Lori Moses, Spirit Coordinator
This season will be starting her 6th year at the USF. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting with a minor in dance.She was the USASF (United States All Star Federation) State Director for Cheerleading 2010-2014.Lori was one of the original owners of Stars Athletics Cheer and Dance Facility as well as the Cheerleading and Dance Director.She judges many of the major cheerleading and dance competitions, college and professional cheer and dance auditions.She has consulted or choreographed for several national commercials, College Bowl pre-game shows and the NCAA final four half time show.She is USASF credentialed, certified with NCSSE, NFHS, and AACCA.Lori has a daughter that is a graduate of the University of Florida, was a Dazzler and a Miami Dolphins Cheerleader, a son who played college baseball and was an All American and has a daughter that cheered for the University of Florida, was American Cheerleader’s August 2010 Cover and a Cheerleading coach at the University of Florida.
Tara Jordan, Assistant Coach
Tara began dancing in Jacksonville Florida at the age of three at Beth Marks Ballet Arts Centre and was a cast member in the annual production of the Nut Cracker for the City of Jacksonville. In 2004 she continued studying dance at Dussich Dance Studio and performed with the Imperial Dance Company. She also studied Ballet and Pointe under the tutelage of Marta Philipsat Marta’s Dance Studio where she also assisted in teaching ballet. In 2006 Tara attended the University of South Carolina, Dance Conservatory, where she had the opportunity to train with members of the New York Ballet. In 2007 she became the first freshman member of the Merritt Island Varsity dance Team where she competed in various state and local competitions. In 2009 Tara Joined the Dance Mania All Stars Where she competed for three years and was a member of the Senior Pom, Senior Jazz, and Open Teams which holds several National and World Titles Championships. She graduated from Brevard Community College in 2013 with her Associates Degree and enrolled at the University of South Florida seeking a degree in Secondary Social Science Education. She was a member of the Sundoll’s from 2013 to 2015 and now continues to pursue her dance career in her 2nd year as USF SunDoll Assistant coach. Tara just recently got engaged and will get married in the fall. This is her 2nd season as assistant coach.