Saluki Cheerleading   Saluki Shakers

     Cheer Policies 
    • Tryout Information
    • Tryout Requirements

    If you are interested in becoming a Saluki mascot or cheerleader, please contact head cheerleading coach Karl Brown (
    If you are interested in joining the Shakers Dance team, please contact Tawmi Conley (

    Tuition and Fee Waivers: 

    • As a Saluki Spirit Squad member, you are eligible to receive a portion of tuition and fee waiver money that is allocated to the SIU Spirit Squads (Shakers , Mascots, and Cheerleaders).

    • Tuition and Fee Waivers for Spirit Squad members are available for members who are eligble for tuition fee waivers from Southern Illinois University. The distribution of tuition and fee waivers are based on years on the squad and leadership postion on the squad as determined by the Head Coach.

    • All information on Tuition and Fee Waivers are available in the try-out packets available in the spring, and in the squad policy manuals.

    Request a Saluki Mascot, Cheerleader or Shaker Appearance
    Saluki Athletics is happy to help Saluki Fans celebrate their special occasions, from birthdays to company parties, from fundraisers to weddings... and everything in between. All appearances are subject to availability. Once an online request is submitted, you will be contacted by Saluki Athletics.

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