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Welcome to Hawk Cheerleading

Information about the program, forms, and more can be found below.

Tryout Information

  • Cheer Clinics: Cheerleaders will learn and practice skills and routines utilized for placements
    • April 5-9 from 4:00-5:30pm in the AHS auxiliary gym
  • Performances for 2021-22 Placements
    • April 10 from 10:00am-12:00pm in the AHS main gym
    • Athletes will be evaluated by a panel of outside, impartial experts on the following
      • A learned cheer and dance
      • Crowd involvement chant
      • Two jumps
      • Tumbling
  • Three squads for fall
    • Varsity: minimum of 12 and maximum of 20 cheerleaders
    • JV: minimum of 8 cheerleaders
    • Freshman: minimum of 8 cheerleaders
  • Four squads for winter each with a minimum of 6 cheerleaders
    • Varsity Basketball
    • JV Basketball
    • Freshman Basketball
    • Varsity Wrestling

Videos of the tryout material will be on the Ankeny High School Cheerleading Facebook page and YouTube channel.  They will be posted by the first day of the clinic.

Complete this application before tryouts and join Google Classroom f5i65jk

Cheer team questions can be directed to coach Murrey at


Shonna Murrey – Head Coach – Email:

Britne Davis – Assistant Coach – Email:

Tasha Winterbottom – Head 10th Grade Coach – Email:

Kelly Ugolini – Head 9th Grade Coach – Email: