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Valley Ridge Cheer

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Coach Kristen Troyer

Coach Troyer has 6 years of experience coaching All-Star competitive cheerleading to include youth, junior and senior levels both all-girl, co-ed. and dance. This will be her 7 th year as a coach at Valley Ridge Academy. In addition, she cheered for 10 years including middle school, high school, All-Star competitive (both co-ed and all girl) plus college (both co-ed and all girl). During which she was awarded State and national titles. She attended Florida Atlantic
University for a year where she was recruited to Hawaii Pacific University on a full cheerleading scholarship where her team won back-to-back national championships. Coach Troyer has been a 5th grade teacher for 6 years now at Valley Ridge Academy and has been teaching for 15 years. She has been married to her Firefighter Engineer Husband for 17 years. They have 14-year-old twins, 2 cats and a Chihuahua.
Coach Troyer is excited to continue doing what she has a passion for, building great role models and athletes. She looks forward to seeing the joy in each cheerleader's eyes through the many memories made and goals achieved.

Assist. Coach Gretchen

Gretchen has lived in Nocatee since 2012 with her husband, son (15), and daughter (13). She attended FSU for undergrad and FGCU for her graduate program. Gretchen works for Wounded Warrior Project leading their accounting department. Gretchen has been involved with Valley Ridge Academy/SJMSAA sports for the last 3
years. She loves running the logistics in the background and jumping in to help wherever is needed.

Go Hawks!

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