Cheerleading Coach Resume Example

Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW
By Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW, Career Advice Expert Last Updated: December 06, 2022
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In order to land a job as a cheerleading coach, you need a resume that demonstrates that you have both the technical ability and the personality necessary to do the job well. If your resume clearly communicates your past coaching experience as well as your enthusiasm and work ethic, the hiring manager will be bending over backwards to schedule your interview!

In the experience section of your resume, you’ll list the hard facts – championships your teams have won, the after school programs you’ve lead, the graduation rate of your cheerleaders. The summary and highlights sections of your resume provide the opportunity to let your personality shine through. Since you will be working with young people, your character and value system will be of interest to your employer. Use this space at the top of your resume to share a bit about yourself and your coaching philosophy.

Have a look at our cheerleading coach resume sample for more ideas on how to write a resume that is sure to earn plenty of cheers.

cheerleading coach resume template

Resume Text

Stephanie Gold

123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000

Energetic Cheerleading Coach who believes strongly that a sense of responsibility should be part of every cheerleading program. Adept at teaching physical fitness, developing popular cheers and developing cheerleaders that can also be community leaders. Specializes in middle and high school students.


  • Part of a cheerleading squad in high school that won state championships
  • Have coached three squads to winning regional championships and one state champion
  • Maintains a student graduation rate of over 91 percent
  • Believes strongly in teaching good fitness habits
  • Withholds cheerleaders from games if they fail tests or classes
  • Dedicated to developing good young adults

Work Experience
January 2010 to February 2015
Company Name – City, State
Cheerleading Coach

  • Coached the 2012 squad to the regional and state championships.
  • Maintained a graduation rate of 94 percent with all cheerleaders.
  • Held several after-school fitness programs that were widely attended.

June 2005 to January 2010
Company Name – City, State
Cheerleading Coach

  • Mixed cheerleading lessons with information on good nutrition and recommendations for regular exercise.
  • Always maintained after-school office hours for any students that needed assistance.
  • Worked closely with all cheerleading parents to keep the routines safe and in good taste.

June 1997 to June 2005
Company Name – City, State
Cheerleading Coach

  • Coached the 1999 and 2001 squads to the regional championships.
  • Held monthly get-togethers with cheerleading parents to keep everyone updated on the latest events and news with the squad.

1997 Company Name, City, State Cheerleading Coach