How Does Your Program Rate
How Does Your Program Rate? -
1. Athletic Performance
During practices, how much time is spent preparing for
games? Preparing for competitions?
Is your team leading the crowd or performing at games?
What type of materials are used at the game? (signs,
megaphones, crowd oriented cheers and sidelines)
2. Academic Performance
Is every team member in good academic standing? If not,
are academic support services in place?
Do you monitor the cheerleaders' grades periodically?
Are rules enforced for those squad members that are
3. Do you have a booster organization?
Do you have any annual event or activity that helps
raise funds? (Dances, car washes or concession stands)
Does your team have a savings account (building
4. Promotion of Activity
Does your team represent your school in a positive
manner both at school and at other community functions?
5. Public Relations and Community Services
What type of interaction does your squad have with the
What type of interaction within the school (pep
rallies, homecoming festivities, etc.)?
What type of interaction outside the school (parades,
local municipalities, retirement centers and other recreation centers)?
Contributed by Gemma Fotia, Coach -
Slippery Rock University
I am the Head Coach at Villanova University and a partner in Liberty Cheer...