Learn more about ACSA’s board, our mission and how we’re supporting the Allstar Cheer and Dance industry in Australia.
ACSA has been formed to formalise the role that the sports key stakeholders (coaches, gym owners and event producers) have been delivering over the last 10 years – being to stimulate, encourage and promote the sport within Australia – and seeks to be the pre-eminent organisation taking responsibility for the development of the sport on a National level.
The ACSA board is made up of respected leaders in our sport along with strategic appointees who bring vast skills and experience on Not for Profit boards. ACSA’s members are Australia’s leading stakeholders in the sport of performance cheer and represents the majority of the deliverers of the sport. Our stakeholders represent 72,000 participants and over 2,800 coaches, and conduct 39 championships across Australia.
ACSA is committed to being an inclusive and collaborative body, providing all interested and qualified stakeholders in the industry an opportunity to be involved.
20th December, 2019
ACSA exists to stimulate, encourage and promote the sport within Australia, and to uphold the interests of coaches, gym owners, athletes and event producers.
Of priority for ACSA will be:
The ACSA board is made up of respected leaders in our sport along with strategic appointees who bring vast skills and experience on Not for Profit boards. ACSA’s members are Australia’s leading stakeholders in the sport of performance cheer and represents the majority of the deliverers of the sport.
Edward has been a part of the Australian cheer industry since 2011 as a gym owner, and from 2013 onwards as a coach. Edward’s significant business and marketing background is a key driver for his involvement in ACSA. He aims to encourage the promotion of our sport nationally and set up long lasting communication between each part of our industry towards becoming a wider community working towards the same goals.
Tamara Manning has twenty years in the All-Star Cheer Industry. This, plus teaching Dance and Gymnastics for another twelve years prior, means she has been part of this sport since the beginning. Tamara is an active member of ACSA, partaking in writing of policies and documents, as well as on the CADAC committee. Tamara has been an athlete, coach, gym owner, judge, parent, choreographer, educator, and event provider, during her time in the cheer industry, and is proud to add ACSA board member to this list. Her skills and background, along with her passion and drive to see this sport continue its growth will offer valuable insights. Added with her understanding of rules and guidelines she can offer a voice to ensure that as we move forward, we are a well-balanced team. Tamara is extremely passionate about educating and preparing our coaches and judges and works throughout Australia to promote our sport. All-Star Cheer and Dance makes a difference in children’s lives, this makes Tamara strive to ensure that our sport is developed with the Australian athletes as the central focus alongside the international opportunities they deserve.
George Tatai (OAM)
George, a Gymnastics Australia Life Member, has been involved with gymnastics over a period spanning more than 30 years. George’s experience domestically as a Gymnastics Australia Board member and GA Vice President, and internationally as a Council Member, International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG), will bring vast experience to our Board.