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Be a Matador Cheerleader

The following is a brief overview of the Northridge Cheerleading program:

Head Coach: Aaron Martin (Palomar College, Hawaii Pacific University)
Asst. Coach: Sharris Williams (CSUN)

Squad size: 20 members, maximum 6 males

Expectations & Opportunites:

  • All cheerleaders will be assigned to various volleyball, men's &women's basketball games, as well as other campus events.
  • All cheerleaders will participate in all men's basketball home games.
  • Coach and Advisor will select a cheerleading team combining 12 members who will travel for post-season tournament participation
  • Attend every practice, weight training session, and assigned game.
  • Social engagements, including fraternity/sorority functions will not be considered an excused absence.
  • Athletic code will be signed and followed.
  • Fund raising and promotional appearances are required.
  • Community service is required.

Looking for individuals with the following skills:


  • Standing Back-tuck (Mandatory for the Nationals Mat!)
  • Full-up Stretch
  • Double Down
  • Physically Fit! (can you run 3 miles?)


  • Any experience
  • More than 160 lbs
  • Athletic
  • Ready to learn a standing tuck!


  • Standing Back-tuck
  • Round-off Back-handspring Full twist.
  • " " Double

First Tryout: April 3-4

Second Tryout: June 26-27

Review our Tryout information below for all the details or contact to speak with our coaching staff.