Tryout Information


Thank you for your interest in McKendree Cheerleading!

 

**Tryout date for the 2018-2019 year is currently TBA!**

 

Requirements needed for tryouts:

 

Small Coed Competition Team Requirements: (Team Purple)

  • Jumps: Toe Touch, Pike, Front Hurdler, Double Toe Touch with minimum back handsprings (preferably tucks)
  • Running Tumbling Pass: Round off handspring tuck minimum
  • Standing Tumbling: standing tuck
  • Stunting: Will be evaluated on primary stunting position, including stability and flexibility. Must be open minded and willing to try skills asked. REMINDER: most skills throw are illegal for high school cheerleading, and we know that. We want you to be willing to try and attempt skills so coaches are able to evaluate your work ethic and progression to help determine team placement.

Intermediate Coed Competition Team Requirements: (Team Gold)

  • Jumps: Toe Touch, Pike, Front Hurdler, Double Toe Touch (preferably with back handsprings or series after)
  • Running Tumbling Pass: Round off handspring preferably
  • Standing Tumbling: preferably back handspring
  • Stunting: Will be evaluated on primary stunting position, including stability and flexibility. Must be open minded and willing to try skills asked.

Game Day Requirements:

  • Jumps: Toe Touch, Pike, Front Hurdler, Double Toe Touch
  • Motions: Must be sharp and execute properly.
  • Stunting: Knowledge and Understanding of basic technique and will be evaluated on cleanliness and stability.