CAMPBELLSVILLE - The Campbellsville University Cheerleaders have a new coach. Vanessa Adkins was recently named to the fill the position of CU cheerleading coach.
Adkins comes to the program with a strong cheerleading background. She was a member of the 1992-93 University of Kentucky cheerleading squad and also cheered for four years at Greenup County High School. While at Greenup County, Adkins was a member of the UCA National Championship Cheer squad of 1992.
Adkins graduated from Morehead State University in 1998 and obtained a Masters of Education at Campbellsville University in 2006. She is an elementary school teacher with the Campbellsville Independent Schools.
She is married to Paintsville native and current Campbellsville University men's basketball coach Keith Adkins and has three children, Ashley, Bradley and Sarah.