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Cheerleading - Tue, Mar. 11, 2014

The Spring Hill College Spirit Teams will be holding tryouts for the 2014-2015 Cheer and Dance Teams on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Tryouts are open to high school seniors that plan on attending Spring Hill College in the fall. If you have any younger students interested in SHC, please contact head coach Kristin Hoskinson for program and scholarship information.

Spring Hill College is ranked continuously among the top colleges in the South and has excellent academics, an exceptional college experience and is becoming a top Cheer program in the state of Alabama. The recent addition of Competitive Cheerleading to the Department of Athletics has positions available for the co-ed and all-female teams. Scholarship opportunities are available.

WHERE: Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on south side of the Spring Hill campus

CHEER TIMES:                                                     DANCE TIMES:

Registration at 9:30am                                              Registration at 1:30pm

Clinic (possible cuts) 10am – 4pm                            Clinic (possible cuts) 2pm – 4pm

Tryouts at 4pm                                                          Tryouts at 5pm



CHEER: T-shirts (tucked in) & shorts; SHC colors (purple/white/black); athletic shoes; NO jewelry. Everyone will receive a t-shirt that is included in the tryout fee. Females: Hair half up with bow.

DANCE: Black fitted top with black shorts or leggings. No loose clothing, judges need to be able to see body lines and positions.



•         Copy of Student ID (current students) OR driver's license

•         Copy of your Health Insurance Card

•         Proof of physical within last 12 months completed by physician

•         Dance Tryout application -or- Cheer Tryout application (SHC Athletics website – "Spirit Squads")

•         Release/Waiver to participate (SHC website- "Spirit Squads")

•         Tryout fee of $25 non-refundable cash or check (SHC Cheer or Dance)

*INCOMING FRESHMAN - You MUST bring a copy of acceptance letter to SHC. *CURRENT STUDENTS - You MUST bring a copy of your current class schedule.


CHEER: Stunting experience OR potential to learn coed & all-girl stunting; execution of cheer motions that will include learning a sideline & dance; TUMBLING is a requirement for competition team; you must have a minimum standing back handspring to make the competition team. TUMBLING is NOT a requirement for sideline team.

DANCE: Participants will learn a dance to be performed during tryouts. Technical skills will include: single/double/triple pirouettes, fouette turns, splits, right/left/side leaps, kicks.

*Material will be taught during clinics. Outside judges will be present for tryouts. Coaches will make the final decision.

For additional information & forms visit:

Questions: Contact Coach Hoskinson at or 251-380-4008

**If you plan on attending please contact Coach Hoskinson in advance.

**If you are not in the Mobile area OR cannot make the tryout date submit a Dance video or Cheer video to Coach Hoskinson.