Tyler Junior College

Apache Cheerleading

Interested in Apache Cheer?

Benefits of being an Apache Cheerleader

  • Performance Grant opportunities (scholarship)
  • Uniforms and equipment provided
  • Paid travel expenses (transportation, room and meals)
  • Access to athletic trainers and training facilities
  • Strength coach and access to work out facilities 
  • Kinesiology elective credits (1 credit hour per semester)
  • Community Service event participation
  • "College Game Day" experience and university cheer preparation
  • Coaching staff with over 17 combined years of coaching all star, college and tumbling
  • Participation at NCA Collegiate Nationals, Daytona Beach, FL

Academic Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in 12 or more semester credit hours (special circumstances considered).
  • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or more for team and performance grant eligibility.
  • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or more for full tuition performance grant eligibility.
  • Must complete mandatory study hours to remain eligible for team events and participation.


Cheerleading Coaches

Ryan Harrigan
Head Coach
Email: rhar2@tjc.edu
Phone: 903-510-3183

Dee Kelley
Assistant Coach
Email: dkel2@tjc.edu
Phone: 903-510-3183

Spirit Programs Contact

Jackie France
New Student, Family and Spirit Programs Coordinator

Email: jfra@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-3133