Forget Coach Taylor! It’s all about Coach Monica, the 14-time collegiate national champion whose passionate approach has won the respect of her loyal cheerleaders, as well as binge-watchers everywhere as she leads the team to big wins in Daytona.
Of course, Monica remained in Navarro, ready to lead the 2020 team to her 15th championship, but her plans were thwarted by the coronavirus pandemic, which resulted in the cancellation of the Nationals less than a month earlier. the activity.
“My heart is broken for the lost memories and the lost time with my beautiful team,” he wrote on Instagram in March 2020. “I’m not ready to say goodbye right away. Pack their things and leave town.”
When the 2020-21 season began, Monica carried double duty as she joined the cast for Dancing With the Stars 29th time, placing 10th with his teammate Val Chmerkovskiy. And on Jan. 4, 2022, he released his first book, Full Out: Life and Leadership Lessons from America’s Favorite Coach.
In September 2019, Monica, who is married with two children (Austin, a football player at Southern Methodist University, and Allies, a cheerleader at Southern Methodist University), was inducted into the Navarro College Athletic Hall of Fame.