• Competitive Cheer Coaching Staff
  • Shelli Wandersee, born and raised in Illinois (just outside Chicago) and 4 year cheeleader/graduate of University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, moved to Tx 13 years ago to begin her teaching career.  She has been married to her husband, Matt since 2007 and now is a mother of two children (Kaylee and Jimmy).

    Her love for cheer began in 6th grade and continued throughout middle school, high school (captain for 3 years) and college where she cheered all four years (captain for 2 years).  During her senior year of high school, Shelli and her team won Nationals at the American Grand National Championship.  She also ran on her high school Varsity track team all four years, breakiing two school records for the 4X100 and 4X200 relays.

    Shelli has had over 15 years of coaching experience (middle school, high school, co-ed high school and competitive 3 cheer teams) and also worked as a head UCA camp instructor for 6 years, traveling all over the country teaching camps, choreography, and tumbling classes, in 2004 she served as a judge for the European National Championships. Shelli worked as a competition judge for UCA as well as Spriot Even Coordinators for 7 years.

    Shelli taught and coached  at Ted  Polk Middle School and Newman Smith High School in Carrollton/ Farmer Branch for 5 years and the past 6 years has been a 7th & 8th grade teacher and cheer coach at Cockrill Middle School in McKinney.  Her love for working with student is evident in all that she does, whether it's in the classroom or on the mat!