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Martin Methodist University (Pulaski, TN)

Pulaski, TN: Posted August 28, 2019
Position Available:
Head Spirit Coach
Application Deadline: September 13, 2019
Date Position Available: September 13, 2019
Application Procedure:
Sincere interested candidates should send their resume, via Postal Mail, with a list of three references to: Jeff Bain, Director of Athletics, c/o Martin Methodist College, 433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, TN 38478.

Job Description 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of Head Spirit Coach who will be expected to lead our team in reflecting excellence on and off the field. Duties and responsibilities include directing three (3) competitive teams: Cheer, Dance and GameDay. In addition, the head coach will be responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the program including coaching, recruiting, scheduling, compliance, fiscal management, supervision of assistant(s), public relations, promotions, facility management and fundraising.

Additional Information

Martin Methodist College located in Pulaski, Tennessee; a small rural, proactive community in southern middle Tennessee. The RedHawks are members of the NAIA and the Southern States Athletic Conference. The position is immediately open, the review of resumes will begin September 6th. Position will remain open until filled.

Hanover College (Hanover, IN)

Hanover, IN: Posted June 8, 2019
Position Available:
Head STUNT Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: August 7, 2019
Application Procedure:
Apply HERE  

Job Description 

Develops and oversees a competitive stunt program that operates within the parameters set by Hanover College and USA Cheer and STUNT.

Job Requirements

  1. Coordinates and processes all aspects of on and off-campus student-athlete recruitment, scheduling of season contests and practice times, preparation of scouting of opponents.
  2. Provides customer service to the student-athletes, faculty, and administration, fans, parents, community, and the media.
  3. Responsible for functioning within a set budget, game and practice preparation, team travel arrangements, purchasing and maintaining safe and adequate equipment, attending conference coaches meetings, initiating conditioning program, knowing and interpreting USA Cheer and STUNT rules and regulations.
  4. Oversees the preparation of a detailed, itemized, budget.
  5. Initiates changes in the budget that will improve the quality of the program and the student-athlete experience.

Other Requirements

  1. Performs general duties to ensure the quality, safety, and development of the program and the student-athlete experience.
  2. Maintains records for statistical analysis and historical ramifications.
  3. Will be assigned another responsibility based on coaching/administrative strengths.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Stunt certifications or the ability to obtain stunt certifications during the first year of employment required.
  • Experience: Previous high school or collegiate stunt participation and/or coaching experience is highly desirable.
  • Skills Required: Good interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with a wide audience, the ability to do a variety of secondary assignments.

Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

St. Louis, MO: Posted August 7, 2019
Position Available:
Head Cheer Coach
Application Procedure:
Apply here: 
Keyword: cheerleading
Job ID: 44903

Upper Iowa University (Fayette, IA)

Fayette, IA: Posted July 26, 2019
Position Available:
Head Competitive Cheer Coach
Date Position Available: August 2019
Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description 

Upper Iowa University seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Head Competitive Cheer Coach. This position reports to the Associate AD/Director of Athletic Development and is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful Competitive Cheer program. The program is supported primarily through an endowment fund established to ensure the continued operation of the program in perpetuity.

Job Requirements

Duties for the position include, but are not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress and eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies of the sport. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices session along with develop, implement, and evaluate game day routines, choreography and fan engagement strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program. Prepare competitive team schedule, participate in public relations/media activities, and fundraising initiatives. Oversee team travel coordination and other administrative processes and procedures. Prepare, monitor, and manage team budget. Select, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and other governing body policies, procedures, and regulations. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, MO)

St. Louis, MO, IL: Posted July 26, 2019
Position Available:
Cheer Coach
Date Position Available: July 17, 2019
Application Procedure:
Email Andrea Robb with resume at

Job Description 

Provide direct coaching and assist in the oversight of the Missouri Baptist University cheerleading program. Responsibilities also include game day involvement, community and campus service as well as NAIA competitions. Will routinely meet with the Director of Spirit & Community Engagement to coordinate activities ensuring a successful game day experience for fans. The Cheer Coach will also assist the Director of Spirit & Community Engagement with events and activities including but not limited to Homecoming and the annual Spartan Hall of Fame banquet.

Compensation is full graduate tuition* and a competitive stipend based on experience. 20 hours per week. Early morning practice and evening/weekend games.

Tabor College (Hillsboro, Kansas)

Hillsboro, KS: Posted July 15, 2019
Position Available:
Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: August 1, 2019
Application Procedure:
E-mail cover letter and resume to Misty Smithson, human resource coordinator, to

Job Requirements

Tabor College, Hillsboro KS, seeks applications for Head Cheer Coach. 3/4-time position. Combined with other duties for full-time. Head coach responsible for developing competitive cheer program, sideline activities/routines and recruiting. Applicants must affirm Tabor distinctive as Evangelical Christian college and articulate personal relationship with Jesus. Bachelor’s degree and coaching experience required.

Allen Community College (Iola, Kansas)

Iola, KS: Posted June 18, 2019
Position Available:
Assistant Cheer- Dance Coach/ Residence Hall Director
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: July 29, 2019
Application Procedure:
Application: Submit letter of interest, resume, employment application (on website,, unofficial transcripts and names and phone numbers of three professional references. Submit by email to: Shellie Regehr, HR Specialist, Allen Community College, 1801 N. Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749, 620-901-6299.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities include recruiting, fundraising, and coaching duties under the Head Coach and a live-in position as a Residence Hall Director with additional student services responsibilities

Required Qualifications

  •  Valid driver’s license required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Cheer experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience living or working in residence life

Additional Information

Salary: $20,600 plus room and 18 meal plan for housing responsibilities.
Starting date: July 29, 2019 for 10 month contract. Benefit package available.

Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, TX)

Corpus Christi, TX: Posted June 6, 2019
Position Available:
Spirit Coordinator
Application Deadline: July 7, 2019
Date Position Available: June 7, 2019
Application Procedure:
To apply, click here.

Job Description
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, a Division 1 member of the NCAA and the Southland Conference, is seeking applicants for the vacant Spirit Coordinator Position. This position is part-time and reports to the Assistant AD for Marketing and Promotions. The Spirit Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of the Islanders Spirit Program (Islanders Rip Tide) and Mascot (Izzy the Islander).

Job Requirements

  • Supervise, train and instruct the spirit program and mascot to include proper training and performances of squad at all practices, athletics events, and post season contests.
  • Recruiting quality student-athletes who meet admission requirements and have the potential to graduate.
  • Oversight of the selection process for team membership while making scholarship recommendations to supervisor for distribution.
  • Maintaining the equipment and uniform inventory while coordinating with supervisor on purchases for the team.
  • Responsible for supervising the volunteer assistant coaches.
  • Development and utilization of the spirit program budget.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of the student-athletes.
  • Managing all spirit squad and mascot appearances both on-campus and within the community.
  • Collaborating with the Athletics Marketing Team and Islanders Pep Band on game day preparation.\
  • Assist with the implementation of the Islander Student Section.
  • Organizing Fundraising Initiatives for the Spirit Program.
  • Oversee and administer competitive spirit camps.
  • Maintaining Proper Safety and Certification under national rules and guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • AACCA certification or able to obtain.
  • Previous experience coaching or being part of a cheerleading squad.
  • Knowledge of cheerleading skills.
  • Participation in Collegiate Cheerleading.
  • Experience selecting, coaching, developing cheerleaders.
  • Previous experience promoting school spirit.
  • Commitment to academic excellence in students.
  • Successful experience working with student-athletes of diverse cultures, racial and ethnic groups.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Successful interview and three background clearances: Criminal Background Check (Act 34); Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151); and FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting (Act 114).

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three to Five (3-5) years of experience in dance team instruction
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
  • Ability to recruit, supervise and evaluate student-athletes.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, limited travel involved.

Additional Information

  • Part time position

Newberry College (Newberry, SC)

Newberry, SC: Posted June 5, 2019
Position Available:
Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: July 1, 2019
Application Procedure:
To apply send a resume and cover letter to

Job Description
Newberry College, a Division II member of the NCAA and South Atlantic Conference, is seeking a Dance Coach. This position is full-time and reports to the Athletic Director, and assigned responsibilities based on the experience of the successful candidate. The position will supervise the Dance Team, and work with Student Affairs to help build the Wolf Nation (student support group) and will have other responsibilities in the Department of Athletics based on the individual skill sets. This position is full time and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

This position will supervise, train and instruct the dance squad to include proper training and performances of squad at all practices and required athletic events. Responsible for supervising part-time or volunteer assistants, development and utilization of the dance team budget; recruiting quality dance team members who meet admissions requirements and have the potential to graduate; managing dance team appearance requests both on-campus and within the community; help serving as liaison to the Newberry College Marching Band and Pep Band.

Newberry College is also hiring a Head Cheerleading Coach. If a Dance Team Coach has Cheerleading coaching experience, the College will accept inquiries from candidates to be Head Coach of Dance and Cheer Squads.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred; previous cheerleading and dance coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred; previous experience in marketing/promotions, fundraising, community relations, event management or other areas in a Division I or II athletic department preferred; demonstrated skills with the ability to coordinate staff and other employees working events simultaneously and the ability to communicate in writing and orally to outside groups and vendors/sponsors is required.

Gannon University (Erie, PA)

Erie, PA: Posted May 21, 2019
Position Available:
Head Coach, Competitive Cheerleading and Dance
Application Procedure:
Submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. For more information about Gannon visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description
Gannon University, a Catholic university, invites applications for a Head Competitive Cheer and Dance Coach. Gannon’s athletic program includes 22 varsity sports, in which 18 sports compete at the NCAA Division II level. Responsibilities include all aspects of general program management, recruiting, and team training. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.

Successful candidates must possess coaching experience; preferably at a university with a complete cheer and/or dance program. Experience recruiting to a highly selective institution is preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred. A valid driver’s license with a good driving history is required.

Position is full-time; salary commensurate with experience.

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