Cheerleading coach best known as being the owner and operator of Cheer Extreme Allstars gym brand. The brand has received a number of accolades due to the performances of its members. In 2015, the first gym outside of Virginia and North Carolina opened in Maryland.
She attended Wake Forest University. While a student there, she participated on the cheerleading team.
In 2009, she won the Coach of the Year Award, which was sponsored by the United States All-Star Federation (USASF).
Her mother, Betsy Smith, founded the brand. She has gone on to run the business with her husband, Ben Pope. Her daughters Kenley and Carley Starr are cheerleaders.
One of her former students is Maddie Gardner.