Train your coaches
The single most important action a youth sports organization
can take to enhance its program is to train its volunteer
Encourage your organization to train their
coaches. A Parent Orientation Program
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Oak Harbor Wildcats Training Corner
This website is operated by a high school cheerleading team.
The "Training Corner" portion of the website focuses on coaching
issues, practice tips, safety, tryout information and spirit/motivational
ideas. Many in-depth articles are available, and additional areas
of the website contain stunting videos, chants and numerous links
to cheerleading organizations, team pages and merchandise.
Cheerleading on About.com
About.com covers every aspect of cheerleading including, cheers and chants, jumps, stunts, and tumbling. They also have fun stuff like cheerleading quizzes and special forms for the coaches. For more information, check out their Frequently Asked Questions.
Although somewhat difficult to navigate, this site does have a
large amount of detailed information for coaches and cheerleaders
alike. From the home page, look for a link to "the library," scroll
down and then select "Cheer Zone" to find cheerleading-specific
This site specializes in providing listings of cheer-related website
links for professional, college, high school and international
squads, as well as cheerleading associations, suppliers, gyms
and fundraising organizations.
While fairly extensive, this site has several pages that are under
construction or outdated. Perhaps most helpful are the message
boards where coaches and cheerleaders can find information
on various aspects of the sport. Check out the article
archive for some interesting topics, such as "The History
See a list of cheerleading books & videos in our library.
To suggest other sites or report broken links, please