In Review – September 2018

Here’s the news from September. We hope your football season is going well. Black College Cheerleaders Who Knelt During National Anthem Cut From This Year’s Squad via HelloBeautiful. University Officials Tried to Stop this Cheerleader from Taking a Knee. Now She’s Suing Them. via ThinkProgress. NFL Teams are Hiring Male Cheerleaders and Some Closed-Minded Football… Continue reading In Review – September 2018

UCA & UDA College Nationals 2017

UCA and UDA College Nationals were held January 13-15  at Walt Disney World. Full coverage can be found on Varsity TV. Cheer Champions Division IA Coed – University of Kentucky Division IA All Girl – Indiana University Division I Coed – Morehead State University Division I All Girl – University of West Georgia Division I… Continue reading UCA & UDA College Nationals 2017

Observations After the Southeast Regional Meeting

Over the past week I attended the USASF Southeast Regional Meeting in Atlanta, a couple pre-camp practices with the University of Memphis, and auditions for the Memphis Grizzlies dance team. I believe the regional meeting was the largest in history with over 400 attendees and the safety judge training on Sunday was the largest ever… Continue reading Observations After the Southeast Regional Meeting

Team USA 2013

Team USA 2013 has been announced. The All Girl team will be coached by Tony Nash (Indiana) and Misty Hodges (Louisville) and the Coed team will be coached by LeRoy McCullough (formerly Oklahoma State) and David McDowell (formerly Alabama). Team USA All Girl: Courtney Boswell, Oklahoma State Michelle Bowles, Bowling Green State Aisha Brandon, Louisville… Continue reading Team USA 2013

UCA College Nationals 2012

UCA College Nationals took on January 13-15 in Orlando, FL. Cheer National Champions Large Coed, Division 1A – University of Kentucky Large Coed, Division 1 – Morehead State University Large Coed, Division 2 – Northwest Missouri State University All Girl, Division 1 – Indiana University All Girl, Division 2 – University of West Georgia Small… Continue reading UCA College Nationals 2012

UCA College Nationals 2011

UCA College Nationals took place on January 14-16 at Walt Disney World in Florida. Champions are listed below. Event Page Division 1A & 1 Division 1A Large Coed – University of Alabama Division 1A Hip Hop – University of Memphis Division 1A Jazz – University of Minnesota – Minneapolis Division 1A Pom – University of… Continue reading UCA College Nationals 2011

USA Cheer: Cheer’s New Sport “Stunt” Reaches Major Milestone for NCAA Emerging Sport Status (Updated)

Georgia State University is the 21st team to join the emerging sport initiative. Memphis, Tenn. (October 2010) – USA Cheer, the national governing body (NGB) for all forms of cheerleading, is pleased to announce that 21 universities have now committed to instituting “Stunt” as a spring sport for 2011. Stunt, a new competition sport designed… Continue reading USA Cheer: Cheer’s New Sport “Stunt” Reaches Major Milestone for NCAA Emerging Sport Status (Updated)

Methodist University is the Latest University to Add a Stunt Team to Their Athletic Department

The North Carolina-based university will add a Stunt team in addition to their existing cheerleading program. Memphis, Tenn. (September 2010) – Methodist University is the sixteenth university to embrace the newly developed Stunt format. Methodist anticipates hosting two tournaments on campus in the spring of 2011, and will announce its complete season schedule in the… Continue reading Methodist University is the Latest University to Add a Stunt Team to Their Athletic Department

USA Cheer Announces an NCAA Emerging Sport Initiative

Cheerleading’s governing body will seek NCAA emerging sport status for “Stunt” format. Memphis, Tenn. (September 2010) – USA Cheer, the national governing body (NGB) for all forms of cheerleading, has released a new competition sport designed to be considered for NCAA Emerging Sport status.  “Stunt,” which is descriptive of the athletic skills pulled from traditional… Continue reading USA Cheer Announces an NCAA Emerging Sport Initiative