Our cheer program is made up of four teams:

Competition Teams

We have two competition cheer teams - Varsity and Junior Varsity.  The competition teams are comprised of Varsity sideline and JV sideline cheerleaders that compete in various regional cheer competitions throughout the year.  

In February 2018 our JV Competition team traveled to Nationals in Anaheim where they placed 2nd!

Varsity Sideline Team

The Varsity Sideline Team cheers at all of the Leigh Varsity Football games and Leigh Varsity Basketball games.

Junior Varsity Sideline Team

The Junior Varsity Sideline Team cheers at all of the Leigh Junior Varsity Football games and Leigh Junior Varsity Basketball games.

Our coaching staff

Cheer Advisor-Jennifer Bergthold

    Jennifer has coached competitive cheerleading teams for 15 years, consistently  earning top 10 placements at Nationals, including 3rd place in Advanced at USA High School Nationals.  She is AACCA safety-certified and has a background in dance, cheer, and tumbling.  In addition to coaching, Jennifer works in communications at a local tech company.  She is a Leigh High alumnus (class of '87) and is excited to be coaching Longhorn cheer!


 Varsity Sideline and Competition Coach - Ariana Jaffari 

Leigh High School alumnus class of 2016, Ariana has been participating in competitive cheerleading for 7 years. She collected 2 MVP awards, held the JV Captain title for 1 year, and won the 2012 Jr. National Title for the USA National Competition in Anaheim, California.  Experienced with 11 years in gymanstics and tumbling, Ariana has a passion for success and is thrilled to be back at LHS, guiding these girls to accomplish their goals.