2021-2022 STAC Champions
Division I: Union-Endicott (77.60)
Division II: Maine-Endwell (72.15)
Co-Ed: Johnson City (69.75)
2022-2023 STAC Championships
Saturday, February 4 at Horseheads
2022-2023 Team Previews:
Corning Hawks (Co-Ed)
Head Coach: Aspyn Landis, 4th year
Key Players: The whole team.
Team Goals: Growth in the program at all levels and in individual skill, which will grow team unity.
Elmira Express (Division I)
Head Coach: Shelly Allen, 13th year
Key Players: Arielle Reese (jr.)
Team Goals: A large group of new girls are on the team this year due to graduations. Many have advanced tumbling skills with backgrounds in dance. The goal is to grow our stunting routine and to create a high energy competition routine.
Horseheads Blue Raiders (Division I)
Head Coach: Aliya Micknich, 1st year
Key Players: Olivia Giammichele (soph.), Andrea Benjamin (fresh.), Mary Benjamin (sr.)
Team Goals: Make changes within the program and have a season full of memories and positive vibes. Work hard, as we have joined a new division. Aim to win a STAC Championship.
Ithaca Little Red (Division I)
Head Coach: Unique Leflore, 4th year
Key Players: Hannah Scaffido, Sonia Yantorno-France
Team Goals: Compete in competition.
Binghamton Patriots (No team preview submitted.)
Johnson City Wildcats (Co-Ed)
Head Coach: Lydia Mann, 8th year
Key Players: Ava Martinkovic (soph.), Landon Weiler (soph.), Abigail Bennett (soph.)
Team Goals: Put out a clean, entertaining routine and make it to states.
Last Season: Won STAC and Section IV Co-Ed Championships. Finished 9th in the preliminary at the NYSPHSAA Co-Ed State Championship.
Maine-Endwell Spartans (No team preview submitted.)
Union-Endicott Tigers (Division I)
Head Coach: Andrea Guccia, 10th year (15th overall)
Key Players: There are many, since it takes the whole team to be successful.
Team Goals: Improve confidence, progress from each competition, and perform at our full potential.
Last Season: Won the Section IV Division I Small School Championship. Finished 4th in the NYSPHSAA Division I Small School State Championship.
Vestal Golden Bears (Division I)
Head Coach: Erin Schultz, 5th year
Key Players: Keene Baldridge-Heywood (sr.), Abby Lupold (sr.), Nicole Wowk (jr.), Emmilene Griffiths (jr.)
Team Goals: Hit zero at competition (no deductions). Improve our overall technique for arm motions, tumbling, jumps, and stunts.
Last Season: Won the Section IV Division I Large School Championship. Finished 10th in the preliminary at the NYSPHSAA Division I Large School State Championship.
Chenango Forks Blue Devils (Division II)
Head Coach: Kody Smyder, 5th year (10th overall)
Key Players: Morgan McGuigan (sr.), Brooke Johnson (sr.), Emily Mugglin (sr.)
Team Goals: Continue to improve stunt execution and difficulty, showmanship, and motion technique. Improve upon each competition to increase score and change the routine each week.
Last Season: Won the Section IV Division II Small School Championship. Finished 5th in the NYSPHSAA Division II Small School State Championship.
Chenango Valley Warriors (Division II)
Head Coach: Sarah Fernald, 2nd year
Key Players: Melissa Giammarino (fresh.), Lola Montenagno (jr.), Ava Murray (8th grade)
Team Goals: Receive a bid to compete at UCA Nationals. Qualify for the state competition. Grow our skills in tumbling and stunting as a team.
Last Season: Won the Section IV Division II Large School Championship. Finished 6th in the preliminary at the NYSPHSAA Division II Large School State Championship.
Owego Indians (NO TEAM)
Seton Catholic Saints (Division II)
Head Coach: Ashley Cunningham, 1st year
Key Players: Erin Lewis, April Columbia, Abby Columbia
Team Goals: It had been three years since Seton offered a competitive team, so our main goal is to make it to sectionals.
Norwich Purple Tornado (Division II)
Head Coach: Tina Budd, 2nd year
Key Players: Janiah Miller (soph.), Miah Snow (soph.), Hannah Fillmore (fresh.)
Team Goals: Continue the mission to cheer for the entire school and promote all sports to build the program.
Oneonta Yellow Jackets (Co-Ed)
Head Coach: Kelly Tavarone, 7th year
Key Players: Makenna Frazier (8th grade)
Team Goals: Place higher in competitions and be recognized as a solid competitor.
Susquehanna Valley Sabers (Division II)
Head Coach: Katie Fed, 5th year (6th overall)
Key Players: Hayden Fedorwich (jr.), Aubrey Snyder (soph.), Allure McCune (soph.), Destiny Bleil (sr.), Addisen Cokely (soph.), Grace Latini (soph.)
Team Goals: Improve on all of our skills and keep growing the SV cheer program.
Windsor Black Knights (Division II)
Head Coach: Kelly Singleton, 5th year
Key Players: Abigale Burger (sr.)
Team Goals: It’s been a few year since we’ve competed, so look to have a solid routine that’s pleasing to the crowd and we can be proud of.