Spirit Coordinator- Head Coach
Office: 2.02.08 Convocation Center
Scofield, who has more than 14 years of coaching experience, comes to the Alamo City from Coastal Carolina, where she has been the Chanticleers' head cheer coach and mascot coordinator since August 2013. While in Myrtle Beach, S.C., she guided the Coastal Carolina cheerleaders to the 2016 Cheer Ltd. CANAM Open Collegiate Championship. She also led the squad to three straight top ranked finishes at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) Collegiate National Competition, capped by a third-place showing in the All-Girl Division I in 2016. The Chanticleers also were the 2015 NCA Camp Division I Champion, receiving a Gold Paid Bid to college nationals.
Scofield also has been a competitive team/tumble coach and choreographer for over a decade. Scofield has worked with hundreds of programs across the country. She previously was co- owner of an allstar cheer gym in Las Cruces, N.M., from 2008-13.While attending college at New Mexico State, she was a member of the Aggies' cheer team while also serving as staff at several camps, clinics and competitions.She holds numerous certifications, including NCA Collegiate Coaching, American Association of Cheerleading Coaches Safety Certification, United States All Star Federation (USASF) Levels 1-5 Stunts/Tumbling and USASF Levels 2-5 Tosses. A native of Floyd, N.M., Scofield earned her bachelor's degree in criminal justice from New Mexico State in May 2009 and her master's in criminal justice in May 2011.
Ortiz, who is on his 11th season coaching, comes to San Antonio from Las Cruces, New Mexico. He most recently was the head coach at Las Cruces high school where he led his team to multiple state championships throughout his time there. Ortiz was focused on growing the sport and heightening the level at which cheerleading was at in New Mexico. His previous teams have also been successful and hold various regional, state, and national titles. Ortiz’s focus has always been creating the whole athlete, not just the competitive one. His teams have always focused on academics, promoting school spirit and being highly involved within the community. Coach Ortiz has spent over a decade doing skills training and choreography for teams all across the country. He holds various certifications through NCA and the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators and continues to learn more about his sport. Ortiz earned his bachelor’s degree in elementary education and history and was previously a second grade teacher.