Degrees and Certifications:

Education: B.S from Kutztown University in Elementary Education/Special Education Master’s Degree from Wilkes University in Classroom Technology Playing Experience: 3 year Varsity Cheerleader – High School (Captain – 12th grade) 3 year Cheerleader – Kutztown University (Captain Junior and Senior year) National Cheerleaders Association(NCA) Instructor, NCA Head Instructor (5 years) Coaching Experience: Head Varsity Cheerleading Coach - Pocono Mountain West since 2002 Honors/Awards: UCA All-American Cheerleader (High School) Cheered at UCA Sponsored New Year’s Day Parade in London, England (High School) Helped produce the half-time show of the Hula Bowl in Hawaii as a chosen NCA Instructor Coached 8 District XI Championship Cheerleading Teams at PMWHS (2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) Coached 2 Mountain Valley Conference Championship Teams at PMWHS (2012 & 2013) State Finalist – PMWHS Cheer Team – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Ms. Marcy Behr

2019-20 - PIAA State Qualifier

2018-19 - PIAA State Qualifier & Semi-Finalist

Received the 2019 PIAA Coaches Award - Pennsylvania Coach of the Year

2017-18 - District XI Cheerleading Champions - Co-Ed Division, PIAA State Qualifier & Semi-Finalist

2016-17:  District XI Cheerleading Champions - Co-Ed Division, PIAA State Qualifier ​and Semi-Finalist

2015-16:  District XI Cheerleading Champions - Large Division, PIAA State Qualifier and Finalist

PIAA State Qualifier - 2015, 2016, 2017

PIAA State Qualifier & Finalist – 2014

District XI Cheerleading Champions – 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 - Large Division, 2017 - Co-Ed Division

Program Expectations:

The Pocono Mountain West Cheerleading Program has become a tradition of hard work, dedication and commitment in giving athletes the opportunity to take part in both spirit and competitive activities throughout their high school years.  The obligation spans through August until February with tryouts occurring in May.  Athletes chosen to be part of the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams will participate in a variety of events including practices, football games, basketball games, wrestling matches (JV only) and competitions (Varsity only).