Varsity Spirit Instructors

Varsity Spirit is committed to creating a safe and positive environment for its participants’ physical, emotional and social development, and promoting an environment free from abuse and misconduct. This includes ensuring all instructors comply with safety regulations and undergo thorough background checks and trainings. All of our instructors complete the following certifications:

  • Annual Background Check
  • Heads Up Concussion Training
  • USA Cheer Safety Certification
  • Athlete Safety and Wellness Program – must pass a 25-question, scenario-based test on mandatory reporting requirements and issues such as cyberbullying, hazing, human trafficking, and imbalance of power
  • Good Moral Character Affidavit
  • Comprehensive Staff Training Program
  • Fingerprinting – as required by state law and camp requirements
  • COVID-19 Safety & Preparedness Training

NEW: Staff COVID-19 Training/Policies – Instructors are required to complete a COVID Safety Training course where they are educated on the COVID-19 Camp Rules. Prior to camp, instructors are trained on local guidelines applicable to or mandated by the school/organization.

  • Staff will monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 listed by the CDC in its most current guidance and follow any and all applicable health and safety protocol/guidelines applicable to them.
  • Training will be provided on maintaining physical distancing and precautionary measures.
  • Should stunt/lift instruction be allowed to occur based on the reopening phase of the local government at the time of camp, this will require close proximity of the athletes and masks will be worn as dictated by the current phase order based on state and local governmental guidance.
  • Spotting/safety procedures should not be minimized due to social distancing.
  • Staff will wash/sanitize their hands upon entering the building before instruction begins.
  • Staff will supply their own wipes/tissues/hand sanitizer.
  • Staff will not touch anyone’s belongings except for their own.