FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

2017-2018 Team Placements

Eligibility determined by age on August 31, 2017:

Please click here to register and get the tryout info booklet!

 

Q: WHY DOES KE HAVE TRYOUTS (team placements)?

A: To determined whether an athlete is best suited for the all-star cheer program or the prep team.

Q: WHAT ARE THE COACHES LOOKING FOR?

A: Our Coaches are looking for hard-working athletes who demonstrate skill/potential, willingness to accept direction, mindfulness to safety, and a desire to contribute to a positive team environment. These types of athletes come in many ranges of athletic ability. Experience is not necessary.

Q: WHAT DO WE DO AT TRYOUTS?

A: We will teach you a variety of cheerleading skills: stunts, jumps, tumbling, motions, dance, and performance confidence. Tryouts also consists of a variety of athletic evaluations such as endurance, strength, and flexibility tests. Please keep in mind that these tryouts are done in a fun, easy-going environment.

Q: ARE PRACTICES MANDATORY?

A: Yes.

Q: WILL I BE ABLE TO KEEP CHEERING ON MY SCHOOL TEAM?

A: We deliberately avoided after school hours when the majority of practices occur. Many Kingston Elite athletes also cheer on their school teams and do all sorts of after-school sports for that matter.