Maya Tillman-Rayton (Head Coach, Cheer Program Director)
Maya has a long history of coaching in Lawrence. With a background in cheer, gymnastics & dance, her versatility has earned an impressive career. Such accomplishments include Level 5 coach for the women’s gymnastics program, choreographer & assistant coach for Lawrence High School’s Illustrious Program, president of the Unity Hip Hop Troupe & currently Varsity Cheer coach for Lawrence Free State High School. Maya’s other dance accreditations include Master hip hop teacher for KU’s dance department & national choreography awards in both jazz & hip hop. She continues her dance education by taking master classes under Brian Friedman, Tabitha & Napoleon D’Umo & Dave Scott (So You Think You Can Dance). A 2003 graduate of The University of Kansas, Maya attributes her career of working with kids to the pure love of cheer & dance.
Chalice Blackford (Recreation Instructor)
Erin Newel (Instructor)
Daryl Green (Instructor)
Nathanuel Slavens (Instructor)