About Us

Fast & Fierce Elite Cheerleading

Providing all-star cheerleading to families through trust, integrity and availability.

Fast & Fierce Elite was started with the intent to provide all-star cheerleading to all athletes. Our program is affordable and accessible to all families. We focus on providing exceptional instruction to athletes and focus on individual growth as well as team growth. At FFE, athletes are treated with respect and are pushed to reach their potential. 

Meet Our Coaches

Cheer Director & Owner, Jessica Rapp

Jessica is the director of cheerleading at Fast & Fierce Elite. Jessica has been involved with cheerleading for 25+ years. She cheered for a pop warner program and later cheered for Greece Olympia High School. Jessica started junior coaching at the age 12. She has coached many rec, high school, and all-star programs. Jessica has helped several college teams with tumbling and stunting instruction. Her teams have won several awards for cheerleading and coaching. Among those awards, Jessica was recognized as an outstanding coach by the New York State Assembly in 2016. She often volunteers to help local rec programs with choreography, stunting, and tumbling.

Jessica is passionate about cheerleading and takes pride in knowing what every single athlete is working on skill wise in the gym. She started this program to give back to the community as well as give each child an opportunity to learn and grow in a friendly and safe atmosphere.

Jessica has her bachelor’s in Education with a certification to teach grades 7-12 English Language Arts. Jessica is currently working on her master’s degree. She is a full-time high school English teacher for a charter school in the city of Rochester. It is Jessica’s mission to help each child reach their fullest potential.

CFO & Owner, Justin Rapp

Justin Rapp is a Rochester Native and attended high school in Hilton, NY, graduating in 1999. Justin played several sports throughout his high school years. He attended and graduated from Monroe Community College and Roberts Wesleyan. He holds an associates in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management. Justin Currently works at Stryker Orthopedics managing their inventory for the northeast branch. Justin has three years of cheer experience. As CFO, Justin handles all business aspects of Fast and Fierce Elite.

Coach Robyn

Robyn graduated from Greece Athena High School in 2001, where she cheered for two seasons for the Trojans. Robyn assistant coached with her cousin Jessica Rapp in 2001 for the Wayne Eagles C team cheerleaders. Robyn also has 9 years of dance experience (Jazz, Tap and Ballet). Robyn’s daughter, Lora has been cheering with our Fast and Fierce teams for 3 years, and Robyn has now been Co-Coaching our Tiny Gremlins team for 2 years.

Coach Kristen

Kristen is a Co-Coaches Youth Camaro and Youth Stingrays and is the head instructor for the hip-hop youth team here at Fast and Fierce Elite. She received her bachelor’s degree in clinical Psychology from Alfred University before continuing her education at the Rochester Institute of Technology where she received her Master’s Degree and certificate of advanced study in School Psychology. Kristen currently works as a Behavior Specialist at Monroe One Boces Creekside with students ages 5-21 in a special education setting. She is currently working on getting Board Certified as a Behavior Analyst. Aside from engaging in pop warner cheerleading as a child, Kristen began to become interested in All-star cheerleading in college where she cheered on a club cheerleading team at Alfred University. After cheering for Alfred University, Kristen cheered on two open teams out of Buffalo, New York (levels 4 and 5) as both a flyer and base. She also attended The Cheerleading Worlds in 2013 to cheer on her fellow teammates. Kristen came to Fast and Fierce Elite to cheer on their first open team in 2016, and then began coaching with FFE the following year. Kristen has a history of dancing competitively as a child through age 17.

Testimonials

I love the program and so do my daughters!

“I love the program and so do my daughters. I couldn’t imagine them being anywhere else. Fast and Fierce Elite is good at identifying each child’s skills and abilities and working on each child’s personal growth. – Cheer Mom

 

Like my second family!

“This is the day I look forward to every week! We win or lose together and we’re all a happy family – when I come here it’s like my second family. I started coming here four years ago, and now I can do a round-off back tuck, a round-off double-back tuck, and a lot of other skills.” – Athlete

We work with every athlete one-on-one…

“We work with every athlete one-on-one to make sure they have their goals, and that they’re making progress towards them! We also talk with parents one-on-one to make sure they know what they can do to help them at home.” – Jessica Rapp, Owner

She has gained strength and confidence!

“Since my daughter started Fast and Fierce Elite over 2 years ago, she has gained strength and confidence, and continues to build on those skills. It feels like more than just a gym, it feels like family. I am so happy we got my daughter involved in this program.” – Cheer Mom

We understand that every child learns differently

“Here at Fast and Fierce Elite, we understand that every child learns differently, and we encourage the parents and athletes to give us feedback so we can better serve them!” – Justin Rapp, Owner