Damon Hicks enters his second season as head coach of the cheerleading and dance teams in 2011-12.
Hicks has spent the more than a decade running Damon's CTA in which he coaches all-star cheer and dance competition teams, power tumbling competitions and choreographs state-championship caliber routines within Adair County and surrounding areas.
Last season, Hicks led the Blue Raider cheer squad to a fourth place at the Mid-South Conference Championship. In addition to competing at the MSC, the Lindsey Wilson cheerleading and dance squads performed at various athletic and community events on and around the Lindsey Wilson campus.
Prior to starting Damon's CTA, Hicks co-owned and managed Premier Cheerleading and Tumbling in Somerset, Ky., where he coached All-Star teams and tumbling. Hicks served as the program director at Tammy Jo's Studio in Greenup, Ky., in the late 90s and was an administrator for All-American Cheer and Dance in Honolulu, Hawaii for eight years.
Hicks is a certified coach by the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches & Administrators (AACCA) and is a certified tumbling coach by the United States Tumbling Association (USTA) and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
Hicks has one daughter, Marque.
Hicks graduated from The Ohio State University in 1991
Collegiate Coaching Career
Office: Resident Life Offices
Mail: 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728
|Allie Adcock||JR||Cheer||Vine Grove, Ky.||North Hardin HS|
|Joanie Alexander||SO||Cheer||Brodhead, Ky.||Rockcastle, Ky.|
|Lauren Bridgewaters||FR||Cheer||Columbia, Ky.||Adair County HS|
|Jessica Denton||SO||Cheer||Columbia, Ky.||Adair County HS|
|Laura Duncan||FR||Cheer||Dixon, Ky.||Webster County HS|
|Erika Finley||JR||Cheer||Hopkinsville, Ky.||Hopkinsville HS|
|La'Shandra Frank||SO||Cheer||Hopkinsville, Ky.||Christian County HS|
|JaKaye Garth||FR||Cheer||Somerset, Ky.||Somerset HS|
|Joseph Harris||FR||Cheer||Somerset, Ky.||Somerset HS|
|Keaira Harris||JR||Cheer||Danville, Ky.||Danville HS|
|Chaney Hershey||SO||Cheer||Simpsonville, Ky.||Shelby County HS|
|Madeline Hutcherson||SO||Cheer||Frankfort, Ky.||Frankfort HS|
|Kayte Jaggers||SO||Cheer||Greensburg, Ky.||Boyle County HS|
|Brandon King||FR||Cheer||Revelo, Ky.||McCreary Central HS|
|Devin Larimore||FR||Cheer||Campbellsville, Ky.||Campbellsville HS|
|Morgan Lawson||FR||Cheer||London, Ky.||South Laurel HS|
|Lizzie Lieske||SO||Cheer||Sebree, Ky.||Webster County HS|
|Marisa Malone||FR||Cheer||Russell Springs, Ky.||Russell County HS|
|Chelsea Miller||JR||Cheer||Columbia, Ky.||Adair County HS|
|Ashley Partin||FR||Cheer||London, Ky.||North Laurel HS|
|Chris Robinson||JR||Cheer||Whitley City, Ky.||McCreary Central HS|
|Whitney Rodgers||SO||Cheer||Columbia, Ky.||Adair County HS|
|Paige Sallee||FR||Cheer||Columbia, Ky.||Green County HS|
|Kelsey Whelan||JR||Cheer||Rineyville, Ky.||North Hardin HS|