About Us

About Us

At Cheer Authority of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, we provide cutting-edge instruction in a dynamic atmosphere of encouragement. We offer classes designed for all ages and skill levels, from the preschooler up to the college-level athlete. Please call now and we will find the right class for you.

Our Location

3740 Resource Drive, Units F & G (near Tuscaloosa Police Department)
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
PHONE: 205.633.1616
EMAIL: cheerauthority1@yahoo.com

Our Staff

Our staff includes current and past University of Alabama Cheerleaders and UCA Staff and past UCA High School All-Stars and former gymnasts. AAACA SAFETY AND CPR CERTIFIED.

David McDowell

David McDowell, Owner

  • Varsity Cheerleading coach at the University of Alabama (present)
  • Former National Champion cheerleader for the University of Kentucky (2001-2003)
  • Assistant coach of the 16-time national champions University of Kentucky (2001-2006)
  • UCA head instructor (11 yrs)
  • AACCA certified
Christa Grizzle

Christa Grizzle, Manager

  • Former National Champion cheerleader for Morehead State University
  • Coach of 2001 and 2002 Morehead State University All-Girl National Champions
  • 7 National Cheerleading Titles
  • Coaching Experience of 14 years on all levels
  • AACCA certified
  • CPR certified


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