2019-20 Cheerleading Coaching Staff

Kara Applegate
Varsity Head Coach

This will be Kara (Miller) Applegate's eighth year as a high school cheer coach and third leading the varsity squad. She previously coached the freshmen squad for five years. Applegate graduated from Roncalli in 2009 and cheered all four years for the Rebels. She then attended Marian University, where she also cheered four years and was captain of the Marian cheer squad. She is starting her sixth year of teaching mathematics at Greenwood High School. She is excited to see what the varsity squad will accomplish this year!



Bri Robinson
JV Head Coach

Bri Robinson is in her sixth year of coaching at Roncalli High School. This will be her fifth year as the JV coach. She previously coached the freshman squad. Robinson is a 2011 RHS grad and former four-year cheerleader. She was a three-year varsity cheerleader and was the summer JV cheer coach in 2012 and 2013. Overall, she has experience in cheerleading, gymnastics and dance over the past 12 years. Along with coaching, she is working full-time and is attending nursing school at Marian University. Robinson is very excited to be working with the girls again and is looking forward to the coming seasons!


Abby Lewinski
Freshmen Head Coach

Abby Lewinski is in her third year of coaching at Roncalli High School. Lewinski is a 2012 Roncalli grad and former four-year cheerleader. She was a three-year varsity cheerleader and was a summer Rebel cheer coach in 2013 and 2014. She has been involved in cheerleading and tumbling for over ten years, including four years of cheering competitively. She is currently a full-time nurse. Lewinski is looking forward to all the wonderful experiences on the field and court this year!