GCS Cougarettes

GCS Cougarettes

Welcome to Grace Athletics


All State Honors 2016

1st Team – Sydney Molina

2nd Team – Lexie Terry, Autumn VanBuskirk & Jaelyn Harris


2016-2017 Cougarettes

Head Dance Captain: Lexie Terry

Dance Captain: Sydney Molina

Dance Captain: Izzy Warren


Autumn VanBuskirk

Heather Aggen

Jaelyn Harris

Alyssa Andreone

Isabelle Llave

Makenzi Lewis-Johnson

Lexi McCown

Jessica Torres

Hanna Asbill

Anna Burton

Emma Burton

Landry Fowler

Holly Gray

Cameron Snider

Stephanie Tonjes


Tara Hargrove

Tara Hargrove

Head Coach

Tara, a former TJC Apache Belle, is the spirit program director, coaching the cheerleaders (2012-present), drill team (2015-present) and freshmen pom squad (2007-present). She is married to Justin, a graduate of Grace (Class of ’00), and they attend Green Acres Baptist Church.

Katherine Wood

Katherine Wood

Assistant Coach

Coach Wood has been working with freshman pom squad since 2012 and started working with the Cougarettes in 2015. Katherine grew up in Tyler, graduated from Robert E. Lee, and has been teaching dance since 2009. She and her husband, Kevin, have been married since 2013 and are members of Pollard UMC in Tyler. Katherine and Kevin are parents to two rescue dachshunds, Ty and Lizzie.