2018-2019 Cheer Team Information

Team performs and competes as a POM team and cheers home games for 2 sports.

Summer Tryouts

We may host summer tryouts!
We are considering putting together video materials and hosting a date for in-person tryouts.

If you want to take part please contact coach CJ: jonescj@deanza.edu

Fall 2018 Tryouts 

Clinic:  We will have 2 days of clinic to teach the dance and cheers required for try-outs.

Meet in the Fitness Center (PE610) @ 2:45 p.m.

We move to the Main Gym (PE210) @ 3:30 p.m.

Team Practice Schedule 

  • Mondays & Wednesdays 2:45 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Meet in PE610, Fitness Center @ 4:45 p.m.
  • Review Cheers, Learn and choreograph dances for Half Time Performance

Game Schedules

Fall

We cheer HOME Football games -Saturdays @ 1 pm. Check out the De Anza Football schedule for dates.

Winter

We cheer for home men's and women's basketball games. See their shcedules below:

Competition Schedule

For the year 2018 the team participated in three competitions:

  • The American Championship's The American Masterpiece, Jan 2018, San Jose Convention Center
    • First Place
  • Spotlight Dance Cup, Feb 2018, Performing Arts Center, San Jose
    • Ruby and Diamond
  • Showstoppers Dance Competition, March 2018, San Mateo Convention Center
    • Silver

Fundraising

Team does regular fundraising often.

Team members are responsible for setting up such fundraisers with support from other team members, coach and advisor.

Other information

Students pay for all uniforms, gym bags, warm ups etc. We do TRY to keep this as affordable as possible and only change the uniforms every 3 yrs. Once you agree to purchase and you pay for your uniform we cannot refund students. We do our best to process and get these ordered as soon as possible. Please read the Club Constitution. You will have to search under clubs by category (sports).

Uniforms

Uniforms include:

  • Uniforms
  • Gym Bag
  • Warm-Ups
  • Poms
  • Custom Bow
  • Briefs (for under skirts).

Cheer in white tennis shoes (any kind of all white shoe preferred).

Competition Team wears tan jazz shoes.

Team Competition and Governance

Team votes for all officers (Presidents/Captain, Vice Presidents/Co~Captains - 2), Treasurer and Secretary.

Team also needs at least 2 ICC Reps. (Inter Club Council).

Team votes for ALL financial expenses.

Competition Team

 All team members get the opportunity to try-out for the Competition Team. Those selected will represent De Anza College at local competitions.

In the past the team has competed at:

  • The American Championships
  • Showstoppers
  • DanceUSA
  • CheerSport

Contact Us

Cj Jones photo

Cj Jones
Fitness Center/Cheer Team Coach

jonescj@deanza.edu
408.864.8594

Melodie Cheney
Admissions & Records Assistant

cheneymelodie@deanza.edu
408.864.8342

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