Signal Mountain Middle High School

2021 SMHS Cheer Tryout Clinics and Information

2021 HS Cheerleading Tryouts

  • HS Cheerleading tryouts for 2021 will be taking place virtually this year, and all students interested in trying out should plan to attend the live HS Cheerleading Clinic that will take place on Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, November 19 from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the SMMHS stadium track.  There is no charge to participate in the Clinic as those trying out will be taught the routines they will need to know.
  • After learning the routines, those trying out will submit a recorded video of their performance.  All videos must be submitted by Monday, December 14 and should be sent to [email protected].
  • Several tryout forms must be completed and turned in to Coach Willingham by Wednesday, November 18.  All tryout forms can be found by clicking on the “Forms” link found on the HS Cheerleading webpage.  To access the HS Cheerleading webpage, please CLICK HERE.
  • Before participating in the Clinic, a current physical must also be uploaded to our DragonFly system in order to try-out or participate.  Information for Dragon Fly can be found on the SMMHS website or by visiting
  • For more information, please visit the HS Cheerleading website by CLICKING HERE or contact Coach Laura Willingham at [email protected].

All students interested in cheering or mascot at SMHS will need to fill out these forms and return them before being able to tryout:

1.      Sign Up Form

2.      Qualifications page initialed by parents

3.      Parent Permission Form

4.      Copy of most recent report card.  You can print off at home or ask front desk for help.

5.      Hamilton County Student Athlete Release Form

6.      Dragonfly filled out including your current TSSAA physical dated April 20th or later.

No one will be allowed to participate in tryouts without ALL forms (1-5 above) in the tryout packet turned in byNovember 18th.  They ARE DUE the Wednesday of clinic week AS is the DRAGONFLY Health Account. (CURRENT SMMHS Athletes will already have a dragonfly completed and a current TSSAA physical completed.)

Tryouts this year will be done by a submitted video due by December 14th.  The applicant will be expected to wear solid black shorts and a clean, fitted solid white T-shirt.  Please, no words, labels, or pictures on the shirt or shorts. Videos should be sent to [email protected]

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