WESTFIELD – Westfield State University recently announced the hiring of Danielle Imprescia as the new head coach of its co-ed competition cheer squad. Imprescia also will serve as coach of the Westfield State football and basketball cheerleaders. She is a 2006 Westfield State graduate and was a four-year member of the Owls' competition cheer squad.
Imprescia replaces Lisa Moskow, who had been the head coach for the past 18 years.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to coach at my alma mater," Imprescia said. "Lisa was my coach at Westfield and she has been a great mentor for me."
Imprescia has been a New England instructor for the University Cheerleaders Association for the past 10 summers. She also coached the Sparks All-Stars of Stoughton from 2006 to 2009.
Imprescia is employed full-time as a kids club director at Morningside Community School in Pittsfield for Berkshire Children and Families.
She received a bachelor of arts degree in English from Westfield State and a master's of education, K-2 students with or without disabilities, from Lesley University in 2010.