Carly is heading into her 8th year coaching at Forest Hills Northern and her 6th year as Head Coach. Carly joined the FHN coaching staff as the JV coach during their first year breaking off a co-op team and took over the program for the 2017-2018 year. During her time at Northern, she has helped the program to steadily improve, with the past 3 years recording their schools highest program scores, first Conference wins, and two runs in the post-season tournament.
This past season recorded a historic year for her team, throwing tucks in Round 2 for the first time, winning both Conference and District Championships, and qualifying for the Division 2 State Finals for the first time since 1998. Prior to coaching, Carly was a Staff Member for 4 years and then Director for 2 years at Cheer! Michigan.
Additionally, Carly has served on the CCCAM Board for the past 4 years, serving as the All-State Director, Summit Co-Chair, and currently Region 1 Representative.
Outside of cheerleading she is a Supply Chain Lead at Steelcase and lives in Grand Rapids with her fiancé, Alex, and their two cats, Milo and Enzo. She loves helping the sport of Competitive Cheer advance, watching teams progress over the years, and connecting with other coaches.
Jenny cheered at Grandville 7-12th grade. Julie Smith-Boyd was her high school Varsity Cheer Coach. She was a two-time Champion Cheerleading Camp Champ in high school and was a Champion Cheerleading summer camp staff member for 8 years where she went on to be a director her last year.
Jenny coached Grandville 7th and 8th grade teams for one year right after graduating high school then coached at the Grandville High School level, coaching the JV team for eight years and the Freshmen team simultaneously as well for five of those years.
Jenny had a 10-year coaching break to start a family and then got back into coaching at Grandville where she has been assistant coaching their Varsity since 2008 through the present.
Outside of Cheerleading, Jenny has been married to her husband Jeff for 25 years. They have two boys, Jayson 22 and Brendan 18. She works in the field of social work as a pregnancy counselor for Bethany Christian Services.
2022: Kelli Matthes
2022: Kelly Bailey
2020: Julie Goodwin, Allen Park
2019: Liz Kazik, Grosse Ile
2019: Penny Grinage-Guy, Shelby
2019: Beth Lockhart, Notre Dame Prep
2016: Stephanie Brosky, Troy Athens
2014: Heather Prentice, Portage Northern/Climax-Scotts/Laingsburg
2012: Kathy Felty, Comstock Park
2008: Randy Orr, Bloomingdale/Lake Michigan Catholic
2008: Susan Wood, Rochester
2008: Julie Smith-Boyd, Grandville
2008: Pat Christiansen
2010: All State 2010 Teams | All-Region | All-District
2009: All State 2009 Teams | All-Region | All-District
2008: All State 2008 Teams
2007: All State 2007 Teams
2006: All State 2006 Teams
2005: All State 2005 Teams
2004: All State 2004 Teams