Texas Tech University

Bruce Bills

Head Cheer & Mascot Coach

Bruce Bills begins his seventh year as Head Cheer & Mascot Coach, 15th year with the Spirit Program at Texas Tech University. Previously, he has served as Assistant Cheer Coach and Pom Squad Coach.

Bills led the CoEd Cheer Squad to the program's first NCA Division 1A National Championship in 2017. In their first year of STUNT competition, Bills coached the All-Girl Cheer Squad to a 3rd place finish in Division 1.

In addition to coaching both All-Girl and CoEd Cheer Squads and Raider Red, he oversees recruiting efforts, fundraising procedures, appearance scheduling, tryout logistics, and serves as the manager of the website and social media sites.

Bills has worked in the Undergraduate Admissions Office as a recruiter for Texas Tech. As an undergraduate student, he worked in the Center for Campus Life as the publicist for the Spirit Program. 

He graduated from Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2007 and was a Texas Tech Cheerleader for three years. He is currently working towards receiving his master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Sports Management, Business Administration, and Higher Education Administration. 

Bills has worked on the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) staff for seven years and served as a Head Instructor.  He also judges and coordinates local cheerleading tryouts and competitions.

Bruce Bills

Quick Facts

  • Head Cheer & Mascot Coach, 7th Year
  • 15th Year at Texas Tech
  • AACCA Safety Certified
  • NCA Head Instructor
  • Former Texas Tech Cheerleader 2003-2006
  • TTU Staff Senate President, 2011-2012

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