Cheerleading Recruiting Questionnaire


Highlight Videos can be submitted anytime for underclassman looking for feedback. (high school freshman, sophomores, and juniors) 

*It is recommended that student athletes looking to be recruited for the 2020-2021 team submit questionnaire along with YouTube link by September 2019. 

Highlight the following items (in detail) in your video:

*Introduction (name, hometown, high school and or all-star gym)

-Why you would like to be on The Ohio State University Cheer Team

-Why you would be an ideal candidate for our team

-What is your best/ proudest athletic memory as a competitor?

-What you hope to pursue academically in college

-Any other information you wish to share


*Gameday footage if you are a high school cheerleader

-showcase motion placement/ sharpness/ energy in cheers or sideline chants demonstrated


*Standing tumbling passes- *NON SPRING FLOOR

– standing backhandspring

-standing tuck (no step)

-standing backhandspring back tuck (no step)


*Elite tumbling passes- *NON SPRING FLOOR

-standing backhandspring backhandspring tuck/ layout/ full (preferred no step)

-standing backhanspring layout/ full

-standing fulls


*Running tumbling- *NON SPRING FLOOR

-roundoff handspring series (prefer power hurdle over two-step or running into)

-roundoff handspring tuck (prefer power hurdle over 2 step or running into)

-roundoff handspring layout (prefer power hurdle over 2 step or running into)

-roundoff handspring full (prefer power hurdle over 2 step or running into)

-*Any elite passes (whip to full/ Arabian to full/ full through to full/ kick full/ etc.)


*Coed partner stunts

– hands stunts- hands lib/ stretch/ cupie

– walk-in stunts- extension/ lib/ stretch/ arabesque

– toss stunts- lib/ stretch/ arabesque/ cupie

– spinning stunts- fullups/ hands full around/ etc.

– flipping stunts- roundoff ups/ front handspring ups/ backhandspring ups/ rewinds/ hand in hands/ double ups/ one arm rewinds/ etc.


*Videos do not have to be produced in a professional manner but your image and appearance/ question and answer portion/ and skills demonstrated should highlight all of your strengths as a student athlete in a professional manner.