents in 2003 and currently has a State of Florida 220 Property and Casualty license. 
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