Cheerleading is a fantastic way to exercise while having fun in a team bonding sport. There is no level of experience required as we all learn the skills and routines together. There is no need to be perfect at every skill, you are able to focus on what suits you best and excel in that. We learn incredible skills such as stunts, tumbling and dancing which all go towards a killer routine for showcases and competitions. Alongside the physicality, cheerleading is about building strong friendships and a supportive community.
The Farnham cheerleading team often joins together with our twin cheerleading team in Epsom. Together, UCA Hellcats have been crowned Level 1 Legacy Alpha and Omega National Champions 2020!
Cheerleading is open to anyone, we will be glad to welcome you! We pride ourselves in our inclusivity which means no matter your size, background, experience or fitness level, sexual orientation or religion you are always welcome in the team. We know the cheerleading uniform might not appeal to everyone but we will always work with you to make sure you feel comfortable in your body.
Please come in comfy gym appropriate wear and trainers. Bring water! Hydration is key!
Training times are Fridays from 5:30-7:30PM in W40.
Membership Fee is £66 for the whole year which covers training with a qualified and experienced instructor and our competition fees.
Our uniforms are a one-off purchase of £70 but we will be fundraising for some of the costs and you can apply for the Participation Fund to help get it covered.
Cheerleading can be an expensive sport and we never want the financial side of things to be a barrier for you to join the team. If you want to join but need additional support and meet the criteria you can apply for the SU's Participation Fund to help cover your membership and uniform costs. You can find out more here.
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Group President – Julia Seco Lopez de Avila
Experience President – Paula Lopez de Avila
Membership President – Vacant
UCA graduate, Sophie Holden, is the Hellcats coach for the 21/22 academic year. Sophie is a qualified Cheerleading coach who has been doing Cheerleading for 9 years.
She has brought the Hellcats to national victory multiple times and two Union Awards while at UCA. She has won multiple national trophies while competing for teams such Knights American Cheer, LMU Mets, Inferno Cheer, Unity Allstars, Sparks Allstars and competed in America with Iconic Cheer at the highest level there is in Cheerleading. We cannot wait to welcome Sophie back for another year!
Awards and Trophies
Legacy Cheer and Dance Alpha and Omega University Nationals – Level 1 Co-Ed 2020
UCASU Club of the Year 2020
UCASU Instructor of the Year – Sophie Holden Epsom & Farnham Cheerleading Club 2020
UCASU Instructor of the Year – Sophie Holden Epsom & Farnham Cheerleading Club 2019