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Grand Rapids New NBDL Team Seeks Cheerleaders and Dancers

We are currently recruiting dancers and cheerleaders for our new NBA D-League team! We’re looking for both females and males that have a background in cheerleading and females that have a background in dance and can use their skills to pump up the crowd for our 2014-15 season.

Tryouts will be held at MVP Fieldhouse – 5435 28th Street Court SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 – on June 8 from 1 to 5 PM. Please arrive early to allow yourself time to check in and stretch as registration opens at noon.

Ideal individuals will be local to the Grand Rapids area and must be available throughout the November–April season. There will also be mandatory public appearances outside of games for team members to attend. We are looking for individuals who are physically fit, have an upbeat personality, and possess the ability to execute basic stunts and tumbling for cheer and choreography for dance.


Must be 18+
High school grad or GED
Available for all 24 home games and 1-2 practices per week
Must have dependable transportation

What to wear:
Dance Attire
Non-Marking Shoes
Full Hair and Makeup

What to bring:
Signed Waiver
Completed Application
1 Non-Returnable Headshot
$10 Registration Fee

Recommended cheer skills:
Standing tuck
Standing back handspring
Jumps to back handspring/tuck
Females: All girl stunting experience (liberty, heel stretch, full down)
Females/Males: Partner stunting experience (toss to hands, liberty, and heel stretch)

This responsibility will include representing Grand Rapids and West Michigan in many different ways, and we want people who are genuinely passionate about our city! To register for the tryout, please click HERE to download the registration form and click HERE to download the waiver. Please sign and initial all forms. For more information, contact us directly at grdleague@ssjgroupllc.com.

*Please bring the $10 registration fee to MVP Fieldhouse on June 8. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to a local charity.

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