Cheer Team

Shining Light is very happy to also run a Competitive Cheer Team: The Shining Light Stars.  

Each spring, anyone interested between the ages of 6-14 is welcome to sign up for the year round squad. Our season starts in June and runs through the following March.

The cheerleader is evaluated in order to determine which level team he/she would fit best. Skills needed range all the way from virtually none all the way through round off back handspring fulls and one-legged extended twisting cradle stunts.  

Cheerleaders attend two cheer team practices per week and must sign up for one tumble class per week. The teams attend six competitions typically per cheer season as well.  Attendance is mandatory and crucial since this is a team sport in which each member is needed for virtually every portion of practice.

The Stars are coached by Cheer Team Director, Jackie Rusin, and Cheer/Tumble Coach, Julia Carr.