Our Core Values

At Rah Rah Routines, we live by safety, education, and technique as the three pillars of our company -- the values we stand by in order to provide our coaches and athletes with the best in cheerleading, dance, and tumbling services.


We believe passion plus technique is the formula to achieving "the perfect score" and excellence. We take pride in being a company that takes the lead in "having fun while being serious" about injury prevention, safety training, and perfection before progression.  


Our Mission is to create and sell high-quality, innovative cheer routines, activities, and products that safely educate our clients, vendors, and communities, all while in a positive, hard working, and enjoyable environment. Our Vision is that our teachings provide cheerleaders living in the Northeast with the necessary tools to excel as athletes, students, professionals, and role models.  



Meet the CEO

Christina Hernandez

Founder & Head Choreographer

Christina is a cheerleading and tumbling aficionado who has led senior-level all star teams to multiple local, regional and national titles and has more than 25 years of experience as a Pop Warner, high school and all star cheerleader. She is contracted to work as a tumble instructor at several cheer and dance organizations in New Jersey, and is a longstanding choreographer for reputable recreation, high school, and all–star competitive teams throughout the Northeast region. She is a member of the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA), USASF, and NFHS. Christina is USASF certified in Building and Tumbling Levels 1-5, and assists USASF in credentialing other all star coaches. She is a certified Varsity judge for all-star competitions, and a freelance writer for Cheer Professional magazine.

Meet The Experts


Camp Instructor

Jennifer, a former high school and college cheerleader, is a well-rounded cheer coach experienced in high school and all star levels. During her college career, she coached her former high school team, and continued to lead them for the next six years. Coaching at the high school level inspired her to earn her teaching certification in English and Special Education. Since becoming a teacher, she has continued to coach at various high schools throughout NJ with teams that have won local, state and national titles. She has coached nationally ranked all-star teams. Jennifer continues to coach at the high school level - advancing skills and creating and cleaning routines.


Camp Instructor

Erin started cheering at age 14 for Vernon Township High School and was recruited to cheer at Elmira College, where she received four Top 10 finishes at NCA Collegiate Nationals and four regional titles. She served as captain of Elmira all-girl cheerleading for two years. She later coached at Southern Tier Stars, and took over as head coach at Horseheads High School, when the squad was named Northeast Regional Champion at the US Finals. After moving to New Jersey, Erin coached at Whippany Park High School and started Cheer Pride All Stars in Whippany. She is also a nationally certified Cheer Ltd. judge who has judged at regional and Cheer Ltd. Nationals in Myrtle Beach multiple times. 


Camp Instructor & In-House Music Producer

Timm began school and all-star cheerleading at 12 years old. In his sophomore year, his high school team won the Virginia Cheerleading State Championships. That same year he competed at the Cheerleading Worlds with FAME Allstars for the first time. Since then, he has competed at the Cheerleading Worlds four times, placing seventh in 2014 and 2015. He was a coach for his former high school Varsity and JV team for one year, leading the competition team to a second place win at States. Timm is also passionate about cheer music and began mixing at age 13. He currently cheers on the international team at Top Gun in Florida. 


Camp Instructor

Jessica has been with Rah-Rah Routines for three years. She has over 10 years of cheer experience. She cheered 4 years for Franklin High School in NJ before joining Cheer Academy All-Stars (now known as Evolution All-Stars) for three years. In college, Jessica cheered at for George Mason University. Jessica excels in tweaking and cleaning up routines. She was a figure ice skater for nine years before making the switch to become a cheerleader in high school. 


Camp Instructor

Katie spent 13 years as a competitive cheerleader and was a member of the World Cup Shooting Stars for six years.  She is a five-time medalist at the Cheerleading World Championships and was a member of the 2015 World Championship Team.  Katie was the captain of the 2016 Shooting Stars and was also recognized as Shooting Star of the Year.  She has just completed her first year of college at the University of Oregon on their Acrobatics & Tumbling team as a student athlete on a full scholarship.  With this strong background, Katie brings extensive stunting, tumbling, and cheerleading knowledge to our team.   


Camp Instructor

Alicia has been a cheerleader since the first grade. She was on a recreational football cheerleading team for eight years. She was co-captain of her Junior Varsity team during her freshman year of high school along with making the Varsity Cheer Team. She cheered all four years of her high school career on both the recreational football and recreational competition teams. She was voted captain of her high school’s Varsity Football and Competition Cheer teams her senior year. She has also served as a junior coach for the many recreational cheer programs in her town including the Hillsdale Hawks, River Vale Raiders and Pascack Valley Tribe.


Junior Camp Instructor

McKenzie is a student at Midland Park High School, and a member of the Waldwick Midland Park High School Varsity cheerleading squad. She began cheering at a young age, and later became an all-star cheerleader at Star Athletics in NJ. Her love for cheer also led her to junior coach the Midland Park Junior Football Cheer Association, where she was the lead choreographer for the junior and senior cheer routines. She also choreographed the senior dance competition team for the organization.