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Cheer and Dance

The University of Mount Union cheerleading squad, dance team, and mascot support school spirit among athletes, students, and alumni by developing and promoting loyalty to the University of Mount Union. Cheerleaders, dancers, and the mascot interact with the community by attending fundraising events on and off campus. It is with the expectation that this squad promotes good sportsmanlike conduct during a competitive events.

It is an honor and privilege to be a part of the UMU cheerleading squad and dance team. Cheerleaders pride themselves on squad honesty, respect, support, leadership, and ambassadorship for the University of Mount Union. Members of the squad follow the athletic rules conduct code set forth by the NCAA and the University of Mount Union.

Cheerleading and Mascot 

The University of Mount Union welcomes all women and men who will be full-time students to UMU during the 2019-2020 Academic Year to participate in our cheerleading and mascot tryouts. All 2019 incoming freshman and transfers are eligible for this tryout. This squad tryout would include the full-year commitment of football, basketball, and competition seasons. If there are any high school conflicts, please notify Jill Grove at in advance. Please pre-register online and completed the listed medical forms.




Black shorts, white T-shirt, and tennis shoes.

Ladies: bow is optional 


Auxiliary Gym, McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex (MAAC) 

*One day only tryout