The U of L cheer squads support the athletic teams at the University of Louisville by creating an enthusiastic environment. The cheerleaders also represent the University at a variety of alumni, community and charitable events.
A Louisville cheerleader is representative of the University and should display a positive and courteous manner at all times. The cheer program is under the athletic department and is managed by the spirit coordinator and cheer coaches.
Louisville’s small co-ed cheerleading squad has won seven National Cheerleading Association championships (2005-11).
The Cardinals’ large co-ed cheerleading squad has won 15 National Cheerleading Association championships (1985-86, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998-99, 2003-05, 2007-09, 2011).
Louisville’s all-girl cheerleading squad has won nine National Cheerleading Association championships (1998-99, 2001-05, 2009, 2011).
The U of L competitive large co-ed squad consists of a maximum of nine females and 11 males. Louisville’s small co-ed squad consists of a maximum of 16 females and four males, and the competitive all-girl squad consists of a maximum of 20 females.
You are evaluated based on how much POTENTIAL you have to become a collegiate cheerleader and to contribute to the team.