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Rider Cheerleading

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Release: May 16, 2016
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 Rider University Cheerleading

Team Information


The Rider University Cheerleading squad is an active member of the Rider University community.  The cheerleaders support the Men’s and Women’s Division I basketball teams at every home game and perform at other campus events.  In addition to promoting school spirit, the team competes at a national competition, participates in STUNT the Sport tournaments, and engages in charity events throughout the community.


A list of frequently asked questions is linked to this page in a pdf.


Social Media
Facebook: Rider University Cheerleading

Instagram: rideruniversitycheer
Twitter: @RiderCheer_


Tryout Information

September 8 - Clinic 7:30pm - Alumni Gym
September 11 - Clinic 1:00pm - Alumni Gym
September 13 - Tryout 7:30pm - Alumni Gym

The team accepts All-Girl and Co-Ed positions.  Prior to tryouts taking place in early September, interested incoming freshmen, transfer students, and current students may submit a spring video for coach’s consideration and feedback.  Submitting a video is not mandatory in order to be a part of the team. 

The mandatory official live tryout will take place in early September (please check social media for specific dates at the start of the Fall semester).  A cheer, chant, and dance will be taught and then performed in groups in front of a panel of judges.  Tumbling (tumbling is not required), jumps, and stunting skills will also be assessed at this time.

If you do choose to submit a video prior to the official live tryout, please include the cheer profile form and a copy of your acceptance letter.

Content for Video:

  • Please start video introduction with your name, hometown, age, and reason you want to cheer in college
  • Should show any standing and best of running tumbling (Tumbling not required)
  • Stunt sequence of at least 3 stunts in transition, and 3 one legged stunts
  •  Two basket tosses
  • 3 jumps- toe touch, hurdler of your choice, and jump of your choice (Jump of your choice can be a multiple jump, and contain standing tumbling if applicable)
  • A dance and cheer section

Lar Sirak /

Or Mail:

Rider University Cheerleading
Alumni Gym/ATTN: Lar Sirak
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville NJ 08648

Coach’s Information

Lar Sirak
Phone: 609-896-5054
Fax: 609-896-0341

High School Seniors:

Any High School Senior or Junior interested in cheering at Rider University may visit with the team at a practice or attend a game.

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