Cheerleading/Gymnastics Experience
Springfield, IL Junior Football League 1993-1996 
Show Team, Kathy's Gymnastics 1990-1996
Pleasant Plains High School Cheerleader 1996-2000 
Lewis University 2000-2004
Springfield Stallions 2007
                                  Coaching Experience
                                  JFL 1998-2000
                                  American Cheerleading Federation Head Instructor, 2000-2002
                                  Super Cheer and Dance Associaton Intern, 2003
                                  Loras College Graduate Assistant Track and Field, Head Cheer Coach, 2005-2006
                                  Gymnastic Spectrum Pre-School Gymnastics/Cheerleading Director, Recreation Gymnastics Assistant Coach, 2006
                                  UW-Stout Cheer and Dance Advisior, 2008-2010, Assistant Track Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach 2007-2010
                                  UW-Eau Claire Assistant Coach 2010-current
                                  EC All Stars Head Coach/Program Director 2010-current
                                  Chippewa High School Assistant Track Coach 2010-current, Head Cheer Coach, current
                                  Wisconsin Association of Cheer and Pom Coaches board member. 
                                  3 time ACF All American
                                  4th place at the Illinois State High School Cheerleading Competition, 2000
                                  National Cheerleaders Association Collegiate All American
                                  5th Place NCA Collegiate Championships small co-ed division II, 2004 
                                  3 time NCAA Division II All American, Long Jump
                                  Coached UWEC National Spirit Group National Champs, 2011
                                  Bachelors Degree in Sports Management, Minor in Coaching, Lewis University, 2004
                                  Masters Degree in Athletic Administration, Loras College, 2006                                    
                                  AACCA Safety Certified
                                  USATrack and Field Level 1 Certified
Amy is currently the head cheer & stunt coach of the University Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She grew up all over the world through the military, but cheered through high school and college in the Rome/Syracuse, NY area. After college she moved to Bitburg, Germany where she was a Dodd’s military high school teacher, and the head cheer coach. She also coached the base youth center and cheered herself for an USAFE team all over Europe. After living in Germany she moved to Navarre, FL. There she changed careers into the dental field, but kept her love of coaching cheerleaders. She coached Jr teams at a Youth Sports Association and was on the Board of Directors for this Association. She was of Navarre's United All-Star gym. while during that time she choreographed competition routines and trained many coaches for numerous youth, high school, and all star programs. She currently lives in Eau Claire, WI where she has coached at 2 local high schools and has been a WACPC, Inc. representative since 2008. She is married and has 4 children. When not working or spending time with her family she is very involved in the in the education of cheer/dance coaches and athletes for the state of WI. She likes making a positive difference for all athletes and is proud to be a part of an organization that was nominated for one of the best leadership programs in the nation. She is honored to direct both the UWEC cheer and stunt program. She holds a National Cheer Judge Certification and is NFHS/AACCA safety certified and USASF credentialed. Amy is excited to be able to pass along her cheerleading knowledge as part of the CHEER EXCEPTION!

Gymnastic Staff
Coming Soon!

Cheer Staff
Melissa Hauk
Melissa has been involved with cheerleading for 7 years where she started out cheering for Chippewa Falls High School and was the captain her junior and senior year. She was a 4x MVP for her high school, Earned the All- Conference Academic award, and 1st team All-State her senior year.  She is currently on her 2nd year with the UWEC Cheer and Stunt team and a co-captain. Melissa enjoys the competitive aspect of cheerleading and loves to stunt and tumble. Besides cheer, Melissa is currently a senior Political Science major at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She hopes to travel a lot and be involved with governments of different countries. Someday she hopes to coach her own team and spread her love and knowlege of cheerleading.
Krystal Urness
Cheered at North High school from 2004-2008
Danced at various dance schools from 1996-2009
UCA Allstar in 2005
Cheered at UWEC starting in 2008
Raia Herges (Not Pictured)
Was on the her Highschool Varsity cheer and dance team for three years and was captain of the dance team her senior year. Her Junior year she made the Minnesota AllSstate cheer team in 2009-2010, and the all state dance team my senior year 10-11. Raia was in gymnastics for 8 years, dance for 8 years and cheerleading for  4 yeas.
Marci Wefel
Carly Rahn
Giovanni Salvatore