Kim Fleming is in her sixth season as the cheerleading coach at the University of North Georgia.
A native of Lilburn, she attended Georgia College & State University where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She was a college cheerleader at GCSU. Coach Fleming earned her specialist degree from Piedmont College. She is entering her 21st year of teaching and is currently employed by the Dawson County School System where she has served as head cheerleading coach for the past twelve years. Before coming to Dawson County, she taught and coached in Jasper County. She is married to Jeff Fleming and they have one son Cody, 16.
Since GHSA declared cheerleading a sport in 1994, Coach Fleming has had a team represented in the state finals each year. Coach Fleming has been named region coach of the year ten of the last fourteen years. Some of her Honors and Recognitions include: 2007 NCSSE – National Council Spirit Safety Education Producer of the Year, 2007 NCSSE - England, Scotland, Northern Ireland Safety Certification Certifier, 2006 Choreographer of the Nokia Sugar Bowl Half-time Show, 2006 Score Promotions Team of the Year, 2004 Georgia Team of the Year, 2000 Cheer Limited National Team of the Year and 1997 Georgia Coach of the Year.
Fleming is the State Director for the National Council for Spirit Safety and Education (NCSSE). She currently holds a Master Level Certification, which includes certification in Cheer and Level and Dance Coaching Principles and Ethics, Program Management and Cheer Fundamentals, Coaching Stunts and Tumbling I, and Coaching Stunts and Tumbling II. She also holds a certification in AACCA and is a Certified Judge for Competition Cheerleading and Dance at the State and National Level. She is a presenter at state and national cheerleading conferences.