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Cheer Team

Courtesy: Omaha Athletics
         
Release: January 02, 2014
Congratulations to the 2015-16 UNO Cheer Team:
Kennedy Brester-R
Holly Schurman-R
Hannah Schlant
Brooklyn Smith-R
Megan Null-R
Cassie Reisdorff
Skylar Dreesen-R
Reid Rutar-R
Amanda Knight-R
Tia Liggett-R
Taylor Boham-R
Haley Sona-R
Madelyn Pechar
Cassidy Conrad-R
Amy Pokorny-R
Kaelin Kneen
Clarissa Rodriguez-R
Michaela Brester
Brittany Klabunde
Chelsey Patten
R - Returning members


Head Coach: Samara Phillips

2015-16 Tryouts
Dates: April 11-12, 2015
Location: Sapp Fieldhouse
Time: Saturday - Check-in at 8:30 a.m., Clinic 9-4 p.m.; Sunday - Check-in at 10:30 a.m., Tryouts begin at 11 a.m.

Required by April 3, 2015 are the following:
1. A physical completed within the past year for all new members
2. $25 tryout fee in cash or checks made payable to UNO Cheer Team
3. Front and back copy of insurance card - You must have insurance to try out
4. Current photo
5. Tryout application form
6. Completed all online athletic training forms – please follow link http://www.omavs.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31400&ATCLID=208873677
7. Proof of acceptance to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a GPA of at least 2.75 with a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Posting of Results: Results will be posted on OMavs.com by April 15, 2015

Tryout Process: All tryout material will be taught to you during the clinic on Saturday, including the following: Sideline chants, cheer, fight song and a dance. You will also be assessed on jumps and tumbling (not required but highly recommended). Informal judging will begin on Saturday during the clinic. Cuts will be made at the end of the day Saturday if necessary. Tryouts are closed to the public.

On Sunday, all tryout participants will perform all learned material for a panel of judges and coach in small groups. Judges will score tumbling at this time as well. Everyone must remain present the entire time during the tryout process. There is the potential you will be called back to perform for the judges again if necessary.

Tryout Attire: Black athletic or spandex style shorts, black sports bra, white athletic shoes. Hair should be worn half up/down with a red bow. No jewelry. Tattoos must be covered. Clothing worn must be free of school names or logos. Please come with a gameday-ready appearance -- you will be judged on appearance and overall image.  

The first team appearance will be April 25, 2015 at the Claussen-Leahy Run & Walk. This event is mandatory. More information will be provided to the selected team members.
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