We are Midsouth Extreme, the All Star cheer and dance gym in the 901 & 662 area. Located in Olive Branch, Mississippi near Germantown and Collierville, TN.
Coach Destini has been dancing for over 15+ years. She started off in church and local pageants in her hometown Olive Branch, MS, which ignited her passion for dance. She went on to dance competitively (hip-hop, jazz, pom) throughout high school performing at both Universal Dance Association (UDA) and National Dance Association (NDA) competitions. She is constantly watching and learning from the always evolving dance scene.
She has been with the Midsouth Extreme family since 2016 teaching classes for hip hop and pom dance technique where she only plans to make grow the presence of the dance program at Midsouth Extreme. She wants to use this coaching opportunity to share her love of choreography and teach discipline, skills and character to her athletes.
Coach April, a.k.a. Sunshine, started her journey in cheer & dance at 5 years old in the ballet and jazz dance studio. She worked hard in the dance studio for the next 7 years until she started cheerleading in early teens.
Coach April continued cheerleading through high school in Indiana (Zionsville) on the school's sideline team, their competitive team, and with the Indy All Stars for two seasons. After high school she supported the IUPUI Jaguars as a basketball sideline cheerleader for 2 years.
Coach April has been coaching All Star Cheer for 8 years. She enjoys coaching all ages from Tinys to Seniors and has experience coaching levels 1-3. She has a passion for the sport and a passion for helping athletes become the best version of themselves. With a decade of experience in personal training and a Masters degree in Dietetics, Coach April is ready to take your athletes to the next level!
Boss Lady as most call her, she is the owner of Midsouth Extreme. Coach Lauren brings 10+ years of experience to the table when it comes to tumbling and cheering. Her love for the sport started at young age where she participated in gymnastics and cheerleading. During high school/college and after graduating, she taught gymnastics and dance to 3 - 12 year old athletes at Kids Only Gym in Southaven.
After Kids Only Gym, she joined Desoto Dreamz Elite (DDE) when the gym first opened in Olive Branch in 2013. After taking over ownership of Memphis Elite she rebranded the gym to Midsouth Extreme in 2018. Her experience includes teaching prep / all-star tiny, mini, youth, and junior level competitive cheer teams as well as level 1-5 tumbling. She enjoys being able to come into the gym to love on the athletes each practice and instill the passion of these amazing sports!
Last Updated: August 2020