Students will learn two cheers, jumps and some basic stunts taught by the Kirkwood Cheerleaders.
Perform Saturday Jan. 19th during halftime of the Women's Basketball game at 1pm.
Meet the Coaches: Sarah Trinkle is the head Cheerleading Coach at Kirkwood community College. Sarah is in her second year coaching the Eagles and is excited to see the continued growth of the program. Sarah graduated from Kirkwood with a Liberal Arts AS Degree as well as an Interior Design AAS Degree. While completing her degrees, she cheered for the Eagles from 2009-2012. Since then she has continued to be very involved in the program until she began coaching in August of 2017. Sarah has 7 years of competitive cheerleading under her belt and has competed in multiple National Competitions. She recently finished her sixth season on the Cedar Rapids Titan Dolls Dance Team.
Assistant Coach: Bailey Stone. Bailey Cheered and graduated from Jefferson High School in 2010. She then went on to cheer at Kirkwood as an Eagle from 2011-2014. Bailey began coaching cheerleading at Twisters All Stars and coached there for two years. She transferred to Upper Iowa University and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. Bailey is in her first season as Assistant Coach and has enjoyed getting to know the athletes and helping them reach personal as well as team goals. Her passion for Kirkwood Cheerleading keeps the team inspired and always striving to be their best.
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Sharla Brunsvold. Sharla cheered at Mason City High school beginning her Sophomore year. She then joined the competition team for her Junior and Senior years. After graduating high school she went on to cheer as an Eagle at Kirkwood, and during that time was also on the Iowa Elite Adult Team. Sharla then transferred to UNI and cheered as a UNI Panther. Sharla will be graduating from UNI in spring of 2019 with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies with and emphasis in Business, Communications, Humanities, and Professional Fields. Sharla's technical experience not only helps the athletes learn new skills, but it helps them do it safely.