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Say "Hi!" to our
Champion Staff !
We can't wait to make you a Champion !!

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Adam & Karrie Flanagan

Owners/Head Coaches

Karrie has over 25 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 • AAU Gymnastics Member • AACCA Cheerleading Safety Certified • CPR & First Aid Certified • Homeschool Teacher of our son Keaton for 13 years.

 

Adam and Karrie Flanagan have been married for 22 years. Together they have Owned and Operated gyms for over 21 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 20 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.

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Keaton Flanagan

Ninja Warrior/Recreational/Team/

Private Lesson Coach

Hi my name is Keaton Flanagan. I am a Senior 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!

Destiny Crowell

Gymnastics/Tumbling/AAU Team & Private Lesson Coach

Hi! My name is Destiny Crowell!

I was a competitive gymnast for 10+ years where I competed for Champion Athletics for 2yrs. I have found a new love and passion, for coaching young gymnast and helping my competitive girls achieve their dreams! I attend ECU university where I am currently studying nursing, I hope to one day be able to work in OB. Some fun facts about me is I love going to the gym, I have two dogs, and two pigs named Pumbaa and Timon! I wouldn’t be where I am at today without the love of Jesus in my heart!

Sydnie Hall

Tumbling/Cheer & Private Coach

Hi! My name Sydnie Hall. I am a former competitive all star cheerleader and power tumbler. I spent years as a JV and Varsity Cheerleader all throughout my years in school. I currently am an ECU Cheerleader and student. I love coaching by helping my students grow in skill and confidence. I look forward to making all my students...Champions on and off the mats!!

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Madison Wilson

Gymnastics/Tumbling/AAU Team

& Private Coach

Hi! My name is Madison Wilson. I am a former competitive gymnast for over 5yrs...I even competed at Champion Athletics when I was younger. In high school I did cheerleading and tumbling. I’ve coached at Champion for a year and it is one of the most fulfilling things I get to do working with my students. I am also a student at ECU.

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Megan Groves

Preschool Gymnastics and Ninja Coach

My name is Megan Groves. I am a wife and mother to two amazing children. I have been coaching various sports and teaching PE for the past 16 years. I am currently one of the PE teachers at both Byng and Homer Elementary campuses along with coaching track and basketball at Byng Elementary. My passion is working with children and helping them learn and grow. My daughter Emma is on the Champion AAU Gymnastics team, we love being Champions!

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Sarah Locke

Gymnastics/Tumbling/AAU Team

& Private Coach

Hi I'm Sarah! I began gymnastics I was eight years old. She went to class to “try it out” and immediately fell in love with the sport. Sarah competed in the AAU levels 2, 3, Bronze and Silver qualifying for State and National championships. In high school I became an assistant coach for my gym. She also shifted her focus from gymnastics to the new and upcoming sport of Acrobatics and Tumbling. I was recruited to be a part of the inaugural Acrobatics and Tumbling team for Lander University in South Carolina.

I went on to compete as a base for four years with the Lander University Acrobatics and Tumbling team. As an NCAA Division II athlete, her team qualified for conference championships and won a few events at the conference event finals. 

I'm dual majoring at Lander University and will graduate from Lander University with a bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems in Spring of 2025.

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. 

Allison Wilson

Preschool/Recreational Gymnastics & Tumbling 

Hi! My name is Allison Wilson. I am a former all star cheerleader, jv and varsity school cheerleader. I have coached at Champion Athletics for 3 years as well as been a long time student of Champion. I love working with my little champs seeing them learning new skills is the BEST! I am graduating high school in May 2024 and plan to attend ECU in the fall. My busy schedule has made me move into the substitute coach for now and I hope to be back more regularly later this fall or winter.

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Kailee Aguilar

Preschool/Recreational Gymnastics 

Hi! My name is Kailee Aguilar. I am a wife and mother to three beautiful kids. I began tumbling and cheer at a young age and cheered for 4 years at Latta High School. I attended East Central University and obtained my degree in Counseling. I worked in Child Welfare for 7+ years in Oklahoma and Colorado. I am currently a Children’s Care Coordinator at Lighthouse Behavioral Wellness. My passion is serving others! Watching kids overcome challenges, barriers and their own fear to achieve a goal they set is such a rewarding experience. My oldest daughter is on the AAU Team at Champion Athletics and also participates in as many extra classes as she can so we are always at the gym! I am very excited and thankful for this opportunity. 

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Kennedi Cutler

Cheer/Tumbling & Private Coach

Hi! My name is 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 cheered for five years with Byng schools and now for ECU university. 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.

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Jaylan Miller

Gymnastics/Tumbling & Private 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 had the amazing opportunity to work for them the past few years! I cheered for five years with Byng schools and now for ECU university. 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!

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Mahli Rogers

Preschool Gymnastics/Tumbling/

Private Lesson Coach

Hi ! My name is Mahli Rogers! I am former Ada High School Cheerleader! I currently attend ECU! I absolutely adore children and it is one of my favorite things to do each week is getting to teach my little Champions! 

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