May 19, 2011
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama Department of Athletics announces the hiring of Jennifer Thrasher as the new Coordinator of Cheerleading. Thasher will assume her position at the University immediately.
Thrasher takes over a squad that captured the 2011 Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) National Championship in January. The championship was the first for the program since 1984. The cheer squad, along with the Big Al's for the 2011-12 season were recently selected.
A 1997 graduate of Alabama with a bachelor's degree in human development, Thrasher was a member of the Crimson Tide cheer squad from 1993-97. Thrasher completed her master's degree in education from Alabama in 1998.