Dalton State Offers Cheerleading Clinics

Friday, February 28, 2014 - by Bob Beavers
Cheerleaders performing after a basketball game
Cheerleaders performing after a basketball game

The Dalton State College cheerleading program has organized a series of three 2014 Spring Cheerleading Clinics.

“This year we will host several clinics for different ages and skill levels,” Roadrunner tennis coach Robyn Pursley said.

”Participants will receive incredible instruction and training by the Dalton State cheer coaches and cheerleaders as well as certified, qualified and experienced coaches,” said Ms. Pursley. “We would love to see athletes, squads, tumblers, and cheerleaders of all ages participate in the clinics.” 

All of the clinics will be held at the Bandy Gym on the Dalton State campus.

A Dalton State cheer STUNT clinic will be held on Saturday, March 29, from 12-5 p.m.  It is for athletes at least 14 years of age.

“Participants will be coached in coed stunt, multi-base stunts, baskets and partner stunt techniques of every level including elite stunts,” said Ms. Pursley. “We will coach athletes on specifics in each stunting position as well as body positions for flyers,” she added.

A college prep cheer clinic is set for Saturday, April 5, from 12-5 p.m. Participants in the college prep clinic must also be 12 years of age or older.

“This clinic has been developed to help individuals advance their talents in all aspects of cheerleading,” said Ms. Pursley.

A youth cheer clinic will take place on Saturday, April 19, from 12-5 p.m. Participants must be at least five years old.

Anyone interested in the Dalton State cheerleading program can find out more by going to the cheerleading Facebook page, Dalton State Cheerleading, the Dalton State athletics website, www.dsroadrunners.com, at the athletics office in the former Carpet and Rug Institute building just north of the campus on College Drive, or call 706 529-7623.


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