Denise Roth
Head Cheerleading Coach

The Baldwin Wallace University cheerleading program performs at all home football games, select away games and post-season playoffs, when applicable. Members also are required to participate in a summer workout program, summer fundraisers and a summer camp. Basketball season performances include all men’s basketball home games, select women’s basketball games and post-season playoffs, when applicable. The squad also participates in a variety of community service and fundraising activities throughout the year. Members of the cheerleading program must be dedicated, determined and prepared to work to their full potential. Complete tryout packet.


Tryouts are open to all students interested in auditioning for the team. Contact Head Coach Denise Roth at with questions.

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Denise Roth, a native of Berea, Ohio and a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University, is the head coach for the BW cheerleading program. Roth earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from BW in 2009 and has been working in the automotive industry as a quality engineer since 2010.

Relevant experience in cheerleading includes four-year membership at Berea High School and two-year membership on an all-star competitive cheer team. Following high school graduation, Roth cheered at West Virginia University prior to transferring to BW. She joined the Yellow Jacket cheerleading program for the 2007 and 2008 seasons. As a student at BW, Roth volunteered as an assistant coach for Ultimate Athletics to work with children with special needs. After graduation, Roth spent two seasons as a professional cheerleader for the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League.

Roth can be contacted with any questions at