Deborah Holt returns to Sacred Heart University for her eighth year as a member of the Pioneer Cheerleading staff, now serving as assistant coach after spending 2012-13 as the head coach.
- Has been involved with SHU cheer since 2008 serving in both the assistant and head coaching roles before being selected as the Varsity Head Coach at Stratford High School where she is a math teacher
- Over nine years of coaching experience at the high school and collegiate levels, serving teams for NCA and UCA Nationals
- This past year, she led the Stratford High School Varsity squad to the program's highest finish at the state championship, taking fifth place
- Has worked alongside Head Coach Aimee Piccin to create a 35 person game squad at SHU, frowing the program to a total of 60 members