Thursday, August 11

Tag: RH Tomcats

An Interview with Cheer
Sports & Socs

An Interview with Cheer

140 members, 9 teams and plenty of trophies to their name, RH Tomcats are a club that offers ‘something for everyone’. Sitting across from me, Kerrie Ahern (Club President), explains about team tanning, BUCs aspiration and the many, many bows. So after watching ‘Bring It On’ many times, I think I understand what Cheer is all about. How wrong I am. “Cheer is full on.” Kerrie dives into the vast choice of positions as well as options for all ranges of experiences; “We have 9 teams in total; 4 Stunt, 2 Dance, 2 Cheer and Sideline. Everyone has a preference whether it’s tumbling, stunting or dance.” With members having backgrounds in gymnastics to weightlifting or even to complete novices, it’s a sport that definitely has something to suit you. Stereotypically, when you think of Cheerleade...