Spiritline Program Director and Varsity Cheer Coach - Rika Cuff
Rika has 12 years coaching experience. She is American Association of Cheerleading Coaches Administration (AACCA) Certified and National High School Federation (NHSF) Certified. She is currently EMT, First Aid and Red Cross Certified. She spent 2 years as a National Cheerleading Association (NCA) Coach and Trainer and 2 years as an Assistant Coach for the Nationally ranked Desert Arroyo Middle School Cheer team. Rika taught Jazz, Hip-Hop and Ballet at Dance Works Studio for 5 years. Rika is currently the Director for Cave Creek Cheer, a youth organization that cheers for the CAYFL Youth Football teams in the Cave Creek/Carefree area. Rika and her husband Hugh have 4 children, Taylor, Paige, Brooke and Christopher and live in Carefree, Arizona.
Varsity Cheer Coach - Britt Scherba
Brittney has six years coaching expereince. She is American Association of Cheerleading Coaches Adminstration (AACA) Certified and National High School Federation (NFHS) Certified. She is currently First Aid and Red Cross Certified. Brittney has taught dance, gymnastics, tumbling and cheer at North Valley Gymnastics for over five years. The 2013-2014 season will be Brittney's third year coaching at Cactus Shadows High School. Brittney has been a Cave Creek resident for over fourteen years. Brittney has cheered in both middle school and high school in the Cave Creek District, including Desert Arroyo Middle School and Varsity Cheer at Cactus Shadows. Brittney is excited and passionate about bringing her love for the sport of cheerleading back to her alma mater. Brittney is an English teacher at Cactus Shadows.
Assistant Varsity Cheer Coach - Chandler Clawson
Hunter Wooldridge - JV Spiritline Coach
This is Hunter's first year with the CSHS Coaching Staff. She is the current coach for the JV Spiritline. Hunter is an alumni of the CSHS Cheer Program and was also a Cheer Coach for the Cave Creek Football Cheer Team. Hunter is a current student at Grand Canyon University.