Shenandoah University Club Sports
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the school, or just for the art of dance! The team will showcase styles of jazz, hip-hop, majorette, and a touch of whatever YOU bring to the table! Little to no dance experience is required to join. Bring it on Hornets, let’s show everyone what we’re about! email@example.com
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LET’S GO HORNETS, LET’S GO!
The Hornet Cheerleaders represent the spirit of Shenandoah University! Cheerleaders consist of members of the student body with different majors and backgrounds, but all share the same love for Shenandoah University and the sport of cheerleading. Cheerleading at Shenandoah University is both challenging and rewarding. Each cheerleader works hard to perfect their individual skills and acquire new ones. The Hornet Cheerleaders serve as positive representatives for the University and lead the crowd in support of Shenandoah Athletics. Coaches for the Hornet Cheerleaders promote the success of each individual while emphasizing teamwork and safety. The Hornet Cheerleaders are on their way to being one of the best in their division!
The Hornet Cheerleaders sideline team cheers and performs at all home football games and men’s basketball games. Participation during games includes entertaining halftime performances with crowd cheers, stunts, and tumbling. In addition to sideline cheerleading, the Hornet Cheerleaders also participate in competitive cheerleading. The competition team attends stunt clinics, tumbling classes at a local all-star competitive gym, and choreography camp to prepare for their routine which includes elite stunts, tumbling, and pyramids. Preparation for games and competition requires a commitment to practice 2-3 times per week. Outside of games and competitions, the Hornet Cheerleaders participate in community events, such as the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival parade, and fundraisers.
Shenandoah University Students of all genders are encouraged to consider trying out and becoming part of the Hornet Cheerleaders! Each year, try-out requirements are elevated to ensure that the Hornet Cheerleaders consist of the best and most dedicated cheerleaders on the squad. Individuals trying out will be selected for the sideline and competitive team. Attendance at tryouts, pre-season camp, and choreography camp is mandatory. Tryouts will consist of stretching and conditioning, skill assessment, and an interview. Please read through each requirement.
Tryout Information – 2020-2021 squad:
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Remain in good physical fitness during on and off-season
Demonstrate flexibility for performing single, double, and triple jump combinations
- Have basic knowledge of cheer and stunting techniques
- Flyers should be able to hit flexible body positions, twisting dismounts encouraged
- Bases should demonstrate proper stunting execution and controlled dismounts
- Tumbling skills are assessed independently for individuals, skills at this time are not required but encouraged.
- Review of completed cheerleading application
- Have a positive attitude and pride in Shenandoah University
- Remain in good academic standing with the University
- Have good conduct in and out of the classroom
- Have experience in sideline or competitive cheerleading
If you are interested in becoming a Hornet Cheerleader or would like more information, please contact Cheer@su.edu for more information
The Rock Climbing Club is a club sport available for any and all students whether they are experienced or want to try out something new!
The Climbing Club provides carpooling to the Sportrock climbing gym where students climb at a discounted rate with gear rentals included. Climbing is a great form of exercise, an effective outlet for stress, and an experience that builds trust and friendship among members.
Doah Dolls Dance Team is an organization dedicated to bringing the culture of Historical Black Colleges & Universities dance team field show routines and stand dances to Shenandoah University. The team was built on a foundation of artistry & support and their goal is to create the lifelong bond of the brother & sister dolls while entertaining and learning through and with one another.
Due to COVID restrictions, the Doah Dolls Dance Team will not be active for the 2020-2021 academic year but is excited to see what is in store for 2021-2022. If you are interested in becoming a member for 2021-2022, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hornets on Deck Step Team welcomes “steppers” of all skill levels to their performance group. The group practices on campus 2-3 times per week in preparation for on-campus and community-related performances. In addition to performing at most varsity basketball games, this student-run club has performed at local businesses and schools, showcases, and other community venues.
In stepping, the body is used as an instrument to create intricate rhythms and sounds through a combination of footsteps, claps, and spoken word.
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Due to COVID restrictions, the Hornets on Deck will not be active for the 2020-2021 academic year but is excited to see what is in store for 2021-2022. If you are interested in becoming a member for 2021-2022, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Shenandoah Swim club is a fun way for returning swimmers or new swimmers to get involved in swimming at Shenandoah University through practices and competitions. It is a club to introduce swimming, provide the basics, promote speed swimming, foster and preserve the highest ideals of good sportsmanship and character through swimming.
Swim Club will practice at the pool at the War Memorial Building in Jim Barnett Park, located just a few minutes from campus!
Due to COVID restrictions, the Swim Club will not be active for the 2020-2021 academic year, but is excited to see what is in store for 2021-2022. If you are interested in becoming a member for 2021-2022, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter Guard is an indoor Color Guard program that primarily performs and competes in indoor settings. Members of Winter Guard perform choreographed routines involving dance, flags, rifles, and sabers.
Shenandoah University Winter Guard competed for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year, bringing home first place in their division at Championships in the spring semester!
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Due to COVID restrictions, Winter Guard will not be active for the 2020-2021 academic year but is excited to see what is in store for 2021-2022. If you are interested in becoming a member for 2021-2022, please email firstname.lastname@example.org