Natalie Freeman originally started dancing ballet when she was three years old and continued to study dance seriously for the next ten years or so. When she was 13, her interest turned more to cheerleading and tumbling when she made the middle school cheer squad. After middle school, she continued to cheer and dance throughout high school where she grew up in Springfield, MO.
Natalie attended the University of Missouri and graduated with a degree in elementary and middle school science education. In college, she worked for Universal Cheerleaders Association. With UCA, Natalie led cheerleading camps across Missouri and the country for high schools, middle schools, and all-star teams, as well as, working with several collegiate cheer squads at UCA College camps. Natalie worked for UCA for a total of five years and then moved on to coaching competitive cheerleading and tumbling at Pride of Illinois gym in Collinsville, IL.
Over the last year, Natalie lived in Ireland coaching cheer and teaching tumbling and ballet. During her stay in Ireland, Natalie was also helped the Irish Cheer Sport Association develop their format while working with the Irish Cheer Worlds’ team. Now back in St. Louis, Miss Natalie is excited to get back into the cheer and dance world in the area! In addition to teaching at DK, Natalie will be coaching cheer and tumbling in Collinsville and is the Head Varsity Cheer Coach at Webster Groves High School.