Come Cheer and Dance with Us


Leadership and Skill

Being a member of the Gallatin High School Spirit Squad offers a unique opportunity for personal growth, leadership and involvement in diverse activities.  The attitude, dedication, and enthusiasm of the squad members are just as important as the high level, elite skills involved. Coaches and members of the Raptors spirit squad are committed to the highest level of athleticism, performance, self-discipline, respect for others, personal exemplary conduct and the performance of all responsibilities related to the pursuit of spirit and pride through Cheer and Dance.



A second round of Gallatin Cheer & Dance Tryouts will be held on Monday, August 9th and Tuesday, August 10th from 6pm to 8pm at Gallatin High School in the upper level of the Commons, above the Main Office.

Make sure to register on DragonFly and upload/complete the appropriate Concussion and Physical forms.  You will not be able to tryout without completing this step.


Feel free to contact with questions.

Can't wait to meet you!



Please fill out and submit the attached applicant questionnaire.  Responses will help guide interview questions as well as collect the best way to contact you regarding tryout results.


Please read the Cheer Constitution in its entirety.  It is imperative that you and your Legal Guardian agree to all of its contents.  Gallatin Cheer is a HUGE commitment and we need to ensure that all members are equally committed to the program.


Please sign each of the attached pages and either return hard copies to Coach Suarez no later than Wednesday, Sept. 2nd at tryouts or send digital copies to no later than Wednesday, Sept. 2nd at 9pm.


Please select a member of the community, outside of school, to fill out the attached form. This can be a coach, church leader, etc.  Please have them return it to no later than Wednesday, Sept 2nd at 9pm.


Please fill out and submit the attached applicant questionnaire.  Responses will help guide interview questions as well as collect the best way to contact you regarding live mascot tryouts.

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Head Coach

Coach Suarez grew up in Missoula and is a 5th generation Montanan.  She was a cheerleader and Captain at Missoula Sentinel High School and Co-Ed Captain at Montana State University.  She was also Captain of two semi-pro cheer and dance teams in Montana and Washington State.  She competed in UCA College Co-Ed Nationals and has choreographed for high school, all-star, and college cheer and dance teams. She coached competitive co-ed high school cheerleading in Washington for 10 years and saw several teams go on to win state titles as well as several cheer athletes go on to receive college cheerleading scholarships.  She was an active member of the Washington State Cheer Coaches Association and Washington State Cheer Judges Association where she was a Head Judge and judged state cheerleading competitions in Washington, Oregon, and Montana.



 Dance Coach

Coach Ajah is a college junior from Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She is studying Early Childhood Education with a minor in Spanish, at Montana State University, in hopes of becoming a Spanish-Immersion Kindergarten teacher. Ajah has danced competitively for 7 years, was a member of the Eden Prairie Dance Team, and danced two years collegiately for MSU. She has taught studio dancers of all ages and choreographed many competition routines. Ajah was also a dancer in the Superbowl 52 halftime performance with Justin Timberlake. 

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Brent Lloyd is a multi-generational Montanan hailing from Helena where he attended Helena High School and is currently a Senior at Montana State University studying English. Brent is a four-year member of the Montana State Spirit Squad and a captain of the Co-ed Cheer Team. Brent has cheered every home football and basketball game for the past four years and has experience cheering games at MSU, U of M, the Big Sky Conference Basketball Tournament, Texas Tech, and more.

Coach Brent 



4455 Annie Street, Bozeman, MT, USA

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