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Cheer

Meet Our Coaches

 

  Odessa Sanchez

 
Graduate of Boston University Medical School of Biomedical Studies, Sanchez is currently the head coach of Wellesley High School's Cheer Team and has been since 2015. Sanchez is the former cheer director for South End Titans Pop Warner Cheer Organization, a dedicated community volunteer and a female empowerment advocate. She has served as an innovator of school spirit, mentor of sportsmanship and accountability, and a very capable instructor of cheer and spirit leading.
 
Community Investors' Girl Power Hour Volunteer 2015-Present 
Community Investor's Teen Center Event Double Dutch Instructor 2015-Present 
WHS Varsity Cheer Team Director & Head Coach 2015-Present
Wellesley Middle School Cheer Club Mentor & Advisor 2016
 
Certifications:
NYCC Cheerleading Certification 2018-2019
NYCC Cheer Coach Certification 2015-2016
NFHS Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug and Substances 
NFHS CDC Concussion in Sports 2018
NFHS COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators  9.23.2020
 
 
 

  Erin McGovern 

 
Graduating from Marist College with an Athletic Training Degree, McGovern has always had a passion for Cheerleading. McGovern cheered all throughout her career at Natick High and was voted captain her senior year. She continued on to cheer at Marist College for 2 years. McGovern then continued to work at Towson High School in Towson, MD as the Athletic Trainer. Later McGovern went on to be an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Holy Cross, where she assisted the Girl's Cheerleading team. Last year McGovern had the pleasure to work with the cheerleading team at Saint John School and is excited to continue this season! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  Olivia Alcott

 
Alcott is the 5th and 6th grade Math Teacher at Saint John School. She graduated from Salve Regina University with her bachelor of science in Elementary and Special Education. Alcott was a competitive gymnast throughout high school at Planet Gymnastics of Natick and as a captain of the Natick High School gymnastics team. She has been coaching gymnastics for 6 years, from preschool level gymnastics all the way up through competitive team gymnastics. This is her first year coaching Cheer at Saint John's and she is very excited to be joining the team!
 
Certifications:
USA gymnastics certified instructor
 
 
 
 
 
 

  Alexandra Ranucci 

 
Ranucci was a member of Pop-Warner Cheer for several years growing up. Her passion for team sports continued all the way through college. Ranucci coached the SJS Cheer team last year and is very excited for her second year!