The National Youth Cheerleading Certification (NYCC) is designed to inform and educate youth cheerleading coaches across the country.
The NYCC is unique in that it identifies and targets coaches that deal only with cheerleading. It's not a by-product of, nor included as part of other sports certification courses or organizations. We are dedicated solely to cheerleading! read more...
White House: School must open sport to disabled.
The Obama administration for the first time is telling school districts across the USA that they must give disabled students equal access to extracurricular sports, a move that advocates say has been years in the making.
In a letter to schools due out Friday, Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth Galanter of the Department of Education says schools should provide "reasonable modifications" to allow disabled students to participate read more...
Federal mandate for disabled athletes harkens memories of title IX.
When the Thunder Ridge band marched through the school's hallways last week, drumming up support for a basketball game against archrival Highlands Ranch, it wasn't the Grizzlies' varsity athletes being exhorted to victory, it was the school's Unified team, made up mostly of students with special needs. read more...
News & Announcements
NYCC Regional Competition
Date: Nov 10, 2013
Place: Henley Field Bryant Stadium
1125 N. Florida Ave Lakeland Fl 338054
United Football and Cheer National Competition
Date:December 14, 2013
Place: Tampa convention Center
For more information please call:
Tracy Faison at 863 670-7840 or Tracy.Faison@yahoo.com
Update on Cheer concussion in 2013
Cheerleaders at risk for concussion.
Much of the concern for young athletes at risk for concussion goes to the obvious heavy-hitters: football, soccer, basketball. But an expert who studies the injury in youth sports say one major activity is being overlooked: cheerleading. read more...
When is it safe to return to cheer after a concussion?
The National Cheer Safety Foundation has put together a library of educational safety guides that specifically target issues that cheerleaders, cheer parents and cheer coaches face each cheerleading season. read more...
Cheerleading-the forgotten sport concussion policy & the law.
Since the concussion era began our focus has primarily been on football–mainly because of the litigation against the NFL, and the inherent violence of the sport.
An activity that is often forgotten, however, is cheerleading. In a not-so-distant past, we thought of cheerleading as girls shaking pompoms, and, at best, jumping a few feet off the ground doing the splits. Perhaps when we visualize cheerleading this is still an image that appears. read more...
Need More Information
TRACY FAISON: Ph: 863 670-7840