Tara Kennedy
(Gym Owner/Head Coach)

Tara Kennedy was born and raised in Montgomery, AL and became a resident of Prattville in 2009. She is married to Kevin Kennedy and has three children, Ryleigh, Raegan and Reese. In addition to her newest adventure with the cheer gym, she is the Digital Director for Da Pop Advertising. She has been involved behind the scenes with digital marketing in helping businesses grow for over 17 years and is super excited about being able to watch her very own athletes grow. She has been coaching youth cheer since 2004 and is USASF certified. She is excited about the opportunity to bring the Fountain City their first ever All Star Cheer gym.

Alisha Caton
(Gym Owner/CFO)

Alisha Caton is a native of Prattville, Alabama. She has served 20 years in the United States Air Force in many different capacities. She is married to David, and has two daughters, Sarah and Katie Ella. Alisha grew up in the Prattville area and has always loved cheer. She even cheered for the Prattville Bears! Upon having daughters of her own, she ventured back into that world joining Prattville Youth Lions in 2014. She started as team mom/assistant coach working her way to Cheer Coordinator. Alisha has served in every capacity of the Youth Football and Cheer League, ending her last role as League Cheer Coordinator. In 2021, Alisha and Tara decided to try a different route into the competitive cheer league, and started Prattville Elite Cheer. After a highly successful season, and seeing a need in our community, the opportunity presented itself with venturing out on our own. And so Top Flight Cheer was born. The concept and naming idea for Top Flight was created from being the “flight” that starts at the standards of everyone else, and strives to soar above all others in all areas.  In Him, all things are possible.













Anyia Lynch
(Assistant Cheer Coach/Clinic Instructor)

Anyia is from Millbrook, AL. She graduated from Stanhope Elmore High School. She was the 2021-2022 Varsity Cheer Captain at Stanhope and choreographed many pep rallies. She was awarded with numerous amounts of awards from UCA and was even invited to be apart of their staff. She was apart of the Mann Dance Studio competition team for 16 years. Winning multiple dance scholarships, titles, and judges awards. She proudly served as the 2022 Distinguished Young Woman of Elmore County. She performed a self-choreographed dance routine, and won talent and fitness for the state of Alabama Distinguished Young Women Program. She currently attend Auburn University and has the honor of being on the Auburn University Tiger Paw Dance Team. 

Emma Grace Samples
(Cheer Coach and Tumbling Instructor)

Emma grace is from Gadsden Alabama. She graduated salutatorian from Gaston High School. She cheered for her varsity team for 6 years and was captain her junior and senior year. She received many awards from UCA and is now a current UCA staffer. She currently cheers at Huntingdon College where she is majoring to be a secondary education teacher. She is also involved in SGA and is a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi fraternity. She enjoys working with kids, reading, eating chick-fil-a, and watching Netflix!