Memphis, Tenn., May 27, 2014 – USA Cheer has announced that Ronnie Carter has been named its Executive Director. USA Cheer, the governing body of cheer in the United States was founded in 2008 to serve all aspects of cheer in America – traditional, all star and the emerging sport of STUNT.
Ronnie Carter served for many years as the Executive Director of the Tennessee State Secondary Athletics Association, where he oversaw the association that coordinated and regulated the competitive athletic programs for the more than 400 schools in the state. Carter was eventually named President of the National Federation of State High School Associations, based in Indianapolis, IN. There, he worked with leaders from around the country and advocated on behalf of students participating in a wide range of sports and activities.
“Ronnie has been a consistent voice for student athletes for more than 40 years, and USA Cheer is proud to have him on our team,” says Bill Seely, co-founder of USA Cheer, who will now assume the role of President, previously held by Jeff Webb. “Ronnie brings a profound understanding of youth sports in America, and an ability to work with all of our shareholders, specifically in our mission to grow all disciplines of cheerleading.”
“USA Cheer has set a foundation for cheer at all levels to thrive and grow. It’s our mission to ensure that cheerleading remains an exciting, challenging and safe option for athletes,” says Carter. “And I look forward to furthering that mission and seeing USA Cheer expand upon its leadership role.
Press Release – USA Cheer Names Ronnie Carter Executive Director