Published 5:34 pm, Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Coach: Brittany Ruggles, 1st season at Shepaug; coached youth cheerleading for two seasons after seven seasons as a cheerleader.
2012-13 captain: Bria Noone.
Coach's outlook: "This team is full of enthusiasm. They come to practice working hard and motivated.
"Each cheerleader plays an important role on the team.
"I am very excited to be coaching the varsity cheerleading squad at Shepaug Valley High School and looking forward to what the future holds for this amazing team."
Sophomore: Kaitlyn Smith.