The purpose of the ASU Coed Cheer Team is to support the athletic teams at Angelo State University and to represent ASU at College Nationals. Our members embrace their role as ambassadors of the University and represent ASU at a variety of alumni, civic, and charitable events and are committed to displaying a positive and collegiate image at all times that reflects the values and traditions of Angelo State University as well as the ASU Cheer Program.
About The Program
The ASU Coed Cheer Team consists of 20-30 cheerleaders. These numbers can fluctuate from year to year given the needs of the program.
Cheerleading scholarships are available for up to no more than $1,000 per year.
The cheer team participates in, but are not limited to the below events:
Prior to school starting:
- New Student & Transfer Student Orientations
- Ram Round-Up
- Blue & Gold Dinner
- Material work week
- Cheer Camp
- Student Move-In
- Rambunctious Week Events
During the fall semester:
- All home football games & Ram Jams
- Assigned football away games
- Assigned home volleyball games & post-season tournaments
- Assigned various elementary pep-rallies
- Homecoming Week events
- Post-season football games
- ASU Christmas Tree Lighting program
- College Prep Clinics
- Assigned home basketball games including Holiday Breaks
During the spring semester:
- Assigned home basketball games
- College Cheerleading Nationals
- Assigned post-season basketball tournaments
- Assigned various home softball & baseball games
- College Prep Clinics
The cheer team will divide into travel teams labeled Blue & Gold teams for away football, home volleyball, and home basketball. Smaller teams may be assigned for events and appearances.
Cheer Team Roster
2020-21 ASU Cheer Team
- Brito, Gabriel - 1st Year
- Brooks, Kaia - 1st Year
- Carlson, Hallee - 2nd Year
- Coe, Lexie - 1st year
- Courtade, Jillian - 2nd Year
- Covos, Ashlee - 1st Year
- Crouch, Lexie - 2nd Year
- Cummings, Aftyn - 1st Year
- Daniel, Harley - 1st Year
- Derrough, Jamyiah - 1st Year
- Dyer, Erin - 3rd Year
- Elmore, Kayla - 1st Year
- Fuentes, Crimson - 3rd Year
- Griffin, Nicholas - 2nd Year
- Holt, Keaghan - 2nd Year
- House, Katelan - 4th Year
- King, Bailey - 1st Year
- Lecocq, Marc - 1st Year
- Luzzader, Cody - 1st Year
- Nunez, Caesar - 1st Year
- Olvedo, Idalis - 2nd Year
- Ortiz-Lopez, Jose - 3rd Year
- Overstreet, Alexis - 2nd Year
- Philpot, Hannah - 1st Year
- Ramirez, Julyssa - 1st Year
- Ramos, Carlie - 1st Year
- Ray, Brinleigh - 2nd Year
- Razani, Savanna - 1st Year
- Regalado, Sofia - 1st Year
- Sanchez, Suzanna - 1st Year
- Simonton, Makayla - 2nd Year
- Sykes, Jackilyn - 2nd Year
- Young, Kora - 1st Year
ASU Cheer Coaching Staff
Kaylee King | Head Cheer Coach
Lauren Ortiz | Graduate Assistant for Cheer & Mascot Programs
Alex Chavez | Student Assistant for Cheer & Mascot Programs
Meet The Coach
Kaylee King is in her fourth season at ASU where she has led the team to a National Championship three years in a row at the 2018 & 2019 USA Collegiate Championships and in 2020 at the USA College Game Day Championships in Anaheim, CA. Kaylee comes to Angelo State University from Ancilla College where she coached at the Junior College level for three years. During her coaching career at Ancilla, Kaylee led the Chargers to a 2015-16 National Championship and a 2016-17 3rd place team finish at CheerLtd College Nationals. She also holds a coed stunt group National Championship and a coed stunt group runner-up finish for the 2016-17 CheerLtd Nationals. While at Ancilla, she also helped the team bring home several NCA College Nationals Bids and multiple first place competition finishes. Prior to coaching at Ancilla, Kaylee coached at the high school level for five years in Lansing, MI at Lansing Catholic High School and was the youth cheerleading program adviser for two years.
Kaylee is a 2013 graduate of Michigan State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and was a member of the Michigan State University All-Girl Competitive Cheer Team for two years. During her college cheerleading career, she was a BIG10 cheerleading runner-up and a two time National Cheerleading Association (NCA) National Qualifier. Prior to cheering at the college level, Kaylee started her cheerleading career at the young age of five and cheered all the way through high school where she was a member of the 2009 State Champion cheerleading team at Michigan Center High School in Michigan Center, MI. During her high school cheerleading career, she received all-conference, all-regional and honorable mention all-state honors, as well as several academic awards.
ASU Cheer Core Covenants
Angelo State University – Coed Cheer Team
Coach – Kaylee King
DEDICATION - FAMILY - INTEGRITY
Dedication – An ASU Coed Cheerleader shows dedication to the team and program by whole heartedly fulfilling their assigned commitments. An ASU Coed Cheer Team shows dedication by working hard, being on time, staying motivated, and being prepared.
What does this look like?
- Being on time to practice, workouts, and events.
- Stepping into positions, even if they are different than their original, when the team needs them to.
- Being fully engaged, spirited, and focused at games.
- Setting an example for others on the team and in the community; being a leader.
- Being respectful to teammates, coaches, professors, university faculty/staff, and any other community member.
- Pushing each other to gain higher skills.
- Keeping drama out of practice, games, events, and the team as a whole.
- Showing uniformity at games and community events.
- Staying on top of our skills and workouts.
Family– An ASU Coed Cheerleader shows that they are a part of the family by being respectful to all they come in contact with, actively participating in events, and being involved with their teammates lives. An ASU Coed Cheer Team shows they are a family by being involved in the team and community, caring for one another, being welcoming to new members, pushing each other to continue to grow, and working to be a cohesive group.
What does this look like?
- Taking part in team activities and actively engaging while at them
- Supporting teammates interests outside of cheerleading
- Be there for one another during tough times without judgment
- Celebrating teammates success’s and accomplishments
- Setting an example for younger teammates to carry on the proper behavior of the ASU Cheer program and cheerleaders
- Learning to cooperate well with each member of the team regardless of level of friendship.
- Being courteous and considerate of the ways in which we speak to other members on the team and our actions towards them.
Integrity – An ASU Coed Cheerleader shows integrity by always being honest in every situation, and holding themselves to a high level of accountability. An ASU Coed Cheer Team shows Integrity by being fair to one another, having strong morals, and holding each other accountable.
What does this look like?
- Holding high standards in regards to academics. This includes academic honesty, grade point average, and behavior in the classroom.
- Knowing the difference between right and wrong and making decisions that reflect positively on the team, program, and university.
- Not cheating themselves during team workouts and committing to and completing out of season workouts.
- Realizing other team members potential and helping them to grow for the betterment of the team and program.
- Sharing the knowledge of the program with incoming members to continue to build a legacy.
- Being genuine with all they come in contact with.