Spirit Coordinator - Kaneidra Everson
Loyola alum Kaneidra Everson serves as the Ramblers' spirit coordinator. She earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in criminal justice and was a four-year member of the Varsity Dance Team, including three years as captain. After completing her undergraduate studies, she was asked to join the Loyola coaching staff to continue leading the spirit programs toward a great future.
Kaneidra worked for Universal Dance Association (UDA/Varsity Spirit Corporation) as a head instructor in the Midwest territory and continues to work for the company as a competition judge on both the regional and national level. She also works as a freelance choreographer for dance teams across the country.
Everson is in her 14th year with the Loyola Spirit Programs.
Dance Team Coach - Mackenzie Ditch
Mackenzie is in her first season as the Loyola University Dance Team coach. She earned her bachelor's degree at Loyola, and served as a four-year member, and two-year captain of the Loyola Dance Team. Currently, Mackenzie is studying for her J.D. at DePaul College of Law. In addition, Mackenzie works for Universal Dance Association (UDA/Varsity Corporation) as a head instructor in the Midwest Territory. She also coaches a nationally competitive youth all-star team, and works as a freelance choreographer for all-star and high school teams across the nation.
Cheer Coach - Adina Johnson
Adina Johnson starts her first season at Loyola University as the program's cheer coach. A recent graduate of Indiana University, Johnson was part of the all-girl cheerleading program for four years, captaining the group her senior year, leading the all-girl competition team to three consecutive Universal Cheerleader Association (UCA) national championships from 2012-14.
Johnson worked for the UCA for two years as an Indiana staff instructor and also spent two summers as an assistant director for Fundamental Athletic Strength Training (FAST) in Michigan.