Release Written by Jonathan Griffin, Glenville State College Sports Information Director
Glenville, W. Va. – The Glenville State College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Sarah Moreno as the new Head Coach of the Lady Pioneers Acrobatics and Tumbling team.
Moreno has an extensive background in acrobatics and tumbling. During her time at West Albany High School she was a Three-Time State Champion in Oregon (2009 through 2011) while also severing as team captain during her senior campaign.
She was an All-Star cheerleader from 1998 until 2011 and won over 12 state and national titles, a Five-Time Team World Championship competitor, and a Three-Time Team World Championship Finalist.
After high school, Moreno attended the University of Oregon and competed in Acrobatics and Tumbling for the Ducks between 2011 and 2015. She graduated from Oregon in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Educational Foundations.
She has served as the University of Oregon Acrobatics & Tumbling Head Overnight and Commuter Elite Tumbling Camp instructor and has worked with the Willamette Valley Twisters Gymnastics Academy and most recently was the head cheerleading coach at Crescent Valley High School.
"I would like to thank both Dr. Tracy Pellet and Rusty Vineyard for selecting me to be the new Acrobatics & Tumbling Head Coach at Glenville State College and for entrusting me with their program. I feel very confident that my philosophy and vision align with what the GSC Acrobatics & Tumbling program is looking to become," stated Moreno. She continued with "I am excited to have the opportunity to continue to build on the foundation of the program while developing strong young women who achieve unprecedented success on the mat, in the classroom and in the community."
Moreno will graduate from the University Of Oregon this August with a Master's Degree in Education.
She is originally from Albany, Oregon.