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Asst. Coach/Indoor Practice Facility Manager4-year lettermen at the University of South Carolina
Member of the 1998-1999 nationally ranked cheerleading squad
Graduate of University of South Carolina with a degree in Excersise Science
Native of North Fort Meyers, FL
Head Cheerleading Coach/ Spirit Coordinatior4th year coaching the University of South Carolina
2 nationally ranked seasons
Bachelors Degree from Newberry College 1992
Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina 1994
10 year veteran with Universal Cheerleaders Association
Married to Kevin Karl Two children Kayla and Jamie
South Carolina Cheerleading
Rex Enright Athletic Center
1300 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC 29208
Colors: Garnet and Black
Head Coach: Toni Makism-Karl
Asst Coach: Aaron Curls
Athletic Trainer: Denise Pearson
Achievements: 1999: 8th place featured on ESPN; 2000: 11th place featured on ESPN
Summer Camp Information
USC Summer Cheerleading Camps 2002
for Middle School and High School.
USC and Universal Cheerleaders Association
call 777-8429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org ro register or for more information.
Cheerleading tryouts are held each Spring usually during the end of March or the first of April and each Fall during the first full week of classes or the day classes begin. Individual placement on each team will be determined following the Fall tryout. The Varsity squad is a co-ed squad while the Junior Varsity squad is all-girl squad. Currently, all cheerleaders participate in home football games.
FALL TRYOUTS for coed and all-girl cheerleading teams
August 22-24, 2002
August 22 5-9PM
August 23 5-9PM
August 24 10AM
USC Fieldhouse For current students and those already accepted into the University.
The following is an example of the type of skills recommended for tryouts:
***These may vary from tryout to tryout.***
Dance: girls only
Cheer and/or Sideline
Recommened Gymnastics: Standing Tuck/Backhandspring
Optional Gymnastics: Any tumbling skills, series, etc.
Recommended Co-ed Partner Status: Toss stunts (lib/stetch, full)
Optional Co-ed Partner: Sequence of up to 3 stunts
All-girl Partner stunts: Evaluated on technique as base or top. Basic progression stunts w/assigned stunt group.