Our Coaches

Emmy Rose Cuvelier – Miss World America 2019

Emmy Rose Cuvelier is a business owner, actress, and philanthropist from small town Iowa. She is an advocate for children battling critical illness & has a passion for working with underprivileged kids across the globe. Emmy has culminated her love of fairytales, performing, and working with kids into her career with her two businesses, The Magic Factory and Royalty & Me, and she was honored to fulfill a lifelong dream of proudly representing her country as she was crowned Miss World America 2019 in Las Vegas and represented the United States in the Miss World international competition in London, UK.

Madison Walker – Miss Teen World America 2019

Madison Walker held the titles of 2017 Miss Greater Sandhill’s Outstanding Teen; 2018 Miss Garner’s Outstanding Teen; 2017 & 2018 Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen Semi Finalist; 2019 Varsity Fashionista Finalist; 2019 Jovan-It Girl Semi Finalist; 2019 Miss Teen World North Carolina, and today Maddy is the reigning Miss Teen World America 2019.

Since 2006, Maddy has raised over $20,000 for a variety of charities and worked 2500+ volunteer hours. She is the founder of the “Pedal to the Metal” recycling drive that raises money for charities (CMS, RMH, ACTIVE, etc), the founder of “SKRUB Kits” which provides survivor kits for the homeless, and raises funds and volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House of Charities.

Lu Sierra

Lu has graced the catwalks of the top fashion houses around the globe. Lu was discovered by the Zoli modeling agency in New York, she began her career as a showroom model and quickly made a name for herself as the “go-to” model for Bob Mackie, Bill Blass Yves Saint Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Givenchy, Patrick Kelly, Giorgio Armani, B Michael, Escada, and Randolph Duke. She has graced covers and pages of top magazines and made numerous television and movie appearances.

As a successful and sought after model, Lu brings her expertise to the pageant world where she personally coaches thousands of young ladies from around the world. For the Miss USA and the Miss Universe Pageants she works during the pageants to guide and ready the contestants for their appearance on the runway.  As a coach and runway expert she teaches her technique on the runway, develops poise & presence, and continues to inspire those interested in the fashion and modeling world.

Evan Carmichael

Evan believes in entrepreneurs. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a venture capitalist raising $500K to $15M. He now runs a youtube cannel for entrepreneurs with 1.7 million plus subscribers, wrote 4 books and speaks globally. He wants to solve the world’s biggest problem. He’s set 2 world records, uses a trampoline and stand-up desk, owns Canada’s largest salsa dance studio and has a giant Doritos bag in front of him all day to remind him that he’s stronger than the Doritos. Toronto is his home. He’s a husband, father, TSM fan and teemo main.

Clarissa Bowers

Clarissa Bowers held the title of Miss World America 2017 and is currently earning a degree in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. While she is pursuing a career in medicine, she volunteers as an oral and maxillofacial surgical assistant with Healing the Children, a global non-profit organization dedicated to providing free quality medical care to children across the globe. You can also find her at the Miracle League baseball field where she volunteers as a “buddy” to use baseball as a method of bringing together children and adults who would normally be excluded from such activities due to physical and mental disabilities. After representing the United States as Miss World America 2017, Clarissa has gone on to pursue many business endeavors including making her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit debut in the 2020 issue of the magazine.


Richard Morrissey

Richard Morrissey is one of Ireland’s most successful personal trainers, as well as founder and owner of RNR Fits, a young and innovative sportswear.

Richard had been working as personal trainer for many years in Rural Ireland when at the Saint Patrick’s day parade 2015 in Dublin he was to have a chance meeting with a fashion designer from New York city from which the idea to form his fitness wear brand RNR Fits was born.

Richard believes that no matter where you find yourself in life, or what circumstances you find yourself in, always have faith in the potential of each day. His clothing line has proved itself to be the perfect fit for his clients and customers throughout Ireland and overseas.

 Josie Valdez

Josie Valdez is a celebrity makeup CEO of Josie’s Faces Glam Squad. She has helped countless Washingtonian influencers, from models, to brides, to International Pageants all across the World,  to major fashion shows such as D.C. Fashion Week, D.C. Swim Week, Latin Fashion Week and Mercedez Fashion Week, to name a few.  In addition, Ms. Valdez has also worked with countless Hollywood celebrities, and has over 15 years in the business.  

Josie’s Faces has been featured in local Magazines and on various Latin networks, to include Telemundo and Univision.  Josie and her Glam Team takes so much pride in everything that they do, from doing makeup, to donating their time to several non-profit organizations.  In fact, Josie is one of the board members of We will Survive Cancer, wherein her team provides makeovers for cancer survivors, which helps them feel good about themselves.

In addition to the work that Josie’s Faces does with We Will Survive Cancer, the Glam Squad works together with Howard Hospital and their cancer patients to promote the feel good factor via makeovers.

At Josie’s Faces, our primary goal is to make every woman feel absolutely amazing! We take pride in our work, which is why we’re considered amongst the very best in the DMV!

AJ Joshi

From the tender age of 16, AJ Joshi always knew he was an entrepreneur and decided his job at the local phone shop was going to be his last, packed with just £100, he decided to leave and never worked for anyone else again.

In 2007 AJ diversified his focus into other industries and ventured into digital media, telecoms and disruptive technology.  He is currently the CEO of Ikaroa, a development house and digital agency with an in-house incubator and accelerator helping tech ventures build their product and then leverage social and digital marketing to help amplify their brand with a key focus on customer acquisition.

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Giselle Boone

Giselle Boone is an award winning Runway and Pageant Producer, Coach, nominated for Best Coach and Best Producer at the Global Beauty Awards 2020. She was voted as One of the Most Influential People in Pageantry in the USA for 2019. She has appeared on National TV, YouTube, several Runway Workshops and other Modeling Documentaries. Giselle has trained numerous Miss CA World America contestants as well as Miss USA and Miss Teen USA state winners for several years. Giselle discovered Taylah Cannon, Miss Australia World 2018. Her recent success includes coaching the current Miss Oregon USA 2020 Katerina Villegas and former Miss Kansas USA 2019, Alyssa Klinzing (Top 10 at Miss USA 2019), Miss Model of the World Shelynne Hoyt.

Currently, Giselle is coaching the Northwest Productions beauty queens from Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington. Her models have walked for Milan Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week, Style Fashion Week and Santa Barbara Fashion Week to name a few. She recently co-wrote a children’s book called Being Crush about a turtle who overcame all barriers and physical differences and created Kindness Begins With Me Anti-bullying Campaign.

Lauren Kuhn

Dr. Lauren Kuhn is from Aberdeen, Washington. She attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine for her dental degree and while enrolled, she became Miss Massachusetts and placed in the Top 5 of the 2015 Miss America Pageant.

Being from a small community shaped her philosophies and ideals. Dr. Kuhn believes in helping candidates build skills rather than focusing solely on short-term gains. She believes that applicants should build a resume, along with strong leadership and interview skills, long before they plan to apply for any position.

Dr. Kuhn began working with college and graduate school applicants in January 2017. She was a contributing author to the book “Your Essential Guide to Dental School Admissions” and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and online.

Dr. Kuhn’s full-time profession is endodontics—often referred to as the root canal specialty. She completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. She currently serves as a part-time faculty member at two universities. In her spare time, she volunteers with non-profit organizations to provide endodontic treatments for low-income patients.

Liz Fuller

Liz understands the beauty pageant industry intimately. Winning Miss Wales Universe and Miss Great Britain Universe titles, she has been in front of the camera hosting and producing television shows in the UK, South Africa, Ireland and the U.S.

Liz has 20 years of experience in pageants, including ten years at the helm of Miss Great Britain, creating the international pageant Miss British Empire, and is currently a member of the Miss World America team.

Colin Christianson

Colin if the Founder & CEO of Tenacious Ventures, a live video production company that specializes in live interactive broadcasts. Because of his profession, he gets to learn from top experts sharing their talents and secrets. Colin’s clientele at Tenacious Ventures spans over a range of communities that include: business, technology, fashion, film, music, sports and motivational speaking. This allows him to be a part of, observe and drive new trends across a large variety of social cultures.

He’s broadcasted and produced shows for Bill Gates, Suzanne Somers, hip hop artists DMX, Meek Mill and Gucci Mane, as well as brands like Microsoft, Zillow, Amazon, T-mobile, and TEDx. In his spare time he climbs mountain peaks, travels to ski and snowboard and takes breath taking photographs and videos of his adventures. Follow him on Instagram or Twitter to see more: @ColinAC