Cheer Team to Host Tryouts this Spring

January 17, 2013

For Immediate Release

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Warrior cheer team will hold tryouts on Saturday, May 4 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Warrior Athletic Center (WAC) on the campus of Indiana Tech.

The squad is looking for individuals who are in good physical fitness, present themselves well on the court, cheer with energy and enthusiasm, possess a strong work ethic, can perform standard cheerleading skills, and show potential for growth.

Attire for females:

• Black cheer shorts

• Black, White, or Orange sports bra

• Black, White, or Orange tee shirt or tank top

• Hair pulled up with hair bow

Attire for males:

• Black shorts

• Black, White, or Orange tee shirt


Further tryout requirements include:

Jumps – toe touch, double toe touch, pike

Tumbling – standing back handspring, standing back tuck, roundoff tuck, roundoff back handspring tuck

All-Girl Stunting – full extension, lib, twist down

Coed Stunting – walk up chair, walk to hands, toss hands, toss chair

If a candidate has a weakness, they may still make the team if their strengths overshadow those weaknesses.


The Warrior cheer team typically practices two times per week, holds regular work outs sessions, and supports all other athletic teams. They are on the court for all men’s and women’s home basketball games and attend cheer camp in the summer with a few practices prior to the camp. These are all mandatory requirements and may not be missed under any circumstance.

Interested individuals must register prior to April 4 by contacting Head Coach Nicole Henline at You can also reach the Cheer office at 260-422-5561 x2507

Check out the Warrior Cheer team on Facebook

For more information on Indiana Tech athletics please call the Athletic Office at 260-422-5561 ext. 2492 or visit our website at


Media Contact

Zach Shore
Sports Information Director
(260) 422-5561, ext. 2492

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