Jayme Wither- Gym Owner
Jayme Wither is a graduate of Kent State University, holding a Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology with a concentration in Human Physiology as well as a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Management and Information Systems with a concentration in Database Development and Business Analysis. She was a gymnast for 15 years and the MVP of Twinsburg High School Gymnastics Team. She continued her gymnastics career as a professional power tumbler and trampoline artist in shows at Sea World and other amusement parks throughout the country. She has been involved in the All Star Cheerleading Industry for over 15 years with a wide variety of experience and roles as a competitor, coach, choreographer, consultant, music provider, nationally recognized judge, and competition director. She was a member of the Co-ed Varsity National Competition Squad at Kent State University for 3 years, and was also a member of the Cleveland Gladiators Professional Cheerleading Squad. She is a USASF certified instructor and safety certified in all areas of cheerleading and tumbling from beginner through elite levels. She has also been a USASF certified judge for over 10 years.
Ann Barbato- Office Manager
Ann has been the Office Manager at Rockstar Cleveland since its inception. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Kent State University with majors in marketing and business management, along with an MBA from Cleveland State University. Ann has many years of office management experience working as a Commercial Lines Department Manager for an insurance agency, and is a licensed insurance agent with a CPCU designation. She was a cheerleader in junior high and high school and has a passion for the sport.
Hannah Smich- Cheer, Stunt & Tumbling Coach
Hannah is a student a Kent State University where she studies Middle Childhood Education Math and Science. She was also a member of the of the Kent State cheerleading squad for 3 seasons! Hannah has competed at NCA Collegiate Nationals for 3 years. She was an athlete with us for 6 years and attended the Summit competition her senior year! Hannah has been a coach with Rockstar Cleveland since 2016. She loves working with children and getting to know each athlete on an individual level! She is a professional member of the USASF, First Aid, CPR and AED certified.
Arlycia Smith - Cheer, Stunt & Tumbling Coach
Bio coming soon!
Heather McLaughlin- Cheer, Stunt & Tumbling Coach
Heather McLaughlin is a graduate of Lake Erie College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Italian Studies. She has held several political and public service positions, including a Government Affairs position within the VNA of Ohio; a Legislative position on Capitol Hill in Washington DC; an Accounting position with Mansour Gavin LPA; and she is currently a Notice and Lien specialist with NCS. Heather was a gymnast and dancer for 12 years, including working with the Cleveland Ballet. She was a cheerleader for 8 years, and cheered at NCA College Nationals with the American University Co-Ed Varsity team. Heather has worked in several positions as coach, choreographer, and judge across the gymnastics, dance and cheer industries. She brings with her experience coaching all age levels from pre-school to college. She is a professional member of the USASF, CPR and AED certified. Heather places a strong focus on creating well-rounded athletes who value respect, leadership, confidence, acceptance, and hard work.
Michelle Sohm- Tumbling Coach
Michelle is currently a student a Kent State University where she studies Theater Performance. Prior to attending Kent State, she was a member of the Gannon University's Acrobatics and Tumbling team. She also was a member of our all star program for 8 years. Michelle has been a coach with Rockstar Cleveland since 2018. She loves watching her athletes improve week by week in her classes and seeing the smiles on their faces when they achieve a new skill! She is a professional member of the United States Tumbling and Trampoline Association.