Stephen F. Austin State University

Everything you need to know about the Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks!


Nacogdoches, TX 


Head Cheerleading Coach: TJ Maple

Coach's Contact Info: 

1936 North St, Nacogdoches, TX 75962

Office: (936) 

Cell : (936) 468-1604


Head Dance Coach: TJ Maple

Coach's Contact Info: 

1936 North St, Nacogdoches, TX 75962 

Office: (936) 468-1604

Cell : (936) 468-1604




Team Colors: Purple, White

Team Mascot: Lumberjacks

Sports Conference: Southland Conference

Programs Offered: Large Coed Cheer, Small Coed Cheer, All Girl Cheer, Dance Team, Mascot

Summer Camp Training: Yes

Summer Camp Training Program: NCA College Camp at Southern Methodist University.

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Scholarships Offered: Yes

Scholarship Details: All athletes are eligible for scholarships after their first semester with the program. Athletes are evaluated on skill level, GPA, longevity and competitive experience with the program, work ethic and disciplinary status with the program.



Clinic & Tryout Dates: Clinics in November, March, and April. Tryouts are the first weekend of May.

Tryout Requirements:

  • Stunting: Perform college-level stunts and dismounts
  • Tumbling: Running full and minimum standing tumbling ending in a layout


Clinic & Tryout Dates: Clinics in November, March, and April. Tryouts are the first weekend of May.

Tryout Requirements: 

  • Leap in second to right/left; Calypso leap to right/left
  • Turning disc, aerial cartwheel, toe touch, head spring, head stand
  • Kip up, leg extensions right/left, leg hold turns
  • Triple/quad piroutte, fouettés ala second


Contact TJ Maples at for more details on tryouts and tryout requirements.

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

Program National Championship Titles:

Small Coed: 2009, 2011

Large Coed: 1994, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011

All-Girl: 2016, 2017

Pom Squad: 1993, 1994,1995, 1996, 1998, 2009, 2017, 2018, 2019

Hip-Hop: 2016

Meet Level Legacy Champion: Alyssa Martinez

After four weeks of tumbling skills challenges, the top tumbling athletes have been crowned as the 2019 Varsity All Star Level Legacy Champions! Athletes of all ages competed in level-specific challenges, and the Level 2 2019 Varsity All Star Level Legacy Champion is Alyssa Martinez from Liberty All Stars in Jersey CIty, NJ!

Winning Photos From America's Best National Championship

Championship titles, jackets, and bids were awarded today the 2019 America's Best National Championship. The routines were incredible and the memories will last a lifetime. 

Cheer St. Louis Majesty Is Back At ABKC!

Cheer St. Louis Majesty out of O’Fallon, Missouri is back at the 2019 America’s Best National Championship! Majesty took on the Level 4 Senior division and they’re back for Day 2 and ready to leave it all out on the floor.

Memphis Cheer Blue Diamonds Work For A Perfect Hit At UCA

It’s Day 2 of the 2019 UCA Smoky Mountain Championship and six teams from Memphis Cheer have their eyes on a championship title and a bid to The D2 Summit.

RAMS All Stars ICE Leads Division At ABKC

Last season, RAMS All Stars ICE advanced straight out of the Wild Card round to Finals at The D2 Summit. 

Desoto Middle Takes Home First Title Of The Day: UCA Dixie

Five small but competitive junior high teams took the mat at the 2019 UCA Dixie Championship in the Small Junior High division! They kicked off the competition at 9:00 AM this morning and were named the first champions of the day. 

Energizers Take It To The House In New Open Pom Theme

The Energizers Dance Team is known for their incredible performances and top placements every year in the Pom category. The Hartford, Wisconsin team creates unique visuals through uniforms, music, and choreography that entertains the crowd and earns them championship titles.

13 Stingray Teams Head Into Day 2 On Top At UCA

The Stingray Allstars had an incredible Day 1 at the 2019 UCA Smoky Mountain Championship in Sevierville, Tennessee. 13 teams from the program are leading their division and all 18 teams finished Day 1 within the top 5 in their division.

WSF Routine Breakdown: Rain Athletics Aqua

After Day 1 at the WSF All Star Cheer and Dance Championship, the reigning WSF Champions, Aqua from Rain Athletics, is on top in the Senior Small Level 6 division! 

Routine Breakdown: Pikeville High School

The Panthers of Pikeville High School put on an impressive showing today at the 2019 UCA Smoky Mountain Championship to prove that even after a tough ending to their season, they have what it takes to get back to the top of the leader board.