Who We Are
We do more than your average cheer team. Our coaches believe in following the outlines set forth by American Youth Football & Cheer. The American Youth Football (AYF) League has created a sister League uniquely for its cheerleaders. The name of this League is American Youth Cheer (AYC). Any cheerleading, dance, or step team who cheers for, or is affiliated with, an American Youth Football Team is automatically welcomed into this organization.
Our coaches are positive role models for our kids. The team of coaches we have are dedicated to teaching youth ages 5-15. Our emphasis is on learning, playing, and enjoying the sport while instilling high moral standards. We stress the importance of academic achievement and community involvement. We prepare youngsters to face the future with sportsmanship, teamwork, honesty, responsibility, self-discipline, positive aspirations, academic preparedness and confidence. If we teach them positive lessons, such as playing by the rules, our young athletes will learn to live by the rules.
Reasons to Get Involved
AYC is built on the premise that the same families who gather to watch the AYF/AYC football players compete on a weekly basis, will also gather to watch the AYC cheerleaders compete on a local, regional, and national level.
To youth cheerleaders, competition is their time to shine. While they greatly enjoy their primary role at each local football game, they equally enjoy the opportunity to perform on the competition floor. If the option of competition is missing from the cheerleading experience, the full benefit of the experience is lacking. AYC is committed to creating a positive competitive environment, where your cheerleaders can highlight and showcase their skills, while learning how to win with grace and lose with honor.
Certifications & Training
Concussions in Sports
“Both of my daughter’s are learning so well from their coach that my oldest daughter got in her school cheer squad. This is the place to be to learn some awesome cheer routines and chants and most of all to have fun.”
“My daughter started cheering almost 2 months ago. So far she’s loving it! I think it’s such a great and affordable program and it’s been really fun to watch my daughter grow and come to really enjoy cheerleading. Coach Kat is so wonderful with the kids and we are so happy we found this program.”
“Wanted something for my daughter to build her confidence and coordination. Dance was not the best fit. She loves going to cheer and really enjoys her coach. Highly recommended.”
“Murray Youth Cheer is a great place to have your future cheerleaders learn the fundamentals of cheer. Coach Kat is a wonderful coach that truly cares and accepts all girls and boys enrolled in her classes.”
“My daughter’s coach is really amazing, my daughter is one of the younger one of the bunch however she still fully invests or has the older kids help. Which we super appreciate. Began working with her for the 4th of July parade and we will continue to put our daughter in cheer. This has been a great experience and we look forward to the times to come.”
“This has been such an amazing and fun experience for my daughter! Her coach is an inspiring coach to the girls and is so dedicated cheer program. She teaches the girls different skills and working together as a team and supporting each other. I highly recommend it! They get to participate in so many things and the girls have a blast! It’s been an amazing opportunity for my daughter!”
“The mini cheer camp was so much fun, couch Kat was amazing, all the girls seemed to have fun and learned their cheers and were very engaged, in those 4 days they really bonded, great experience and the parade far exceeded my expectations as did couch Kat and the mini camp, thanks for a great experience!!”
How We Work
We work together to achieve a common goal. One of the reasons parents put their children in sports is to make friends and learn to work together. Successful people work well with others and it’s important that kids see these interactions.
While we work together we work on projects like fundraisers. Your child will learn the importance of marketing and sales, applying what they’ve learned to solve problems easier, quicker, and more independently.
Goal setting helps children understand completing tasks within a specific timeline is important. Children learn about deadlines and apply what they learn from experience as they grow into adults.
Benefits of Giving Back
It feels great helping others, fundraising is all about raising money for a good cause. Seeing the project through and the result that comes from hard work.