All-Girl Stunt Team members are
Amber Lefler, a finance junior from Coppell, Texas; Bridget
Hall, a nursing senior from Winfield, West Virginia; Nicole
Latham, a physical therapy junior from Indianapolis, Indiana;
and Lauren Muckleroy, a pre-med junior from Silsbee, Texas.
HPU’s Partner Stunt Group of Michael Brewster, a junior
business major from Tampa, Florida, and Chelsea Ross, a nursing
freshman from Houston, Texas, placed eighth overall. HPU Head
Cheer Coach Matthew Parkey coached both teams.
HPU’s All-Girl Stunt Team is the reigning 2005 National
Cheerleaders Association (NCA) National Champion, as are its
Small Co-ed Cheer Team and mascot Sharky the Sea Warrior in their
divisions. The All-Girl Cheerleading Team is the only all-girl
college cheer team in Hawai‘i.
Coach Parkey joined HPU’s cheer program in July 2004, the
same year he was featured on the cover of Cheerleader & Danz
magazine. He is a nine-time national championship cheerleader
who has been cheering since his sophomore year in high school.
He is experienced in gymnastics, cheerleading, and choreography.