Western Carolina University

Everything you need to know about the Western Carolina University Paws!

WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY

Cullowhee, NC 


COACHING STAFF

Head Dance Coach: Shauna Sage

Coach's Contact Info: 

142 Academic-Athletic Center
 Morehead, KY 40351 


Office: (828) 421-7762


Cell : (828) 421-7762

E-mail: sage@wcu.edu 


SPIRIT SQUAD DETAILS

Website: catamountsports.com 

Team Colors: Purple, Gold

Team Mascot: Paws

Sports Conference: Southern Conference

Programs Offered: Dance Team

Summer Camp Training: Yes

Summer Camp Training Program: NCA College Camp


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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Scholarships Offered: Scholarships are not offered at this time. 

TRYOUT INFORMATION

DANCE:

Tryout Dates: Tryouts are in April each year.

Tryout Requirements:

  • Timed mile run
  • Leaps (both directions), switch leap, and leap in second
  • Calypso
  • Double turns (both directions)
  • Triple Turn (strong direction)
  • Turns in second combination (one 8 count)
  • Toe touch
  • Performance of a choreographed Pom routine
  • Performance of a choreographed Hip Hop routine
  • Performance of a choreographed Contemporary routine
  • Interview

Competition Involvement: The dance team competes at the NCA & NDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship in Daytona, FL. 

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