New England Patriots Cheerleaders
Formation1971; 52 years ago (1971)
Membership
34 (as of 2018)
AffiliationsNew England Patriots
WebsiteOfficial website

The New England Patriots Cheerleaders (NEPC) are the official cheerleading squad of the NFL's New England Patriots first formed in 1971.[1][2] The cheerleaders also make appearances off the field and overseas with Patriots mascot Pat Patriot,[3] and also has a Junior Patriots Cheerleaders, with girls of ages 7–17 being allowed to join.[4][5] The New England Patriots Cheerleader also mentor the young girls by enriching their interests. The team also releases a swimsuit calendar yearly.[6][7] The Patriots Cheerleaders' auditions take place at Gillette Stadium.[8] In 2008, the squad went to China to train Chinese dancers for the 2008 Summer Olympics.[9][10]

Notable people

Model Camille Kostek started her career as a Patriots cheerleader (2013–2014)
Model Camille Kostek started her career as a Patriots cheerleader (2013–2014)

Coach

Members

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Patriots Cheerleaders - New England Patriots Cheerleaders". Footballbabble.com. Retrieved September 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "Official Website of the New England Patriots | Cheerleader - Roster". Patriots.com. Archived from the original on June 29, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  3. ^ "Official Website of the New England Patriots | Cheerleaders - Appearances". Patriots.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  4. ^ "Official Website of the New England Patriots | Cheerleaders - Junior Cheerleaders". Patriots.com. Archived from the original on June 30, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "Junior Patriots Cheerleaders Registration Form" (PDF). Patriots.com.
  6. ^ Matthew Arieta. "Official New England Patriots ProShop - 2012 Cheerleader Swimsuit Calendar". Proshop.patriots.com. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  7. ^ "Official Website of the New England Patriots | Cheerleaders | CHEER365". Patriots.com. Archived from the original on June 30, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  8. ^ "Official Website of the New England Patriots | Cheerleaders - Auditions". Patriots.com. Archived from the original on June 29, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  9. ^ Brinson. "Patriot Cheerleaders: Goodwill Bangkok Edition". Brahsome.com. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  10. ^ "Patriots' cheerleaders lead Chinese volunteers - The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games". En.beijing2008.cn. Archived from the original on April 28, 2009. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  11. ^ Couture, Jon. "Tracy Sormanti, Patriots cheerleading director since 1994, dies at 58 - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  12. ^ "Model Camille Kostek Lands Her First Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover — as a Rookie!". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  13. ^ Sahadeo, Andy (February 14, 2021). "Rob Gronkowski's girlfriend Camille Kostek shares how the couple first met: 'It's kind of crazy'". FoxNews.com. Retrieved March 18, 2021.
  14. ^ "Patriots Saddened to Announce the Passing of Cheerleading Director Tracy Sormanti". www.patriots.com. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  15. ^ Pageant History (2007) Retrieved February 8, 2007.
  16. ^ Goode, Jon (February 14, 2005). "/ Sports / Football / Patriots / Catching_up_with_Mark_van". Boston.com. Retrieved September 9, 2012.
  17. ^ Finch, Erika (September 15, 2016). "A home in Rhode Island for former Patriot Dan Koppen". New England Home Magazine. Retrieved March 6, 2019.