Core Athletics is an elite level tumbling, stunting, and performance company specialized in the sport of cheerleading. We work on-site with high school and middle school cheerleading teams across the state of Michigan. Throughout all of our products and services, we strive to create an environment that promotes a positive coach and athlete experience while setting a foundation that drives teams to their fullest potential.







Greater Michigan Area




Summer Camps


$290per Residential Camp


Bonuses Available

Free Staff Clothing

Travel the State of Michigan


Inspire Athletes

Competitive Pay

Do What You Love


PLEASE NOTE: Some positions may be offered based solely on video submissions. In other situations, applicants may be asked to attend a virtual interview and any additional virtual group interviews. The majority of applicants will be required to attend an in-person evaluation before final decisions are made. 


Initial Application - includes your resume and a link to your skill video. Additional phone interviews, virtual interviews, or group virtual interviews, may be conducted if necessary.


In-Person Evaluations - If applicable, a recruitment team member will notify you with a link to our tryout video. You must learn the tryout material and be ready to demonstrate the material at an in-person evaluation. Dates of your in-person evaluation will be disclosed in an email. 


Final Decision - If applicable, our office will notify you of a job offer. 



Submit an Initial Application by clicking the Apply Now button and upload your resume and include a link to your skill video. 

Skill Video Requirments: Your video must be uploaded to YouTube and should be Public or Unlisted. There is no video length requirement. Your Skill Video must showcase your tumbling, stunting, and performance abilities. 


If applicable, you will receive a call from our office.


Organizational Background:

Core Athletics Summer Camps is an exceptionally unique part of our company. Our summer camps are known for their high energy, fun, colligate-style material and unforgettable experiences created by our inspirational, leader-like staff. Our camps are residential (overnight) camps held on university campuses throughout the Michigan and northern-Ohio area. Some camps expected to host upwards of 500 athletes.

We are looking for experienced, passionate and goal-oriented summer camp instructors to work our summer camps and clinics!

Job Duties and Responsibilities

As a Core Athletics (CA) Summer Camp Instructor you are among an elite group of cheerleading athletes/instructors from across the country. In this role, you are the heart and soul of our summer camps and clinics as you work hands-on with high school and middle school cheer teams with varying skill levels. As an Instructor, you are an expert in all of the material we provide at camp and deliver exceptional coaching to every athlete. Throughout any given camp experience, you will be expected to teach new stunts, cheers, chants, and dances as well as facilitate activities and team bonding exercises.  

For this role, we are looking for instructors who have an exceptional background in cheerleading and coaching abilities. A background with collegiate cheerleading is preferred. To ensure the safety of our athletes and instructors, a background check will be required to work in this environment (with high school and middle school student-athletes).

Each summer camp instructor candidate will be required to attend an in-person evaluation. If applicable, instructors will be required to attend our summer “work week” to learn about instructor expectations, camp material, and more. Our camps are usually held from mid-July to early-August. You will be expected to have reliable means of transportation to and from all evaluations, trainings, camps, and clinics.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of experience in cheerleading (background in collegiate cheerleading preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to teach stunts and camp material at a high caliber yet fun and interactive way

  • Pass a background check

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Reliable means of transportation (to and from all evaluations, trainings, and camps)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sports-minded/competitive nature

  • Passion for people and student-athlete development

  • Work well in both small and large groups

  • Ability to facilitate stunts, cheers, chants, and dances in front of small and large groups

  • Work well with high school and middle school student-athletes

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to learn

  • Excellent facilitation skills

  • Any past experience in coaching is a bonus



  • Attend all spring training dates and work week to learn camp expectations and material

  • Act and conduct yourself as a leader within the cheerleading industry both inside and outside of camps

  • Know, facilitate and demonstrate camp material to high school and middle school student-athletes

  • Be an expert on the ins and outs of the camp and camp schedule

  • Provide positive coaching instruction  

  • Provide support to athletes and fellow staff members during camp (Team-Player Attitude)



Staff pay: $290 per residential camp

  • Bonuses available

Buddy Camps (2-Day/12-Hour Camp): $162

  • Bonuses available

Private Camps (1-Day/6 Hour Camp): $81

  • Bonuses available


Application Process:

We are continuously seeking skilled individuals to join our summer staff. The application process is an ongoing, rolling process. To be considered for a Summer Camp position you will need to submit an initial application including a resume and link to your skill video or send your resume and link to If applicable, you will receive a call from our office.

All employment opportunities are contingent upon the applicant successfully passing a background check. To ensure the safety of our participants, a background check will be required to work with high school and middle school student-athletes.


EEO/AA Policy:

Core Athletics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.