Character, cheerleaders should possess strong leadership skills and a positive attitude. Be able
to lead by example.
Physical Condition: athletes should workout outside of practice. Like working on skills or
participating in any physical activity that will benefit them in our sport of cheerleading.
Academics: a student athlete should maintain high grades since they represent our program;
showing great time management and overachieving mindsets.
Skills: Varsity Cheerleaders should at least have a back hand spring and/or be willing to
improve their tumbling ability. A Varsity member should be able to perform at least a minimum
of an extension, preferably the ability to perform single legged stunts and/or stunts that
involve: twisting, inverting, or released stunts (Examples are: 180, 360, handstand press,
pancake, ball ups, etc.) A Varsity member should have or be close to holding their right/left
splits. A Varsity Cheer member should be able to execute various cheer jumps (toe touches,
pike, herkie, hurdler, etc) on both right and left parallel to the floor or inverted.
Choreography, cheerleaders should be able to memorize multiple routines, cheers, stunts,
pyramids, and jumps. They should be able to remember any of these in '8-counts' as all
choreography is done with a series of '8-counts' with the exception of cheers.
They carry the same CHARACTER, PHYSICAL CONDITION, ACADEMICS, AND CHOREOGRAPHY
expectations as stated above. SKILLS SHOULD BE AT LEAST AT A HALF with stunting AND have a
CARTWHEEL OR ROUND OFF for tumbling. THEY SHOULD HAVE POTENTIAL TO GROW AND BE
WILLING TO LEARN NEW SKILLS