- 2016 3rd Place UCA National High School Championships
- 2016 2nd Place USA National High School Championships
- 2015 4th Place UCA National High School Cheer Championships
- 2015 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2014 4th Place UCA National High School Cheer Championships
- 2014 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2012 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2010 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2009 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2008 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2007 1st Place USA National High School Championships
- 2005 1st Place USA National High School Championships
SM Cheer Team Receives a Bid to UCA NHSCC in Florida
Congratulations to both the Varsity and JV Cheer Teams for a successful weekend at this weekend’s UCA Southern California Championship.
The Varsity team placed 1st in their division and received a bid to UCA National High School Cheerleading Competition in Florida this coming February.
A special congratulations to our JV team for a successful exhibition of talent, teamwork, strength, diligence, passion and dedication.
Congratulations to our cheer teams and good luck at their next competition, USA Regionals at Brea Olinda HS on December 14, 2019
Head Coach | Dana Maas
Dana Maas is an SMCHS alumni, former English and Religion teacher, and directed the Pep Squad for 23 years before becoming an SM Mom. She was a competitive gymnast and dancer before discovering cheer; a sport she is passionate about sharing with others. Dana cheered at the University of California at Irvine, was a cheer instructor, choreographer, and camp director for the United Spirit Association, and is currently the co-owner of CHEERpros, a company specializing in cheer and dance events. Coach Maas has choreographed for High School, All-Star, and Collegiate teams all over the country and has produced events, halftime shows, and performances locally and abroad. She has won 21 combined High School and All-Star National Titles, was named a CA State Coach of the year, and enjoys speaking at conferences and judging competitions. Dana lives in Rancho Santa Margarita with her husband Brian and their three children Dean, Davin, and Brenna. She loves spending time with her family, volunteering, and being part of our faith filled community. Dana is proud to be part of the SMCHS family and believes The Best is Yet to Come!
Junior Varsity Head Coach | Alison Kleszcewski
Ali has been involved in cheerleading since 2001. She began her coaching career as a gymnastics instructor and cheer coach in 2002, and taught recreational and team gymnasts for 4 years before completely switching over to cheerleading. She has competed on advanced level All Star, High School and College teams since then and has competed four times at the USASF Cheerleading Worlds. Ali has also worked and judged for JAMZ and NCA cheerleading companies. Before cheerleading, Ali spent 10 years in competitive gymnastics having spent her last year training level 8.
Assistant Varsity and JV Coach | Tiffany Bromm
Tiffany was a competitive gymnast for 5 years and a three time USA National Champion as a competitor here at Santa Margarita. She is a graduate of San Diego State University and was a four year member of the AZTEC stunt team. While at SDSU, Tiffany was a part of the Mascot Development Committee and also competed for two years as a member of a Co-ed All Star Team winning the 2001 USA Collegiate National Championship. Tiffany has coached and choreographed for numerous Jr High, High School and College teams. Tiffany coached at Santa Margarita from 2006-2016, leading the squad to numerous USA National titles and UCA top 10 finishes. She has over 15 years gymnastics coaching experience. She was a part of United Spirit Association’s instructional cheer staff for 12 years, 8 years as a Head Instructor. She is a Varsity All Star certifies judge and judges Regional, National, and International Competitions including the 2013 Cheerleading Worlds and the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Varsity Summit. Tiffany is AACCA Certified. She currently teaches 7th grade physical education and health at Serrano Intermediate School.
Tiffany lives in Melinda Heights with her husband Brian and two children, Summer and Miles.