|Pam St. John|
Cheer Team Wins Second Straight NCA National Championship
Pam St. John is in her 31st year as the head coach of the University of Michigan cheer team. In 2013 and in 2014, St. John guided the squad to the pinnacle of the collegiate ranks when Michigan claimed the national championship in back-to-back seasons in the Coed Intermediate division at the National Cheerleaders Association competition in Daytona Beach, Fla. Throughout her tenure, U-M's cheer team has annually achieved Top 10 national rankings, and is perennially the top performing team at nationals in the Big Ten Conference.
St. John is American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors (AACCA) Certified, United States All Star Federation (USASF) Credentialed and CPR and First Aid Certified. She has been on the National Cheerleaders Association Collegiate Advisory Board and has served as an AACCA Trainer and Safety Certifier. She was involved in helping to start girls competitive cheer in the state of Michigan.
St. John was among the first group of women to cheer at the University of Michigan in 1974. She received her B.S. in dental hygiene from Michigan in 1976. She lives in Ann Arbor and has four children, Sarah, Steven, Carter and Drake.