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JOYCE WHITAKER TO TAKE THE HELM AS COO OF PC BRANDS

September 4, 2013 PC Brands New COO Information Carmel, IN JOYCE WHITAKER TO TAKE THE HELM AS COO OF PC BRANDS   Joyce Whitaker, was the former Vice President of … [Read more...]

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Sheryl Knight Named President Of The Dancing Agency

August 28, 2013 PC Brands The Dancing Agency Carmel, IN SHERYL KNIGHT NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE DANCING AGENCY Sheryl Knight, the Head Coach of the 11 time National … [Read more...]

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Cheer Fit Custom Fitness Programs Gives Fitness Tips!

The FIT Factor – Fitness tips for cheerleaders Meet Danielle Wechler, a former Syracuse University cheerleader.  She is determined to get your cheerleaders into the BEST shape … [Read more...]

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CheerNN Is Wants YOU To Be Our On Site Reporter!

CheerNN wants YOU to be our next, on site cheer reporter!  Is your team going to camp?  We want you to tell us about your experience!  All you need to do is answer a few … [Read more...]

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Strengthening Your Core For Cheer! – By Matt Dillon

Achieving a stronger core – Tips and Tricks: Super Mans – Lay on the floor with your stomach to the mat. Place your arms directly above your head and point your toes, … [Read more...]

Speed & Strength For Cheerleaders

Speed And Strength For Cheerleaders – By Matt Dillon

In my last article, we focused primarily on healthy eating habits. The next three articles will discuss how to strengthen our bodies while keeping our muscles quick and explosive; … [Read more...]

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Free E-Book! – The Cheerleading Guide To Summer Camp

It's time to start thinking about summer camp.  Most coaches are making the decisions now so that the team can prepare their summer schedules.  Camp is a great learning … [Read more...]

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Super Cute Free Tryout Dance From Mega Cheer & CWA!

You can download a super cute dance for your tryouts courtesy of Mega Cheer Camp!  Mega Cheer is a cheer camp company out of Texas.  They have partnered with several other cheer … [Read more...]

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The Largest Cheer & Dance Directory In The U.S. – USCDD

Want to advertise your cheer or dance event?  Care to know what other teams around you are doing?  Dreamed of trying out for a college cheer or dance team but need more info? … [Read more...]

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Back Spots – The Secret Weapon To Success!

The role of the spotter in cheerleading is the most necessary and the least celebrated.  Spotters are the unsung heroes that can make or break an entire routine or sideline … [Read more...]

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5 Cheer Camp Activities Focused On Team Building

Cheer camp season is coming soon!  Many squads are trying out and making camp decisions now. Since camp is a time for bonding, we wanted to give you a few activities to do to help … [Read more...]

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Cheerleaders Assist With Crowd Control

It seems cheerleaders can do ANYTHING! They can even help police your unruly crowd! This story was reprinted from the archives of the National Federation of High Schools, (NFHS), … [Read more...]

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Cheerleaders; A School’s Marketing Dream

CheerLEADERS are the most highly recognized and visible athlete LEADERS. As a coach, you need to meet with your Principal and Athletic Director to establish the goals or morals … [Read more...]

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Cheer Coach Spotlight – Tony Nash

What do you do when you want to be a champion? You study how other champions practice and perform. If you are an all-girl cheer team who wants to win a championship, you could … [Read more...]

Putting Cheerleaders On A Pedistal

CheerNN Putting Cheerleaders On A Pedestal

CheerNN loves cheerleaders and coaches. We know what incredible athletes and role models cheerleaders are. That's why we put what you do, what you love, and who you are center … [Read more...]

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Championship Productions Cheer Education

A great resource for coaches education is Championship Productions. They supply videos to help coaches of every sport. Championship Productions uses top quality instructors and … [Read more...]

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Cheer With Class – Meet Siobhan St. John & The New Ro Cheerleaders

Cheering With Class An Interview With Siobhan St. John From New Rochelle Cheer At what school do you coach?     New Rochelle Junior High, New Rochelle New York What are … [Read more...]

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Why Cheering At Spirit Explosion Is Right For Us

Meet Sharon and Heather Sniadowski. Heather is currently on Spirit Explosion in PA and her mom, Sharon, couldn't be any prouder. Recently, Cheer NN asked Sharon to give us some … [Read more...]

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Smile! Cheerleading Helps You Live Longer?

Could being a cheerleader make you live longer? Follow my logic, according to USA Today, happy people live longer, healthier lives.  According to the paper, A study published in … [Read more...]

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Bring It On: The Musical Ends Their Run On Broadway

  December 30, 2012 was the last day to see Bring It On The Musical on Broadway. The production has has a long and successful run. Many cheerleaders and dancers have gone … [Read more...]

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Winning Is An Attitude

Here is another look at  the trend of cheer coaches confronting negative or bully behavior online. This coach, Lexi Chaleff, is a well respected member of the cheer, all star and … [Read more...]

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Mean Spirited Cheer

With competition season in full swing, the message boards and social networking sites are all populated with posts from cheerleaders, coaches and parents about the glowing … [Read more...]

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Amy “AJ” Jones Is Remembered Through LYMI

"In January 2011 Amy was diagnosed with stage 4 rectal cancer, which has metastasized to her lungs. November 26, 2012 less then 24 hours after marrying her soulmate and love of … [Read more...]

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Wardlaw Hartridge Cheerleaders Give $3500 To Hurricane Sandy Victims

Below is a follow up with the Wardlaw Hartridge Cheerleading Program. They were the team who were selling wrist bands to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy. On Saturday … [Read more...]

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Effective Cheers For Crowd Response

Here are some tips on creating effective cheers for sidelines or for cheer competitions. The first point of order is to make sure the words to the cheer invite crowd participation. … [Read more...]

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Alumni A&T State University Cheerleader Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims

Kelly Welborn is an alumni cheerleader from A&T State University in Greensboro, NC, "Aggie Pride"! After this most recent super storm Sandy, Kelly thought she wanted to help … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things – Judge’s Hint #5

Here are some helpful hints from a Judge's perspective. Linda Lundy from Cheer Integrity Judges Training talks about the importance of tumbling in a routine. Tumbling Level 1 … [Read more...]

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Meet David Kirschner TSC’s Top Cheer Safety Advocate

Cheer News Network invites you to meet David Kirschner the President and CEO of The Spirit Consultants, TSC. TSC is a cheer and dance camp and choreography company based out of … [Read more...]

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Varsity Brands CEO Jeff Webb Named Herff Jones President & COO

Herff Jones, a supplier of class rings, yearbooks, and other school and graduation products announced they have named Jeff Webb as the next President and Chief Operating Officer. … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things – Judge’s Hint #3

Here are some helpful hints from a Judge's perspective. Today Linda Lundy from Cheer Integrity Judges Training talks about the importance of counts and … [Read more...]

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Tryouts For Team USA This January

Do you think you have what it takes to represent the USA in cheer?  Well, here is your chance to try. Tryouts will be held in January for the USA Coed and All Girl teams and if … [Read more...]

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Diet, Strength & Endurance for Cheer • Part 1 • Diet

These days we as a society are about finding the quickest, easiest way to get what we want when we want it. I tell athletes I coach on a regular basis, it is not that I am lazy; … [Read more...]

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Tuck Check

  Does your team have tuck checks?  Have you ever done this on the beach?  At what age did you learn your first tuck?  Contact us at CheerNN and tell us your tuck … [Read more...]

Don't Give UP

Don’t Give Up

Don't give up. Don't EVER give up. Keep working to achieve your goals. The more you practice the better you will be. Problems are just learning opportunities in disguise. The more … [Read more...]

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Wardlaw Hartridge School Varsity Cheerleaders

  Many of us know family or friends affected by Hurricane Sandy. Others may have seen the disturbing footage on tv and felt compassion for the victims. Well, if you have … [Read more...]

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Submit Your Story

We loved being on the sideline, cheering in the big game, competing and going crazy when our team scored the winning goal. Like you, we also thought it really stunk when that last … [Read more...]

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Running Effective Pep Rallies

Pep rallies are the essential part of spirit leading for any school program. It is your team’s moment to AMP UP the crowd and sets the tone of crowd involvement for game time! … [Read more...]

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Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Wins Homecoming Queen

  Allyssa Brubeck and her fellow cheerleaders were all excited about Homecoming. Allyssa, a popular girl who always has a hug for all of her friends at Park Hill South in … [Read more...]

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One-Legged Cheerleader Patience Beard Stunts, Tumbles & Inspires

Patience Beard is a University of Arkansas cheerleader who jumps, tumbles and stunts just like many of us. But there is something different about Patience, she does it all with a … [Read more...]

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3 Cheers For The Sparkle Effect

Cheerleading is a sport that offers athletes personal growth. Cheerleaders learn to support the efforts of their athletic teams, and each other all while leading their school in … [Read more...]

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Why Settle For Good When You Could Be Great?

Push yourself. Test your limits and increase your physical abilities. Promise yourself that you will never give less than 100%. Cheerleading is your life and success means more to … [Read more...]

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Welcome to Cheer News Network

  Welcome to the Cheer News Network. Cheer News Network is the independent leader in online spirit news. We are a spirited crew from across the United States. You … [Read more...]

Being a Good Leader Is Like Learning How To Stunt

Being a Good Leader or Captain

Being in a leadership role is not always easy. Many veteran cheerleaders and captains put a lot of pressure on themselves to be good leaders. Make sure that you are setting … [Read more...]

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TX Cheerleaders In Trouble For Bible Verses On Run Through Signs

Does your team ever say a prayer before a performance? Do you believe that cheerleaders have the right to pray as a team in uniform or display their religious beliefs? There is a … [Read more...]

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Cheer Tech Talk Coach My Video

A great app that many coaches and choreographers are utilizing at practices this year is Coach My Video. It is a great tool to help show lines, angles and synchronization in … [Read more...]