We go beyond a great facility & great equipment to ensure the success of our athletes! The talent, energy, and experience of our owners, coaches, & choreographers create enthusiasm and success in all of our programs. (Tumbling Classes, Cheerleading Classes, and All-Star Cheer Teams)
All of our instructors are required to maintain an AACCA certification (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors). It is also required that our staff attend “in house training sessions” so that our gym provides you with a complete and consistent format. We believe that proper technique is everything. We instill this in our instructors and it is carried over into our programs. Our gym and cheer and dance coaches are USASF (United States All-Star Federation) registered and credential.
We feel strongly that we can deliver the most disciplined and extensive training available in the industry. We invite you to come by and visit our facility, or give us a call (718-948-2333). We appreciate your interest in our programs and look forward to meeting you!
Debra began dancing at the age of two and cheering at the age of 8 both under the instruction of her mother. She continued to dance and cheer competitively throughout high school, choosing to focus specifically on cheer upon entering The College of New jersey. There she played an integral part of getting the team to compete at UCA College Nationals for the first time in the school’s history. The team finished 6th in the nation in their division at the competition. As a senior Debra was named co-captain and began to work an an assistant coach of the cheerleading squad at her high school alma mater. Debra graduated TCNJ magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in business administration and a concentration in mathematics and human resource management. Upon graduation Debra continued to coach high school cheerleading and earned a master’s degree in secondary education and mathematics. While teaching middle and high school math on Staten Island Debra earned a professional certificate in school building leadership/school administration and coached at the same Staten Island high school from 1999 to 2015. While there Debra also played a major role in developing the program into a national contender. She introduced the team to UCA nationals and her teams qualified for nationals every year that they attended regionals. In 2014 the team had it’s most successful finish of 9th place in the nation. Debra is married to Neal for 10 years and is the mother of beautiful twin girls, Charlotte and Francesca. She is certified in first aid, CPR, AED and concussion training. She is also AACCA certified and is currently pursuing her USASF credentials.
Devin has coached for the past 16 years at both the elementary school and all-star level. She began coaching in 1999 at a Staten Island CYO program where they earned their first ever Island title. Devin took a hiatus from coaching the school team to assume the role of coach at an all-star program for three seasons. After her tenure there, she returned back to her CYO team and eventually became the director of their program. She is overjoyed by the strong bond that she and her girls had and relishes the fact that she helped coach them through their most successful seasons. Devin is CPR/AED/First aid certified and is pursuing her AACCA certification.
Lauren joined the EVO staff as an all-star cheer coach in 2015 when it was just starting out. She has watched the program grow and evolve to the powerhouse it is today, and she is so happy to be a part of that! She is lucky enough to have been one of the coaches of the first team from our gym to win a D2 Summit ring in 2018! She looks forward to winning many more with her EVO family! “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”
Jenna began cheering for Holy Child when she was 7 years old. She cheered for her middle school I.S.75 for 3 years and transitioned to all-star cheer her freshman year of high school in 2015 at Evolution. Jenna was apart of the first team from Evolution to make it to the D2 Summit. She continued cheering through high school. Jenna returned to the D2 Summit 2 more times and even placed in the top ten in the Small Senior 2 division. Jenna currently cheers for her college as a Division 1 Athlete.
In 2015 Jenna started coaching teams (Teal Crush and Teal Intensity) and tumbling classes as a freshman in high school. Since then she has been coaching prep level one teams as well as coaching tumbling classes and privates.
Jenna graduated from Tottenville High School and is currently in her first year of college at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is in a five year program to get her masters in teaching and bachelors in biology. She is also part of their National Honors Program. She continues to coach at Evolution while working at the YMCA after school care programs out of Hackensack NJ.
Gabriella began cheering for Holy Child when she was 7 years old. She transitioned to all-star cheer her freshman year of high school when evolution first started in 2014. She continued cheering through high school and her first year of college.
In 2015 Gabriella started coaching teams (Teal Crush and Teal Intensity) and tumbling classes as a sophomore in high school. Since then she has been coaching full year and prep level one teams as well as coaching tumbling classes and privates.
Gabriella graduated from Saint Joseph Hill and is currently in her second year of college at New York Institute of Technology. She is in a five-year program to get her bachelors in architecture.
Rebecca began as a school cheerleader at 5 years old, and continued until 6th grade. She started all star cheerleading in 7th grade on Evolution’s first team and was even on the first team to ever go to the D2 Summit (National Championship in Florida) with Evolution in 2016. Rebecca has been with Evolution since the beginning, and hopes to continue cheering here in college.
Rebecca started coaching in 2016, beginning with pre-k classes and volunteering her time on Teal Crush (tiny exhibition) and Teal Intensity (special needs team). She now coaches prep and Summit teams, as well as tumbling classes and privates.
In 2020, Rebecca will be graduating from St. Joseph Hill Academy. She will be attending Wagner College with the goal of receiving a bachelors in nursing in the year 2024.
Cristal is a graduate of SUNY Albany for undergrad and College of Staten Island for her masters in Education. She holds multiple teaching certificates, which include: general Ed and special education for birth – grade 6.
Cristal participated in cheer as a school cheerleader and changed her path to All Stars shortly after. Throughout her high school years is when she began to instruct tumbling. She has grown from an athlete, to coach, to mother. Cristal joined Evolution Cheer 5 years ago as the half year coach for Teal Energy and now is at the gym in full force coaching several full year teams. In 2019 her Youth Level 1 team, Teal Fury, came in 1st place in their division at the D2 Summit!
Cristal currently is a stay at home mom during the day to take care of her twins. She continues to try to find the time to tutor kids in grades K-5, but you can always find her at the gym throughout the week.