Every person trying out will be required to fill out a Dance Team Tryout Packet. In this packet there will be contact information, contracts for the upcoming season, teacher evaluations, and various questions you will need to answer based on your current status on the team (New Dancer, Returning Sophomore/Junior Dancer, or Returning Senior Dancer)
Pre Tryout Practices: These are OPTIONAL practices to give those who are interested the opportunity to come practice skills/technique needed for tryout week. TBD (Spring 2019) Tryout Week: Wednesday April 4th from 6:00pm-8:30pm (AHS Small Gym) Tuesday April 3rd from 6:00pm-8:30pm (AHS Small Gym) During TRYOUT WEEK there will be 2 Tryout Practices. (Tuesday-Wednesday) You MUST attend each of these Tryout Practices to be eligible to tryout on Thursday's TRYOUT DAY. At these 3 practices you will learn a short 30-45 second Pom Routine, a Kick Sequence, and the various skills needed for Thursday's TRYOUT DAY. If you are unable to make it to one of these Tryout Practices you must email Coach Rodney Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Coach Andrew Meinel (email@example.com) before the first Tryout Practice to make alternate arrangements. Every person trying out will be required to fill out a Dance Team Tryout Packet. In this packet there will be contact information, contracts for the upcoming season, teacher evaluations, and various questions you will need to answer based on your current status on the team (New Dancer, Returning Sophmore/Junior Dancer, or Returning Senior Dancer)
Tryout Day Friday April 6th from 3:00pm-9:00pm (AHS Large Commons/AHS Small Gym) On TRYOUT DAY all dancers will come to Ashwaubenon High School's Small Gym and have the opportunity to practice/warm-up from 3:00pm-5:30pm. They will then be given a number and will be called in by 2's or 3's to Tryout for the Team from 5:30pm-8:00pm. The judges for our tryouts will consist of Coach Rodney Anderson, Coach Andrew Meinel, Coach Ashley Shimanek and Coach Crystal Sandman. Their final score will be based off of their Performance of Skills and Routine, Attitude During Tryout Practices, Teacher Evaluations, and Tryout Packet Questions. All returning dancers will also be evaluated on their Attitude/Performance/Actions from previous years they have been on the team.
Scheduling Conflicts with Tryout Week Please let us know ASAP if their are any other conflicts that you hear of, other than the ones listed below.
Tuesday April 3rd Varsity Soccer Game @ AHS Varsity Softball Game @ Green Bay Southwest Freshmen Weight Training @ AHS Thursday April 5th Varsity Soccer Game @ AHS
Posting of the New Team All Dancers will be required to leave and go home after all tryouts are complete. No one will be allowed to stay at the school for the posting of the team. The dancers that made the team will be posted on www.ashwaubenondanceteam.com/tryouts around 9:00pm that night. Please remember that the decision of the judges/coaches are FINAL and that not every person trying out will make the team.
New Team Bonding at SMART COW After the team has been picked and posted on the website there will be a short get together at SMART COW for those dancers that have made the team. Time will be posted on the website when the team list has been posted.
MANDATORY New Team Meeting Monday April 9th from 6:00pm-8:00pm - AHS OLD AUDITORIUM (By Commons) There will be a mandatory Parent Meeting on Monday April 9th from 6:00pm-8:00pm that at least one parent/guardian and dancer must attend. At this meeting we will discuss everything there is to know about the Ashwaubenon Jaguaress Dance Program. You will also be able to ask any question you may have about being a part of the team.
Example Tryout Example Tryout Video (Jazz no longer necessary and video is missing the Mandatory Kick Sequence)