Cheer and Stunt
In just the first year as a team, Coach Thomas led Olivet’s cheer and STUNT team to receive a bid to the National Cheerleading Association Nationals. In addition, the team had many travel opportunities to participate in competitions all over the nation, including Daytona Beach, Florida.
Both male and female students may try out for the team, and scholarships up to $3,000 are available for award based on performance and talent. Join Olivet College’s cheer and STUNT team to be a member of a growing team with tremendous potential.
Cheer and STUNT Head Coach
Tietricha “Trish” Thomas
Tietricha Thomas serves as head coach of both the competitive dance team and cheer and STUNT team at Olivet College. During her time coaching high school teams before coming to Olivet, Coach Thomas led teams to the National Cheerleaders Association Nationals and helped a team break the school record for points at a competitive meet and win the conference title three years is a row. She has expierece recruiting students, planning practices, leading workouts and weight training exercises, organizing fundraisers, study tables and youth camps. Coach Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Michigan University where she also minored in dance.
Our girls worked very hard in the first year as a STUNT team. Though our team had less than 16 girls, we competed against 16-man teams all season. Most teams have close to 30 girls on the roster. I am extremely proud of the perseverance our team showed last year, and we are really excited to continue to grow in the sport of STUNT.Tietricha Thomas