North American Spirit

Welcome to Spirit!

Spirit began in 2004 with customized private clinics and changed the cheer industry in Michigan. Since then, Spirit has expanded throughout the Midwest using our unique methods to help teams achieve skills they once thought impossible. Spirit continues to make the impossible possible everyday - growing, improving and never settling for less than the best!

About the Owner

Mary Frances Milke

Mary Frances Milke

Mary is a former Class A State Champion Coach. She credits the success of her teams to the dedication of the athletes, parents, and coaching staff as well as the numerous people who have helped throughout the years. It is Mary's firm belief that a coach can best serve his/her team by providing a wide variety of experiences. She also believes that no coach can (or should have to) do it alone. Thus, North American Spirit was born. Spirit can help you take your team to the next level like no one else can. Mary has been married to her husband, Jeff, for 27 years, has two beautiful children, Scott and Julia. and has been an official and choreographer for 24 years

Professional Memberships


Professional Experience and Certifications

"Many options for location and style of experience to suit your needs. Mary Frances Milke has set up an amazing camp. You will not be disappointed !!"

Those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount with wings like eagles. They shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

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