‘Cheer’ Coach Says She Doesn’t Need More Championship Titles: ‘I Don’t Have to Prove Myself There’

by Jeremy Spirogis

Netflix debuted the present Cheer final 12 months. The docuseries, proven in six episodes, portrays the journey {that a} Texas school cheer staff takes to the National Championships in Daytona, Florida. Monica Aldama led the staff all through the season because the Navarro College cheerleading coach. over Aldama has coached her staff to victory a number of occasions over time. Last month, Aldama talked about how she feels after Cheer went viral. The Netflix star shared she’s not too curious about extra championship titles, as she’s received sufficient occasions. Why, then, does Aldama keep within the small-town Texas job?

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Cheerleading coach Monica Aldama, one of many forged members of the Netflix present, doesn’t want extra championship titles

In a latest interview with CNN, the powerhouse cheer coach, Monica Aldama, mentioned her relationships along with her Navarro athletes are what issues most.

“I’ve really tried to work over the years on … just learning what I could do to fill those roles for those kids,” Aldama informed CNN Sport. After profitable fourteen nationwide titles, she doesn’t have a lot left to show about her teaching expertise. The school college students/cheerleaders are why she stays in it.

“I think that’s really why I’m still here, it’s not cheerleading,” she shared. “I’ve won plenty of titles, I don’t have to prove myself there.”

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Aldama revealed that it’s the school college students/cheerleaders are why she stays in it.

“It’s the relationship with the kids and the feeling of watching them succeed,” the Cheer coach informed CNN.

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Monica Aldama, Jerry Harris, Gabi Butler, and La’Darius Marshall | Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

Throughout the Netflix collection, Aldama is seen to be extremely skilled, organized, and strict. Cheer exhibits that Aldama has a level in business. After a profession within the company world, Aldama moved to Texas, to teach Navarro Cheer.

“I feel like it’s God’s purpose for me and that’s why I haven’t left the job yet,” she mentioned.

‘Cheer’ coach has strict guidelines for her Navarro staff members

Still, Aldama is in it to win it. The Cheer coach has a mantra which says: “keep going until you get it right, and then you keep going until you can’t get it wrong,”

Aldama tries to show her cheerleaders duty and accountability. She informed CNN:

Self-accountability is simply such a giant factor for me, as a result of so many individuals at the present time, wish to shift the blame to others and simply not take duty for their very own actions.

CNN additionally requested the Cheer star “whether the series gave an accurate depiction of the program she runs.” Aldama didn’t appear to assume so.

“They showed every time we fell but they didn’t show the one thousand times that we did it right or the progressions that we did to build up to the harder skills,” she defined. The cheerleading coach continued:

We positively are very secure, however it’s cheerleading. It’s a dangerous sport that we’re doing however we do take precautions and I feel that it was just a bit heavy on the accidents.

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