Our Coaches

Coach Angela Rasmussen

Angela Rasmussen

Angela is the co-founder and co-director of Champion Cheer Athletics as well as a team coach.  She is USASF certified in stunts and tumbling through Level 6 and is First Aid & CPR certified.  She lives in Keizer and is busy wife and mother of three young and active girls.

Coach Zoya Howe

Zoya Howe

Zoya has been a part of Champion since its beginnings in 2004. She has been a coach at Champion since she was 16 and could serve as a junior coach and has since moved on to head coaching many teams. She has attended the Cheerleading Worlds twice as an athlete and  is USASF certified to coach through level 4, and is also First Aid & CPR certified.

Coach Lizzy Gray

Lizzy Gray

Lizzy cheered with us during her years in high school and progressed through being an assistant coach, tumbling assistant and is now a Lead Tumbling Instructor and Team Coach.  We love the heart that Lizzy displays and she is a wonderful part of our Champion staff.


Aaron Brownlee

Aaron has coached at many gyms across the country and we are so blessed he now calls Oregon home.  A former NCA instructor and competitor himself, Aaron is coaching tumbling classes and is the director of our TOPS program.

Coach Brooke Beitel

Brooke Beitel 

Brooke grew up as a competitive athlete at Champion.  She brings her passion of cheerleading and working with youth to our program as a Premier team coach.  She has attended The Summit in Orlando several times and is a Cheersport National Champion.

Coach Katia Hoffman

Katia Hoffman

Katia cheered at Champion for 15 years.  Katia began coaching when as soon as she was old enough to.  She shares her love of the sport with athletes through our cheer and tumbling classes.  She has competed at The Summit and is a Cheersport National Champion.


Spencer Hayes

Spencer was an all star cheerleader for ten years as well as a high school cheerleader for three years.  As an all star cheerleader, she competed at the Cheerleading Worlds three times.  We are so happy to have Spencer back at CCA.  She is CPR & First Aid Certified.