H E A D C O A C H
Brianna Roughton is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin – Hook ‘Em Horns! – with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. She is originally from the Austin area and attended Lake Travis High School. She cheered for Lake Travis all four years, winning the NCA National Championship in 2008 and cheering the Cavs onto 3 straight state titles.
This is Coach Roughton’s fifth year teaching and coaching at Vandegrift. She helped to lead the varsity team to a third place finish at the UIL State Cheerleading Competition in 2016. She believes a successful coach is able to create a team atmosphere that consists of players that are willing to work hard, build positive reputations through on another, and are able to reach their ultimate potential while having fun.
Coach Roughton is looking forward to watching the girls cheer on Viper football on Friday nights and having another successful year at the UIL State Competition. Go Vipers!
J V C O A C H
Junior Varsity Coach
Rachel Hoyle is a native Texan and grew up in Katy, Texas. She cheered all four years at Katy High School and was head captain her senior year. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She was a member of the TCU All Girl Cheerleading squad her first two years at TCU. Go Frogs!
This is Coach Hoyle’s sixth year of teaching in Leander ISD and her third year at Vandegrift. This will be her fourth year coaching cheer in LISD.
She believes in fostering strong relationships with athletes in order to create an environment where they feel comfortable taking risks to help them grow both as an athlete and as an individual. She’s excited to join the VHS Cheer Program this year and work with such a talented group of young ladies. Go Vipers!