Our All Star Line-Up


Emirates Cheer League

Kerry Mesmer

Program Director

Kerry has over ten years of cheerleading experience as a cheerleader, instructor, competition judge, and All Star and Scholastic coach. She was the head Varsity Cheerleading Coach at Amherst High School in Amherst, NY for 6 years. She coached and choreographed Cheer Dubai adult cheerleading team for two years prior to founding Emirates Cheer League. Kerry is a member of The American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) and is AACCA safety certified. She is also an Accredited Interscholastic Coach (AIC) and a member of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Kerry holds other certifications in: Concussion in Sports (NFHS), Concussion Wise, CPR/AED, and First Aid. 

Emirates Cheer League

Danielle Robertson

Cheer Coach

Danielle Robertson has been part of an Allstar Cheerleading squad since the age of 4 in Glasgow, Scotland.  Throughout the years, her team has won many Scottish, National, and Grand Champion titles.  She was selected as 1 of 16 dancers to represent her team and country at the World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida in 2014. Danielle specializes in Cheer and Open Pom.  Since moving to Dubai, Danielle has continued to build her cheerleading portfolio by professionally coaching children for over three years.  

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Lila Joubert

Cheer Coach

Lila has over 7 years of competitive cheerleading experience; including 4 years of Levels 2-5 competitive cheerleading coaching on a national level.  She received accolades for the best All Girl Base in South Africa and competed in the 2017 ICU World Championships All-Girl division.  Lila specializes in stunt training and conditioning. Her determination and passion for cheerleading continues to drive this inspirational cheerleading coach.

Madeline Hines

Madeline Hine

Tumbling Coach

Madeline Hine has been involved in competitive gymnastics from the age of 5.  She competed in competitions all over Australia until the age of fifteen.  She has four years of recreational coaching experience at Ortona Gymnastics Club in Edmonton, Alberta Canada.  Madeline is a level 1 NCCP certified gymnastics coach.


Aimee Wilson

Cheer Coach

Aimee Wilson has been part of the cheerleading community since 2008, when she joined her university cheerleading and dance team, from here she went on to compete as an All Star athlete, with RSD (Based in South Wales, UK) gaining many regional and national championship titles.   In 2014 Aimee competed as part of the first ever unified Team Wales All Girl at ICU.  After retiring as an athlete Aimee continued to coach for RSD.  Aimee has a huge passion for coaching and loves seeing how progressive cheerleading has become through out the world.  


Brittany Nilsen

Cheer Coach

Cheerleading has been a huge part of Brittany Nilsen's life.  Originally from New York, USA, Brittany has been cheering from the young age of 3 and through high school.  She continued her cheerleading career as a middle school head coach and varsity assistant coach, instructing children of all ability levels in cheerleading, stunting, and dance.  Her safe instruction on the foundation skills and meticulous practice of technique drives her teams to success every season.  She believes the dedication of each member is the main contributor of a team’s success.