Calhoun High named a new head coach for the competition cheerleading program to try and continue the legacy and success it has accomplished over the last two decades.
Calhoun High alum Katelyn Langston has been named the head competition cheer coach as she will take over for veteran Ginger Reeves, who resigned from the position in August. Langston is a 2013 Calhoun High graduate and went on to Alderson Broaddus University where she competed in acrobatics and tumbling. She is a former state champion cheerleader for the Lady Jackets under Reeves.
“This is a dream come true,” said Langston in a release put out by the Calhoun City Schools on Monday. “I have always wanted to give back to the school system and the cheer program that inspired me to not only become a teacher but also a cheerleading coach. I know that with the support of an outstanding coaching staff at CHS, we will strive toward continuing the tradition of excellence while earning State trophies along the way.”
Langston will teach middle grades English Language Arts.
Kacee McEntyre will serve as the assistant competition cheerleading coach under Langston. McEntyre is a 2010 graduate of Calhoun High where she won three state titles as part of the Calhoun cheerleading program. She went on to cheer at North Georgia College and State University (now University of North Georgia) and is currently attending Kennesaw State University. She has coached at Renegade Athletics locally and will begin working as a kindergarten paraprofessional along with her assistant coaching duties.
“I have always loved Calhoun cheerleading and have such fond memories of my time here,” said McEntyre. “I was fortunate enough to cheer on three state championship squads and know the hard work and effort that goes into earning these accolades. I will work hard to support the program, our…