Founder & CEO, CHEERFIT
Danielle is the expert fitness trainer for cheerleaders and founder of CHEERFIT. She holds a national fitness certification through the American Council on Exercise with a specialty focus in sports conditioning. Danielle is a former cheerleader of Syracuse University and is now the go-to fitness guru for the cheerleading industry.
Danielle understands the physical demands of the cheer sport, personally overcoming 2 ACL tears during her college career. Combining her professional knowledge, industry expertise and personal experience, Danielle founded CHEERFIT to serve as the fitness solution for the cheerleading industry.
Featured in American Cheerleader, Omni Cheer, FITNESS Magazine, Chasse Cheer, Women’s Health Magazine, Cheer Living Magazine, Cheer Channel and Livestrong, the CHEERFIT programs provide a convenient and affordable solution with specific emphasis on the fitness principles as it pertains exclusively to cheerleaders.
Sweat, smile & repeat!
COMMUNITY & SHOP MANAGER
Christina was a cheerleader from middle school through high school. With a passion for the fashion industry, she graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, with years of experience in retail and visual merchandising. She learned a great deal about the fitness industry as well, while working for a popular NYC Pilates company, acting as a network representative for its teacher community. In addition to her love of cheer, fitness and fashion, she enjoys creative writing, dance, yoga, cooking, and spending time with her pets Jersey and Savannah! She is currently living in South Korea with her military husband, spreading the CHEERFIT lifestyle overseas!
Brittany started cheering in college and fell in love with the sport. When she graduated and became a high school teacher she was also given an opportunity to coach for a brand new program starting out as assistant and eventually becoming head coach. Brittany discovered cheerFIT in 2016 and got certified to be a CHEERFIT captain. In 2017 she was able to merge her love for Cheerleading, fitness and teaching when she became the official CHEERFIT education manager. She now helps teams and gyms across the country get certified to run cheerfit bootcamps and help spread the message that cheerleaders need fitness! Brittany currently resides in the Philadelphia area.
MARKETING INTERN / CHEERFIT AMBASSADOR
Claudia is a longtime cheerleader and someone who just can’t seem to leave the mat. She has over 11 years of experience on recreation, high school and college teams and is an Intern at CHEERFIT. She is currently studying Business Management with minors in Marketing and Spanish at The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C., where she is also a cheerleader. While her love for cheerleading is important, she also enjoys, going to the gym, spending time with her friends and absorbing everything that Washington has to offer.
OUR CAPTAIN TEAM (CERTIFIED CHEERFIT INSTRUCTORS)
Logan O’Connor (New York, NY)
Jessica Fermin (New York,NY)
My name is Jessica and I was a former high school and college cheerleader now I coach a junior level all star cheerleading team. I love this sport and now I can incorporate fitness and cheer to give everyone a taste of why I love what I do.
Damina Townes(New York,NY)
Damina is a fitness enthusiast, former gymnast, and Air Force veteran. After moving to New York City in 2014, she realized how much she loved staying active and wanted to make it part of her lifestyle. In addition to embarking on her fitness career, Damina also works in information technology. She enjoys barre classes, traveling and taking on exciting opportunities, such as teaching cheerFIT!
Grace Seghini (New York,NY)
Grace is currently working as a professional dancer in New York City with the Gotham City Cheerleaders, an organization that supports the New York Giants and all things New York! She is also a former Brooklyn Royals Dancer, who cheer for the Brooklyn Kings Ruby League. She began dancing at the age of 5, and grew up dancing in the musical theatre realm. She was a cheerleader in high school for 4 years, serving as captain her senior year, and an all seasons athlete (with Badminton serving as her second passion). Grace continued her love of dance and performance through her college show choir, Epic-Glee, and other performance groups, graduating from the SUNY New Paltz Honors Program with her BA in Communication Studies and her Minor in Theatre Arts. Through cheerFIT, Grace hopes to continue her passion for dance and fitness in a fun and engaging environment open to all!
Caleigh Tansey (New York,NY)
I have been cheering since I was eight years old! I was Varsity Captain for 3 years at Taconic High School in Massachusetts. I then went on to cheer at Fairfield University for the D1 men’s and women’s basketball teams. Since college I have been a part of the Gotham City Cheerleaders and am now a current team member of the Brooklyn Royals for the Brooklyn Kings Rugby team. In my free time I am an avid runner and I bake for fun, decorating cakes has become my specialty!
Janet Pollock (North Carolina)
I am a high school English Teacher and Varsity Cheer Coach. I am also a mom to a FurBaby – a Westie named Miss Piper. I believe in the power of fitness and encourage everyone to get up and get out even if it is walking.