Dontay is originally from Lawton, OK, where he began his cheerleading career in 1998. He cheered for many nationally recognized programs including Oklahoma Twisters, Twist & Shout, and Cheer Athletics, and won multiple NCA and World titles during his career as an athlete. He also competed at the collegiate level with Oklahoma State University, Rose State Junior College, and Oklahoma City University where he won two NCA Collegiate National Championship titles in 2011 and 2012. He began coaching at Twist & Shout in 1999, and also coached at Oklahoma Twisters and Oklahoma City University before joining the CA staff in 2014. Dontay holds both an Associates of Applied Science and Bachelors of Science in orthotics and prosthetics, and was recognized by Congressman Eddie Bernice Johnson for his efforts in the field of prosthetics. Dontay is married to fellow CA coach Jamie Lu, and outside of the gym, he enjoys golf, cycling, and competing in triathlons. He is proud to be a part of the positive and motivating staff at CA, and loves the uplifting family environment in the gym.
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