EVO Athletics Acquires Dynasty Elite Cheerleading
New Facility Now Offers Cheer and Tumbling, plus Gymnastics and Ninja Warrior Training
SARASOTA, Fla. (November 03, 2015) – EVO Athletics, a new facility opening soon for recreational and competitive gymnastics, cheerleading and Ninja Warrior training, today announced it has acquired Dynasty Elite Cheerleading Company, Manatee and Sarasota counties’ largest All-Star and recreational cheer and dance training establishment. In addition to acquiring the company and its equipment, EVO Athletics has hired Jim Lassiter, owner of Dynasty Elite Cheerleading since 2010. EVO’s new 32,000-square-foot building is situated in a prime location near Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, with easy access to Interstate 75 and Highway 301. Dynasty Elite will remain in it’s current location until which time the EVO facility is open.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jim Lassiter as Cheer Program Director,” said EVO Athletics Vice President and Chief Athletics Officer Jason Collins. “With more than 20 years of experience, Jim is a well-respected coach and choreographer with a long history of training some of Sarasota and Manatee’s most successful cheerleaders and tumblers. By adding Jim and Dynasty Elite’s 130+ registered athletes, we’re strengthening EVO’s position as the area’s leading facility for gymnastics, cheerleading and Ninja Warrior training.”
The newly added cheerleading and tumbling programs will include:
- Recreational cheer program
- Competitive All-Star cheer teams for all ages and levels
- Strong tumbling curriculum
- High school cheer prep classes
- Nationally recognized coaches and choreographers
“I’m excited to join EVO Athletics and contribute to their mission of providing a premier training facility for every member of the family,” said Lassiter. “Like EVO, I am committed to coaching excellence, the safety of my athletes and helping young people reach their full potential.”
Lassiter began his All-Star coaching career in Memphis, Tennessee, where he coached and directed the Memphis Elite All-Star program for 12 years and accumulated over 75 National Championships. He attended University of Kentucky, where he competed and won a college title in 1997-1998, and was head instructor for Universal Cheer Association from 1994 to 2001, where he was twice awarded instructor of the year.
About EVO Athletics
EVO Athletics provides gymnastics, cheerleading and Ninja Warrior training in a family-friendly yet professional athletics facility, conveniently located between Sarasota and Manatee counties. the brand-new, 32,000-square-foot facility offers the best sporting equipment, nationally recognized coaches, and unsurpassed amenities for athletes and families. For more information about training programs and class schedules, please visit www.evoathletics.com or call 941-727-1100