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Heather Coker-Henderson

Director of Cheer

Heather Coker-Henderson came to Florida Atlantic University in the spring of 2004 with more than 20 years of cheerleading experience. In college, Coker-Henderson was a co-captain on the University of South Carolina Varsity Cheerleading squad. She also worked with several high schools in South Carolina, choreographing numerous state championship routines. Enhancing her choreographing skills, Coker-Henderson worked directly with choreographer Charissa Seaman. Seaman has worked with such stars as, Britney Spears, Gregory Hines, Nancy Giles, and Donnie and Mary Osmond. Coker-Henderson has television experience herself with appearance on Star Search and Showstoppers. Coker-Henderson also received a dance scholarship to the famed L.A. Underground School of Dance. She is certified by the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches & Advisors (AACCA) and the Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA).

Currently, Coker-Henderson is president and co-founder of CheerFormance X-Treme (CFX). CFX is tailored to cheerleaders of all ages, giving personal lessons to those wanting to make an elementary, middle, high school, or all-star level squad. CFX delivers a cutting edge approach to training cheer athletes.

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