Primary Role at DC: Athletics - Varsity Cheer Coach
Year started at Denver Christian: 2018
Education/Degrees Held: Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from USM
Memberships/Associations: Member of the USM All-Girl Cheerleading squad
Myka Barnes-Garcia is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with over 10 years of cheerleading experience at the all-star, high school and collegiate level. In 2014, Myka joined ACE of Hattiesburg as a tumbling and all-star coach while attending Southern Miss. While obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from USM, she was also a member of the All-Girl Cheerleading squad. She's competed at NCA Collegiate Nationals and was also rewarded with the All-Girl "Game Day Ready" award her senior year. After college, she became a local reporter at WJTV 12, sharing breaking news and heart compelling stories across South Mississippi. After time spent with God, she packed up her bangs and moved to Colorado on faith! She currently works for the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, as a clinical research coordinator, helping doctors find cures for rare neurological diseases. Her passion for the sport of cheerleading hasn’t died and she’s to bring her passion and talents to Denver Christian School!