NFL Cheerleader Auditions In Florida

Florida is a great state for aspiring professional cheerleaders to make it to the NFL sidelines.

Jacksonville Jaguars. Saturday April 1st. Register online HERE

Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sunday April 2nd. Register online HERE

Miami Dolphins. Saturday June 3rd. Register online HERE

Here’s some successful rookies from the 2016 season:

Kiana, Dolphins

Elizabeth L., Buccaneers

Rachel, THE ROAR

Alexandria, Dolphins

Drianca, THE ROAR

Kelly, Buccaneers

Enjoy game albums HERE

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 14

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 14. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

TopCats

The ROAR

The ROAR

Gold Rush

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 12

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 12. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

Saintsations

Raiderettes

NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 9

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 9 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Minnesota Vikings
Miami Dolphins
Kansas City Chiefs
Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers
Los Angeles Rams
San Diego Chargers
Oakland Raiders
Seattle Seahawks

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 9

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 9.  More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

Gold Rush

NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 7

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 7 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

Los Angeles Rams
Cincinnati Bengals
Detroit Lions
Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City Chiefs
Miami Dolphins
New York Jets
Philadelphia Eagles
Tennessee Titans
Atlanta Falcons
San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals
Denver Broncos

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 7

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 7.  Click here to view the gallery.

The ROAR

Ben-Gals

NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 6

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 6 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

San Diego Chargers
Detroit Lions
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New Orleans Saints
Tennessee Titans
Washington Redskins
Oakland Raiders
Seattle Seahawks
Houston Texans
Arizona Cardinals

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 6

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 6. Click here to view the gallery.

Saintsations

Raiderettes

Sea Gals

NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 5

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 5 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

San Francisco 49ers
Detroit Lions
Indianapolis Colts
Miami Dolphins
Baltimore Ravens
Minnesota Vikings
Denver Broncos
Dallas Cowboys
Los Angeles Rams
Oakland Raiders
Carolina Panthers

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 5

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 5. Click here to view the gallery.

Gold Rush

Raiderettes

TopCats

NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 3

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 3 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites.  Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

New England Patriots
Carolina Panthers
Cincinnati Bengals
Jacksonville Jaguars
Miami Dolphins
Tennessee Titans
Seattle Seahawks
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Indianapolis Colts
Kansas City Chiefs
Philadelphia Eagles
Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans Saints

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UPDATE: Who is the First-ever British Cheerleader in the NFL?

UPDATE: An astute reader has emailed me to let me know that there was another cheerleader from Britain who preceded Holly in cheering for the NFL.  Her name is Angela G. who cheered for the San Diego Charger Girls in 2014.  As luck would happen, I photographed Angela and here’s a photo of her as proof.

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I was referencing information from the Daily Mail article linked below and it was erroneous.  My apologies to Angela and Holly for the error.


The NFL is going international.  No, not the football teams.  The cheerleaders.  We have had dancers who came from Japan and Australia make NFL cheerleading squads, but we have another first.  The first cheerleader from Britain to make a NFL cheerleading squad.

So who is the first ever British cheerleader in the NFL?  That would be Holly Warden, 25, from Bristol, who auditioned in Mexico earlier this year and beat out hundreds of hopefuls to become one of the 2016-2017 Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders.

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Mexico City Finalist Holly

Holly was the subject of an article in the UK’s Daily Mail.  You can read about Holly and her journey here.

Miami Dolphins Select 36 Women For The Most International Squad In The NFL

Davie, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders have selected 36 women for their 2016 Squad. These ladies represent eight countries, 28 cities and speak a combined five languages.

 2016 Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

These 36 ladies were selected from the largest turnout for Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Auditions. More than 800 ladies registered to be the next Miami Dolphins Cheerleader. The organization became the first NFL team to host auditions internationally, searching for enthusiastic, charismatic and talented women in Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mexico City, Mexico; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and South Florida to represent one of the most prestigious teams in the NFL.

 2016 Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders by Country

One of the most visible entertainment groups in all of professional sports, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders have traveled to more than 30 countries on five continents over the past decade and continue to be an iconic and international face of NFL Cheerleaders. The cheerleaders are on the sidelines for all home games and are extremely active in the community; visiting schools and hospitals, as well as charity and corporate events.

The full squad is below, with their hometowns listed:

Abril (Acapulco, Mexico)
Adrianna (Parkland, FL)
Agustina (Capital Federal, Argentina)
Alexandra (Lighthouse Point, FL)
Alison (Lighthouse Point, FL)
Allison (Boynton Beach, FL)
Ally (Coral Springs, FL)
Amanda (Boca Raton, FL)
Amina (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti)
Ana (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Breann (Cooper City, FL)
Britt (Miami, FL)
Chelsea (Port St. Lucie, FL)
Érica (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Etta (Winter Park, FL)
Felicia (Hollywood, FL)
Holly (Westbury, England)
Jennifer (Havana, Cuba)
Jess (Miami, FL)
Jessica (Miami, FL)
Jessica Anna (Staten Island, NY)
Jodi (Miami, FL)
Kiana (Dallas, Texas)
Kristan (Sumter, South Carolina)
Monica (Miami, FL)
Morgan (Chicago, IL)
Nidia (Jalisco, Mexico)
Paige (Jupiter, FL)
Rachael (Wichita Falls, Texas)
Rebecca (Miami, FL)
Romina (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Stephanie (Miami, FL)
Tamara (Posadas Misiones, Argentina)
Terra (Lincoln, Nebraska)
Vera (Brasilia, Brazil)
Yosy (Caracas, Venezuela)

Dolphins cheerleader Jennifer Chang defies odds to walk, dance

By Jim Varsallone
Miami Herald
May 20, 2016

Told by doctors as a youth that she would never walk again, a determined and inspirational Jennifer Chang not only walks but dances and cheers, making the world-renowned Miami Dolphins cheerleading team.

It’s been some journey for the talented young lady.

She and her family (mom, dad, sister) defected from Cuba to Miami 11 years ago. They stayed with her uncle in Palmetto Bay. Assimilating to their new country, she learned a new language while learning to walk again.

Jennifer and her family overcame plenty, sticking together and supporting each other. During the final auditions for the Dolphins cheerleaders on Sunday, May 1, they proudly watched Jennifer make the team.

Final auditions for the 2016 version of the Dolphins cheerleaders were at the Miniaci Theater at Nova Southeastern University in (South Florida) Davie. The practice/training facility for the Dolphins’ football team is across the way.

Residing in Kendall and studying to be a nurse, Jennifer, 20, is a graduate of Palmetto Sr. High School and Miami Dade College.

Of 70 beautiful finalists, she was one of 40 selected for the team. They will attend the Dolphins Cheerleading Training Camp. There are no mandatory cuts at training camp, but if a team member does not attend or can not pick up the cheers/dances, she can be cut.

Twenty of the 70 who qualified for the finals were from other countries. The Dolphins became the first NFL team (and pro sports team) to host auditions internationally, traveling to Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mexico City, Mexico; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Eleven of the final 40 chosen were from the international auditions.

Dolphins cheerleading summary

The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders at the Miniaci Theater at Nova Southeastern University selected 40 lovely and talented women to advance as Training Camp Candidates. These ladies will participate in a seven-week boot camp that consists of workouts, etiquette training, team building, uniform fittings, look development and performance training. Cuts are not mandatory but are possible during training camp.

The 40 were selected from the largest turnout for Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Auditions.

More than 800 ladies registered to be the next Miami Dolphins Cheerleader, as the organization became the first NFL team (and pro sports team) to host auditions internationally, searching for enthusiastic, charismatic and talented women in Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mexico City, Mexico; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and South Florida to represent one of the most prestigious teams in the NFL.

Respected talent

Jessica and Monica are two women with Miami roots who are firmly planted within the Miami Dolphins Cheerleading infrastructure.

Jessica was chosen for the squad on May 1 for the fifth consecutive year and Monica heard her named called for the fourth time.

Nothing is given. They again earned it.

Just because you were a member of the team the previous year does not automatically grant you a spot for next season’s team. There are no multi-year or guaranteed contacts with NFL cheerleaders. If you want to remain a member of the team, you have to tryout and show well.

Jessica and Monica did just that.

Jessica, a graduate of Ronald Reagan High School in Doral, is a college student.

Monica, a Braddock High School graduate, is a long-time cheerleader. Starting with the Tamiami Colts youth cheer program, she also cheered for Beckham Elementary School, W.R. Thomas Middle School and Braddock. She joined Heidi & Joe’s Dance Center, specializing in hip hop, jazz and tap. A flyer on the cheer team, she took gymnastics as well.

Very beautiful, Monica twice graced the cover of the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar. Her mom, Lily, who cheered from the crowd for her at the audition finals on May 1, is very proud.