Degrees and Certifications:

Zara Hoover

Coach Hoover became head coach of the Smith-Cotton High School cheerleading program in the 2022-23 school year.

Zara Hoover is from Cole Camp, MO, where her love for cheerleading first started. She was part of the Junior High cheer program. Coach Hoover continued cheerleading in High School, where she was on the Varsity Cheer squad all 4 years of high school. Her achievements include being a 3-time All-American Cheerleader member. She attended two All-American tours; one being the Thanksgiving day parade in Houston, Texas and the other, New Years Day Parade in London, England. Coach Hoover continued her education at State Fair Community College where she cheered for two years. Coach Hoover also coaches at the Sedalia Parks and Rec with the Dance with Grace Program. 

Coach Hoover is very passionate about cheer and cannot wait to continue to elevate the cheerleading program to new levels and bring the spirit into the stadium. LET'S GO TIGERS!