Elite Gym, LLC

All-Star Cheerleading * Tumbling Classes * Afterschool Program * Birthday Parties

Chris and Jenny West

Managers

Chris West
Chris has been with Elite for 15 years, but has over 20 years of coaching/teaching experience.  His favorite skill to teach is a handstand since it is the foundation for higher level skills.  Chris enjoys fitness and trying to find the best bargain with any product or service.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sports Science from East Carolina University, CPR and First Aid certified, USA Gymnastics certified, Heads Up Concussion training, and BSAC training.  Fun Fact:  Chris has had a total hip replacement.

Jenny West
Jenny has been with Elite for 15 years and was a competitive gymnast for 11 years prior to coaching.  Her favorite skill to teach is an aerial and her favorite game to play is dodge ball...especially with the staff.  Jenny enjoys cheerleading, running, fitness and being a mom.  She has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems from Campbell University, USASF credentialed levels 1 - 5 (stunt and tumble), CPR and First Aid certified, BSAC training, Double Goal Coaching Certification, and Heads Up Concussion training.  Fun Fact:  Jenny met Chris at Elite where he use to be her manager.   

Marcus Felton

Assistant Manager - Tumbling
Cheerleading Assistant Coach

Marcus has been with Elite for almost 3 years.  His favorite skills to teach are front handspring and round off back handspring; his favorite game to play is jail dodge ball and Steal the Bacon.  Marcus enjoys reading, video games, wrestling and cheerleading.  One of his biggest interests is coaching and helping students.  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Campbell University. CPR and First Aid certification, and Heads Up Concussion training.  Fun Fact:  Marcus didn't cheer in high school.  He cheered at Campbell because a girl in his class invited his friend who invited Marcus.  If it wasn't for Marcus attending Campbell, he wouldn't be at Elite Gym.

Clarissa Rennie

Senior Tumbling Instructor
Cheerleading Coach

Clarissa has been Elite for almost 3 years.  Her favorite skill to teach is a standing tuck and her favorite game to play is hide and seek.  Clarissa enjoys cheerleading.  She is currently a student at Harnett Central High School where she is also part of the JROTC program.  Fun Fact:  She has 3 sisters and they are all crazy!

Cara Fischer

After-School Teacher

Cara has worked at Elite for a little over a year now.  Her favorite game to play with the kids is dodgeball.  She enjoys playing tennis and hanging out with friends.  Cara is a senior at Harnett Central High School and is CPR certified.  Fun Fact:  Cara played soccer for 8 years.  

Allan Autry

Front Desk Receptionist
After-School/Summer Camp Instructor

Allan has been with Elite for over 4 years.  His favorite game to play with the kids is Run Turkey Run.  Allan enjoys helping others and woodworking.  Allan has his Masters in Recreation and Leisure Studies from the University of Georgia, Bachelors degree in Physical Education from Lee University, Softball (ASA, NSA, NCHSAA) and Volleyball (NCHSAA) official.  Fun Fact:  Allan has played hackey sack in the middle of an interstate.

Ethan Weaver

Tumbling Instructor

Ethan use to take tumbling classes with Elite and is now an instructor.  He really enjoys golfing with his friends.  Ethan has been working with Elite for 3 years and enjoys teaching students standing tucks because it is his favorite skill to do.  He graduated from South Johnston High School and is currently attending ECU.  Fun Fact:  Ethan is really good at ping pong!

Lacie LaPlante

Tumbling Instructor

Lacie likes to cheer and go to the beach on the weekends.  She has tumbled at the gym for a couple years and has worked classes for one year.  Her favorite skill to teach is a back handspring.  Fun Fact:  Lacie is a twin!

Bryce Davis

Tumbling Instructor

Bryce enjoys dancing, cheering, playing tennis, and running.  His favorite skill to teach is an Ariel and favorite game to play is duck, duck, goose.  Bryce graduated from Wake Forest High School and is currently studying kinesiology at Campbell University.  Fun Fact:  Bryce danced with a girl from Dance Moms.