Emma Dusterhoff is entering her third year as head cheer coach at Belmont Abbey College, with another enhancement. The program will be co-ed for the first time, adding male cheerleaders to the roster.
Dusterhoff has already taken the Crusaders to new heights as she led the team to the 2017 Small Collegiate All-Girl National Championship at the Cheer Limited Canam Nationals.
Dusterhoff graduated in 2015 with a degree in Business Management from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., where she was a cheerleader for four years. There, she contributed to an All-Girl Cheer conference title in 2012 and NAIA Regional All-Girl Cheer Championship win in 2013. She served as team captain for the last two years of her college career.
Dusterhoff went on to complete her Masters in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration from California University of Pennsylvania in 2016.