Dance Coaching Staff


Kristin Lyming - Head Dance Coach

Head Coach Kristin Lyming

Kristin Lyming enters her fourth season as head cheer coach and her first season as head dance coach for the Missouri Valley College Vikings.  Kristin graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Master’s degree in International Business and Entrepreneurship. While at UMKC, Lyming served as cheer captain for the Kangaroos.

Kristin works for the National Cheer Association as a eighth year veteran and head instructor. She has helped with various events such as the NCA College National competition and the NCA All-Star National competition.  Her cheer squad was National runners-up at the 2012 NCA College National competition, and won the 2013 NAIA Small Co-Ed Division National Championship. 

Kristin is originally from Branson, Mo., and currently resides in Kansas City, Mo. Kristin is very excited about the upcoming season and team. Please feel free to contact her at


Jason Lukacs-Assistant Dance Coach

JasonJason Lukacs is entering his first year as Assistant Cheer and Dance Coach for the Missouri Valley College Vikings. Jason graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in choreography and dance performance, and is currently pursuing a MBA in sports management From the University of Southwest.

Jason is originally from Detroit, Mich. and has danced for 24 years, 18 technically trained, as well cheered for 15 years. Jason looks forward to using his experience in competing in NCA, UCA and NDA national championships to help the program grow and cannot wait to start working with the already storied program of Missouri Valley College and bring more success.