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Cheerleading

Leading the Savage Storm

Thank you so much for your interest in Southeastern Oklahoma State University Cheerleading. Our program is an elite group of 16 men and women who are dedicated to increasing the overall spirit of the campus community. We perform at events, serve as University ambassadors and are dedicated to improve skills throughout the year.

 

Meet the Team

       

Connect with us!

Cheer Tryout Registration Open Close

CLICK HERE to register for 2021-2022 tryouts.

Please contact Kailea Marshall at kmarshall@se.edu for any questions.

Program Expectations Open Close

CLICK HERE to access Cheerleading Program Expectations and Policies Overview.

Virtual Clinics Open Close

SE Cheer is hosting several virtual opportunities for cheerleaders to interact with the current team members and coaching staff. Our Prep Clinics are open to high school – college aged cheerleaders and are geared toward those interested in trying out for the SE Cheerleading program in the future.

 

March 21, 2021 – Participants will have early access to tryout materials and learn our fight song and the chant used at tryout.

 

April 7, 2021 – Participants will have the opportunity to attend a Q&A to ask questions about tryouts or the cheer program with Head Coach and current team member.

Tryout Timeline and Important Dates Open Close
  • Tryouts will be April 17, 2021.
  • Mandatory practice will be April 14 & 16, 2021; 5:00 PM CST.
  • Posting of New Squads: April 17, 2021.
  • There will be a required meeting with 2021-2022 squad following tryouts.
Tryout Material Open Close

Cheerleaders will be judged on the following:

Jumps: Pike, Toe Touch, Double Toe Touch, Jump of your Choice
Stunt: Extended Liberty & Stunt of your Choice
Tumbling: Standing Pass & Running Pass
Game Day: Fight Song
Skills: Spirit, Dance & Chant
Interview Question

Tryout Attire Open Close
  • Female Cheerleaders:
    • Top: black sports bra
    • Bottom: solid black spandex
    • White Cheer shoes and white socks
    • Cheer bow
    • Make-up should complement your natural beauty. Hair should be worn half up-half down with a bow.
  • Male Cheerleaders:
    • Black short sleeve shirt
    • Solid black shorts
    • Make sure that hair is neatly styled. A clean-cut look is required
Cheer Practice Times Open Close
  • Fall: 3-4 practices and 2 workouts a week.
  • Spring: 2-3 practices a week and 2 workouts a week.

*Schedule is subject to change

Cheer Team Eligibility Open Close
  • Need to be admitted to Southeastern.
  • To be eligible to be a Cheer Squad member, the member must be a full-time student (12 hours undergraduate), and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Comply with the Cheer Squad Constitution.
  • Attend pre-camp practice.
Making the Team Open Close

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are tentatively considering an in-person, hybrid or virtual tryout on April 17th. We will continue to monitor all guidelines to make the best decision as quickly as we can.

For more information CLICK HERE.

For more information please contact Kailea Marshall at kmarshall@se.edu.

Q&A Open Close

What are the tryout requirements?

  • Must be accepted into Southeastern Oklahoma State University at the time of tryouts.
  • You must be able to attend all practices, games, and other related activities throughout the entire season.
  • All necessary documentation to participate.
  • Back handspring

*Cheerleaders are encouraged to tryout even if they do not meet tumbling requirements.

What should I wear for tryouts?

  • 2-piece attire:
    • Top: black sports bra
    • Bottom: solid black spandex
  • Male Cheerleaders:
    • Black short sleeve shirt
    • Solid black shorts
  • White Cheer shoes and white socks
  • Cheer bow

How should I wear my hair and make-up?

  • Make-up should complement your natural beauty. Hair should be worn half up-half down with a bow.
  • Male Cheerleaders: Make sure that hair is neatly styled. A clean-cut look is required.

Can my family watch tryouts?

  • All portions of our tryout process will be closed to the public.

Are virtual clinics mandatory?

  • Clinics are non-mandatory. They are clinics offered to provide preparation for our upcoming tryout. They are an inside look of what we expect at tryouts.

What does SE Cheer get to do?

  • Perform at all Southeastern Football Home Games, Men’s and Women’s Basketball Home Games and community-wide events.
  • Travel to Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Games.
  • Entertain fans at various campus and off-campus events.
  • Lend time and talent at community service events.
  • MAKE LIFETIME FRIENDS!

If I am currently a high school senior but will not graduate until June, can I still tryout and be selected?

  • Yes, as long as you are accepted into SOSU.

Are there any program benefits?

  • Scholarship, Team Issued Athletic Apparel and Uniforms, Team Travel (Football and Basketball) Strength & Conditioning are provided to each member of our program.

What type of time commitment is required if chosen as an SE cheerleader?

  • TOTAL COMMITMENT IS REQUIRED!!!!

Activities include:

  • Practices
  • Workouts
  • Appearances
  • Community Service Events
  • Games
  • Travel
  • Tryout Clinics
  • Performances
  • Team Bonding
Release and Waiver Form Open Close

Please bring this completed Liability Disclaimer to the first day of mandatory practice.

Liability Disclaimer

Contact Us

Kailea Marshall
Head Cheer Coach
kmarshall@se.edu