Administration

Dennis M. Chesney, MBA

Owner/Partner

Dennis brings a lot of passion to the business having been a cheer dad for 10 ​years now. He has been team/gym photographer for his daughters past gyms and, over the course of the last year has been studying score sheets, obtaining his ACCA Safety certification and running AZ Elements back office system and operating accounts. He was an integral part in the set up of the gym, the hiring of coaches and making sure the gym was operating on all cylinders.
Dennis and his family have lived in Phoenix for 13 years now. Dennis was born and raised in New York and has for business reasons, lived in Florida and California prior to this. Dennis has his Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis on Business Management.
Dennis worked in the insurance industry while living in New York, which is where he gained his practical business management skills. In 1992, he purchased a small run down restaurant in Cape Canaveral Florida. With his skill set, he turned that business into a moneymaker prior to turning it over to its current owner. Dennis went on to work for some major oil companies having started at the bottom as a Convenience Store Manager; he worked through various position of increasing responsibility. Dennis currently heads up the Arizona market and soon to include portions of California for his current employer in their automotive lubricants division.

Christine Chesney

Owner/Partner

Being a cheer Mom with an eye for design and a passion to succeed, Christine is a vital part of the ownership team. Having a daughter in competitive cheer for over 10 years now has helped Christine see what she does and does not like in the industry. This helps her work towards making sure that every athlete in our gym is cared for, looks great, progresses their skills safely and has every opportunity to succeed.

Christine is a graduate of Pace University and has been working in the financial services field for over 20 years. She has amassed many licenses over the years such as her series 7 and 66.

Cassie Markham

Owner/Partner

Cassie’s love for cheer started in middle school where she was member of the school’s cheer team. In high school, she continued with cheer and was the captain of her squad. After high school, she moved to coaching in the all-star world for 8 years, and coached cheer at a local high school, before opening her own all-star gym in 2015. Over the years, she has become certified through USASF, NFHS, AACA and the Special Olympics for athletes with disabilities. Cassie and her husband live in Gilbert and outside of the gym, Cassie loves raising her daughter Madilyn, visiting family back home in Castle Rock, Colorado, and rooting for the Denver Broncos. Cassie’s passion for cheer runs deep and every day she strives to impact each athlete in the gym.

Brian Markham

Owner/Partner

Brian met Cassie in college where he was first introduced to all-star cheerleading. He immediately saw the influence the sport has on its athletes and the growth/confidence it shapes in them. When Cassie later decided to pursue operating her own gym, he wanted to help promote such an amazing sport, and has since stayed very excited to be involved in this fast-paced and exciting industry. Brian attended Arizona State University where he earned a BA in Psychology, served in the United States Marine Corps, worked for the Internet giant, Brian met Cassie in college where he was first introduced to all-star cheerleading. He immediately saw the influence the sport has on its athletes and the growth/confidence it shapes in them. When Cassie later decided to pursue operating her own gym, he wanted to help promote such an amazing sport, and has since stayed very excited to be involved in this fast-paced and exciting industry. Brian attended Arizona State University where he earned a BA in Psychology, served in the United States Marine Corps, worked for the Internet giant, GoDaddy.com and honed his administrative skills working in management at GEICO Insurance.

Arizona Element Elite - East

221 E. Willis Road,

Suite #5,

Chandler, Arizona 85286

Phone. 480-892-2239

Email. contacteast@arizonaelementelite.com

Arizona Element Elite

16681 N 84th Ave,

Ste 170,

Peoria, AZ 85382

Phone. 623-215-4122

Email. contact@arizonaelementelite.com