Join the squad


Official Spring and Fall tryouts have already occurred, however, occasionally the head coach will accommodate individual auditions throughout the year based on overall team needs and and individuals skill alignment to the program!

Complete and submit an audition application below!

(Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the program. During unofficial audition periods, you will only be contacted by the head coach in cases where there is an opportunity to fill a spot on the team.) 

The University of Maryland cheerleading squad is a unique program in that it is divided into three separate teams: Golden Girls, Diamondbacks and Lady T’s.  This allows the coaching staff to select individuals at varying levels of gymnastics and stunting ability and group them together to provide them with the best opportunity to develop their skills.

Basic Team Requirements (applies to all interested individuals):

  • Must be a current or prospective University of Maryland Student enrolled full-time (12 hours).
  • Freshman Connection students are eligible.
  • A minimum of 2 years cheerleading experience at the high school or all-star level.
  • Tumbling experience required.
  • Must have a completed physical within 6 months of the audition date.
  • Sickle Cell test results required prior to audition date.


complete your Audition application Here

Download Student Athlete Medical Packet Here

 *Please email ONLY completed athlete medical packet to

*The University of Maryland Cheerleading Program values diversity and inclusion.  We do not discriminate against any current or prospective athlete for team selection and placement based on race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected class. 

**Please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee that you will make the University of Maryland cheerleading team.  There are several factors that weigh into team selection and final determination of the team will be made at the sole the discretion of the Head Coach.