Cheerleading gyms are only as good as the coaches who teach in them. That's why we put an emphasis on quality, well-rounded people to work at our facility as well as the skills they posess. We are proud of the acheivements of our staff in and out of the gym and encourage our athletes to seek a balance in their own lives.


Meet Our Staff

Stephanie Grafstein

Stephanie is co-owner and office manager of CheerAcademy. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Public Relations. After moving to the Atlanta area in 1992 she began coaching gymnastics.  She has coached both compulsory and optional level gymnastics for the past 16 years. Stephanie also holds a level 10 rating as a gymnastics judge and is USA Safety Certified.  Because of her strong gymnastics background, Stephanie has a unique understanding of the importance of careful skill progression and technique.   

Megan Koenigs

    Jordan Ryals

Elisabeth Dawe

Josh Buck

Josh began his cheerleading career with the co-ed team at Central High School.  Josh also cheered competitively for Twisters for two seasons.  After graduating high school Josh came onto Twisters staff as a tumbling instructor.  Josh is a great motivator and can spot and teach all levels of tumbling from a forward roll to a double full.   Josh assists in coaching our all star teams as well as some of the recreational teams that we work with.  


Jake Fricks

Taj Saunders