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Cor Jesu Academy


Cheer & Dance - Winter 2023


It is our mission to present the spirit and tradition of our school by supporting and promoting a positive game-day atmosphere for our athletes, visiting teams, the student-body, alumni and fans.


Cheer and Dance at:

  • Home varsity basketball games
  • Selected varsity basketball tournaments
  • District tournament basketball games at local colleges
  • State tournament basketball games at Mizzou
  • Freshman Rec Night
  • Pep Rallies
  • Spirit Games
  • Funderwear
  • Open House


Various dance styles


  • Cartwheel
  • Round-off
  • Front Walkover
  • Back Walkover
  • Aerials
  • Splits (side and front)


  • Left and Right Herky
  • Pike
  • Toe Touch
  • Spread Eagle
  • Banana
  • Spirit Tuck

Coaching Staff

Mrs. Michelle Esswein Friedman

Cheerleading Coach
It's hands in for the Cor Jesu Cheer team
A Cor Jesu Cheerleader practices her routine
The Cor Jesu Cheer & Dance team practices in the auditorium