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6836 S. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK 74133
Phone 918-357-7410
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Cheerleading Coaches:

Varsity Cheer – Coaches Stacey Beams and Cat Weeden

Cheerleaders increase crowd participation for football games, basketball games and wrestling matches. Cheerleaders determine which chants and cheers should be performed as other spirit squads follow their lead. Cheerleaders attend all home and away games, pep rallies and as many community activities as possible.

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Requirements

The following are the required skills for a Union Cheerleader. In addition, you will have the option to perform a higher scoring tumbling pass and/or standing tumbling along with the following required skills for the tryout:

8th Grade Cheer: Round off, toe touch, best side herkie, and best front hurdler

9th Grade Cheer: Round off backhandspring, toe touch, best side herkie, and best front hurdle

JV Cheer: Round off back tuck, standing backhandspring, toe touch, pike and best front hurdler

Varsity Cheer: Round off backhandspring back tuck, standing back tuck, toe touch, pike, and best front hurdler

Competitions are encouraged and expected for our squads. The following is an approximation for the squads:

  • Varsity squad participants should plan to attend a State competition and an additonal 3-4 competitions per year including Regional and National level competitions.
  • Junior-Varsity squad participants should plan to attend State competition and an additonal 3-4 competitions per year including Regional and National level competitions. Any competitions out-of-state but will be within an approved driving distance of 5 hours or 300 miles from the Tulsa area.
  • 9th grade squad participants should plan to attend a State competition and an additonal 2-3 in-state competitions
  • 8th grade squad participants should plan to attend State competition and an additonal 2-3 in-state competitions.
  • All competitions will be chosen by the coaches and approed by the director of atheltics.