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NYA Football Cheer - Come Join the Fun!

Important Dates

April 25: Cheer Registration Opens

May 15:  Cheer Registration Closes

May 17:  Uniform Fitting 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

May 20:  Uniform Fitting 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

NYA Cheer Registration!

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NYA Football Cheer

Have a child interested in cheerleading? Nolensville Youth Athletics (NYA) Cheer Program is a recreational cheer program offering young ladies (1st through 6th grade) an opportunity to try cheerleading in a fun, supportive and family-friendly atmosphere.

Nolensville Youth Athletics Cheer is accepting registration to participate for the 2019 Football Cheer program. To register, you must create a blue sombrero account at  Once you login, follow the links to NYA Cheer.  Payment must be made online (no cash or check) and in full at the time of registration.  You will receive a confirmation email if registered properly.


Registration Fees: $180

Registration includes participation fees, insurance, skirt, shell, bow, briefs, socks, shoes and poms. We are offering a discounted registration fee for those cheerleaders that participated in the 2018 Basketball Cheer program and are able to use the same uniform. The discounted cost of registration is $80. If your child has outgrown their uniform, please plan to attend the uniform fitting to purchase individual items that your child will need to complete their uniform.


Volunteer Opportunities:

The success of our program depends on parents to volunteer as a coach.  To volunteer, please check the box for COACH when you register your child.  PLEASE VOLUNTEER!

NYA Football Cheer FAQ

When does the season begin?

Practices begin in July. Cheer practices two days a week from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at Rocky Fork Park in Nolensville. Actual days of the week to be determined based on registration participants' responses.

What does it cost to cheer?

There is a registration fee of $180 covers league fees, insurance, complete uniforms (shell, skirt, briefs, socks, bow, shoes and poms). 

Where are practices?

Practices are held at Rocky Fork Park in Nolensville in the open area near the pavillion. Specific days and times will be announced after squads are determined.

How often do teams practice?

Practices are held 2 nights per week throughout the season. Practice times are 6:00 PM-7:30 PM.

How many games will we cheer?

Each squad will cheer for approximately 8-10 games. This may include 1 pre-season Jamboree game, 8 regular season games, and at least 1 playoff and/or bowl game. Teams advancing further into the playoffs could play an additional 2 games. 

Cheerleaders will also perform at the Panther Pride Event.

Where are games played?

Home games are played at Rocky Fork Park. We also travel to the surrounding TNYFL communities for away games. For directions to other TNYFL field sites, please refer to the TNYFL field locations page.

How are squads chosen?

We have several criteria for squad placement.

Our first goal is to place siblings (cheer/football) on the same team. For example, if you son plays, your daugther will cheer for his team unless you specify otherwise.

Secondly, we strive to place girls on squads with girls of similar age and for a football team of similar age. We often get requests for friends to be placed together. We make every effort to make this happen.

***Special Requests beyond siblings are not guaranteed, especially if it means squads do not have enough girls to cheer for a team. Please be understanding if we are not able to meet your special request.***

Is there an entry fee to watch games?

All regular season games have no admission charge.

Pre-season games (Jamboree and other bowl games) typically charge $3 - $5 per person. All money collected goes to offset the cost of officials. Cheerleaders and football players do not pay these entry fees.

How will I know if practice/games are cancelled due to rain?

Any practices cancelled due to weather will be sent via email and/or text message.

How can I help coach?

There are a number of coaches selected each year, as either head or assistant coaches. Some of these individuals are helping out for the first time. Extensive experience is not necessary.

For additional details, please contact the NYA Cheer Board.

Will I be able to coach my child?

Yes. Your assistance is key to the success of the program. We love our parent coaches!

If I have a problem with a coach, who do I contact?

You should attempt to address all issues directly with your Head Coach. If you still have issues or need further attention, the NYA Cheer Board should be notified.

What rules do NYA participants cheer by?

Our main play is governed by current Tennessee High School Football Rules. There are also several additional TNYFL rules which govern cheer, depending on your age group and level of play.

How can I get involved with NYA Cheerleading?

NYA Cheerleading is always in need of volunteers for a variety of team and organizational activities. Those interested in helping in any area need to contact the NYA Cheer Board.

Why are volunteers important?

NYA Cheerleading is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. No person involved with this organization is paid any monies for the efforts they put into the group. As a volunteer organization, the success or failure is measured in the expertise and passion of our parents and friends.

Volunteering in your child's youth sport program will be one of the most rewarding times of your life.

How do I find directions to
other TNYFL locations?

Directions to other TNYFL field locations can be accessed on our directions page or via