Tampa Bay Storm Cheerleaders

In between the Lightning games I took advantage to visit the Tampa Bay Storm over the Memorial Day weekend. The theme of the game against the Philadelphia Soul was “Salute to Military”. The Storm took a beating but my attention for the night was on the talented dancing cheerleaders.

The 2015 squad has thirteen members including 5 rookies. Returning veterans Jalyssa and Philippa are Co Captains this year and Jalyssa was the Arena Bowl representative in 2014.

Our thanks to Director Kindra Stocher and choreographer Stephanie (Arena Bowl 2013) for the hospitality to allow Ultimate Cheerleaders the chance to cover these attractive performers. The Storm web site has nice bio descriptions for each member, check it out. Arena football is great fan friendly inexpensive entertainment, try and get out to a game.

Enjoy the photos:

1 Megan

Megan

2 Salina

Salina

3 Christina

Cristina

4 Tyanne

Tyanne

5 Kayla

Kayla

6 Allison

Allison

7

Tyanne and Shaniqua

8 Jalyssa

Jalyssa (Captain)

9

Le’Dreauna, Shaniqua, Jalyssa and Lexxie

[Storm Cheerleaders Gallery]

[Tampa Bay Storm Cheerleaders]

Courtney is the Sea Gals New Choreographer

sg

The former Sea Gal and 2014 Pro Bowl representative is shown here with the squad after teaching her first dance.

[Courtney on Twitter]

[Courtney – 2013 P-R-O Convention All-Star]

Photo of the Day – May 27

Jets_101

A member of the New York Jets Flight Crew

Title: 14-15 Ice Crew Profile – Taylor

Kings Vision was on hand for the 14-15 Ice Crew calendar photo shoot! Check out this profile featuring Ms. March 2015, Taylor!

Ice_Crew_Calendar_2014_Taylor

Get Your Dance On: Sixers To Hold Auditions For 2015-16 Sixers Dancers

The Philadelphia 76ers today announced audition details for the 2015-16 Sixers Dancers, which include auditions in both Philadelphia and New York City.

sixers

The team will host an open call audition in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 17 at the Sixers’ home arena (3601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19148) beginning at 6:30 p.m. (media encouraged to attend between 8:00 and 8:45 p.m.). Walk-ups are welcome, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

The team will also host an audition in New York City on Monday, June 15 at Broadway Dance Center (322 W. 45thSt., 3rd floor, New York, NY 10036) at 8:00 a.m. (Dancers in the Philadelphia region are encouraged to try out at the local audition on June 17.)

Individuals interested in trying out for the Sixers Dancers must be at least 18 years of age by June 1, 2015 and should have prior experience in dance. They must also fill out the application form linked HERE and pay a $20 audition fee.

Dancers are also encouraged to register for one of the upcoming Sixers Dancers Pre-Audition Workshops. The Sixers will hold workshop sessions at Touch of Class Dance Studio (483 Park Way, Broomall, PA 19008) onSaturday, May 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 11 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Attendees will learn the necessary choreography for auditions and get inside tips from current members of the team. Those interested in attending the Pre-Audition Workshops must email Derrick Hayes, Sixers Live Events Manager, atderrickhayes@sixers.com.

The Sixers Dancers are entering their 19th season as an integral part of the Sixers’ game night entertainment, performing multiple times and visiting fans at every home game. Off the court, the careers, educational accomplishments and community involvement of the Sixers Dancers will empower young girls in the Philadelphia region to pursue their goals, while also inspiring them to be beautiful inside and out.

Yes, Chicago dancers can still cheer for their football team; Chicago Thunder Dancers prep classes and auditions are here

ChicagoThunder2015b

The Chicago Thunder Football Club, a proud member of the MidStates Football League of minor league outdoor football, will again include a professional dance team this season. Jenny Hinz, the Director of the Chicago Thunder Dancers (AND also Director of the Chicago Blitz Thunder Dancers) informs us of their upcoming prep class and auditions. Here is the scoop!

Chicago, Are you Ready to Go Pro?
Chicago Thunder Dancers Prep Class
May 28 8:30-10:30pm
$15
*FFC Gym East Lakeview, 3657 N Pinegrove Ave, Chicago Il 60613.

Chicago Thunder Dancers Auditions
June 4 8:30-11pm
$20
*FFC Gym East Lakeview, 3657 N Pinegrove Ave, Chicago Il 60613.

Auditions are $20. Come ‘camera ready’ as we will be filming the web series: Chicago Blitz Dancers, Making the Team!

Email chicagothunderdancers@gmail.com to register or receive additional information.

Registration Starts at 8:15pm
o Train and bus nearby, as well as pay to park
o Plan to come early so you can find the place.
o $15 prep class, $20 auditions

Photo of the Day – May 26

vikings48

A Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – Golden State Warriors Store Opening in Westfield Mall

With the incredible momentum and popularity of the NBA brand in SF Bay area, the Golden State Warriors have opened up a storefront on Market Street of 1800 sq ft of retail space to sell merchandise to new adoring hordes of fans. At 11am on Saturday May 23, fans lined up at the grand opening and had the chance to buy 2015 NBA Playoffs memorabilia and take advantage of other specials.

With a weekend trip planned to SF Bay for Memorial Day Weekend, I was happy to take advantage to checking out some fan events of the Golden State Warriors even if the team is in Texas for the duration of the time I am in town. Of course the highlight was a brief conversation with a few members of the Golden State Warriors Dance Team and get a free swimsuit calendar.

Fans who arrived early were able to grab an assortment of handouts from a car flag, MVP Stephen Curry poster, and a Strength In Numbers button.

GSW Dance Team Member Rachel

GSW Dance Team Member Yvonne

GSW Dance Team Member Danielle

Up 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals vs Houston Rockets, hopes are high for the first NBA Championship to SF Bay since 1975.

What’s Your Favorite Sidewinders Look?

It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these, and the quick-change Arizona Sidewinders gave us five different looks at their May 16th game.

Sidewinders_0029

1. Greeting the fans before the game, the Sidewinders wore jackets over their copper tops, shorts and boots.

Sidewinders_0076

2. For the first half the jackets came off and the boots were replaced with Nikes.

Sidewinders_0039

3. For the second half the copper tops were traded for white and the shorts for skirts

Sidewinders_0108

4. For their third quarter performance the dancers went with a country look.

Sidewinders_0050

5. For the after game autograph session the Sidewinders donned their jackets and boots once again.

What is your favorite Arizona Sidewinders look?

 
pollcode.com free polls

NBA Auditions Dates Updated!

Attention all aspiring NBA dancers!  The auditions page has been updated with several NBA dance team auditions dates.

LakerGirls020412V17

NBA Dance Teams (2015)
Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders: Friday, june 19. [Details]
Boston Celtics Dancers (Boston Audition): Saturday, June 13. [Details]
Boston Celtics Dancers (NYC Audition): Wednesday, June 10. [Details]
Boston Celtics Dancers (L. A. Audition): Wednesday, May 13. [Details]
Brooklynettes: TBD. [Details]
Charlotte Hornets Honey Bees: Saturday, June 13. [Details]
Chicago Bulls Luvabulls: TBD. [Details]
Cleveland Cavaliers Cavalier Girls: TBD. [Details]
Dallas Mavericks Dancers: Saturday, July 11. [Details]
Denver Nuggets Dancers: Friday, July 10. [Details]
Detroit Pistons Dancers: TBD. [Details]
Detroit Pistons Cheer Team: TBD. [Details]
Golden State Warrior Girls: TBD. [Details]
Houston Rockets Power Dancers: Saturday, June 20. [Details]
Indiana Pacers Pacemates: TBD. [Details]
Los Angeles Clippers Spirit: Sunday, July 19. [Details]
Los Angeles Lakers Laker Girls: Saturday, July 11. [Details]
Memphis Grizzlies Grizz Girls: TBD. [Details]
Miami Heat Dancers: TBD. [Details]
Milwaukee Bucks Dancers: TBD. [Details]
Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers: Saturday, July 18. [Details]
New York Knicks City Dancers: Saturday, June 13. [Details]
New Orleans Pelicans Dance Team: Saturday, June 13. [Details]
Oklahoma City Thunder Girls: TBD [Details]
Orlando Magic Dancers: Saturday, June 6. [Details]
Philadelphia 76ers Dream Team (Philadelphia Audition): Wednesday, June 17. [Details]
Philadelphia 76ers Dream Team (NYC Audition): Monday, June 15. [Details]
Phoenix Suns Dancers: Saturday, Aug 1. [Details]
Portland Trailblazers BlazerDancers: Sunday, July 12. [Details]
Sacramento Kings Dance Team: TBD. [Details]
San Antonio Spurs Silver Dancers: Saturday, July 18. [Details]
Toronto Raptors Dance Pak: Saturday, July 11. [Details]
Utah Jazz Dancers: Saturday, July 11. [Details]
Washington Wizards Wizard Girls: Saturday, July 18. [Details]

LakerGirls020412V26

The auditions page will be updated with additional audition dates as they become available.

Photo of the Day – May 25

chastity

From 2005 – Washington Redskins Cheerleader Chastity

Stearman advances to Cowboys training camp

Joe Elerson
Athens Review
May 20, 2015

2015 DCC Finals_73 RayleeMalakoff senior Raylee Stearman is one step closer to her dream of becoming a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.

“I am very excited to say I will be a 2015 training camp candidate for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders,” Stearman said. “I am currently looking for an apartment in the Dallas area to move up there by June 1.”

Stearman made it to training camp June 1 with the hopes of making the final roster by the end of the summer.

“No one is officially on the 2015 Cowboys team,” Stearman said. “We will know at the end of the summer. They will announce it with a team picture.”

Stearman said her senior year has been the best year of her life.

She was the Malakoff High School homecoming queen and graduates Thursday, June 4th.

“This has been my favorite year of high school. Coming in as a freshman, I would have never expected this,” Stearman said. “With theater and homecoming and all of the different things this year coming together, it has been an extraordinary year.”

The Malakoff community has helped Stearman in so many ways during the past two weeks.

“Malakoff has been so supportive. The school announced it and all of my wonderful fellow students and friends have congratulated me,” Stearman said. “My teacher Jessica Bentley helped watch my solo the day before and they have been patient with my random schedule. I could not have done it without Malakoff.”

With votes on the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders website and making it to the panel interviews and final audition, Stearman was anxious during the announcement for the candidates.

“Kelli Finglass, Judy and Charlotte Jones-Anderson all went to the front and starting listing girls names,” Stearman said. “I was just sitting there praying and hoping my name would be called. It got towards the end and I was one of the last names called. I thought maybe it was not my year.”

She said the support of the community was appreciative in reaching this goal in her first attempt.

“It really helped me through the process knowing I had that support group,” Stearman said. “It meant so much to me and this process is emotionally tough. Once the word got out there and the paper was put out there, I started seeing all of the support with people rooting me on no matter what the outcome was.”

With training camp less than two weeks away, Stearman knows it will be tough for her to adjust to the transition.

“It will be tough. First-year training camp is my first time moving out of home,” Stearman said. “That is more of my concern that I will living with a friend away from home for the first time for the whole summer.”

She knows heading to Dallas will be a time for growth and excitement.

“Being 18 and heading off to college and doing all of this, I am expecting personal growth,” Stearman said. “I have made some great friends and learning some great experiences and life lessons all at once. I am really excited for this chance.”

The Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders

Sidewinders_0094

The Sidewinders are the dance team for the Arizona Rattlers, performing at their home games in the US Airways Arena.

Sidewinders_0030

They are the AFL’s longest running dance team and were the named league’s Dance Team of the Year in 2011 and 2013.

Sidewinders_0112

In February the squad had the privilege of performing with Kary Perry during the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

Sidewinders_0003
The Sidewinders are under the direction of Angie Baker. Angie was a four-time Sidewinder and represented her squad as part of the 2007 Arena Bowl Dream Team. After the Sidewinders, she cheered for the Arizona Cardinals for 2 seasons. She then returned to the Sidewinders as Director. She’s now in her 6th season running the squad and was the Director of the AFL Dream Team at last year’s Arena Bowl in Cleveland.

Sidewinders_0135
Captain and four-year veteran Heather.

Continue reading The Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders

Photo of the Day – May 22

DEG_SILVERSTARS_IMG_6291

A pair of DEG SilverStars (with goalie)

Rams Cheerleaders in Mexico to Shoot Swimsuit Calendar

rams1

[Rams Cheerleaders in Mexico Gallery]