There is a 24 hour NO CONTACT period after all games, competitions, and practices. Calls to coaches should only be placed in case of an emergency.

Head Competitive Coach: Diedra Nissen


Diedra's past cheerleading experiences include participating as a Varsity Boy's Basketball and Football cheerleader at Lyman High School for three years. Diedra attended and graduated from SDSU with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mathematics. She has been a teacher at Roosevelt High School for the past 6 years and a competitive and sideline cheer coach for the past 5 years. Diedra received her Masters in Educational Administration from SDSU in 2016. She and her husband, Ab welcomed their first child in August 2017, Avelynn. Diedra loves working with young adults and the Roosevelt Cheer Program.

Head Sideline/Assistant Competitive Coach: Quiana Pardee


Quiana is a graduate from Brandon Valley High School where she cheered all four years doing Competitive Cheer, Varsity Football, Varsity Wrestling, and Varsity Basketball. She went on to cheer at South Dakota State University for 5 years where she was a team captain for three. She majored in K-12 Physical Education with a Minor in Health. Quiana is also a certified UCA Instructor and a National Varsity Judge. She is excited to join the Roosevelt Cheer Family!

Assitant Sideline/Assistant Competitive Coach: Haley Robinson


Haley is a graduate from Roosevelt High School where she participated in Competitive Cheer, Varsity Football, Competitive Dance and Teddy's. She is currently a junior at the University of Sioux Falls where she is a sideline cheerleader and Junior Captain. She is a double major in Elementary Education and Special Education. #alwaysaroughrider