Skip to content

Mount Mercy Spirit Squad Spring Recruit Clinic

    Saturday, March 4th • Dance 8 am-noon | Cheer 1-5 pm

    Mount Mercy University – Hennessey Rec Center
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

    Registration Fee: $10 per sport ($20 to attend both dance & cheer clinics)

    Join us at our Spring Cheer & Dance Recruit Clinic and have a chance to see what it would be like to participate in collegiate cheer! Scholarship offers to be given!

    This is open to high school (9th-12th), college transfer, and MMU students of all levels.
    Please bring the following items:

    • Water bottle
    • Light Snacks for break
    • Dance shoes of choice -or- cheer shoes that you can perform skills in (such as jumps, turns, tumbling/acro, or stunts)
    • A big smile & positive attitude!

    What to wear: any athletic top with shorts (cheer) or leggings (dance) & hair secured back away from face. No jewelry of any kind for cheer, no loose jewelry for dance.

    Tentative Agenda:
    7:45-8:00 Check-in
    8:00-8:30 Introduction and warm up
    8:30-9:00 Jumps
    9:00-9:30 Turns
    9:30-10:00 Improv/Other Skills
    10:00-10:45 Learn Short Team Performance (NAIA Style) Routine
    10:45-11:00 Break
    11:00-11:15 Showcase
    11:15-11:45 Breakout Pods by Intended Major
    11:45-12:00 Stretch / MMU Spirit Squad Info Session / Q&A with the Team
    lunch break noon-1pm

    12:45-1:00 Check-in
    1:00-1:15 Introduction and warm up
    1:15-1:45 Jumps
    1:45-2:30 Cheers/Chants/Dance
    2:30-3:15 Body Positions and Tumbling
    3:15-3:30 Break
    3:30-4:45 Stunting
    4:45-5:00 Stretch / MMU Spirit Squad Info Session / Q&A with the Team

    Contact Coach Michaela (cheer) at or Coach Taylor (dance) at with any questions.