If you are a Saint Xavier University student interested in
trying out for the 2011-12 Cougar Cheerleading squad, make your way over to the
Shannon Center on Sunday, April 3, at 1 p.m. for auditions. Open try-outs will begin promptly at 1 p.m.
Please come prepared with a Cheer and the tryout
Consecutive Jumps, Double Toe-Touch
School Fight Song will be taught to you
participants will be required to base or fly in a one-legged stunt. Flyers must do a single-twist dismount
is not required, but recommended.
Mats will be provided.
is no dress code for try-outs. Come
in comfortable clothes and gym shoes.
see Skill Categories and Point Value section (below) for more information!
SXU students are encouraged to try out for the team.
You will be required to bring your own individual cheer for
try-outs. The school fight song will be
taught to you during the beginning of the try-out. You will have time to practice the fight song
with returning squad members before you have to perform it. All skills, other than stunting, will be
performed individually. Results from
try-outs will be posted after the last candidate has finished their
try-out. After results have been posted,
there will be a brief team meeting to discuss summer practices, choreography,
fundraising, squad responsibilities, etc.
If you are unable to attend try-outs and would like to be considered for
the team, you may submit a video displaying the required skills to the coaching
staff. Videos are due by March 26, 2011.
Please send all video try-outs to:
7318 Southwick Court
Frankfort, IL 60423
If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact one of the coaches:
Catherine Lis - [email protected]
Renee Sullivan - [email protected]
Kelly Harris - [email protected]