Sean Washington

Sean Washington

Spirit Program Director

Year Started at GU: 2015
Phone: 618.664.6639
Fax: 618.664.1060
Office Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Areas of Responsibility:

Development and oversight of Spirit Programs: Cheer, Dance, and Mascot
Partnering with Marching and Pep Bands


B.S. Kinesiology, Liberty University 2013

Sean Anthony Washington joined the Greenville University Athletic Department in 2015 as its first ever full-time Head Cheerleading Coach in school history. Starting in the Fall of 2018, Coach Washington will oversee all spirit programs (Cheer, Dance, and Mascot) as the Spirit Program Director.
A Texas native, Washington has been a part of the cheerleading world for more than 15 years and has cheered on high school, college and all-star cheer teamswith his teams consistently being nationally ranked. He has personally won national partner stunt and group stunt championships.
His coaching career spans more than a decade and includes coaching high school, college and all-star cheer teams with his teams having won several local, regional, state and national championships. He has also been a Senior Staff Instructor and Curriculum Director for a major national cheerleading organization traveling all over the continental United States directing elementary, middleschool/junior high, high school, college, and all-star cheer camps. He also led camps in Hawaii and Costa Rica.
In addition to being an accomplished tumbler and stuntman himself, he has also coached tumbling for all levels. Sean is a certified coach holding certificates in CPR, First Aid, AED, and is AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors) safety certified; as well as a USAG (United States Association of Gymnastics) member.
Adding routine choreography (choreographing more than 40 different national championship routines for college, high school and all-star teams) and music mixing to his skill set makes Sean Anthony one of the best all around, most highly sought after coaches, choreographers and cheer directors in the nation.
Under the direction of Coach Washington, Greenville University Panther Cheerleading competed for the first time in school history during the Spring of 2017. For two years running, the team has competed at CCA Christian Cheer Nationals and Collegiate Championship. The team came away with several accolades and awards. During 2017 competition the team competed in the Large Coed College Division and came out with a first place finish. Hoguey D. Panther competed as well in the College Mascot Division and won out. Greenville University came out as the Grand Collegiate Champion with the highest score of all college teams competing (large coed, small coed, all-girl, etc.). The 2018 team had a repeat of awards and accolades. The team competed in the Small Coed division, winning out. Hoguey repeated as College Mascot Champion. The team also came away Grand Collegiate Champions for the second year in a row. Coach Washington was also named one of the Top Twenty-Five Christian Coaches in America.
Sean Anthony Washington attended the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Texas, Winston Salem State University in North Carolina and is a graduate of Liberty University, in Virginia with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology, majoring in Health and Physical Education. In his free time, Coach Washington volunteers with the Greenville Fire Protection District and is partnered with the Kingsbury Park District.

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