To ensure the safety of our Montana Performance Gym athletes, all of the staff employed by MPG has gone through a background screening, is Safe Sport certified and has had extensive hands on training.
Sara has been in the cheer industry for over 16 years. Her journey began at age 14 when she joined her Junior High cheerleading squad. The hook was set and Sara’s passion for cheer grew. She joined her High School’s cheer team, that team competed throughout the state, and went undefeated. High school is where she began her stunting journey and finessed the art of basing. Her hard work in high school paid off with a cheerleading scholarship at Billing’s Rocky Mountain College. Rocky allowed Sara to continue to showcase her basing skills, while pushing her to learn how to be become a flyer.
Exchanging her cheer shoes for a coach’s shirt, she went on to be an assistant coach at Laurel High School, and eventually taking over the head coaching position. Wanting to push herself and learn a new skill she become a competitive all-star cheerleading coach.
With the desire to advance cheerleading in Montana, Montana Performance Gym was born!
Coach Taylor is from Lewistown, MT where she cheered with Coach Sara from 8th grade through her graduation in 2010. She made the Montana State University cheery squad as a freshman before transferring to MSU-Billings and finishing her education. Taylor coached at Shepherd High school for the 2013-2014 season and also coached tumbling and elite all-star tiny and mini teams for 2 years before coming to MPG. In her 9 years of cheer experience and being on all different sides of the sport, athletes safety and knowledge are her top priority.
Coach Gabby is from Laurel, MT where she cheered at Laurel High School. After graduating Gabby began coaching tumbling before coming to MPG. Gabby brings over 6 years of cheer industry experience to Montana Performance Gym.
Coach Avery did competitive cheerleading for 9 years. During that time she began junior coaching and found her passion for choreography! Avery is attending MSU-B to earn a Bachelors in Business.
Coach Jess brings over 13 years of coaching experience to MPG! She was the head coach of Laurel High School and Central High School, as well as coaching competitive cheer! Jess is our high school cheerleading expert!