|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.