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Meet Farrah Dunaway

"I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." Galatians 2:20 20

Tiger Cheer Head Coach, Farrah Dunaway, named Head Coach for inaugural Acrobatics and Tumbling team at East Texas Baptist University. Dunaway, who was the cheer coach in Marshall at East Texas Baptist University back in 2002-05, and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor from 2005-2012, was at Marshall High School until May of 2016, when she returned to the hill. “I am fortunate to have been called home to ETBU,” says Dunaway a 2000 graduate of Mary Hardin-Baylor. “I have played sports all of my life and I love being able to take the work ethic I have gained as a student athlete and apply that to the sport of cheerleading as well as acrobatics and tumbling to develop successful female athletes. Our team’s goal is to build a foundation on Christ Jesus with a focus on discipleship, integrity, mental-toughness, and unity.” Dunaway, served as cheer coach in Marshall at East Texas Baptist University from 2002-2005, earning them the 2005 CCA National Championship. During the 7-year stint with UMHB CRU cheer, Dunaway developed team-building programs, conducted cheer camps, and judged cheer tryouts for middle schools, high schools and universities throughout Central Texas. Dunaway additionally earned the CRU the Texas State Cheer Championship, and 5th place in the 2011 NCA National Mascot Championship, DI-III. While at Marshall High, Dunaway led Maverick Cheer to a top 20 NCA ranking and produced over 30 All- American Cheer and Mascot Nominees, and 4 All- American recipients. Dunaway is married to Head MHS Baseball Coach, Derek Dunaway, and has two children, Mia Faith and Tyler Dylan.