The cheerleading team will participate in a variety of activities such as community service and fundraisers. Cheerleaders are responsible for cheering at the home football and basketball games, competitions, practices - which are held at least three times a week, and organized morning workouts. As a cheerleader for Western State Colorado University, one must be dedicated and determined and be prepared to work to their full potential at ALL times.
Skill requirements necessary to be considered a Western Cheerleader:
Standing Back Handspring
Round-Off Back Handspring
Front, Right and Left hurdler
Fliers: Toss to hands (coed), Lib, Heel Stretch, Arabesque, Scale, Full Down, Toe Touch Basket Toss
Bases/Back spots: Ability to correctly base or back spot all stunts listed above
Not fulfilling all the above requirements does not mean you cannot make the team, please contact the Coach for additional information.
Western Cheerleading will be holding Tryouts in April. April 10th at 7:00 PM in the Lower Gym at the Paul Wright Gym Building. This will be a clinic night where you will be tumbling, stunting, and learning the fight song. April 11th at 9:00 AM will be Official Tryouts.
Head Cheerleading Coach Amy Magnus or 404-886-4408
Student Leader/Team President Dannette Vensel or 970-712-7833
Club Sports Director Ryan White or 970-943-2208