BRITTANY LITTLEJOHN MOORE - After School Director,
Camp Manager, & Twister Coach
Brittany started working for The Tumble Tree in 2010 as an assistant and head coach as well as an all star coach with The Twisters. Brittany began working full time for The Tumble Tree in 2011. Brittany cheered since middle school and competed for 4 years in high school. She is married to her husband, John. Brittany now manages our After School Cheer and Dance program, all of our Day Camps and Summer Camps, our Twister Prep program, and also coaches every Twister team in the gym! She is a great choreographer and has won several National titles as a coach. Brittany was recently named a Nfinity Regents Coach for 2016! This is a huge honor, as only 20 coaches out of 2000 were selected!
Michaela was recently named one of the TOP 20 under 40 Professionals in Columbia, SC in 2012! She is the mother of three children and has been married for 16 years. She was an army brat, graduated from the University of South Florida and was involved with cheering and gymnastics from her childhood to college. She began The Tumble Tree in 2008, has served on many community leadership boards, served as regional representative with the USASF, and actively coaches many teams for The Twister program.
Alex started working for The Tumble Tree in September 2009 as an assistant coach while also working for Richland School District One. She quickly became a head coach working at many of the elementary schools. Alex and Michaela started The Twisters together in May 2010 and in Fall 2010 Alex started working full time for The Tumble Tree. Alex cheered since middle school and competed for 4 years in high school. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and is married with a 1 year old baby girl! Alex lives in Jacksonville, FL however plays an active roll in "behind the scene tasks." Alex manages the billing, payroll, staffing, scheduling, competition registrations, USASF staff and athlete compliance, website design, new student enrollment and tracking, marketing, and all other business tasks. She also helps with choreography and lesson plans.
Coach Christie cheered all through high school, was a member of the USC Cheerleading team for two years, and has competed at the Cheerleading Worlds event twice. She has an Exercise Science degree from USC. Christie is very unique in her abilities to understand the technique of tumbling. She has a natural talent to understand the mechanics of the skill and breaking it down into steps for the athletes to master. She has been monumental in creating immaculate tumbling form in all levels.
CHRISTIE PHILLIPS - Head Tumbling Coach
WE ALSO HAVE SEVERAL OTHER PART TIME TUMBLING, CHEER, AND DANCE INSTRUCTORS THAT WORK WITH US TO HELP CREATE A DISCIPLINED BUT LOVING ENVIRONMENT FOR OUR ATHLETES TO LEARN. ALL OF OUR STAFF ARE USASF CERTIFIED AS WELL AS HAVE THEIR FIRST AID AND CPR CERTIFICATION. THEY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN CHEER, TUMBLE, OR DANCE FOR MOST OF THEIR LIFE.
MICHAELA GONZALES - Owner
ALEX HOOD - Business Manager