Meet our Staff
Sean started JuST Cheer with Karen Potucek in 1995 and is a co – owner. Sean’s prior experience includes high school cheerleading coach, participant on the Thundercats team, and he is credentialed Levels 1 – 5. All-Star cheerleading is a major part of Sean’s life as he is a Field Staff Member of USASF and is also on the USASF Regional/National Advisory Board and the NACCC Board. He previously held a position on the Worlds Advisory Board. Sean is very knowledgeable in all areas and aspects of cheerleading. He is an awesome coach and a great dad to his two little girls.
Amanda Romero (Gumby)
Amanda has been apart of the JuST Cheer program since 2005, cheering on Senior 4, S5 Ladies, and the International Team “I5”. Amanda was part of the 2005-2006 Senior Level 5 team that attended the World Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Florida, Amanda competed at the prestigious competition every year thereafter until 2014. Also, Amanda was part of the 2011 S5 Ladies season that received the FIRST FULL PAID BID to the Cheerleading Worlds from JuST Cheer.
Amanda received her Associates Degree from William Paterson University and has worked at various gymnastics gyms. With a re-occurring love for the sport, Amanda has become completely involved in all aspects of JuST Cheer leading up to her Co-Ownership as of May 1st, 2016. Amanda, alongside her co-owners, is a devoted coach as well as class co-director and choreographer for JuST Cheer.
Amanda is USASF certified up to Level 4 in stunting and tumbling. She also holds a USAG certification, as well as First Aid and Concussion Certifications. Amanda is available for tumbling privates and she can be reached by contacting the office at (973)-575-1999 or [email protected]
Alyssa Lopez (Spanish)
Alyssa joined JuST Cheer in 2009 and has cheered on the Senior 4 team, S5 Ladies, and International I5. Alyssa was part of the 2011 Senior 5 S5 Ladies team, the first Senior Level 5 team from JuST Cheer, to receive a full-paid bid to The Cheerleading Worlds, along with coaches Hollie Rose and Amanda Romero. The following year, Alyssa finished 10th out of 78 teams and 1st out of the Small Senior teams from New Jersey, at the Cheerleading Worlds.
Alyssa is a graduate of Montclair State University with a BA of Science, majoring in Linguistics and a minor in Spanish. Her dedication to JuST Cheer Allstars has led her to become Co-Owner as of May 1st, 2016. Alongside her co-owners, Alyssa helps coordinate the Allstar Program, The Special Athlete Program, Recreational Classes, and Birthday Parties. Besides her love for coaching, she has worked her way to be a choreographer for many High School and local Recreation Programs in the Essex County. Alyssa has cheered for the NBA including events such as the NBA 2014 Allstar week in Brooklyn, NY. Alyssa is USASF certified up to Level 4 and holds USAG, USAIGC, First Aid, and Concussion certifications as well. Alyssa can be contacted for private lessons by calling the gym at 973 575 1999 or emailing her directly at [email protected]
Amy has coached at JuST Cheer since 2007. Previously, she coached at the Pop Warner and High School levels. She cheered at Rutgers University for 4 years, where she was captain and also named an NCA All-American. She was also a part of the JuST Cheer Thundercats since 2004 and won a National Title. Amy coaches and assists our coaching staff in staying up to date with the Varsity and USASF scoresheet as well as the Scoring Rubrics. Amy is the coordinator for all Account Fees. Amy can be reached via email for questions regarding the all star program.
Zoltan has been instructing tumbling since 1995 and came to the program in 1998. Zoltan was named an NCA College All American and he currently works for the NBA Fan Patrol cheering at professional basketball games. Zoltan even performed at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games! He is USASF Credentialed Levels 1 – 5. Please contact the gym or send him an email to the address listed above for private lessons.
Hollie has been apart of the JuST Cheer program since 2005, cheering on the S5 Ladies and the International team. Hollie is a Montclair State University Graduate with a degree in History and Elementary Education. She is USASF certified up to Level 2 and is FIRST AID & Concussion certified. She offers private lessons for tumbling up to level 2 and flyer stretching.To contact Hollie, please call our front desk (973)-575-1999.
Michael joined JuST Cheer in 2013 and cheered on Jag5 and Ice5. Michael is currently a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University, studying Accounting and is expected to graduate in 2019. He is USASF certified in stunting and tumbling up to level 4 and is First Aid and CPR certified. He offers private lessons for tumbling for levels 1 to 4. To contact Michael, please call our front desk (973)-575-1999.
Shannon has been cheering for almost 20 years, 15 of those being competitively. She’s been apart of the JuST Cheer program since 2014, cheering on the International Teams. Before coming to JuST Cheer, Shannon was a coach for two years, leading her teams to top three finishes at multiple competitions including Cheersport, UCA, and The Summit!
Shannon is a Montclair State University Graduate with a Bachelors degree in Psychology. She also holds a certification in Child Care. When Shannon is not at JuST Cheer, she works full time as a Toddler Teacher for Bright Horizons.
Shannon currently coaches Youth 1 and Senior 3. She is USASF certified up to Level 3 and is CPR, First Aid, & Concussion certified. She offers private lessons for jumping, flyer stretching, and strengthening/conditioning. Stunt private can also be arranged. To contact Shannon, please call our front desk at (973)-575-1999
This is Alex Domicolo’s second year at JuST Cheer and gives her 100% to all of her teams, private lessons, and extra classes. Alex has been a volunteer coach for the Woodland Park Rec cheer teams since she was 16 years old . She is currently a student at William Paterson University and will be graduating in December 2017 with a degree in psychology. Alex is a great tumbling coach and is extremely dedicated to being a great coach at JuST Cheer!
Amanda M. is new to our program this season and we feel is a huge asset! Amanda has coached the Wayne Boys and Girls Club Competition team for 8 years as well a the Head Cheerleading Coach for Wayne Hills High School Football Cheer! She is currently a HS Math Teacher. Amanda is a phenomenal stunting coach and is extremely dedicated to becoming a great coach in the All-Star world.
Chad is new to our gym! He is currently holding Private Co-Ed Stunting Lessons here at JuST Cheer. Chad has a lot of experience under his belt pertaining to cheerleading and stunting! He has cheered at many schools including Weatherford College where he was a 2007 NCA Champion and Navaro College in 2008, Texas Tech University from 2010-2013. Chad is currently an assistant coach at Paramus Catholic High School.
Julia is the receptionist at our Front Desk! She answers phone calls, emails and helps schedule privates. Julia also runs birthday parties that are hosted at JuST Cheer. She is currently studying Economics at Montclair State University. If you have any questions please email our gym at [email protected] or call us at (973)-575-1999.