CPR & First Aid Certified
Cheer/Tumbling Instructor and CC Coach
Steffany began dance and tumbling at the age of 3 and started cheering for Bantam Football at age 6. She was awarded the Gold Medal at the state gymnastics meet for level 5 uneven parallel bars when she was nine years old. She is a graduate of Greenwood High School where she was a cheerleader from grades 6-12. Steffany was the first freshman to cheer on the Junior Varsity squad at Greenwood, a Varsity cheerleader for 3 years, and Most Valuable Cheerleader in 1999. She was also a 5-time NCA All American Cheerleader chosen to travel to Hawaii during her junior year to perform in the Aloha Bowl and Oahu Bowl. She loves working with kids and helping out her big sister, Tiffany.
Steffany graduated from Butler University as a
Doctor of Pharmacy in 2006. While attending Butler she was a member of
the cheerleading squad. Steffany loved cheering at Hinkle and also
enjoyed traveling with the basketball team during the NCAA
tournament. Steffany was also an instructor for the National
Cheerleading Association for 2 years and had the chance to teach camps with
Tiffany as her head instructor. Steffany is a pharmacist for Meijer
and recently became a mother! Steffany has 2 little girls Ella & Callie. Steffany has been an instructor at Tiffanys since 2002 and looks forward to many more years!
CPR & First Aid Certified
Cheer/Tumbling Instructor & CC Coach
Stephanie is from Fort Wayne, IN with a background in cheer and gymnastics. Stephanie took gymnastics for 7 years and was a cheerleader 7th grade and up! Stephanie was an NCA All-American cheerleader 01 & 02, she was named NCA TOP ALL AMERICAN at camp. Other awards Stephanie earned while cheering at Homestead High School were 2003 Indiana All-State Academic Cheer Team, 2002 Northeast Hoosier Conference 1st Team All-Conference & was selected to work for NCA her senior year of High School.
Stephanie then went on to become a NCA Staff member & Judge 2003-2005. After High School Stephanie attend Indiana University. Stephanie was a IU cheerleader on the all girl team 2003-2004. She had the opportunity to go to the 2004 UCA College Nationals where IU placed 3rd in the Division IA All Girl division. While Stephanie was attending IU she was on the Dean's list (all semesters) & many other academic awards!
Stephanie graduated in 2006 from IU where she majored in Exercise Science and minored in Nutrition Science. She has is a full time physical Therapist in Indy! :) Stephanie enjoys teaching at Tiffany’s and is excited to bring her stretching expertise to the program! Stephanie recently had a baby girl named Makenzie! Stephanie has been a coach at Tiffany’s since 2008.
Cheer/Tumbling Instructor L4 & L5
USASF Certified Instructor
Jonathan Espinosa comes to Tiffany's with
over ten years of experience in the cheer
leading industry. Coming from Miami,Fl. He cheered at Coral Gables High School and cheered for Top Gun all-stars.
Jonathan went to the University of Miami and Miami Dade College where he studied music
production. During his time in college he played lead trumpet for the
"Band Of The Hour", the University of Miami's marching
band . He coached at Coral Gables High School, Miami Springs High School, Hialeah High School and Hialeah Miami Lakes High School. He also made a huge impact on the all-star
scene coaching with Prymus Angles All Stars,of Miami, FL, Five star athletics,
of Miami, FL, and head coaching Center Stage cheer and dance of Miami,
FL. With a strong mind for tumbling innovative stunts pyramids
and Choreography Jonathan brings a Spanish flare to the program. He
also owns his own cheer music production company that is internationally known.
His company does music for teams in countries such as Ireland and Canada, as well as numerous teams across the
US. Jonathan joined Tiffany's Staff in 2011.
Whitney is from Ferdinand, IN with a background in cheerleading, dance, and gymnastics. Whitney started gymnastics when she was 3 and took it for 15 years. She was a cheerleader 5th -12th grade for her school. Whitney was an NCA All-American cheerleader in 2003 and 2004. She also had the honor of being selected to be an NCA Staff member for two years all across the country.
Whitney attended Indiana State University and graduated in 2009. While attending Indiana State, Whitney danced all four years and was captain of the dance team. She was also involved in many other activities on and off of campus. She majored in Elementary and Special Education and is now teaching Special Education at an inner-city school in Indianapolis.
Whitney also had the
privilege to dance for the Indiana Pacers and live out her dancing dreams. She
was an Indiana Pacemate in 2009-2010. Whitney was able to be with children, the
community, and dance for thousands of fans. Whitney joined Tiffany's Staff in 2011.
Cheer/Tumbling Instructor and Senior 3/4 coach
Jessica Long was an instructor at Tiffany's for years a while back. She was a cheerleader at Ball State University & a Colts Cheerleader. Jessica had to give up coaching at Tiffany's when she took a new job, but is glad to be back! She was able to return to coaching in 2014!
Hip Hop Dance Instructor
Eric comes from Indianapolis, Indiana. He has danced for 9 years and professionally teaching and dancing for 7 years. He has danced and choreographed for the Indianapolis, Indiana Fever Inferno for 7 years. Toured with lady gaga promo tour Monster 2009-2010. He worked under the talent agency of Lilly's talent based in Chicago. Eric has signed with Nike talent department of dance and promotion for the year of 2014. Eric has taught dance at Hamilton south eastern high school, Westfield, North Central, Fishers, Zionsville, Lawrence North High school, dance teams and programs. He has also been a guest choreographed for Humber academy in Chicago for over 4 years. Dance is my life but teaching dance is the art I live! We are excited to have Eric as a instructor at Tiffany's! The students love taking his classes!
Cheer/Tumbling Instructor & Mini CC Coach
Jordan grew up in Terre haute indiana, where he started his cheerleading career in 2000 with Terre haute thunder. Since then he went on to cheer for other squads such As JAGS all star and Rock Solid all stars. He coached a little in 2005 with Elite Energy all stars & guest coached for Indiana Creek High School. He began coaching for Tiffany's in 2013 & the students love working with him! Jordan looks forward to meeting each and every parent and working side by side with the amazing athletes cheer champions has to offer!
USASF Certified Coach* CPR & First Aid Certified
Kayla is currently a Substitute Teacher at Tiffanys.
Kayla Ponchot is certified by USASF in cheer and tumbling for levels 1-4 USASF All-Star Cheerleading. Kayla began taking gymnastics and dance at the tender age of 4. Then in middle school, Kayla shifted her focus to cheerleading. Kayla cheered throughout her middle school and high school career. While cheering she received several awards:ä time NCA-All American, ICA Best Cheerleader, 3 time ICA Best Jumper, Team Captain, Most Valuable Cheerleader, and she lead her high school team to several competitive awards.
After graduating high school, Kayla took her talents to NCA and Ball State. Kayla graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education. This is where Kayla met Tiffany. She served as an NCA instructor and Ball State cheerleader for 2 years!! Upon graduating from Ball State, Kayla moved to St. Louis, Missouri and began her career as a Kindergarten and First Grade teacher. Her graduated from school in St. Louis and decided to return to Indiana this past summer. Kayla teaches Third Grade in Perry Township.
devoting her life to active cheerleading for over 10 years, Kayla hung up her
pom-poms and began working as a coach and choreographer. Kayla spent her
time choreographing competition routines and volunteering her expertise across
the mid-west after her college years. Kayla has been a coach at Tiffany’s
since 2006. Kayla recently had to take a leave of absence from Tiffany's...she will be a substitute teacher for the time being!
Open Gym this Saturday 2:30-3:30pm! Must sign up at the gym!!!