Dalton State's Cheer Team Goes To Camp In Tuscaloosa

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Dalton State’s cheer team is in Tuscaloosa participating in a four day camp at the University of Alabama.

“It’s an opportunity to develop our skills,” Roadrunner Coach Robyn Newell said. “The camp has a reputation of helping college cheerleaders, dancers, and mascots to be the best we can be.”

The camp  combines staff from the Universal Cheerleaders Association and the Universal Dance Association. “The staff is hand-picked from the nation’s top collegiate cheerleading programs, leading college dance programs and pro dance teams,” Ms. Newell said.

The participants will be able to take a game planning class and will receive private one-on-one coaching.  They will also learn even more crowd-pleasing halftime and time-out routines    

“We’ve been working hard to make our cheer team a group the entire community can be proud of,” Newell said. “Like other athletic camps, the Tuscaloosa trip will give us a chance for intensified training without the distractions of home. With over 40 other colleges and universities attending, it will also give us an opportunity to see what others are doing.”

Dalton State’s cheer program includes both a competition cheer squad and a spirit squad. The Roadrunner athletic program will soon begin its first year of competition. First year teams include competition cheer, men’s basketball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s cross country.  


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