Kristin Hoskinson

Kristin  Hoskinson

Player Profile

Head Coach

Alma Mater:
Ohio '06

Hoskinson comes to Ohio University with 10 years of competitive cheerleading and teaching experience at all levels and 16 years of competitive dance experience. Hoskinson will oversee all aspects of coaching the team including all practices, gameday and travel supervision, special event supervision and conducting tryouts. As of October 1, the mascot program for Ohio has now been moved under the Ohio Cheerleading program and will now be under the direction of the Head Cheerleading coach.

Hoskinson is a 2006 Ohio University graduate, where she received her Bachelor of Specialized Studies in Marketing-Communications. As an undergraduate at Ohio, she was a four-year member of the Ohio cheerleading team and captain during the 2005-2006 season. Upon graduation, she remained in Athens for the 2006-2007 season as the Assistant Cheerleading coach, where she assisted in taking the team to its first National Cheerleading Championships since 2001. The squad placed in the top 20 at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) College Nationals in Orlando, Florida.

Hoskinson worked for two years at the headquarters for Universal Cheerleaders Association in Memphis, TN. While in Memphis, she was a Regional Sales Manager for UCA's Northeast region then in 2007 changed roles to the Northeast Assistant Regional Manager and Assistant to Vice President of Staff Development. Kristin also helped with Curriculum for UCA, was a judge for UCA College National tapings, along with many other duties for UCA. Hoskinson currently works full-time for Varsity Brands Inc., the leading cheer and dance company in the world, as Customer Development Director for the Southeast region. She also works for UCA as the Northeast Assistant Staffing Director and is also an active member of the UCA rules committee, including rules judge for UCA College, High School and All-Star Cheerleading Championships; as well as, the Cheerleading All-Star Worlds and International Cheer Union World Championships in Orlando, which are broadcast on ESPN. She is a coach certifier, speaker, and representative at NCAA tournaments for AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators) across the country and recently received her certification as a USASF (United States All Star Federation) Rules Judge. Hoskinson is also a UCA chaperone for the Macy's Day Parade in New York City.

Hoskinson was born in Newark, Ohio and was a 2002 graduate of Hebron Lakewood High School. She is the daughter of Troy and Dixie Dunlap and Jeff and Joyce Hoskinson all of Newark. She has one brother, Brian Hoskinson, who was Director of Ticket Operations for Ohio Athletics and is now employed at Miami University of Ohio.