Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Everything you need to know about the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars!

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE

Edwardsville, IL 


COACHING STAFF

Head Cheerleading Coach: Casey Driemeyer

Coach's Contact Info: 

1 Hairpin Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62025

E-mail: c.driemeyer@yahoo.com 


Head Dance Coach: Michelle Deets

Coach's Contact Info: 

1 Hairpin Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62025

E-mail: michelledeets@idta.org


SPIRIT SQUAD DETAILS

Website: siuecheeranddance.com 

Team Colors: Red and Black

Team Mascot: Cougars

Sports Conference: Ohio Valley Conference

Programs Offered: All Girl Cheer, Dance Team


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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Scholarships Offered: No 

Scholarship Details: Scholarships are not offered at this time. 

TRYOUT INFORMATION

CHEER:

Clinic & Tryout Dates: Check siuecheeranddance.com for clinic and tryout dates. 

Tryout Requirements:

  • Jumps - Toe Touch, Pike, Front Hurdler
  • Tumbling - Minimum round off back handspring and standing back handspring
  • Stunting - Will be evaluated on stability, flexibility, and technique


DANCE:

Clinic & Tryout Dates: Check siuecheeranddance.com for clinic and tryout dates.

Tryout Requirements:

  • Turns - Right pirouettes (double and triple, quad for competitive team); turns in second
  • Leaps - Jeté, leap in second, calypso
  • Jumps - Toe touch
  • Flexibility - Splits; leg hold
  • Dance Routines - Memory and execution, technique within the routine, performance ability, showmanship


Competition Involvement: All Girl squad and Dance team compete at the NCA & NDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship in Daytona, FL. 

Coming Soon: Varsity TV Level Legacy 2020

Are you curious about how your skills stack up against other athletes around the world?

Showcase Your Home Routines On Varsity TV!

Celebrate your school spirit and watch the final day Home Camp Routines from teams across the nation right here on Varsity TV! 

What Dance Taught Me: Brittani Richards

Most cheerleaders and dancers join a team at a young age just looking for a hobby or an afterschool activity. But after years of practicing, conditioning, long game days, and competition weekends, these athletes look back on the hours spent with their teammates and realize that cheer and dance taught them a lot more than just the skills they learned on the mat.

What Cheerleading Taught Me: Eugene Bodden

Most cheerleaders and dancers join a team at a young age just looking for a hobby or an afterschool activity. But after years of practicing, conditioning, long game days, and competition weekends, these athletes look back on the hours spent with their teammates and realize that cheer and dance taught them a lot more than just the skills they learned on the mat.

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Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 4, 5, & 6 Routines!

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Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 3 Routines!

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Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 2 Routines!

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