Christy Mitchinson

  • Has written extensively on skill technique, coach education, risk management, injury prevention, and safety for cheerleading
  • Holds membership in the U.S. All Star Federation for Cheer and Dance Teams (USASF) and American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA)
  • Earned USASF Level 1-5 certifications in Stunts, Tosses, & Tumbling and has experience coaching Level 6 Stunts & Tosses

Experience

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. 

Education

Mitchinson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English language and literature. 

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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