Head Coach: Jill Schoneberger
Assistant Coach: Kathy Cruz
Jill has over 15 years of coaching experience, at the all-star, elementary and high school levels. She is credentialed by the AACCA and USASF and has been coaching the North High School cheer program since 2017. Jill enjoys teaching stunts, but the most rewarding part of coaching for her is seeing/hearing crowds' reactions to her team's stunts and tumbling. Her vision is to add a competition team and grow the sport at North High School.
Jill grew up in Oakdale, MN and graduated from North St. Paul High School in 1999. She was a member of North's cheer team and continued cheering at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, where she majored in elementary education and public relations. Currently, Jill lives in St. Paul with her husband, Mark, and their baby, Austin, along with pets Athena and Tiger.
Kathy cheered at North throughout her high school career. She is credentialed by the AACCA and has been coaching at North since 2019. Kathy decided to coach because she enjoyed her time cheering and was ready to take her cheer career to the next level. She enjoys watching the teams progress throughout the seasons. Her vision for the program is to continue to expand it as well as get a team to the UCA Nationals.
In Kathy's spare time, she enjoys reading, painting, sewing or anything creative where she can work with her hands. She is a HUGE Harry Potter fan and loves watching the Harry Potter series over and over again. She has a dog and a cat. Kathy's favorite place to travel would be back home to the Dominican Republic or Flordia.