Karrie & Adam Flanagan
Karrie has over 22 years combined coaching experience in recreational and competitive gymnastics, recreational and competitive cheerleading and tumbling • 7 years competitive gymnast - competed for Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy (Norman, OK) • 2 years Ada High School Cougann Dance/Drill Team • 3 years ECU Coed Cheerleader and was Captain of squad • Choreographer for gymnastics and cheerleading performances • United States Gymnastics Federation Safety Certified • USAG Professional Member • AACCA Cheerleading Safety Certified • CPR & First Aid Certified • Homeschool Teacher of our son Keaton for 10 years.
Adam and Karrie Flanagan have been married for 19 years. Together they have Owned and Operated gyms for over 18 years. In 2003 they opened their first gym was All Star Tumbling & Cheer in Atoka, OK and were there 3 years before moving to Ada and opening up Champion Athletics in January 2007. Adam has served within the church and mission field for over 14 year and has 18 years of coaching experience in gymnastics and tumbling. He has also brought exciting new classes into the gym like parkour and ninja warrior.
A few neat things about Champion... Article done in CheerBiz News "The Big Move" Aug-Sept 2005 issue • Article done on Karrie in CheerBiz News "Party Time" Dec-Jan 2005 issue • Lesson Plan published in Patti Komara's "Preschool Theme Lesson Plans from Across the U.S.A" • Pepsi Grant Recipient 2010 where we were featured on local news as well as Good Morning America (Check out our "Journey into Pepsi Land" album to see all the numerous features and excitement from our grant). • Article done in Technique Magazine by USA Gymnastics in January 2011 • We host an annual "I am 3rd" Gymnastics Meet to raise money for charity and to encourage others to put God 1st, others 2nd and ourselves 3rd.
Private Lesson Coach
Hi! My name is Jaylan Miller or better known as Jay! I’ve been at Champion Athletics since I could walk and now I have an amazing opportunity to work coaching for them! I was on Champion's Competitive Gymnastics team for 2 years. I’ve been a Byng Cheerleader for 5 years and on Byng's Competition Swim Team. You will see me often practicing my tumbling skills at Champion, being active within my Church and I just love meeting new people. Teaching is a big part of my life because I love watching others grow and preform with confidence in their skills!
Tumble/Cheer/Private Lesson Coach
Hi! My name is Bayley Otto and I have been tumbling since I was 3yrs old and a competitive All Star Cheerleader since I was 9yrs old. I have been to countless competitions and have brought home many first place medals, including NCA in 2015 and 2020. I have also been a High school Varsity Cheerleader for the past 4 years, earning two State Titles in Texas and graduating as an All-State Cheerleader. This year, I will be attending East Central and am honored to be a member of the ECU Cheer Team! In addition to my passion for cheer and tumbling, I also have two years of coaching experience at Cheer Outlaws in Ardmore, OK. I grew up with amazing, supportive, inspiring coaches and I am so grateful for the opportunity to pass on the favor to these little athletes! I am so excited to coach at Champion Athletics and can’t wait to meet everyone!
Gymnastics/Private Lesson Coach
“Hello! My name is Madyson Glover, but you can call me Coach Mady! I’m 17 years old and from Konawa, Ok. I currently attend Epic Charter Schools and Seminole College. I have competed in many dance and cheer competitions and have gained great experience and knowledge in the sport. I have had experience in tumbling and cheer since I was 10 and had the honor of attending a practice with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders and learned great skills from them in cheer. I also gained great knowledge as a Champions student and greatly improved my skills and form in tumbling and gymnastics and currently still enjoy doing both. I have always strived to grow in this great sport and now I get to help your kids do the same. I’m excited to join Champions Athletics as a coach and share my experience and knowledge with tumbling, cheer, and gymnastics with your kids. I can’t wait to watch and help kids learn and grow both in skills and love for the sport just as I did. I’m honored to get this opportunity and can’t wait to begin coaching!!!”
Preschool Gymnastics/Cheer/Private Lesson Coach
Meet our newest Champion Coach, Brightyn Erickson!! She is an Ada High Graduate and current Freshmen at ECU. She has multiple years of cheerleading and tumbling experience as a Ada Jr High & High School Cheerleader. She is fantastic with working with our preschoolers and is excited to be apart of the Champion family!
Tumble/Cheer/Private Lesson Coach
Hi! My name is Shae Budish and I am from Muenster, Texas. I have been tumbling since I was 11 years old. I was a competitive cheerleader for Oklahoma Outlaws cheer in Ardmore for 4 years where I won numerous titles, including winning NCA nationals in 2020. I have been a varsity cheerleader all four years of my high school career. Our Varsity squad won state champion titles my junior and senior year. I was chosen NCA All-American 2 years in a row. I will be attending East Central University where I will be on the cheer squad. Cheer has always been a passion of mine and I look forward to meeting everyone and coaching young athletes at Champion Athletics!
Ninja Warrior Coach
Tim is our Ninja Warrior Coach or as the kids like to call him "Tricky Time"!! He brings such an excitement to class with teaching his ninjas balance, vaulting, strength and flipping with technique and fun at top priority!!