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Head Cheer Coach

Jeremy Nigh

  • 2nd Year as Head Cheer Coach
  • Hometown: Chiang Mai, Thailand and Twin Falls, Idaho
  • High School: Republic High School
  • College: Oral Roberts University

Coach Nigh begins his 2nd season at DC3.  Before Dodge, Nigh was the Head Coach at Tabor College.  Before Tabor, Nigh spent one season as a cheerleader at Northwest Missouri State University where he helped lead the Bearcats to a fifth place finish at the NCA Division at National College Cheer Competition in 2006 before transferring to Oral Roberts University. During his four-year career as a member of the Golden Eagles Cheer squad, Nigh helped lead his team to a third place finish in 2007 and an eighth place finish in 2008 in the division 1 intermediate division at the national competition. Nigh received his bachelor's degree in drama, television and film performance from Oral Roberts University in 2010.

Prior to coming to Tabor, Nigh has served as both a cheerleading instructor at the junior high and high school level, and a tumbling coach at both All-Star Tumbling and Cheer Dynamix. He has spent the past seven years working for the National Cheerleaders Association as an instructor advancing to a head instructor position.

During his time at the NCA, Nigh has been named the Most Improved Rookie Instructor and the Top Rookie Instructor in 2006, and the Most Dedicated Veteran Instructor and Top Veteran Instructor in 2007 and 2008. He was also selected as a member of the NCA special events staff in 2008, and was appointed as the NCA head instructor in 2009.

During his career, he has helped kids perform gymnastic and tumbling techniques including jumps and motion stunts safely and effectively while helping cheerleaders perfect techniques and learn new skills.

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