Meet our staff

photo Coach Michelle

Michelle is the Owner, Founder and Director of Operations for Pacific Youth Sports. She has twenty years experience working in the cheerleading industry and has developed her vision, creativity and talent through Pacific Youth Sports. Performance experience includes working with the City of Rancho Cucamonga and city special events, Victoria Gardens, Quakes Stadium and various community events. Michelle is acclaimed for her unique and modern choreography for a variety of dance and cheerleading styles. She is excited and committed to introduce quality cheer, dance and gymnastics to all her students and the community! Michelle currently teaches gymnastics and cheerleading to our Cubs and Junior Varsity Competitive team in the city of Rancho Cucamonga.

     
photo Coach Kristina

Kristina graduated from Cal State San Bernardino. She was the captain of her cheer squad from 2007-2009 and has seven years experience in the cheerleading and gymnastics field. Kristina has also coached other various cheer squads and ran stunt clinics for children ages 7-12. She prides in teaching the sport of cheerleading and emphasizes the benefits of team work. She is excited to be a part of Pacific Youth Sports and looks forward to the opportunity to teach our students the fundamentals of cheer and the skills of gymnastics. Kristina currently teaches cheerleading, stunt & tumbling and our Varsity Competitive team in the city of Fontana and Rancho Cucamonga.

     
photo Coach Monique

Monique graduated from Cal State San Bernardino and has seven years experience in cheerleading and gymnastics. She was the captain of her cheer squad for two years at Colony High School. Monique ran stunt clinics for children ages 7-12 at Western Christian Elementary. She is very excited to join Pacific Youth Sports and looks forward to teaching the girls the sport of cheerleading and gymnastics. Monique currently teaches cheerleading, stunt and tumbling, dance and our Varsity competitive team in the city of Fontana and Rancho Cucamonga.

     
photo Coach Emily

Emily currently attends Etiwanda High School. She has been cheerleading and dancing since the age of 4. She has experience in Cheer, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Contemporary Dance.  She is serving her third year as a member of the Pacific Youth Sports Varsity Competitive Team and she also is the Captain of Etiwanda Color Guard.  Emily is excited to be a part of our team after being taught by our proud Director, Michelle.  Emily currently assists in teaching the JV Competitive Team.

     
photo Coach Tina

Tina Capacete has been coaching gymnastics for 21 years and joined the Pacific Youth Sports coaching team in 2009. She enjoyed gymnastics throughout her childhood and retired as a level 8 competitive gymnast. She is a Paraeducator at Cucamonga Middle School and has a passion for making a difference in the lives of children. She is currently coaching gymnastics and helping out with the competitive cheer program. Tina enjoys watching the growth and development every child achieves in the program.

     
photo Coach Michelle P.

Michelle graduated from Weber State University with a degree in education.  She cheered all four years of high school and was the captain of her cheer squad.  She has coached and instructed young cheerleaders and utilizes her educational background to connect with her students and promote effective learning.  MIchelle's philosophy is that every athlete, if given the right motivation and opportunity to express themselves, has a cheer captain within, waiting to emerge.  She is thrilled to join the talented coaching team of Pacific Youth Sports and looks forward to the opportunities to teach students the fundamentals of cheerleading.  Michelle currently teaches cheerleading in La Verne and Norco.