San Diego Elite is located in South San Diego County. We provide the community with a comfortable, friendly environment in which to learn all aspects of competitive cheerleading. 
We are open to children ages 4-18, will all types of abilities and backgrounds.   Our athletes have fun while learning to be creative through self expression, physical fitness, and social opportunities through competitive cheerleading!  


San Diego Elite offers team cheerleading instruction, private and group tumbling classes, school and youth cheer gym rentals, cheerleading clinics and camps, facility rentals for parties, events, and small competitions.


Cheerleading , as a sport, has become increasingly popular, and SDE is committed to establishing a quality cheer gym in south county to compete in this sport. San Diego Elite is open to all ages, all types of abilities and backgrounds, and children looking for creative self expression, exercise and/or social opportunities through competitive cheerleading.


San Diego Elite Staff

Our team of coaches and owners have over 60 years of cheer, tumbling, and dance experience!

All are USASF certified and credentialed in all-star cheer and tumbling.  

All of our coaches have a passion for teaching all-star cheer and tumbling and easily connect with our athletes!  They build a foundation of trust and respect that goes beyond just being the coach.

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Marcus Mc Castle

Co-owner and Sr. Level 2 and Non-Travel Teams Coach

Marcus is a co-owner and coach of San Diego Cheer Elite All-Stars. Marcus has over 15 years of cheer experience. Marcus served as Drill Team Captain for 5 years, and has cheered for SD Cheer Elite for 8 years. Marcus also coached the varsity cheer team at Otay Ranch High School and  the varsity cheer team at Mater Dei Catholic High School. Marcus has coached both all-star cheer teams and school cheer teams and has had success developing these teams. This is due in large part to his attention to details and high expectations of his athletes.


Coach Justin

JR2 Coach and Team Tumbling Coach

Justin comes to us with over 20 years of tumbling experience and 13 years of cheer experience. Justin spent 4 years cheering for the University of Maryland. He also spent an additional 4 years coaching at the University of Maryland. Justin also spent 4 years cheering with the Baltimore Ravens NFL team. Justin's drive for excellence and results provides our athletes with the necessary training to better themselves and our program.  


Coach Chelsey

 Senior 1 and Non Travel Teams Coach

Chelsey comes to us with 12 years of cheer experience. Chelsey started cheering at the age of 9 and started out on the ELITE level 3 team. With her determination and drive, Chelsey soon moved on to level 4 and crossed over for our level 2 and 3 teams. Chelsey was also the varsity Co-Captain for Hilltop High School Cheer.  During her freshman and sophomore years she received varsity letters and was Most Valuable Cheerleader two years in a row. Chelsey has been able to successfully balance her passion for cheer and her commitment to her education and maintains her college studies while coaching at ELITE. This is Chelsey's fourth year coaching, and she has adopted a presence with her teams that is sure to help them have a successful year.


Coach Cheyanne

JR2 Coach

This is Cheyanne's fifth year with the ELITE family. Cheyanne comes to us with over 10 years of cheer and dance experience. She has cheered for Mater Dei Catholic School, Southwestern College and has cheered on the ELITE level 6 team. Cheyanne's patience and ability to relate to our little ones makes her the perfect fit to our staff.

Leo Diaz De Leon

JR 2 Coach

Leo brings over 15 years of cheer and dance experience to SD ELITE.  Leo was originally one of our athletes and his passion for cheer and talent for choreography motivated him to become a coach.  Leo now helps with our J2 team and coaches an adult Level 6 team as well.

Jocelynn Padilla

Junior Coach for Tiny and Mini Non-Travel Teams

Jocelynn cheered with us for 8 years and now coaches our non-travel Minis and Tinys.  Jocelynn always gave her all and as captain of her team, set an example for her team to follow.  We are thrilled to have Jocelynn as one of our Junior Coaches!

Alexis Gaskin

Junior Coach Tiny and Mini Non-Travel Teams

Alexis cheered with us her final year and instantly became part of our ELITE family.  We are happy to have her as one of our Junior Coaches for the Tiny and Mini Non-travel teams!