2021 STAC Champions
2022 STAC Championship
Sunday, October 23 at Union-Endicott
2022 Team Previews:
Corning Hawks (Class A)
Head Coach: Laura Wright, 4th year (8th overall)
Team Goals: Learn as much as we can and have a positive season.
Elmira Express (Class A)
Head Coach: Shelly Allen, 13th year
Key Players: Jenna Jones (sr.), Emersyn Garvin (jr.)
Team Goals: With many seniors graduated from the last couple of year, we are in a bit of a start over phase where we are building the basics instead of building on experience. We have many new girls with backgrounds in dance and cheer, so we will look to grow our stunting skills and create a high energy game day routine.
Horseheads Blue Raiders (Class B)
Head Coach: Kayla Kuhns, 4th year (7th overall)
Key Players: Mary Benjamin (sr.), Sophia Cipolla (sr.), Alivia Augustine (jr.)
Team Goals: Continue to build our stunting technique and skills, perform our best at competitions, bond and grow together as a team, and be a better team than we were the day before.
Ithaca Little Red (Class B)
Head Coach: Unique Leflore, 5th year
Key Players: Sofia Yantorno-France (sr.), Marisa Jett (jr.)
Team Goals: Improve our team.
Binghamton Patriots (Class A)
Head Coach: Anna-Marie Conley, 22nd year
Key Players: Melodie Khounesombat (soph.), Chloe Khounesombat (sr.), Shawn Gibson (jr.), Riley Reyonds (jr.)
Team Goals: We have never been to Nationals, so we would like to get there and have this team be a part of it.
Johnson City Wildcats (Class C)
Head Coach: Lydia Mann, 8th year
Key Players: Imariana Leuci (soph.), Ava Martinkovic (soph.), Abigail Bennett (soph.)
Team Goals: Put out a clean and exciting routine, create a family atmosphere, and complete many repetitions of basic skills to progress to higher levels.
Maine-Endwell Spartans (Class C)
Head Coach: Amanda Montanye, 1st year (15th overall)
Key Players: Coriana Collins (sr.), Grace Russell (sr.), Hailey Solowiej (sr.), Natalie Peters (sr.), Olivia Dellapenna (sr.)
Team Goals: Strengthen our team and skills, perform our best at STAC and NYS Gameday Invitational, and compete at Nationals in Florida in February.
Union-Endicott Tigers (Class B)
Head Coach: Andrea Guccia, 10th year
Key Players: Ireland Bambara (sr.), Caroline Haley (sr.), Gabriella Grover (sr.), Eliza Hamilton-Jones (sr.)
Team Goals: Improve as our season progresses and perform at the highest level. We are focusing on the controllables such as effort and commitment.
Vestal Golden Bears (Class C)
Head Coach: Erin Schultz, 6th year (10th overall)
Key Players: Keene Baldridge-Heywood (sr.), Abby Lupold (sr.), Lilly Tripp (sr.), Nicole Wowk (jr.), Emmilene Griffiths (jr.), Ella Bezouka (sr.)
Team Goals: Obtain more skills while obtaining a family atmosphere. Do not get stagnant and work consistently towards new heights. Skill wise, we are looking to get full team full ups, all jumps above horizontal, and add additional tumbling skills for the program.
Chenango Forks Blue Devils (Class D)
Head Coach: Kody Smyder, 5th year (11th overall)
Key Players: Morgan McGuian (sr.), Emily Mugglin (sr.), Brooke Johnson (sr.), Jada Williams (jr.)
Team Goals: Improve, show progress, and trust the process. That could be from better scores, better technique, and better showmanship.
Chenango Valley Warriors (Class D)
Head Coach: Sarah Fernald, 2nd year
Key Players: Melissa Giammarino (fresh.), Lola Montemagno (jr.)
Team Goals: Compete in the game day competition and improve our skills. Qualify for UCA Nationals competition and the NYSPHSAA state competition.
Owego Indians (Class D)
Head Coach: Karen Birchard, 4th year (8th overall)
Key Players: Natalie Donavan (sr.)
Team Goals: With a very young team after losing six seniors last year, we want to perform in the game day competition, his stunt skills safely, become stronger, and bond as a new team.
Seton Catholic Saints (Class D)
Head Coach: Olivia Dennison, 2nd year (3rd overall)
Key Players: April Columbia (sr.), Erin Lewis (jr.), Amanda Murray (jr.), Sarah Fiacco (soph.), Madi Reardon (fresh.), Liz Race (fresh.)
Team Goals: Improve our stunting skills and place at competitions.
Norwich Purple Tornado (Class D)
Head Coach: Christina A. Budd, 3rd year
Key Players: Hannah Fillmore (fresh.), Miah Snow (soph.), Janiah Miller (soph.), Carlie Gale (soph.)
Team Goals: Bring school spirit and pride back to Norwich High School. We want to become a cheer squad for the entire school, not just the two teams we cheer for. We hope this will build more interest in cheerleading so we can begin to build the program back up.
Oneonta Yellow Jackets (NO TEAM)
Susquehanna Valley Sabers (Class D)
Head Coach: Katie Fedorwich, 2nd year (5th total)
Key Players: Aubrey Snyder (soph.), Allure McCune (soph.), Hayden Fedorwich (jr.)
Team Goals: Compete as much as possible and keep improving our skills.
Windsor Black Knights (NO TEAM)