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Coach Bios

Adam Thomas (Head Coach) has been coaching Charlotte 49ers Cheerleading teams since 1997. He led the '98 - '99 All-Girl team to a third place finish at the Collegiate National Championships in just their first year of national competition. Also, he coached the 2001 - 2002 Small Coed team to the programs first National Championship in just their first year of competition.

Adam began his career with UNC Charlotte as a UNCC cheerleader in 1993. He spent four years as a varsity cheerleader, competed in four national championships, was recognized as a NCA All-American and Team MVP, he also placed in the top five at NCA's partner stunt nationals. In addition to his cheerleading days, Adam recognizes that his dedication to the cheerleading program originates from 7 years as UNC Charlotte student that earned him a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree. Adam has carried his commitment as a 49er into his coaching and expects another successful year for the Charlotte 49ers Cheerleading program.

Joe Booth (Assistant Coach) He started as a cheerleader for the Charlotte 49ers program in 2005. During his college career he helped the program secure 2 3rd place finishes at NCA Nationals in both the Division 1 Large Coed (2006) and Division 1 Small Coed (2007) divisions. He graduated from UNC Charlotte in 2008 with a double major in Criminal Justice and Psychology. After graduation he cheered for the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats (Now the Hornets), where he performed during home games. He has taught camps and stunt clinics across the country and brings an array of experience to the Charlotte 49ers cheerleading program.