Champion Athletics

11938 SH 3W 

Ada, OK 74820


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Karrie & Adam Flanagan 

Owner/Head Coaches

Karrie has over 18 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 8 years.


Adam and Karrie Flanagan have been married for 17 years. Together they have Owned and Operated gyms for over 15 years. 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 was a Youth Minister for 7 years, he is currently the H20 College and Missions Pastor in Ada since 2016 and has 14 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.

Cissy Sutton

Gymnastics Coach/Office Manager 

I enjoy working with children and helping them develop skills to give them the confidence they need to succeed. I have coached preschool, recreational and competitive 

gymnastics for Weyneth Gymnastics in Chickasha, Blanchard and Maud, Oklahoma. Growing up, I competed for Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy in Norman, Oklahoma and received 2nd place in State competitions. I am proud to be a part of Champion Athletics!

Destany Martin


Private Coach

Destany has over 9 years coaching experience for cheerleading, tumbling and gymnastics. She was a competitive gymnast for 7 years. A cheerleader for 13 years. 9 years experience working with children. Graduated from ECU in May with a degree in Finance, cheered throughout my college career and was the captain for 2 years. Received 2 National Championship titles at ECU as an athlete, and 3 as a coach.


Joelle Giffin 

Tumble/Cheer/Private Lesson Coach

Joelle has a lifelong background in Varsity Cheerleading and Competitive Cheer! She is currently an ECU Cheerleader and ECU Student. She has been making Champions coaching at Champion since August '15. She also is a Competitive Cheer Squad Coach for CEA All Stars program ran by her mother, Kim Giffin based out of Champion Athletics for many years.

Destiny Golden

Preschool Gymnastics Coach

Destiny has been an preschool gymnastics coach for Champion for years and the kids adore her! With her sweet spirit and joy of the Lord your kiddo will too!! 

Morgan Chavez

PreK Gymnastics/Cheer/Power Tumbling & Private Lesson Coach

My name is Morgan Chavez I’m an East Central cheerleader! I have been cheering since I was 4 years old. I have competed in cheer competitions my whole life. I have also coached multiple teams! I have been a coach for 5 years now!