Have What it Takes to be a Part of the BYU Dunk Team?
Ever watched the BYU Dunk Team at a sporting event or school activity and thought "I want to do that!" Well, here is your opportunity! BYU is looking for more members to join the BYU Dunk Team! Particularly, those outstanding individuals that want to showcase their abilities and school pride as well as be part of the ever important role of supporting Cosmo the Cougar.
If you think you have what it takes to be part of BYU Dunk Team, tryout!
*For information about COSMO TRYOUTS, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BYU On-Campus Tryouts:
Winter Semester tryouts will be held on April 13 2023. Tryouts will begin at 2 and continue until around 6.
Tryouts will be held in room 149 of Smith Fieldhouse at BYU ( you need to have a waiver) (if you miss tryouts or are unable to make tryouts please contact David Eberhard at email@example.com)(you may also want to submit a video for tryouts)
If you make the team be aware, We typically practice daily from 3pm - 5pm (Monday - Friday) in the fall and winter semesters. We also, have cougar built shows on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-12pm. If you make the dunk team you will be asked to perform at one or the other. (Tuesdays or Thursdays)
Summer practice schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-1:30 pm.
Follow Cosmo and the BYU Dunk team on instagram for more information. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org and with any questions.
Winter Semester: April 13, 2023
Contact David Eberhard for paperwork regarding Dunk Team tryouts.
(801) 422-7613 (leave a voicemail)
Dunk Tryout Form (click here)
Below are the requirements and skills we look for as members of the BYU Dunk Team. It is important to note that all skills listed aren't required. As a team, we take athleticism and turn it into things that we do as a dunk team.
*Not all skills are required, but the more you can do, the more you will stand out! Many of the skills listed aren't used for dunking; however, we incorporate them into our shows to add more excitement. One skill that most athletes don't have exposure to is jumping off of mini trampolines. Athleticism plays a large role in learning this.
* For video auditions, please fill out the information below.
Enrolled at BYU (applied is also acceptable for tryouts)
2.0 GPA or higher
Compliant with BYU Honor Code
Controlled Air Awareness and Athleticism
Positive Attitude and Service Oriented
Familiarity with using Mini Trampolines a plus
Availability on Weekends for Dunk Shows
- Cheat Gainer
- Kick the Moon
- swing threw flips
- Standing Back tuck
- Front Handspring
- Running Front Tuck
- Round off - Back Handspring
- Round off - Back tuck
- Series of Back Handsprings
Preferred Break dancing
- Top rock
- Head spins