Say "Hi!" to our
Champion Staff !
We can't wait to make you a Champion !!
Adam & Karrie Flanagan
Karrie has over 23 years combined coaching experience in recreational and competitive gymnastics, recreational and competitive cheerleading and tumbling. Karrie was a competitive gymnast for 7 years - 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 numerous competitive gymnastics routines and performances as well as competitive all star and collegiate cheerleading routines and 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 11 years.
Adam and Karrie Flanagan have been married for 20 years. Together they have Owned and Operated gyms for over 19 years. In 2002 they opened their first gym, All Star Tumbling & Cheer in Atoka, OK and was there for 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 19 years of coaching experience in competitive and recreational gymnastics, power tumbling and our most popular private lesson instructor. 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 Kami and I'm a Sophomore at Ada High. This is my second year on the Ada High School Cheer Squad. I started gymnastics at Champion Athletics when I was 3 years old, I started competing when I was 6 years old. I competed in gymnastics for 5 years and I also did 1 year of competitive power tumbling. I love working with kids! I can't wait to share my passion for tumbling and gymnastics with you!
Private Lesson Coach
Hi! I am Brightyn Erickson!! I am an Ada High Graduate and current Freshmen at ECU. For multiple years I cheered and tumbled as a Ada Jr High & High School Cheerleader. My favorite is working with the precious preschoolers!! I also love helping cheerleaders grow in their skills and ability!! I'm excited to be apart of the Champion family!
Tumbling/Cheer/Private Lesson Coach
Hi! My name is Alyssa and I have been going to ever cheer camp possible since I was a little girl. My mom was a cheerleader in highschool and college. I looked up to her and wanted to be just as good or even better as she was! I was taught at Champion Athletics and learned most of my tumbling here! I cheered for Ada Jr High and now Ada High School. I recently was awarded "All State Cheer" this summer. I am currently a Senior at Ada High and look to continue my cheerleading career in college! I am so excited to coach at Champion Athletics and looking forward to helping my students grow in their skills!!
Tumbling/Cheer/Private Lesson Coach
Hello my name is Mackenzie Pollard, but you can call me Mack! I am a current senior at Latta high school. I have been on the high school cheer squad for four years. I also cheer competitively on a level 5 all star team in Moore, Oklahoma. In our 20/21 season we were ranked number one in the Midwest and won grand champion in all state competitions, won one national championship, and runner up at NCA. I also competed in power tumbling and won second and third at the state competitions. I plan to continue cheering next year at the collegiate level. I have always loved cheer and tumbling and I hope to encourage that love in other athletes!
Gymnastics/Private Lesson Coach
Hello! My name is Madyson Glover, but you can call me Coach Mady! I’m 18 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 strive 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!!!
Ninja Warrior/Recreational Coach
Hi my name is Keaton Flanagan. I am a Sophmore in High School and also attending Oklahoma Christian University to begin working on my degree. I have been in the gym since I was born as my parents are the owners of Champion! I competed in gymnastics for 4 years with Champion Athletics and 1 year on the USAG Boys Team at Bart Conners Gymnastics Academy. While competing I won several State Champion titles. I enjoy working with children as I have served many years as a Small Group leader at my church, Jr Camp Counselor at Cornerstone Kids Ranch and teach Bible Studies in my neighborhood. My passion is the guitar and enjoy playing in the worship band in my youth group!
Elite Power Tumbling Coach
Jeremy is our coach of the High Flyer Tumbling classes. With over 22yrs of making Champions on and off the Mats all over Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas we are excited to have him working here at Champion! He will have your child flipping and twisting before you know it!!
Private Lesson Coach
Hi my name is Nina Wilson and I’m from Ardmore, Oklahoma. I’m 19 years old and just moved to Ada for school. I’m attending East Central University for early childhood education. I did gymnastics at Kippers in Ardmore when I was a kid, and coached for about 4 years. I love coaching and talking to kids, and I’m a crazy cat lady.
Hi, my name is Mahli! I am currently a Junior at Ada High as well on the Ada High Cheer Squad!! I love working with kids and teaching them while encouraging them to be a Champion on & off the Mats!!
Champion Substitute Coaching Staff
Our Goal is to never cancel a class or private lesson.
We have a dedicated back up team so we are always prepared.
Hello, I am Allison Wilson! I currently attend Vanoss High School where I have cheered several years! I am also a competitive Cheerleader with Oklahoma Legends!! I have been tumbling at Champion for awhile and excited to begin helping others to be a Champion too!
Hi, My name is Ashlynn!! I am currently a Junior at Ada High School as well as an Ada High cheerleader. I have cheered at Ada for about 3 years now and I plan to continue cheerleading throughout my senior year and through college! I danced competitively for about 5 years and did gymnastics at Champion when I was little. I love to work with kids and seeing them grow while teaching and encouraging them to become the Champions that they are!!
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 had the amazing opportunity to work for them the past few years! I’ve been cheering for five years with Byng schools. I also did Champion Competitive Gymnastics for two years as well as competed with the Champion All Star Cheerleaders when I was little. Teaching is a big part of my life because I love watching others grow and preform with confidence in their skills! I currently have taken on a dental internship with, Ada Family Dentistry. So, for now I will still be coaching, but as a substitute coach for now with my exciting new opportunity.