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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




Jacob Serre

  • Competitive gymnast for 10 years, competing up to level 9.
  • Uuniversity of Central Florida Varsity Cheerleader for 4 years.
  • Competed on the UCF Competition team for 4 years placing in the top 4 at NCA College Nationals each year.
  • Competed in Paris, France  at the European Open as a member of the UCF International Competition Team.
  • Competed Partner Stunts at UCA College Nationals and NCA College Nationals, placing in the top 5.
  • Received "Rookie of the Year' Award his first year cheering for UCF.
  • 4th place on the All Time UCF Athlete Record board with a record breaking squat of 480 lbs, only to replace that his following year with the all time highest squat record of 530lbs and a a 4th place finish on bench of 390 lbs.
  • Received the "Leadership Award" and "Iron Athlete" Awards in the 2014 season.
  • Graduated from UCF with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Began coaching tumbling and gymnastics at age 16.
  • Coached Master Academy Varsity cheer to win two consecutive State Championships.
  • Has worked competition events for All Out Championships.
  • Has worked cheer camps for All Out, UCF, and Top Gun.
  • Currently working in Ormond Beach as an Electrical Enginer.




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!


Kory Joyce

  • We are so proud to have Kory coaching both our Junior level 4 "Jags" and also our Senior level 3 "Savag3". 
  • She grew up as a Power Cheer! athlete cheering as high as level 5 on our "Sabres" team and attended World's with Power Cheer! in 2008 with our first ever World's bid.
  • Total of 15 years of all star cheer experience and in that time has claimed many State, National and Grand Championship titles.
  • 2 year Varsity cheerleader at New Smyrna Beach high school.
  • Kory began her coaching career at the age of 16, assisting with teams at Power Cheer! Kory made such a huge impression on Coach Penny that she was asked to travel to many locations, including Alaska, and assist in cheer camps and choreography. 
  • After high school, Kory began coaching at a local all star program and became a head coach of several teams as well as director of that program before coming back home to Power Cheer! to coach this year.
  • While Kory is not in the gym, she is going to school at Daytona State where she is currently a Junior studying early childhood education. 
    Kory is married to Steven and they have 2 children; Stevie, and Jayda who is on our Jags team. 


Davina Underwood

  • Davina is the head coach for "Lynx", our Mini Level 1 Prep team, and our Junior Level 2.1 "WildCats" team.  
  • Davina spent 2 years as a Varsity Cheerleader at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma where she received her Bachelors of Science, Psychology.
  • 2 years as a Varsity Cheerleader at Oklahoma Panhandle State University Coed in Goodwell, Oklahoma where she was Captain her Senior year and received her Master’s in Education, School Counseling.
  • She was a high school cheer coach for 2 years as the Assistant Varsity Coach at Liberal High School and 2 years as the Large Coed competition and sideline Varsity Head Coach at Trinity Christian Academy. She lead the TCA team to be the FHSAA 2A Regional Competitive Cheerleading Champions and 1A Runner up Champions who were also the 2017 FHSAA State Finalist.
  • She has NFHS AACCA Spirit Safety Certification, NFHS CDC Concussion in Sport Training certification, and NFHS Sudden Cardiac Arrest Course Certification.
  • Davina spends a lot of time as a volunteer, having worked with Big Brothers and Sisters, Christian Camp counselor and currently as one of the Salty Church Children's Ministries leaders.
  • She is married to Rob and have 2 children Addison, and Chelsea who is on Kittens.


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!!


Ginny Paterno

  • Now in the second year of Power Cheer! rec program, Ginny is coaching both the mini and juniors Tigers teams while working in the office at PCA.
  • As a certified Pop Warner coach Ginny has soared to great heights. She was asst coach for Junior PeeWee team in both 2015 and 2016.  Both years the team placed as Conference 1st place and Grand Champions! In 2016 they placed 1st in Regionals out of over 30 teams, then went on to Pop Warner Nationals and placed 6th.
  • Coached the Hawks Year Round cheer 2015 & 2016 - who won Reach the Beach National Champions 2015, All Out National Champions 2016, CCE National Champions.
  • Ginny has been married to her husband John for 15 years, they have a daughter named Rachel, who is currently on our Wildcats team.  
  • Completed the RCSR in Insurance through UCF and is a licensed 440 CSR in the state of Florida.
  • Ginny Founded " Keep the Rhythm Flowing " music scholarship at Mainland H.S. in 2013. 
  • She spends her time supporting her husbands hobby of racing, and Rachel's love of cheerleading and weightlifting. Together they travel when possible, and enjoy their houseful of various animals. 


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 Hernandez

  • 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. 


Casey Brown

  • We are so grateful to have Casey as part of our office staff this year and love her positive attitude and organizational skills!
  • Casey is an IT Director at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where she has worked since 2011.  
  • She has been married to Craig for 18 years and has two children Canyon 14, who is heavily involved in travel and high school baseball, and Ciara 12, who has been with Power Cheer! for 3 years and is currently a member of ThunderCats and Jags and a junior coach for Kittens.
  • Graduate of Seabreeze high school where she was a two sport athlete (swimming, basketball).
  • She graduated with a Bachelor's in Management Information Systems from Florida State University. 
  • Casey is an incredible and dedicated Mom who puts all of her spare time into helping with her children's sports and volunteers her time to their organizations.


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!

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