UCCS Spirit Squads to Hold Open Tryouts

By Jared Verner published April 19, 2013

Tryout Application and Information (.pdf)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs Spirit Director Amy Sutz will hold tryouts for 2013-14 Mountain Lion cheerleading squad May 20-23 at the Student Recreation Center on campus. The tryouts will be the first step in launching a more dedicated spirit squad to support the Mountain Lion athletic teams and to represent the University at community events.

The cheerleading squad is recruiting both male and female participants and is holding tryouts for individuals interested in serving as Clyde the mascot. Tryouts will begin at 3 p.m. each day with the final roster to be released on May 24.

Those interested in trying out are required to complete the application form and questionnaire and provide a copy of a current physical (conducted within the last six months) and of their health insurance information. A Final Judgment Policy Form also needs to be completed before being able to try out.

Those interested in being a cheerleader or mascot for 2013-14 but unable to make the tryout dates may submit a video to Sutz by May 17, but it is highly encouraged to try out in person.

he 2013-14 cheerleading season will be the first when the cheerleaders will be operated with direct involvement with the Mountain Lion athletic department. Before the upcoming season, the cheerleaders operated a student club.

Additional News Stories
May 28, 2013Sutz Releases 2013-14 Cheer RosterUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs Head Spirit Director Amy Sutz has announced the roster for the 2013-14 Mountain Lion Cheerleading squad.
April 22, 2013Cheer On The Lion's Den - This Tuesday at 10 a.m.This week, The Lion's Den welcomes the newest student athletes on campus, the UCCS Chearleeding Team. Spirit Director Amy Sutz and Cheerleading Captain Shaelyn Hood will join the show this week to talk about the transition to the UCCS athletic department, the current state of the cheerleading team, and what fans can expcect next year.
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