Mission Statement

It is our mission at RCX to provide a happy, healthy, safe environment and a positive experience for our cheerleaders, parents, and staff. We want to instill in everyone that joins the Royal family, a sense of pride and loyalty, as well as encourage our members to display good sportsmanship at all times.

RCX will strive to develop each individual’s talents to the fullest potential while enhancing self-esteem, teamwork, and perseverance. We will empower our athletes with skills that create outstanding character in every individual that represents Royal Cheer Xtreme.

Learn about our Staff

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Julie Thieneman

Owner / Administrator

Julie started her coaching career in 1988, when she started working with the New Albany High School Varsity Co-Ed cheering team and has been actively involved in the cheer industry since that time. Julie began allstar coaching at Twists & Turns in 2003 and then later moved to Southern Indiana Gymnastics School (SIGS) in 2006 to take the position as Cheerleading Coordinator. In 2011, Julie opened Royal Cheer Xtreme, starting with only 35 athletes; within six months she had over 110 cheerleaders in her program. Julie has captured numerous national titles and was able to take a team to the coveted World’s Championships in Orlando, her second year in business and she took a team to Summit during her third year as a gym owner. As owner of Royal Cheer Xtreme, her teams have won over 1,000 awards and has become a nationally recognized gym! She is also, the current Highland Hills Cheerleading Coach!

Julie attended Indiana University Southeast where she was a Grenadier cheerleader and graduated with a Master’s degree in Education with a minor in English and a Kindergarten endorsement. Julie has been teaching for 23 years and is currently a kindergarten teacher at Utica Elementary in Jeffersonville. She is a very active member of our community and supports several local charities. She has held numerous pageant titles and was crowned Mrs. Indiana America in 2009. Her pageant experience inspired her to create the Royal theme which has become well known as the Royal Family!

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Derrick Clarkson

Owner / School Team Director / Instructor

Andrea Fullen

Office Manager

Bresean Sutton

Full Year All-Star Coach

Callita Gullion

Full Year All-Star Coach

Meagan Vota

Full Year Lite All-Star Coach

Celeste Bell & Christy Evanczyk

Tiny Team Coach

Marcus Sumner

Parkour Instructor