Wyoming Spirit The Team Behind the Team

Wyoming Spirit The Team Behind the Team

Wyoming Spirit The Team Behind the TeamWyoming Spirit The Team Behind the TeamWyoming Spirit The Team Behind the Team

About Us

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Our Program

Recruitment and Tryouts

Recruitment and Tryouts

Two squads, one team! We are Wyoming Spirit. Made up of a large coed squad, small coed squad and the best mascot in the West - we represent the brown and gold in all that we do!  With over 35 diverse, skilled and passionate members, we cheer on our Wyoming football, basketball, wrestling & volleyball teams with pride and actively engage our University, community and State! We are proud to be a part of the University of Wyoming Athletics Department and truly love our Wyoming fans!

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Recruitment and Tryouts

Recruitment and Tryouts

Recruitment and Tryouts

TRYOUTS FOR THE 2020-2021 SEASON HAVE BEEN MOVED TO A VIDEO TRYOUT. Please read carefully: All paperwork is still due by April 10th. Please see tryout tab for all required paperwork. On April 13th an email with material will be sent out. You will then have until April 20th to submit your video tryout. If you make it past the skills portion of the tryout, we may schedule a video interview with you. We expect to have a team announcement by the end of April. Please email Coach Danielle Cole at droehrk1@uwyo.edu with questions. 

 

  • LARGE COED squad:  8-10 couples
  • SMALL COED squad: 4-5 stunt groups (4-5 males & 12-16 females)
  • MASCOT crew: 4 members

SKILLS EXPECTATION:  Although this can vary from year to year, our baseline skills expectations are:

  • TUMBLING:  Standing tuck, minimum of a round off back handspring tuck
  • LARGE COED STUNTING: 
    • Males:  No prior experience is required - a general athletic ability will assist you, but we will teach you what you need to know!
    • Females:  Toss target, toss hands press to lib, heel stretch 
  • SMALL COED STUNTING:
    • Bases/backs: quick toss, full up, switch up, low-to-high​
    • Flyers:  full up, switch up, low-to-high, heel stretch

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Benefits and Resources

Recruitment and Tryouts

Benefits and Resources

Opportunities to connect with your University and community

  • Build friendships and life-long memories
  • Best seats in the house! 
  • Complimentary tickets for every game that you cheer (for family, friends, etc.)
  • Adidas practice attire, warmup gear, shoes, and more!
  • Sports Medicine services, including access to team trainer, physician, and nurse as well as chiropractic and massage services
  • Team strength and conditioning each week with certified strength trainers
  • Academic support services (priority registration, tutoring, guidance, and more)
  • Letter jacket upon successful completion second year in our program
  • Senior Student-Athlete ring upon successful completion of fourth year in our program
  • Opportunities to travel (bowl games, tournaments, away games)
  • Opportunities to compete and perform


SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Several scholarship opportunities are available for cheer & mascot squad members. Scholarship amounts vary and are at the discretion of the coaching staff.  Scholarships are awarded on a semester basis.  Some important factors are:

  • Min. of a 2.5 GPA required each semester to remain eligible for scholarship opportunities
  • Maintenance and progression of skill level

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