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2022 Coaching Application

Interested in Coaching for P.L.A.Y. Cheer? Fill out this form

Welcome to Prior Lake Athletics for Youth Cheerleading!

Thank you for your interest in P.L.A.Y. Cheer.  We currently have several program options: Sideline Cheer,  2:30 and Game Day Competitive Cheer,  and our Pre-Competition Program. 

Sideline Cheer 

Our Recreational Sideline Program includes our fun, inclusive, non-competitive cheer program.  Participants cheer on grade level (or combined grade level) squads from pre-K through 8th grade.  Athletes are encouraged to develop and improve fundamental cheer skills, cheer on our P.L.A.Y. football teams,  share their Laker Pride and make new friends!  Registration takes place in May for the fall season. 

New in 2022, Sideline will include an additional expanded programming option for Middle School athletes which includes an opportunity to cheer additional games, sporting events, special events and possible option to compete in October. 

Our Sideline Cheer program is compatible with our Competition Cheer team schedules and interested athletes are able to elect both.  

The 2:30 Competition Teams

These are our traditional competition cheer teams, performing a 2 minute and 30 second routine including a cheer, dance, tumbling, jumps, stunting and a pyramid.   Our 2:30 teams practice twice a week and compete at 5-6 local competitions in their respective divisions as well as at State where applicable.

The Game Day Team

Our Game Day team competes with a 3 minute routine in which athletes perform a band chant, situational sideline (offensive or defensive) cheer and the school fight song, all while leading the crowd and putting up stunts.  Game Day will practice 1-2x per week.  

The White Pre-Competition Team

This team will focus on learning the fundamentals of competition cheer, including arm motions, jumps, spiriting, facials and stunting basics. They will learn a 2 minute and 30-second traditional routine and perform in an exhibition format at 1-3 local competitions.  Our Pre-Comp team will practice once a week. 


PLAY Cheer is excited to announce the expansion of our program through the addition of competition squad programming for middle school athletes!!!!

Are you interested in Sideline Coaching?  Coaching Registration link is posted at the top of this page.    

Thank you to all who attended our Mandatory Cheer Parent Meeting and Positive Coaching Alliance workshop on 5/2/22!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2022 Competition Athletes on their team placements!!

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