San Jose native Jill Bettencourt came to Harker in 2009, and coaches varsity cheerleading at the upper school. She cheered in high school and at De Anza College, and was a member of Legacy College All-Star Cheerleading. As a choreographer/coach, she has worked with Gunderson High School, Sunnyvale Pop Warner and Cheer Divas All-Stars. Ms. Bettencourt was also a spirit advisor at Monta Vista High School where she worked with varsity, JV and song teams, and was a tumbling instructor for ages 5-17 at Aerial Tumbling in San Jose.
For four years Ms. Bettencourt served as a judge for the Peninsula Pop Warmer NorCal Competition, and she's choreographed various regional and nationally ranked routines for high school, all-star and youth divisions.
Ms. Bettencourt has her real estate license and enjoys dancing, kickboxing, shopping, baking, and arts and crafts.