Susan Colson - Owner

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 - Program Director

  • Desiree cheered All-Stars for 12 years, 2 of which were at Winnersville Elite.
  • 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
  • Member of Alpha Delta Pi and held several positions while an active member in her sorority. 
  • Alpha Delta Pi Valdosta Alumnae Association President. 2015 - Present 
  • Head Allstar Coach at Winnersville Elite. 2015 - Present
  • AACCA Spirit & Saftey Certified 

Kelli Fields - Dance Program Director


  • Currently holds 4 National Championship Titles as the coach for the VSU Red Hots Dance Team 2008 - 2011
  • 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.
  • Head Coach of Winnersville Elite Dance Company (WEDC).


Kayla Evans - Cheer Program Director

  • Graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelors in History/Political Science followed by a Masters if Arts in Teaching. 2008, 2013
  • Valdosta State University Cheerleading Team. 2004 -2008, 2012
  • National Cheerleading Association Southeast Head Instructor. 2005 - Present
  • Teacher at Lowndes Middle School & Head Cheerleading Coach. 2009 - 2016


Cheer & Tumbling Coaches

Recreational Cheer & Tumbling Instructors

      Shannon Lowry                 Catie Green

Dance Coaches


      Caitlyn Sheffield                Sami Cohen

Front Desk Staff

Lauren Pope - Front Desk Manager

  • Lauren is currently a student at VSU and dances for the Red Hots. 
  • She also danced with Winnersville Elite prior to dancing with VSU.

          Nada Kent                     


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