Spring is right around the corner, and, for cheer coaches, that means it’s almost time to select your new team, and choose your new uniforms. You may know what your goals are for your team, but how do you select the right cheerleaders to make them happen? Have you considered what things cheer coaches look for in their athletes? If you find yourself stressing out about the upcoming months, here are five things to look for during tryouts to ensure you are on the right path for a successful season:
Ability and technique.
The first things to look for during tryouts are ability and technique. Of course not everyone will be an experienced cheerleader, and some of your new additions will require more work than others. However, the skill level of your team as a whole will strongly affect your success throughout the year.