WELCOME TO EVOLUTION CHEER

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GRUNDY COUNTY'S #1 ALL-STAR CHEER PROGRAM

Evolution Cheer is the USASF All-Star Competition Cheer Team that offered at EVOLVEkids. EVOLVEkids has built a reputation as a premier facility for tumbling instruction in SW Chicagoland, and now we are building upon that tumbling foundation and adding a wealth of professional cheer coaching expertise to create Grundy County's #1 All-Star Competition Cheer Program: Evolution Cheer.

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OPEN EVALUATIONS FOR SEASON 2
SATURDAY, MAY 14TH 9AM-11AM
SUNDAY, MAY 15TH 2PM-4PM

Our first season is successfully in the books and we are preparing for another winning campaign in Season #2. As such, we will be having Open Evaluations for all prospective Evolution Cheer athletes (current EC athletes and new athletes) for the 2022-23 season. At the Evaluation, in addition to evaluating athletes, we will discuss tuition, costs, practice times, etc.. Evaluations will be conducted by Head Coach Heidi Lawless and Assistant Head Coach Ericka Steck.

Evaluations will be conducted on Saturday, May 14th, in 30 minute increments, from 9AM thru 11AM and on Sunday, May 15th, in 30 minute increments, from 2PM thru 4PM.

Athletes who are selected for an All-Star team will be required to make a $200 deposit at Evaluation to secure their roster spot.

CLICK HERE to download the Evolution Cheer 2022 Evaluation Flyer.

To Sign Up For The Evaluations (If you are a current Evolution Cheer Team member)

1) Login to the Parent Portal (there is a link to the Portal at the top right of this website)

2) Click on "Classes & Events"

3) Click on "Find Events" (you may have to click slider that says "All Ages"

4) Scroll to find time and register.

To Sign Up For Evaluations (if you are a new athlete or don't want to use the Parent Portal)

1) WE RECOMMEND YOU SIGN UP ON A DESKTOP COMPUTER

2) Look at the calendar below.

3) Find the time and register (the number listed is how many spots are still available)

EVOLUTION CHEER COACHING STAFF

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COACH HEIDI

Head Coach Heidi Lawless-Glastetter

Coach Heidi is not only the Head Coach for Evolution Cheer, but she is also the Owner & Lead Instructor at EVOLVEkids. Heidi has an extensive background in teaching gymnastics, tumbling, and cheerleading with over 40 years experience. Heidi is a mainstay in Morris sports instruction having opened GymStar Gymnastics in 1998 and following with EVOLVEkids in 2015. As a tumbling coach, Heidi has coached both state and national champions at the youth level, and brings a solid tumbling pedigree to coaching cheerleading. Additionally, she is the former 2004-5 Head Coach of the Morris Community High School cheerleading squad.

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COACH ERICKA

Assistant Head Coach Ericka Steck

Coach Ericka brings a wealth of cheerleading expertise to Evolution Cheer. Ericka has been a recreational and competitive cheer coach since 2008. As a competition coach, she has coached all competitive levels from Mini's up thru Senior Level 6. Ericka's teams have been a fixture at D2 Summit, having at large or paid bids to the Summit every year since 2015 and having won this last year's D2 Summit at Medium Senior Level 2. Ericka has also coached a World's team for two years, with one of her teams making it to the Finals. Ericka is the current Head Coach of the Morris Community High School cheerleading squad, and we'd be very remiss if we didn't mention that she is Braylee's momma!