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Head Coach - Joe Neary
Fifth Season
South Carolina B.A. '02 M.Ed. '04

University of South Carolina, Columbia (4 seasons)
Villanova University (3 seasons as assistant coach)
Phone: 215.573.0315

Cheerleading Advisor - Gail Zachary
32st Season

Assistant Coach - Tina Teti
Temple University B.A. '08
Temple University Cheerleader

Assistant Coach - Courtney Esbin
First Season
Cabrini College

Upcoming Events

2010 - 2011 Tryouts SEPTEMBER 12th 2010

For more details please see the tryout section below or contact Coach Neary @

2010 UCA College Summer Camp AUGUST 5th - 14th

For more details please see the below or contact Coach Neary @

Youth Cheerleading Clinics

Want the Penn Cheerleaders to come to your school, practice or event?

Please contact Coach Neary for more details at


Please email Coach Neary if you haven't received a registration packet or download it from the bottom of this page.

Download the Registration packet Here!

This is a spring floor event for all star teams and a cheer floor event for college,
high school and recreation

2011 Quaker Cheer Classic
Sunday, January 23, 2011

2010 - 2011 Roster

Monica Amoo-Achampong C'12 Somerville NJ Immaculata High School
Dave Dobkin C'11 West Simsbury CT Simsbury High School Mascot
Jennifer Gamarra C'12 West Bury NY Carte Place High School
Alexandra Gold C'11 Jupiter FL The Benjamin School Captain
Sarah Huepenbecker C'12 Edina MN Edina High School
Alexis Jackson C'12 North Bend WA East Lake High School
Esther Kim C'12 Ridgewood NJ Ridgewood High School
Dacy Knight C'11 Mercer Island WA The Bush School
Ruani Ribe C'12 Newark NJ Technology High School
Nicole Thomas C'12 San Diego CA Francis W. Parker School
Kellee Young C'10 Chester SC Chester Senior High School Captain
Stephanie Yuhasz ENG'12 Philadelphia PA William Penn Charter School
Melissa Perez C'12 Swampscott MA Swampscott High School
Xi Chen C'13 Toronto Ontario Martin Grove Collegiate Institute
Danielle Barth NU'13 Egg Harbor Twp NJ
Arielle Klepach C'14 Miami Beach FL
Gina Orlando C'14 Newton NJ
Kristen Pfleger C'14 Fort Woth TX
Jenna Schultz C'14 Philadelphia PA


2007-08 Photos

Archive Photos

Cheerleading Letterwinners Since 1980

Tryouts and PracticeSchedule for 2010 - 2011 - On campus tryout date is September 12th, 2010

Tryouts will be conducted as an ongoing evaluation of one's skills, ability to learn the material, work ethic and ability to work with the currrent team. All are encouraged to tryout. All tryouts will be held in the gymnastics room in Hutchinson Gymnasium. Please come dressed in appropriate practice attire.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students should submit a video tryout in leiu of attending tryouts. The video should include a brief introduction, tumbling skills, stunting skills, jumps and motions. The video does not need to be elaborate. All video submissionsneed to be received by August 1, 2010. Please email Coach at for more information.

2010 – 2011 Practice Schedule:

Tuesday 6:30 - 9:30 PM
WednesdayOff / Lift Day
Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 PM
FridayOff/ Travel
SaturdayGames / Events
Sunday 3:00 - 6:00 PM(Varies as needed)
(Schedule subject to change)

Download: Quaker Cheer Classic 2011 Registration Packet.pdf