Meet the Staff – Kelsey Rauh

We are pleased to continue our segment of articles introducing you to our Elite Cheerleading Staff.

Meet the Staff:

Kelsey Rauh

This week we are very excited to introduce you to our good friend and coach Kelsey Rauh! Kelsey is very dear to our program because she has been a part of the gym since the beginning. The staff has watched Kelsey become an amazing athlete, a hard working coach and a wonderful adult. In her free time Kelsey is also a UCA staff member for Colorado and the Midwest. Kelsey is very passionate about coaching and will do anything to help her athletes succeed. She always puts the kids first and will spend a good amount of time getting to know her athletes and how to coach them successfully. She has a knack for detail and can spot even the smallest formation errors in routines. There isn’t a day that goes by that Kelsey isn’t learning something new or the people around her are learning from her. The next time you are at United, stop and chat with Kelsey, you are bound to learn something great!

Get to know our Elite Staff Member:

How long have you been a part of the Cheerleading Industry?

“I have been involved in cheerleading for 13 years”

What University did you attend?

“I attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where I got my Bachelors of Science in Integrative Physiology.”

How long have you been coaching and what team(s) have you/do you coach?

“I have been coaching for three years. From 2013-2015 I coached Senior COED Level 3 and Junior Level 2 at North Metro Elite. This season I moved to United Elite and currently coach Senior Level 2 Lady Hail.”

Notable Achievements:

“I was named UCA Female Rookie of the Year in 2012 and Female Veteran of the Year in 2013. I also helped lead my team to UCA College Finals and a 6th place finish my senior year at CU!”

What was your favorite part of a being a cheerleader?

“Hitting my routine exactly the way you imagined it. I also loved being on the sideline when Ralphie runs at the beginning of a CU football game.

What is your favorite part about coaching?

“When an athlete finally gets a skill they have been working on for a long time and building bonds with the athletes to help them become better athletes and people.”