CHEER

OC STARS & Shooting Stars -​ OC Stars are competitive cheer teams sponsored by the Okmulgee County Family YMCA. Team participants will have an opportunity to improve their cheer skills while preparing for cheer competitions and exhibitions throughout the year. The Shooting Stars are a pre-team group who will have the opportunity to perform at various local events throughout the year. Both the Stars and Shooting Stars are sponsored for youth who love cheering and would like to develop their skills and showcase their talent! Due to the competition aspect of the program, team tryouts will be required to participate​. Contact Coach Kaylee at kvaughn@okmulgeeymca.org with any questions.

AGES:

​OC STARS Purple 6 - 10 years

OC STARS Teal 10 and over

Shooting Stars 4 - 6 years

TRYOUTS:

​Tryouts for the OC STARS will be held in January of each year, Shooting Stars tryouts will be held various times throughout the year as we see the need. Participants will demonstrate to coaches their level of ability to cheer, jump, and tumble.

PRACTICES:

​Each OC Stars team practices at least one evening week, as of right now practices are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8pm. Additional practices prior to competitions and or performances will be added. Our Shooting Stars meet on Mondays fro 5:15 - 6pm and Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:30pm. There will be opportunities for cheer day camps in the summer as well.

LEVEL OF COMPETITION:

​OC STARS Purple is Youth Rec Level 2 , OC STARS TEAL is Junior Rec Level 3, Shooting Stars will follow all Mini Rec level 1 & 2 guidelines

NUMBER OF COMPETITIONS- ​1 or 2 per year. This number may increase as the program grows.

COST:

​OC STARS ​$65.00 per month, Shooting Stars $35 for members/ $50 for non-membersCompetition and Choreography Fees and Team Shirt are included in tuition. Uniform/shoes will be purchased by participant- further information will be provided at parent/guardian meeting. *there is no cost for tryouts, payment is due monthly once you are a member of the squad.

Coach K

Kaylee has 20 plus years of experience in all areas of tumbling and cheer! Kaylee cheered while attending OSU. While living in Weatherford, TX, she was a tumbling & cheer coach at The Rock of Sports and Performing Arts. She then coached High School cheer at Morris & Beggs, and started our tumbling program here at the YMCA. Kaylee has worked with beginner level tumblers of all ages as well advanced skill tumblers.

Assistant Coaches:

Kelsey Mitchell, April Vaughn, and Niki Leist