2017, 2018, 2019 AIA State Champs
2017 USA National Champions
2023 Coaching Staff
Pom Program Director & Head Varsity Pom Coach
Originally from Adelaide, Australia, Isabelle "Bella" Wakeham graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s in Business Management in 2019. Bella is a highly experienced choreographer & coach who has trained under many notable instructors including Holly Manville, Michael Cook, Slawomir Wozniak, Randi Strong, & David Olarte. With 22 years of experience, she has been awarded numerous high placements with her choreography and coaching including an AIA State Championship in 2022 in which both her team, Scottsdale Christian Academy Varsity Pom, & choreography placed in 1st. Coach Bella is currently the Studio Manager at Phoenix Dance Studio, the owner of a choreography & technique company called Kaleidoskope Studios, a Conference Events Coordinator for the National Dance Coach Association and a member of the Stilo Dance Company, where she performs and trains in Salsa nationally. Bella is passionate about introducing people of all ages to dance & bringing her competitive edge to every team she works with. She is so excited to announce her new role as Head Pom Coach at Cactus Shadows High School! Go Falcons!