Russell Lyons- Coach/Owner:
Coach Russell started cheering his freshman year of high school. He cheered all 4 years and was Captain of his Varsity Team. After graduation, Coach Russell joined the Marine Corps and spent 7 ½ years as an Intelligence Operator, Platoon Sergeant, and eventually became an Intelligence Instructor. During his time on active duty, Coach Russell continued to volunteer his time when he could and in 2003 was awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and also received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award from President George W. Bush. After his Honorable Discharge, he went into coaching. He spent 2 years as the Cheerleading Coach for Carver Center for the Arts & Technology in Towson, MD, then moved onto coaching for the Hereford Zone Recreation Cheerleading teams. His final 3 years coaching there, he was the Director for the Cheerleading League. He next spent 1 year as the Head Coach for the Rebounder Gymnastics Cheerleading Team in Timonium, MD, before opening his own competitive cheerleading & dance gym named Regal All-Stars LLC in Timonium, MD. Currently he is a coach for the Baltimore County Special Olympics Cheerleading Teams, and a member of the Maryland State Special Olympics Cheerleading Management Team, as well as the instructor for Special Olympics Maryland Cheerleading Coaches Certification. Coach Russell is also a Maryland State Certified Cheerleading High School Panel, Safety, & Head Judge, AACCA Safety Certified, and USASF Credentialed. Coach Russell believes that cheerleading should be a fun sport for everyone to enjoy. He runs his teams that way, while still stressing the importance of safety first. In May of 2016, Coach Russell was named Coach of the Year, by US Finals. He takes the core values he learned while in the Marine Corps…Honor, Courage, & Commitment, and tries to instill them into all of his cheerleaders.
Danielle Myers- Head Cheer Coach:
Coach Danielle started cheering when she was 11 years old for Catonsville Stars’ rec team. Her second season with Catonsville Stars she was selected for their competitive team. In her freshman year of high school, she made her school’s Varsity Cheerleading team and began coaching for Catonsville’s rec teams. Coach Danielle preferred competing over cheering at football games, and returned to Catonsville’s Stars competitive team to cheer until she was 19. Coach Danielle began working as Coach Russell’s assistant coach at Rebounders shortly before joining him at Regal All-Stars. She is now the Gym Manager and currently coaches the Junior Level 2 team, The Devil Pups.
Adam Tenney- Tumble Coach/ Gym Manager:
Coach Adam has a background in competitive gymnastics. He competed 4 years in levels 7-5 on all 6 pieces of apparatus: floor, vault rings, high bar, parallel bars and pommel horse. Adam has coached All Star cheerleading tumbling for over a year. Due to his gymnastic background, he excels in teaching good form and techniques that are essential for a strong tumbling team.
Madison Knoll - Cheer Coach
Coach Madison has been part of Regal All Stars since it opened. She has cheered on the Senior Level 3 team, as well as assisted with the Special Needs team, Recon. In the Fall of 2016, Coach Madison became the Head Coach for Recon as well as Assistant Coach for the Youth Level 1 team, The Bulldogs.
Annette Goodman - Dance Coach
Annette first started dancing when she was six years old with the Lutherville-Timonium recreation center. She is a graduate of the Baltimore Actors’ Theatre Conservatory, where she studied classical ballet, tap, jazz, modern, piano, voice, diction and theatre. Over the years, she performed in various shows throughout Maryland, including the Sound of Music, Babes in Toyland, the Velveteen Rabbit, Sleeping Beauty, Pollyanna, Oklahoma, and various Broadway reviews, to name a few. She was a principal dancer in the Phantom of the Opera, Sydney, Australia tour.
Annette has been teaching dance locally for over 15 years, including the BAT Academy, The Moving Company (formally, Nicole Gait Center for the Performing Arts), St. Joseph School, St. Paul’s School, the Odyssey School, the Oldfields school and even held dance workshops for incarcerated women at the Baltimore City Detention Center
Riley Collier - Administrative Assistant
Riley is a Junior at Towson High School. Riley helps Russell and RASPO with administrative items and designs the Regal All-Star Yearbook. You can find Riley at every competition behind her camera snapping all the action shots!
Regal All-Stars LLC 2016 - 2017
2220 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD. 21093