Girls Varsity Cheerleading
Girls Varsity Cheerleading Year Round 2019-2020 Basketball .
2019-20 Basketball Game Day Information
Thank you for your interest in Goshen High School Cheerleading!
Goshen Cheerleaders are a group of athletes that cheer and perform at athletic events. They are to have a crowd pleasing appearance, enthusiastic, outgoing and well rounded individual. Be able to interact with fans and students at all athletic events. Goshen Cheerleaders must be able to be a part of a team that shows positive support not only for her team members, but must be supportive of the coach, the cheerleading program and Goshen High School.
Required Paperwork: To be able to participate in ANY type of workouts/practices, you must have an up-to-date physical and concussion/cardiac paper completed and turned into the athletic office. If you played a sport at GHS this past year, you have a physical already on file and do not have to worry about it until June 30, 2019. As of July 1, 2019 you must have a new physical dated after 4/1/19 and new concussion/cardiac forms completed. Only physicals that were obtained after April 1, 2019 are eligible for 2019-20 school year. If you got one before that date, it will not be eligible and you will be required to get another one. See the Athletic Department for more information if needed.
2019-20 Basketball Game Day Cheerleading: The number of members chosen for each team will depend upon the quality and number of athletes at tryouts. RedHawk Cheer is a program that requires each athlete to make this team a priority. Basketball Game Day pre-season will begin on October 22nd, 23rd and 24th with open gyms. Basketball game day season begins on October 28th in the warehouse. Practices and games will start in October, see the google calendar on the cheer website for more information. Depending on numbers JV and Freshman team members may cheer together. Any Junior, Sophomore or Freshman on the JV team could be asked to cheer with varsity team. As Freshman on JV could be asked to cheer at Freshman football games. Freshman on the Freshman team could be asked to cheer JV games.
Basketball Game Day Teams
Varsity team cheers all varsity girls/boys home basketball games. Travels to NLC games for both girls/boys basketball games. Skills needed at this level may include but are not limited to, standing back handspring, standing tuck, round off back handspring, round off tuck, round off back handspring tuck, etc.
Junior Varsity team cheers all junior varsity girls/boys home basketball games. Travels to NLC games for both girls/boys basketball games Skills needed at this level may include but not limited to, standing back handspring, round off back handspring.
Freshman team will cheer at all freshman home girls/boys basketball games. No traveling.
Basketball Game Day Evaluation
Each athlete will be asked to perform several skills throughout the evaluation process. Skills evaluated but not limited to motions, chants, jumps, tumbling, dance and stunting during the week of October 28th. Practice schedule will be available on the cheer website goshenredhawks.org. Also on teamsnap, a preseason team will be created until team placements.
Cheer shoes are a must for FLYERS - Athletic shoes may be worn for bases/back spots (no vans/keds/slip on)
Appearance will be looked at as well as your athletic skills
ABSOLUTELY NO JEWELRY IS TO BE WORN!! This includes earrings of any kind (ears, nose, tongue, belly button rings, etc). If you make the team, you will not be allowed to wear any of these earrings during practices or games.
We do our best to keep personal expenses to a minimum. An online store for apparel will be available in October (watch for email for more information). All orders will need to be placed by Friday, November 1st. Some of the apparel/accessory is the same from previous seasons. If you have these items from previous seasons there is no need to order again unless you need to replace an apparel/accessory. If selected as a member of the Goshen High School Cheer Team, you may be required to purchase the following but not limited to: Bows, white/black bodyliner(bodysuit), spandex, practice shirt, shoes.
**Shoes for Basketball Season need to be nice and clean (no tape/holes, etc)**
October 22nd, 23rd & 24th - open gym 4-5:30pm in warehouse
October 28th, 29th, 30th & 31th - basketball game day season begins
November 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 26th & 30th - game days
November 7th - parent/player meeting 6:30pm
November 21st - Team Pictures
November 30th - BBB vs. Fairfield - Thanksgiving weekend
December - Christmas party, No Practice 12/23-12/31
January - youth clinic, No Practice 1/1
February - youth clinic, girls basketball sectionals, concessions, elementary cheer
March - elementary cheer, boys basketball sectionals
All Star/Competitive Cheerleading (Outside of Goshen High School ex: Indiana Ultimate, Champion Force) Student-athletes need to be at all scheduled Goshen High School cheerleading practices/games. Student-athletes can not miss a game/practice or scheduled event due to a non-school competition. Failure to comply with this rule may result in removal from Goshen High School Cheerleading program.
Contact Information: Coach Sloan can be reached by email and text. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Kristy Sloan Phone (574) 343-8458
Head Cheer Coach Email: firstname.lastname@example.org