about US

Victory Cheer Academy was established in 2010 by by Josh and Lacy Stancil. We are located In Cullman, Alabama

We are a faith based gym that takes pride in teaching our athletes proper tumbling techniques, foundations of cheerleading and offering competitive cheer teams for beginner to advance skills and for ages 3 and up. It is our goal to make a positive impact on each athlete who enters are facility.

We look forward to helping your athlete achieve their goals.

54x42 Spring Floor

54 x 42 Dead Floor

Air Pit

Air Floor

Rod Floor

Air Trak

Climbing Rope

Inflatable 2 person Slide

Wide Range of Instructional mats

2 restrooms

Lobby (perfect for parties)

Our Facility

The Owners

Lacy Stancil

Josh Stancil

Lacy is a native of Cullman, AL and graduated from Cullman High School in 2004. She then attended the University of Alabama where she obtained her degree in Secondary Education Mathematics. After graduation she married her high school sweetheart, Josh Stancil.

In 2010, Lacy followed God's direction and opened Victory Cheer Academy with her husband Josh. Her goal when coaching is to be a positive role model while helping each athlete achieve their goals. She loves helping teams achieve their goals... no matter if it is to have an awesome pep rally or to be National Champions.

Lacy has choreographed several winning youth routines along with Middle School and High School game day and traditional routines. She has helped many teams qualify for the AHSAA State Championship Competition and the UCA National High School Championship.

In addition, she has coached 3 State Championship teams, 2 State Runner Up, several top 10 UCA National Championship teams, and a top 3 finish in the World School Championship. She has coached several competitive teams to 1st place finishes, Grand Champion honors, US Finals and National Titles.

She is USA Cheer Certified, USASF Level 6 Credentialed, CPR Certified, and an Accredited Interscholastic Coach.

Josh graduated from Cullman High School in 2005. After high school, he earned a degree from the University of Alabama in Healthcare Administration. Josh is also the Chief of Staff and Children's Paster at Temple Baptist Church. He and Lacy now have 3 beautiful girls together.

He continues his passion to influence the lives of today's youth by coaching at VCA. Since he started coaching in 2010, he has developed a love for coaching the sport and the true athleticism involved with it. His passion comes from helping all athletes reach a skill level they never imagined through his encouraging and technique driven coaching style.

Josh has coached several teams to achieve their goals at the regional, state and national level. He has helped coach 3 state championship teams, 2 state runner up, several top 10 UCA NHSCC finishes, and a top 3 World School Finish.

He enjoys coaching the VCA Competitive teams and has proven his success with multiple 1st place finishes, Grand Champion teams, and national titles.

He is USA Cheer Certified, USASF Level 6 Credentialed, CPR Certified, and a Certified Interscholastic Coach.

Emily Acosta

Tumble Instructor

Competitive Team Coach

School Team Instructor

Krislyn Scroggins

Tumble Instructor

Competitive Team Coach

Meet the Staff

Daisy Sides

Tumble Instructor

Competitive Team Coach

MacKenzie Broadley

Tumble Instructor

Competitive Team Coach

School Team Instructor

Wilma Whateley

Tumble Instructor

Competitive Team ​Coach

Decia McClure

Junior Coach

Kylee Broadley

Junior Coach

Lauren Falls

Junior Coach

Jessica Wright

Tumble Instructor

Raven Adams

Tumble Instructor

Gymnastics ​Academy

We will offer several ​levels of gymnastics ​classes focusing on ​all four events. Ages 2 ​and up.

Classes are offered ​for preschool, ​beginners, and ​advanced gymnastics ​athletes.

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Semi-Private ​Classes

Get a more ​individualized ​experience from one ​of our qualified ​instructors of your ​choice! These classes ​have a 3 athlete ​maximum and are ​offered in 30 minute ​and hour long ​sessions.

Book weekly, bi-weekly, ​monthly, or as a one ​time occurrence.


1/2 Hour

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What we Offer

Tumble Academy

For ages 5 and up, athletes will progress their way through our lacing up program. as athletes achieve skills through out each class they will be invited to earn their next set of shoe laces to show they have what it takes to move to the next set of progressions. once they have received all of their laces for that level they will receive a medal to show off their hard work. in addition to learning new skills, this system is designed to motivate athletes and build confidence in themselves. .

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Pre-School ​Academy

Beginning at the age of ​2 your young athlete ​can get started in ​gaining body control ​and flexibility. Our High ​energy classes will ​help teach the ​fundamentals of ​tumbling and allow ​them to get some of ​their energy out.

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Drop In ​Classes

We offer several 30 ​minute classes ​throughout the week ​along with open gym ​times to get extra help ​on your flexibility, ​strength, jumps, ​motions, and even ​performance. click ​below to buy punch ​passes to use as you ​wish.

Competitive teams

We offer competitive for ages 3 and up. We have 3 great options to fit the needs of the athlete.

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Available in March 2024

Special ​Events

It's not just about cheer ​at vca. we offer events ​for all ages, genders, ​and interest. check out ​upcoming events by ​clicking below.

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Birthday ​Parties

Come Party with us at ​VCA. Choose the option ​that best fits your ​needs!. we make your ​party day a piece of ​cake!


Ages 5-11

8 Weeks of Fun

Weekly Themes

Snacks Provided

Lunch Options ​Available for ​purchase

Drop Off Begins:

7:45 AM

Pick Up By:

3:00 PM

Extended Day Options Available

by registering for our summer ​classes. *More Details to come*

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1935 Main Avenue SW

Cullman, AL 35055

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