Shenandoah University Club Sports
If you have any questions or concerns about a current club sports team, please contact the Director for Campus Recreation & Wellness, Matt Levy, 540-665-4790 or email@example.com
Blue Lightning Stomp N’ Shake Team is an African American-originated style of cheerleading. Our Stomp N’ Shake members strive to motivate the Hornet’s sports teams and raise the enthusiasm of fans during many performances. The team practices 2-3 times a week and welcomes people from different backgrounds.
Monday, 10/31: 6:30 pm – Brandt Student Center – Room 123 (BSAC)
For information about this club, please contact R’Kaiya Bobien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
For information on joining the team please contact
email@example.com with any questions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
For more information about this club, contact email@example.com
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 introduces swimming, provides the basics, promotes speed swimming, and fosters and preserves 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!
If interested in becoming a member for 2022-23, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in becoming a member of any of these previous clubs for 2022-2023, please email email@example.com.
Buzzin’ Beats Dance Team
Shenandoah University has just gotten another dash of flavor with its new dance team! The Buzzin’ Beat Dance Team (BBDT) aims to dance at events around campus to show love for our teams,
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! firstname.lastname@example.org
Doah Dolls Dance Team
Doah Dolls 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.
Hornets on Deck
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 words.
For more information about the Hornets on Deck Step Team including tryout information, please email email@example.com.
Winter Guard is an indoor Color Guard program that primarily performs and competes in indoor settings. Members of the 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!
For more information about Winter Guard, please email firstname.lastname@example.org