Nate is father to three sons and two daughters who keep him very busy and active. He has been a pillar in the BYFA program since its inception in 2012. With extensive football knowledge and experience including his designation as a two time NAIA All-American lineman for Cumberland University, Nate infuses passion and excitement for the sport into the league along with his reinforcement of hard work and dedication. He values physical fitness as an important part of life and stays active as a professional in mixed martial arts. Nate thoroughly enjoys mentoring youth and giving back to the community.
Slectues is a Human Resources professional in the Nashville area with a love and passion for giving back to the community. She has been involved in cheerleading for over 20 years and coaching in the Blackman Youth league for the past 3 years. Slectues has a passion for teaching young girls to become young women with respect, dignity, and discipline. She is a lifetime member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, and an alumni of Middle TN State University. Slectues has a passion and everlasting love for her family, friends, and values all of those who continue to make her the strong leader she is today.
Coach Melissa has resided in Murfreesboro, TN with her family for 6 years. Going into her 3rd year as part of the Blackman Youth Cheer Program that both of her daughters also cheer in.
Melissa is an active member of the Blackman Youth League Football and Cheer Board of Directors. Melissa has been involved in cheer in some way shape or form her whole life. She enjoys sharing all of her cheer knowledge and relating it to real life with the girls that she coaches.
“Don’t let the fear of falling, keep you from flying” she believes this is not only true for cheerleading, but in all aspects of life”.
Stefanie is a former auto claims adjuster who is currently a stay at home wife and mother to four. Stefanie enjoys watching her children grow in their passion for football and is excited about being a helpful part of the Blackman Youth team.