Meet the Coaches
Coach Natalie Stucky - Varsity Football
Coach Stucky has been a mainstay at Milton since 2000. Now in her 33rd season of coaching, she brings her love of school spirit and athleticism to Varsity Cheerleading and Varsity Gymnastics. Coach Stucky is passionate and dedicated to the success of her team.
She is the Health and Physical Education Department Head at Milton High School. When not as school, a game, a meet or practice, Mrs. Stucky enjoys traveling, shopping, working out and Disney World!
Coach Brent Paige - Varsity Coed Competition
Coach Paige is so excited to start his second year at Milton coaching the Varsity Coed Competition team! This is his 18th year coaching, and the passion he has for the sport is the same as the day he started. He loves having the opportunity to coach his athletes into the best they can be both on and off the mat.
A perfect weekend off for Coach Paige would include 18 holes with his son, watching UNC basketball and Steelers football and a trip to Fox Brothers BBQ. He also enjoys running, claying catch with his dog Rocky, and the beach.
Coach Lindsey Ferguson - Varsity Coed Competition
Coach Ferguson is excited about her thrid year with Milton Varsity Coed Competition team! This is her twelth year coaching, and she is looking forward to the entire season. She is dedicated and passionate for the sport and hopes her athletes can see that at all times.
When Coach Ferguson is not coaching, she is at home with her two young kids. She enjoys spending time with her husband, kids, and extended family and traveling to the beach as often as possible. Family is everything!
Coach Bridgette Hatfield - Varsity/JV Basketball
Coach Hatfield is a second-year basketball cheer coach at Milton. She has 20 years of coaching experience with dance, cheer, and tumble. Coach Hatfield is in her 29th year as a dance adjudicator for Starpower, Nexstar, Showcase America and Star Systems. Her primary goal is to grow each athlete from the inside out and to support individuals to do their own personal best. Coach Hatfield is the business manager and Assistant AD for Milton athletics.
Outside of Milton, Coach Hatfield is the founder of nonprofit, Refuse To Do Nothing, Inc, and serves as a foster mother and a short-term missionary. She enjoys gardening, book club, running, peloton, serving others and spending time with her husband, six children, and two bernedoodles.
Coach Stacy Johnson - JV Football
Coach Johnson is excited about coaching the Milton Junior Varsity football squad. She has previously coached Milton football and basketball squads from 2003 - 2007, but took a break to start a family. She rejoined the Milton cheer program in 2015. Coach Johnson is in her 20th year teaching mathematics at Milton High School. She was recognized as Milton's Teacher of the Year in 2012 and a Milton Spotlight Techer in 2021 and 2022.
When Coach Johnson is not teaching or coaching she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, going to concerts, hiking, biking, and any other outdoor activity. She loves traveling and relaxing on the beach.
Coach Tiffany Popwell - Freshmen Football
Coach Popwell is excited to begin her coaching career with the Freshman Football Cheer team! This is her 6th year in Education, three of which she taught 9th Grade Literature in Houston, TX. She is currently the Counseling Department Chair at Milton and loves working with students to help them achieve their goals. As a former sideline cheerleader, she is passionate about the sport and can't wait to dive into this new experience!
Outside of work, you can find her chasing sunshine with her fiancé, reading a book, cooking, or cuddling one of her 4 pets (please ask her about them). She is getting married in June, so by the time our season starts you can call her Coach Harrison!