TECH Spirit Interest Clinic
February 13, 2016
Clinic Description and FAQ's
Interest Clinic: For ages 16 and up.
Cheer: Age appropriate cheerleading skills will be taught and critiqued to cheer participants.
- Technique on stunts (co-ed and group stunting)
- Cheers, Chants, and Band Dances
Dance: Age appropriate dance skills will be taught and critiqued to all dance participants.
- Fouettes in a la seconde/straight leg
- Dance styles (jazz, pom, hip hop)
There will be an ice breaker and warm-up for all participants at the beginning of the clinic. To ensure a quality camp experience, the participants will be critiqued thoroughly on their technique at the clinic.
Camp Staff: The members of Tech Cheer team and Golden Girls dance team will be teaching and critiquing the participants throughout the clinic. The cheer and dance team members have a great deal of experience teaching correct skills and technique.
The Tech Cheer team is coached by Drew Daigle. Drew is from Waldron, Arkansas. Listed are some of his cheerleading experiences:
Three years of competitive cheer in high school and three years of competitive cheer at UCA. During his time at UCA, he won three NCA collegiate national championships. Two of those championships were Division 1 small co-ed with the other championship in Division 1 large co-ed. He started coaching in tumbling and all star cheer from 2011 through 2015. Drew has over 8 years combined cheer experience as an athlete and coach.
The Golden Girls are coached by Ashlan Spencer. Ashlan is from Texarkana, Arkansas. Listed are some of her dance experiences:
Danced competitively with her studio for several years Performed at half-time for the Harlem Globetrotters Participated in the Dancers Against Cancer program Taught tap, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop for many years at various studios Taught for an after-school dance program at an elementary school Over 18 years of dance experience in all
What should the participants wear and bring? All participants should wear comfortable clothing with tennis shoes or dance shoes. All participants should bring water.
Can parents stay and watch? Parents are welcome to stay and watch their participant during the clinic. The staff asks that parents do not disrupt during teaching. Due to facilities (gym floor), chairs are not provided.