Texas Tech University

Spirit Alumni Board


The Spirit Alumni Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Spirit Program for matters affecting the Spirit Alumni. The board shall be responsible for making recommendations to the Spirit Program Director regarding programs, services, advisement, policies, and/or procedures that impact the engagement and connection of Spirit Alumni.

Operating Procedures:

The Spirit Alumni Board will develop operating procedures subject to the approval of the Spirit Program Director and Coaches. Copies of all minutes and reports will be provided to all committee members. Subcommittees, as appropriate, can be utilized to assist the Board.

The Spirit Program Director serves as a non-voting, resource person for the committee and assists in coordination of meetings, soliciting agenda items, establishing an agenda, and coordinating minutes from each meeting.


The Spirit Program Director will appoint members each June. Members may serve multiple terms.


A committee chairperson is appointed by the Alumni Board every two years. Chairpersons can serve multiple terms.

025 Student Union | Box 45014
Lubbock, TX 79409

P 806.742.5433 | F 806.742.0138
Email: spirit@ttu.edu

Texas Tech Spirit

Spirit Alumni Board Members

Stephanie Rhode, Spirit Program Director

Bruce Bills, Cheer & Mascot Head Coach; CoEd Cheer '03-'06

Erin Alvarado, Pom Squad Head Coach

Jeff Davis, CoEd Cheer '87-'88

William Daughtery, CoEd Cheer '00-'03

Julie Crawford, CoEd Cheer '98-'99

Nailah Jones, Pom Squad '12-'16

Ginger Kiser, Pom Squad '97-'02

Angie Labaj, CoEd Cheer '90-'93; Cheer Coach '00-'03

Carolyn Godwin Lang, Pom Squad '93-'95

Joni Layman, Pom Squad '76-'79

Laurie McKee, Pom Squad '79-'81

Jen Richards, Pom Squad '98-'02

Jessica Rinker, CoEd Cheer '09-'11, All-Girl '13

Layci Shannon, Pom Squad '05-'09

Jeri Watkins, CoEd Cheer '89-'90

Kyndra Watson, CoEd Cheer '03-'06

Texas Tech Spirit Program