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The UW-Whitewater Spirit Program is comprised of three major components: cheer, dance and Willie Warhawk. All squads in the program typically cheers and performs at home and away contests for football and basketball. The Warlettes are a new majorette dance squad that will perform at all home football and men's and women's basketball games. Details for each squad can be found via the respective tabs below.

Follow the Cheer program on Instagram: uwwcheerandstunt
Follow the Dance program on Instagram: uww_danceteam

Cheerleading has two squads: Purple Coed and White Coed

The Purple Coed Squad cheers at all home and away football and men's basketball games
The White Coed squad cheers at home football and home/away women's basketball games

Purple Coed Cheerleading Coaches: Gianna Palumbo and Dylan Zimmerman

White Coed Cheerleading Coaches: Tristan Kreger-Simek and Liberty Wolters

Interested in trying out for the Cheer Team? Scroll to the "Tryout Information" section for details!

The Dance Team has one squad and performs at all home contests for football along with men's and women's basketball.

Dance Team Coaches: Alix McCorkle and Courtney Schraufnagel

Interested in trying out for the Dance Team? Scroll to the "Tryout Information" section for details! 

The Warlettes are a new majorette hip hop dance team who will be performing in the stands at Warhawk Football games.

Warlettes Coach: Dyamond Jackson
JacksonDL25@uww.edu

Interested in trying out for the Warlettes? Scroll to the "Tryout Information" section for details!

The Willie Warhawk mascot is present for all home football and basketball games. Willie also makes appearances for other campus and community events.

Interested in becoming Willie? Scroll to the "Applications" section or submit an interest form!

Tryout Information & Practices



Open Gym: Time Location
Sun., April 7, 2024 6 - 9 pm Gymnastics Gymnasium
Tues., April 9, 2024 8:30 - 11 pm Gymnastics Gymnasium
Content Learning:
Thurs., April 11, 2024 8:30 - 11 pm Gymnastics Gymnasium
Sun., April 14, 2023 6 - 9 pm Gymnastics Gymnasium
Final Tryout:
Tues., April 16 8:30 - 11pm Gymnastics Gymnasium


Please contact the cheer coaches if you have any questions.

Tryout Dates: Time Location
Mon., September 9, 2024 8 - 11 pm DLK Gymnasium 
Tues., September 10, 2024 8 - 11 pm DLK Gymnasium
Wed., September 11, 2024 8 - 11 pm DLK Gymnasium
Final Tryout:
Fri., September 13, 2024 6:30 - 9pm Williams Center Dance Studio

Date Time Location
Sun., September 10 , 2023 6 - 9 pm Williams Center Dance Studio
Thurs., September 14, 2023 8 - 11 pm Williams Center Dance Studio

Please direct questions or concerns to Coach Dyamond Jackson: JacksonDL25@uww.edu

Applications

Spirit Program Application
Application Linked Here
Please filled out the linked application if you are interested in trying out for either the Cheerleading or Dance Team. Application is due at the time of tryouts.

Coach Application
Application Linked Here
The linked application is for those individuals interested in being the student coach for one of the following squads:

  • Cheerleading - Purple Team
  • Cheerleading - White Team
  • Dance Team
  • Spirit Program Coordinator
  • Warlettes

Warlettes
Please fill out the Spirit Program Application, linked here or above.
To reserve your tryout spot, please contact Dyamond Jackson at JacksonDL25@uww.edu.


Willie Warhawk Mascot Application

Application Linked Here
What better way to cheer on the Warhawks and engage with our campus and surrounding communities than to be the lovable Willie Warhawk! Suit up on specific game days and for certain on-campus/community engagements to represent UW-Whitewater and help make memories for current, former and future Warhawks!

Rec Sports is also always seeking dedicated students to join our team in other capacities!
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