Basketball Cheerleading Coaching Staff

This is Coach Kim Yates’ 12th season with Blessed Trinity Cheerleading. She brings to the program over 20 years of experience coaching various school cheer squads within the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Kim graduated from the University of Miami and received a Masters in Social Work from Nova Southeastern University. She earned a Masters in Education from Kennesaw State University and she is a member of Blessed Trinity’s Learning Center. Kim and her husband, Mike, have four children - Michael (BT Alum. - 2013), Brianna (BT Alum. - 2016), Lauren (BT Alum. - 2019), and Gabriella (BT - 12th grade). Kim and her family enjoy cheering on our Titans!









This is Coach Carlie Black’s 1st season with Blessed Trinity cheerleading and also her first year at BT.  Carlie graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Biology and Psychology and then went on to earn her PhD from Emory University in Neuroscience.  She is part of the Science Department at Blessed Trinity and teaches Biology. Carlie recently got married and is excited to be a new part of the BT family! 


This is Coach Laurie Carlton’s 7th season with Blessed Trinity Cheerleading. Laurie graduated from Miami University in Ohio and received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Math. While in her 20’s, she was also an NFL cheerleader with the Cincinnati Bengals. Laurie and her husband, Mike, have 6 children - Jason (BT alum - 2016), Will (BT alum - 2018), Henry (BT alum - 2020), Hanna (BT - 11th grade), Raymond (BT - 10th grade) and Mary (7th grade). Laurie and her family are grateful for their second home at BT!!