Michelle McCarty was named head cheerleading coach at SNHU in May, 2011.
With 29 years coaching experience under her belt, McCarty returns for her eighth year as head coach for Southern New Hampshire University. In 2018, SNHU Cheer took home 1st in all girl D2 as well as Grand Champions of the collegiate division at the New England Cheerleaders Association (NECA) competition March 31st at the Ryan Center on the campus of URI.
When not at SNHU, McCarty also serves as the head cheerleading coach at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., a position she has held for the past 17 years. Her squads have won 24 State Championships and 10 New England championship titles. McCarty’s teams at Pinkerton have been nine-time Sportsmanship winners in Division I.
McCarty is a 1995 graduate of Keene State College with a degree in Acting, Directing, and Technical Theatre. When not coaching she can be found creating routine choreography as well as providing stunting clinics, cheer bootcamps, and youth camps to teams across New England. She lives in Weare, N.H. with her husband and 6 dogs and is heavily into animal rescue and rehabilitation.