Eligibility: Open to all active parishioners’ grades 1 through 8 who
regularly attend religious education classes (including Catholic School, CFP)
We encourage all to cheer regardless of skill level or experience.
Registration: March- May
The cheerleaders cheer for the football teams of the same level. Currently
there will be 5 cheer teams: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd
and 4th grade (Pony), 5th and 6th grade
(Reserve) and 7th and 8th grade (Varsity)
Season of Play: Fall
Games: The regular season for GCYL runs from the end of August to the
end of October for 8 games. There are 1-2 preseason games in early August.
Every team plays at least 1 post season game. Post season can run until the
second weekend in November. Games are Saturdays or Sundays.
Practices: 1 practice (1- 1.5 hours) per week. Days and time to be
determined by coaches.
Camp: Mandatory cheer camp in late July all grade levels.
Our Goals: Grow the girls love for the sport of cheerleading, teach the
fundamentals of the sport while supporting our football program, represent our
program with pride and reinforce the importance of our faith in God and all we
Our expectations: Each cheerleader is required to attend a mandatory
cheer camp during the summer. (dates were July 28-July 31 for the 2020 season)
We expect each cheerleader to attend and fully participate in weekly practices
and games and participate in the squad service projects decided upon by the
coach and/ or team parent.
Coaches Corner: Parents are encouraged to volunteer to be head coaches
and assistant coaches for all grades. At least one current and experienced
varsity cheerleaders (grades 7/8) will be a mentor for each squad grades 1-4
Interested in getting involved?
Contact Cheer Coordinator - Robin Sander at: firstname.lastname@example.org