Front from left: McKenzie Powell, Makayla Gordon, Olivia Baker, Tessa Novak (Captain), “Pounce”, Jasmine Woods (Captain), Emily Matzick, Katie French, Korie Pillow.
Back from left: Vitoria Hervey, Ayanna Chavez, Sydney Broadnax, Tricia Chambers, Kamari Lewis, Katie Kyser, Kirsten Key.
Many of our current and past members have been members of the Universal Dance Association (UDA) Staff, as well as gone on to be selected to cheer for the Atlanta Hawks NBA cheerleaders and dance teams, the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders and most recently, the Miami Dolphins.
Pantherettes dance at all home football games, all home men's basketball games, and selected appearances and travel games.
The team consists of 10-12 members that appear at all home football games at Georgia State Stadium, selected away football games, all home basketball games, along with select volleyball and postseason play. The program looks to begin competing nationally in the near future. Throughout the year, all of our dance athletes will be asked to do numerous public appearances. At this time, there are no scholarship stipends available. Most expenses of being a part of the team are covered by fundraising events and GSU Athletics, including game day meals, all travel expenses, uniforms
The Georgia State Spirit squad recently attended the College Spirit Camp held at East Tennessee State where they endured five days of grueling hard work preparing for the season. During the camp, the team received several recognitions. The Pantherettes dance team received first place in the routine that they took to camp and performed on the first night, as well as daily superior awards, took first place in Fight Song, and the Overall Program Improvement Award. The cheerleaders also received daily superior awards. The All-Girl team took first place in the Fight Song competition, as well as being awarded the Program Improvement Award.
Audition Process: Candidates will be evaluated in the following areas.
- Collegiate image
- Appearance and fitness
- Traditional pom/spirit material
- Technical Jazz dance skills
- Hip-Hop technique and execution
- Original solo routine performance
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Head Coach- Spirit Groups