Bret Harte Middle School
San Jose Unified Schools
San Jose Unified Schools
Bret Harte Middle School > Cheerleading Team, Year-round
Year round sport that runs from Early May-Mid March (April off)
Currently, there are 33 girls that participate in this year round sport
4 day rehearsal with tryouts on the 4th day. Usually cuts are made and there is no set number to be selected.
Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm, but the team may have extra before an event.
Bret Harte Cheerleaders cheer in January and February for the girls and boys home basketball games.
Cheer will be competing in 5 regional competitions during the 2011-2012 school year and 2 National Competitions in Las Vegas and Disneyland in January and March, 2012.
Throughout the school year, the cheer team performs at numerous community events, rallies, and other school activities.
Bret Harte Spirit Program currently has a staff of 2 coaches (Head coach: Tiffany Chambers, Assistant Coach: Kate Elmer) and one parent advisor (Kristi Ramey).
The head coach, Tiffany Chambers, has been coaching at Bret Harte for 8 years. She has been dancing since the age of 3, cheering since the age of 11 and tumbling for 9 years. She is a former Golden State Warriors professional cheerleader. The assistant coach, Kate Elmer, has been cheering and tumbling since the age of 11 and is a former San Jose State University cheerleader.
“Cheering and dancing are my passion and these girls are my everything. They truly are athletes that work very hard to uphold our National Title. They deserve the very best coaching that’s out there and that’s what they get here at Bret Harte”
–Coach Tiffany Chambers
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