BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Heather Wilson has been named the new head cheerleading coach at Union College, Director of Athletics Darin S. Wilson announced Tuesday.
Along with her coaching duties at Union, Wilson will remain a teacher at Whitley County High School, a positions she has held since 2005. She is a Social Studies teacher at Whitley County High and cheerleading/gymnastics instructor at the countyís elementary and middle schools.
Wilson coached the varsity cheerleading squad at Whitley County High School from 2002 to 2005.
She led Whitley County to a third place finish at the Kentucky Association of Pep Organization Sponsors (KAPOS) State Cheer Competition in 2003. The squad also won the 50th District and 13th Region championship that year. In 2005, Whitley County competed in the Commonwealth State Cheer & Dance Open and Bluegrass State Cheer & Dance Competitions.
Along with her cheer coaching and teaching duties, Wilson was on the Whitley County track team coaching staff from 2004 to 2007. She is also a PEP Club Sponsor at Whitley County High.
Wilson graduated from Whitley County High School and Cumberland (Ky.) College, and is working on her Masterís degree at Union. She currently resides in Corbin.