WELCOME TO EVOLUTION CHEER
GRUNDY COUNTY'S #1 ALL-STAR CHEER PROGRAM
Evolution Cheer is the USASF All-Star Competition Cheer Team that offered at EVOLVEkids. EVOLVEkids has built a reputation as a premier facility for tumbling instruction in SW Chicagoland, and now we are building upon that tumbling foundation and adding a wealth of professional cheer coaching expertise to create Grundy County's #1 All-Star Competition Cheer Program: Evolution Cheer.
EVOLUTION CHEER COACHING STAFF
Head Coach Heidi Lawless-Glastetter
Coach Heidi is not only the Head Coach for Evolution Cheer, but she is also the Owner & Lead Instructor at EVOLVEkids. Heidi has an extensive background in teaching gymnastics, tumbling, and cheerleading with over 40 years experience. Heidi is a mainstay in Morris sports instruction having opened GymStar Gymnastics in 1998 and following with EVOLVEkids in 2015. As a tumbling coach, Heidi has coached both state and national champions at the youth level, and brings a solid tumbling pedigree to coaching cheerleading. Additionally, she is the former 2004-5 Head Coach of the Morris Community High School cheerleading squad.
Assistant Head Coach Ericka Steck
Coach Ericka brings a wealth of cheerleading expertise to Evolution Cheer. Ericka has been a recreational and competitive cheer coach since 2008. As a competition coach, she has coached all competitive levels from Mini's up thru Senior Level 6. Ericka's teams have been a fixture at D2 Summit, having at large or paid bids to the Summit every year since 2015 and having won 2020's D2 Summit at Medium Senior Level 2. Ericka has also coached a World's team for two years, with one of her teams making it to the Finals. Ericka is the current Head Coach of the Morris Community High School cheerleading squad, and we'd be very remiss if we didn't mention that she is Braylee's momma!