TNT :: Southern Indiana's Premier Competitive Cheerleading Program

Bring on the Comets.

3251 Industrial Parkway, Suite 1

Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130

812.284.6543

twistnturns@att.net

 

USASF Certified Program

Member, Better Business Bureau

 

 

 

Misti Lynch Paynter                   

Founder/Owner, Twist-N-Turns • Head Coach/Lead Instructor

  • Southern Indiana native and former gymnast
  • Cheerleading and tumbling coach since 1987
  • Founded TNT in 2002
  • Certified cheerleading coach (Levels 1 through 5) by the United States All-Star Federation
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Indiana University
  • Master's of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville

 


Branden Fuller                                         

Tumbling Instructor & Cheerleading Coach

  • National Cheerleading Association (NCA) instructor
  • Vincennes University and Indiana University SE collegiate cheer teams
  • Hollywood All-Stars Level V international team
  • Multiple Cheerleading World's appearances


Cameron Nickles                                        

Tumbling Instructor & Cheerleading Coach

  • TNT alumni - cheered for six seasons
  • Member of TNT's US Finals National Championship team for Senior IV and Senior V Restricted during 2010-2011 season
  • Two appearances at Cheerleading World's with TNT's Level V team

Ashley Elijah-Wagner

Cheerleading Coach

  • TNT, GymTyme and California All-Stars alumni, with numerous national titles
  • Assistant cheerleading coach at Assumption High School
  • Studied advertising and public relations at Purdue University, and Elementary Education at Indiana University SE

 


Michelle Pelayo                                        

Tumbling Instructor & Cheerleading Coach

  • Former all-star cheerleader
  • TNT coach since 2003
  • TNT parent to Kyleigh
  • Registered nurse at Humana


Klarinda Tutterow                                      

Cheerleading Coach

  • Former cheerleading coach at Scottsburg High School for 15 years, with four State Championships
  • TNT parent to Caleb and Kassidy
  • Family Support Specialist at Healthy Families


Amanda Nelson                                     

Cheerleading Coach

  • TNT alumni - cheered for 10 seasons
  • Member of TNT's US Finals National Championship team for Senior IV during 2010-2011 season
  • One appearance at Cheerleading World's with TNT's Level V team

Cheyenne Bailey                                 

Cheerleading Coach

  •  TNT alumni - cheered for fifteen seasons
  • Member of TNT's US Finals National Championship team for Senior IV and Senior V Restricted during 2010-2011 season
  • Two appearances at Cheerleading World's with TNT's Level V team
  • Studying in the pre-medicine program at the University of Louisville

 


Tyler Smith                                 

Cheerleading Coach

  • TNT alumni

 


Katelyn Rihm                                    

Cheerleading Coach

  • Former competitive cheerleader with The Dance Refinery and Perfect 10 Heat, both of Indianapolis
  • Former competitive cheerleader at Hollywood All-Stars and at VIP Athletics, both of Franklin, Indiana
  • Former varsity cheerleader at Beech Grove High School

 


Athenus Mattingly                                    

Cheerleading Coach - The Asteroids Special Needs

  • Former cheerleading coach at Greenville Elementary for five years
  • Former office assistant and special needs team coach at FlipC/Spirit Explosion
  • TNT parent to Izzy
  • Kindergarten teacher at Greenville Elementary School

Lora Bierly                      

Tumbling Instructor

  • Former gymnast
  • Tumbling coach since 1984 and at TNT since 2002
  • Veterinary Technician at Care-Pets Animal Hospital


Teresa Nickles                                    

Office Manager

  • Parent to three TNT alumni: Cameron, Megan and Kassidy
  • Office Manager at a southern Indiana HVAC company
  • Has served in her role at TNT since 2007


Tammy Voigt                                      

TNT Communications

  • TNT parent to Meredith and to two alumni: Cydney and Meghan
  • With TNT since 2005
  • Professor of Strategic Communication at Indiana University SE