Christy Mitchinson was a writer for ThoughtCo for over two years covering the subject of cheerleading. Originally from the US, now residing in the UK, Mitchinson provided coaches and cheerleaders with choreography, skills, and safety education across the UK.
Mitchinson has written extensively on skill technique, coach education, risk management, injury prevention, and safety. Mitchinson is a member of the U.S. All Star Federation for Cheer and Dance Teams (USASF) and American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA). She holds USASF Level 1-5 certifications in Stunts, Tosses, & Tumbling and has experience coaching Level 6 Stunts & Tosses.
She is currently in a management position at the University of Liverpool.
Mitchinson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English language and literature.
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