**Tryout date has been set for the 2015-2016 year!**

Thank you for your interest in McKendree Cheerleading!

McKendree is a small, private liberal arts University with a growing cheerleading program.   The squad currently consists of 45 members.   The Cheerleading squad currently cheers at home games for varsity football, varsity men’s basketball and varsity women’s basketball. The squad practices three to four days a week plus tumbling. All members of the squad will receive a scholarship.

McKendree has competed at the NCA College Cheer & Dance Nationals held in Daytona Beach, Florida, as well as the Champion Spirit Group College Nationals in past years. We compete Small Coed Division II and placed 6th overall at NCA Collegiate Nationals in 2013 and placed 3rd at the 2014 NCA Collegiate Nationals.  We will be attending NCA College Nationals April 7-12th, 2015 in Daytona Beach, FL. 

Tryouts are for all squads (football, basketball and competition).  All members are expected to cheer football and basketball.  There are a few exceptions made by coaches.  

Tryout Date: SUNDAY APRIL 19, 2015  9:00AM-1:00PM

- doors will open at 8am for stretching, checking in and warming up.

- the 2015-2016 Cheerleading Roster will be posted 30 minutes after tryouts.  There will be an informational meeting following the posting.

- if you are unable to attend the tryout , please contact Bianca Timmermann to set up a tryout time/date. Or please send in a video with all requirements.

I need to receive all applications by the day of the tryout.   All decisions will be made the day of tryouts and posted that day.   If accepted on the squad you will be receiving a packet with important information and the practice schedule.   All practices and games are mandatory.   The general practice schedule during the school year is:

Sunday 4:00-6:00pm            gymnastics (all members)

3 times during the week for 2-3 hours each day. 

All summer practices are MANDATORY and will be given to you the day of tryouts.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at brtimmermann@mckendree.edu 


Bianca Timmermann
Cheerleading Coach
McKendree University