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Club Captain: Emily Wallace
Coaches: Jaz Newton


Durham Divas are the cheer, dance and stunt squad for Durham University students, with over 70 members. We compete nationally with numerous successes including two Grand National Champion titles. Durham Divas consists of four competitive teams; Level 3 and Level 2 cheerleading teams, a Lyrical dance team and a Pom dance team. We also have a non-competitive performance team.


The competitive cheerleading teams are energetic yet challenging with routines consisting of stunting, tumbling, jumps and dance. Experience in dance or gymnastics is useful but no experience is needed to join the teams and they will always look for the best in people and train you up from no experience to Grand Champions.


Pom dance incorporates a fast upbeat routine including a variety of jumps, kicks and turns, with strong arm movements using poms. Lyrical dance uses turns, leaps, floor work and flowing movements to create beautiful, heart-wrenching routines. Last year, both dance teams placed first at nationals, highlighting the high calibre of dance within the club. The performance team doesn’t follow any competition guidelines or limits, so routines are creative and built to impress. It’s a great opportunity to push yourself, hone your skills, and learn high level stunts! Because of this, a year of either cheer or tumbling experience is needed for this team.


The team look forward to welcoming new members every year!

Cheer team lying down

Additional Information



Eclipse: Non-Tumble All-Girl Level 2

Eclipse celebrated a successful season last year in a brand-new division. They placed second at both national competitions in some incredibly tough divisions. Their all-girl level 2 team’s hard work and determination paid off, putting out creative and complex routines throughout the season.


Blackout: Co-ed Level 3

Blackout also had an incredible season last year, placing 2nd and 3rd at national competitions. Co-ed level 3 produced an exceptional routine, full of energy, and we can’t wait to see them push the boundaries even further next year!


Stardust: Pom Team

Stardust broke records last year as their first ever co-ed Pom team! They placed 1st at both national competitions, making prospects for this team very exciting. 


Electra: Lyrical Team

Electra placed 1st at Future Cheer University Nationals. The girls put out an amazing routine with beautiful technique resulting in a heart wrenching performance. 


Galaxy: Performance Team

Galaxy performed at a number of sports fixtures this year – the highlight being the DUCFS Charity Rugby Match! Their show-stopping routine wowed audiences with its creativity and complexity!

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