Cassie Laughlin is in her second year as the diirector of the cheer team after leading the dance teams for two seasons.
A former member and captain of the Dance Team (2004-2008), she competed with the NAU squad at the United Spirit Association Collegiate Championships for two years and at the Universal Dance Association Collegiate Championships for two years. During her time on the team NAU placed 4th and 5th in the Division 1 hip hop category, NAU's highest placing in school history. She received her training from Ballet Yuma and has participated in Regional Dance America-Pacific Competitions and the CRAFT of Choreographers conference in Austin, TX. She does choreography for local high schools and judges around the state.
She is currently perusing a Masters degree in Elementary Education with Certification.