Bartlett, Tenn., March 6, 2017 – USA Cheer has announced that Dyer County High School from Newbern, Tennessee, will represent the United States the U.S. Junior Coed National Team in the Junior Elite Division at the 2017 International Cheer Union World Championship.

Head coaches Lori Evans and Wendi Roberson, along with assistant coach Susan Campbell, have guided the Dyer County Coed team to an impressive roster of titles, including:

    • 6-time (Tennessee) TSSAA State Champions: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
    • 4-time National High School Cheerleading Championship National Champions: 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013
    • 3-time World School Cheerleading Championship Champions: 2017, 2016, 2015

“We are excited to have Dyer County High School represent the United State as the U.S. Junior Coed National Team,” says Tony Nash, Director of USA Cheer. “Just recently coming off their 4th UCA Coed National Title this February, Dyer County’s track record in competition has been exemplary. They will represent our country with tremendous pride through their athleticism and use of coed style skills. They have built an incredibly strong coed team and their history is something that their school, their community, and their supporters are extremely proud of.”

The coaching staff agrees, “Dyer County is so excited to represent the United States as the USA Jr Coed National Team. Our team is ready for the challenge and we are anxious to begin this incredible journey.  We are honored to be able to be a part of USA Cheer and compete in the Junior Coed Elite Division with ICU,” shared Coach Lori Evans.

“We are humbled that we have the opportunity to compete on an international stage,” says Coach Wendi Roberson. “Our administration, community, parents, and athletes have given us the resources that we need to succeed.  We are excited to work with great athletes and choreographers in preparation for this competition.”

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About USA Cheer
The USA Federation for Sport Cheering is a not-for-profit national governing body for all disciplines of cheerleading (including Traditional Cheerleading, STUNT, and Club Cheer/All Star). USA Cheer has three primary objectives: promote safety and safety education for Cheer in the United States; help grow and develop interest and participation in Cheer throughout the United States; and represent the United States of America in international Cheer competitions.