Susan Colson


The woman behind the dream...Susan Colson opened Winnersville Elite Cheer & Dance in September of 2008 to bring the South Georgia area a place for athletes to get the quality training they deserve. Susan is a full-time CPA and has entrusted her staff to continue her dream for Winnersville Elite to be a home away from home for all of its athletes, both competitive and recreational, while getting quality training. 

Desiree Hagan


  • Desiree cheered All-Stars for 12 years, 2 of which were at Winnersville Elite.
  • Spent her younger years modeling and acting during her younger years which lead to a summer living in New York where she landed a national campaign for Target and had the opportunity to participate in an Eddie Murphy movie and a Tyler Perry production.  
  • Member of the LHS Competition Cheerleading Team 2007 - 2010
  • Member of the 2010 Cheersport National Championship team for Winnersville Elite.  
  • Assistant Allstar Coach and tumbling instructor. 2009 - 2015
  • Member of Alpha Delta Pi and held several positions while an active member in her sorority. 
  • Attended Valdosta State University. Has a Bachelors in Accounting and Business Management. 2015
  • Alpha Delta Pi Valdosta Alumnae Association President. 2015 - Present 
  • Head Allstar Coach and Program Director at Winnersville Elite. 2015 - Present
  • Ambassador for the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce 2019 - Present
  • AACCA Spirit & Saftey Certified 
  • Safe Sport Certified
  • USASF Certified in Levels 1-5 Stunting & Tumbling

Desiree has also judged several high school events and worked with school choreography in the surrounding area. 

Kelli Fields



  • Graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance.
  • Currently holds 5 National Championship Titles as the coach for the VSU Red Hots Dance Team 2008, 2009, 2010 2011, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as a competitive dancer.
  • Choreographed for the Glynn Academy High School Show Choir.
  • Selected by Frank Hatchet to travel to New York to study and train at his dance facility.
  • Recipient of the Golden Circle Theater Scholarship given by Valdosta State University’s Theater Department.
  • Worked for Inferno Dance Company as a choreographer and administrator.
  • Dance Program Director and Head Coach of Winnersville Elite Dance Company (WEDC).

Blair Anderson

  • Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Colorado State University and University of Nevada Las Vegas.
  • Coaching/Teaching
    • University of Alabama Department of Theatre and Dance, Advanced Jazz Master Class     
    • Northside High School Dance Line - Northport, AL       
    • Fossil Ridge High School Dance Team - Fort Collins, CO      
    • Colorado State University Golden Poms - Fort Collins, CO      
    • Rocky Mountain High School Dance Team - Fort Collins, CO       
    • Windsor Gymnastics Academy - Windsor, CO      

Blair has extensive experience in judging and choreography which began in 2004, including the University of Alabama auditions and routines. She has also performed in several exciting shows such as the France New Year’s Day Parade in Paris with UDA and the Colorado Venom Dance Team for the IFL.   

She has also received numerous awards including Universal Dance Association All-American - 1999, Best Choreographer Award Recipient: 2017 from Broadway World- Birmingham Region and was a Best Choreographer Nominee: 2018 Broadway World- Birmingham Region.

Emma McCloskey

  • From St. Simons Island, GA
  • 2x NDA National Champion
  • VSU RedHot for 4 years
  • Class of 2020 graduating with Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Valdosta State Univeristy
  • Plans to go to Pharmacy School after graduating.

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