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Davontra ‘Tra’ Ford

Coach Tra as known in the industry by most is the program director and inspiration for DF Athletics. Originating from Portland, OR with a dance and theatrical background, Tra began his cheer career 11 Years ago. Cheering at the High School, All Star, and Collegiate level Tra went on to be a 5 Year Universal Cheerleading Association Instructor, Former Head Coach at Portland State University, 9 years of All Star coaching experience, and booked for multiple choreography jobs across the nation. Currently alongside his responsibilities at the gym, he is the Head Cheerleading Coach at Mountain View High School in Vancouver, WA. With knowledge in all areas of the sport, he especially enjoys pushing each athlete to levels they didn’t know they could reach.

To schedule a private lesson please contact Tra:

CoachTra@dfathletics.com

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AJ Brown

Aj Brown is one of the most sought after tumbling coaches in our area. Over Aj’s career he has developed a very high level of tumbling as well as trained and coached at elite level facilities, such as Camp Woodward every summer. Aj’s passion is tumbling and working with each athlete to truly bring out the best in them. Not only can he still perform the skill, he has a plethora of tips and drills to ensure athletes profession through any level.

Email for availability: aj.brown.9715@gmail.com

$55 per hour or $40 for 30 min

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Jadda Rotchford

Jada Rotchford is one of the newest members to the Ford Family Staff and we couldn’t be more blessed to have her. Originally from Vancouver Washington Jada has spent her life as a local and been cheering for the past 15 years. Jada’s strong passion for cheerleading has lead her to master her elite level tumbling and secure her a spot on multiple Worlds teams. One of Coach Jada’s most prestigious memories is winning NCA as an athlete in 2011. Jada went on to work for NCA Summer Camp Staff and is currently a shift lead at Dutch Bros! Jada has a strong eye for coaching proper technique and is experienced in coaching athletes level 1-7! 

Email for Availability: Jadarotchford@gmail.com

$55 an hour or $40 for 30 Min

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Jessie Hammond

Jessie Hammond is a valued member on our staff for her true dedication and passion to the sport. Jessie Hammond, Originally from Sandy Oregon has cheered for the past 11 years and competed as an all star cheerleader on all levels as well as high school. Jessie prides herself on being a versatile athlete who can do it all. Tumble, Base, or Fly. With a passion in coaching technique and flexibility she has used her versatile knowledge to help athletes progress on all levels.

Email for availability: jessiehammond24@gmail.com

$50 Per Hour or $35 for 30 min

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Tayler Mills

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Kearstin Somboun

Kearstin Somboun is one of our Prep Program coaches who has a strong passion for helping athletes progress. Being a high school cheerleader and having 10 years of cheer experience under her belt, Kearstin has been a great member of our coaching staff and a loved coach by our athletes. Moving from the world of coaching Pop Warner Cheerleading to All Star Cheer she is excited to use her knowledge to train these athletes into champions. Kearstin has a strong passion in coaching Stunt and Jump technique as well as Level 1-2 skills.

Email for availability: Kearstin.somboun1@gmail.com

$40 an hour or $25 for 30 min 

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Jack Thompson

Jack Thompson currently a veteran UCA instructor and Washington State University Cheerleader Alumni has been a beloved addition to our staff. Jack has a strong passion for working with athletes of all ages and skill level on enhancing their love for partner stunting. Both with the capabilities of performing elite skills as well as explaining in ways easy to understand, you are sure to love your experience with Coach Jack.

Email for availability: Jack.thompson@wsu.edu

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