|Adam Thomas (Head Coach) has been coaching Charlotte
49ers Cheerleading teams since 1997. He led the '98 - '99 All-Girl
team to a third place finish at the Collegiate National
Championships in just their first year of national competition.
Also, he coached the 2001 - 2002 Small Coed team to the programs
first National Championship in just their first year of competition.
Adam began his career with UNC Charlotte as a UNCC cheerleader in
1993. He spent four years as a varsity cheerleader, competed in four
national championships, was recognized as a NCA All-American and
Team MVP, he also placed in the top five at NCA's partner stunt
nationals. In addition to his cheerleading days, Adam recognizes
that his dedication to the cheerleading program originates from 7
years as UNC Charlotte student that earned him a Bachelor of Science
and Masters degree. Adam has carried his commitment as a 49er into
his coaching and expects another successful year for the Charlotte
49ers Cheerleading program.
Ashleigh Everhardt (Assistant Coach) has been at UNCC for almost ten years, 5 years as a Charlotte 49ers cheerleader and is completing her third season as assistant coach. In between cheering and coaching she was active with the team before moving into the assistant coach position. Having completed her undergraduate degree at UNCC in Biology, Ashleigh is now completing her degree of Master of Science in Biology and looks forward to continuing to be part of the program as it grows.