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Devin Carroll, Katy Operations Manager

devin@woodlandselite.com

Coach Devin was our previous Operations Manager at the Magnolia Location and he coached all star teams at the Oak Ridge North Location. Now he has gotten the privilege to Lead the fast growing and very talented Katy Location! Coach Devin was a late bloomer to cheerleading, but after starting cheer his second year of college he knew it was the sport for him. As an athlete, he has been a leader/captain on every team he was on, winning numerous regional, and national titles. As a coach/director, he has managed four different amazing all star/recreational programs, and two phenomenal University programs. He led many all-star, high school, and college teams to outstanding awards, NCA titles and more. Coach Devin has also been able to be on both sides of the Competition. With being on the judging circuit for many years and of course on the coaching side, his knowledge for this sport makes a full circle.   

 

Going into his 6th season with Woodlands Elite, he attributes his success to his warm personality,  self- disciplined work ethic and most importantly his love to grow these athletes into great role models through this amazing sport of cheer. 

 

As a choreographer, Devin has had the opportunity to take his creativity all over the United States, as well as internationally. He says God has definitely blessed him with a home at Woodlands Elite and as you can see the blessings are still raining down.

Come visit Coach Devin at our Katy location!


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Raylyn Bartley, Activities Coordinator

raylyn@woodlandselite.com

Raylyn Bartley is the Activities Coordinator at our Katy location. She is a former cheerleader and has worked closely with competitive cheer for 2 years. She is currently attending Lonestar Community College pursuing a degree in Radiology. Raylyn welcomes any questions or concerns related to Woodlands Elite Katy. Her daughter also attends Woodlands Elite Katy and is on Mini Level 1. Raylyn loves to interact with the children as well as parents, and diligently works to know everyone by name. Her birthday is October 29th. She loves to snack on chocolate. Her favorite candy is Hershey’s Cookies ‘N’ Creme, but she welcomes chocolate of any kind.

 


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Sheryl Wyles, Instructor

sheryl@woodlandselite.com

Sheryl Wyles has spent her life immersed in the cheer world.  She cheered at Dulles High School and soon after graduating became a staff member for UCA.  Sheryl spent 5 summers traveling around Texas coaching and heading cheer camps for UCA.  In addition to being on UCA staff during her college days, Sheryl is a former TCU cheerleader.

 

After graduating from TCU Sheryl became a high school counselor and cheer coach at Kingwood High School.  During this time she also was a judge for American Cheer Power where she judged for 4 years. 

 

Sheryl was coaching all-star cheer before she joined Woodlands Elite in 2014.  She now coaches many of our teams at the Katy location.  Her favorite thing in the world is to build confidence in a child and watch them achieve their dreams! 

 

Sheryl’s birthday is March 28th.  She is married and has three girls who cheer for WE.  If you bring her chocolate she will be your best friend forever!


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Darrion Walker, Instructor

darrion@woodlandselite.com

Darrion is one of our most enthusiastic and fun loving coaches at our Oak Ridge location. He cheered at Memphis Elite in 2002, 2003, and 2004. That wasn’t the only thing he excelled in! He also participated in football, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse and track! He studied at Southwest Tennessee and University of Memphis. Darrion was a NCA Staff member for 6 years!

 

In his spare time he loves going to concerts, sporting events, and playing with his two puppies, Blanca and Athena. He loves ice cream, but does NOT like roller coasters! Darrion’s birthday is May 26th, but don’t try and take him to Six Flags.


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Justin Castleberry, Instructor

justin_c@woodlandselite.com

Justin is originally from Mansfield, Arkansas, where he cheered at Mansfield High School for four years. His team won the State Championship his sophomore, junior and senior year in the Small Coed Division. Throughout this time he was also involved with All-Star Cheer. He helped coach and competed with River Valley Elite on their Level 4 Large Coed team for three years. Justin has also won numerous Grand Championships. He eventually went on to help open Statik Fuzion. He was their Head Tumbling Instructor also coached All-Star. Justin won five National Titles in the Level 1 and 2 Divisions while coaching at Statik. He’s been coaching cheer and tumbling for 11 years now! He has a broad range of tumbling expertise from Beginner, to Layouts and Fulls. He brings a lot of energy and positivity to Woodlands Elite! Coaching is Justin’s passion and he loves kids. Outside of cheer Justin loves to go to church and eat spaghetti! He loves cheer, Reeces candy and football!

 


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Thomas Manney, Instructor

thomas@woodlandselite.com

Coach Thomas started out as a power tumbler and was a 2x Power Tumbling National Champion in Levels 6 and 9. He was also in the Top 5 for Level 10 Open Power Tumbling and in 2002 he was crowned Trio (individuals) National Champion! In 2009 he won NCA College Nationals with Navarro College. Coach Thomas also cheered at Sam Houston State University and the University of Central Arkansas. He was worked at Woodlands Elite Oak Ridge in the past coaching tumbling and at the Magnolia location helping the flyers program. For the last three years, Coach Thomas has been coaching at Adrenaline and was Flyer Program Coordinator. He is excited to be reunited with his Woodlands Elite FAMILY!

 


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Iordan Batchvarov, Instructor

iordan@woodlandselite.com

Iordan Batchvarov was born in Bulgaria and started gymnastics at the age 6. Gymnastics and tumbling are in his blood-both of his parents were gymnasts and Olympic coaches. At the end of his competitive career, Iordan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. He is fluent in 4 languages and has taught all levels of gymnastics and tumbling in the Katy area since 1997. He enjoys outdoor activities and travelling. Iordan loves Mexican food but has never eaten at Taco Bell!


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Regina Ingram, Instructor

regina@woodlandselite.com

Regina Ingram coaches Basic Training at the WE Katy Location. She is a Houston native who attended and graduated from the University of Houston in 2006 (Go Coogs!) and obtained her Master’s Degree in Education in 2012. Regina has a wonderful husband of 10 years and 3 amazing children Cameron, Jackson, and Scouts’ own Leila. Regina began her career as a teacher in Dallas. She currently serves as a Digital Learning Specialist for Fort Bend ISD. Before moving back to the Houston area, Regina coached all-star for 5 years in Dallas, Texas. She loves children and considers it an honor to work with the families at Woodlands Elite Katy. Regina's favorite season is Spring; mainly because she gets to celebrate her birthday on March 22 and eat all Snickers Bites she can.


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Ashleigh Oliver, Instructor

ashleigh@woodlandselite.com


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Joshua Johnson, Instructor

josh@woodlandselite.com

A tad over 13 years of experience, both small and large gym! He has directed small gym tumbling programs and worked with many different school cheer teams from HISD to Katy ISD. As far as his cheer background, he cheered for The Pride of Texas and went on to cheer at Cheer Athletics on their coed worlds teams. (Cheetahs,Wildcats). In 2012 Joshua competed on Cheetahs winning the first large coed worlds title in 6 years for the program. Joshua loves the sport and very passionate about his abilities as a coach and athlete. He loves having fun and getting work done and looks forward to all that Woodlands Elite has in store for him!


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Paris Givens, Instructor


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Rodney Cook, Instructor


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Rayne Guerra, Instructor


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Aaron Rosen, Instructor


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D'Anthony Guillory, Instructor


Mandy Salter, Instructor


Kayla Anderson, Instructor


Kayla Cantu, Instructor


Deanna Clements, Instructor

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