In This Section

Step 6: Book Your Entertainment


Once you have confirmed your necessary logistics, it is time to focus on the engaging aspects of your event.

Coastal Carolina University has a wide variety of internal music, spirit and entertainment groups to enhance any event.

Start Here:

Think about all aspects of the event (guest arrival, duration of the event, etc.)

Ambassadors and Hosts: 

CCU Teal Trailblazers provide personalized campus tours to alumni and Coastal Carolina University guests. To request Teal Trailblazers at your next event contact the senior assistant director of campus visits, Rebecca Johnson at ext. 6450 or

Chant 411 provides a central point of contact for students, families, faculty, staff and visitors who want a question answered or need guidance navigating the university system. To request Chant 411’s assistance at your next event contact the director of Chant 411, April Betsch at ext. 5079 or

Student Government Association (SGA) provides Coastal Carolina University students with representation, services and advocacy within the Coastal Carolina University community. The SGA serves as the voice of the students and acts as a conduit between the students, administration, faculty and the alumni. To have SGA representatives participate at your next event contact Austin Nichols ext. 2982

Wall Fellows are a selective group of CCU students who have been chosen to go through a two-year program that provides the students with one-on-one career and personal coaching in order to prepare them for their designated career. The Wall Fellows serve the University and local communities through work with various organizations, including hosting visiting dignitaries and working at community development events on behalf of the University. To request the Wall Fellows’ assistance at your next event contact the director of the Wall Fellows program, Gina Cummings at ext. 4186 or

Apply Icon - PencilAmbassador Tips:
  • Prior to the event, introduce yourself, give a quick rundown of the duties expected, and let them know you are available if they have any questions or changes.
  • Be specific and clear with instructions and provide as much information as possible.
  • On the day of the event, instruct them to arrive early to run through the event and expectations.
  • Communicate about who is attending the event and what are the topics being discussed.
  • It is important to thank the ambassadors after the event. Sending a personalized thank you note or email is easy and a thoughtful gesture. 

Student Musical Groups:

The Spirit of the Chanticleer Marching Band performs for all home games and is an integral part of the CCU football game-day environment. To reserve the marching band contact Jesse Willis at

Spirit Pep Band is the group that provides musical support for the basketball and arena functions. The group consists of 29 members. To reserve the Spirit Pep Band contact Jesse Willis at

The Saxophone Ensemble ranges in size from three to fifteen players and performs both transcriptions and original works in classical, jazz and popular music genres. The saxophone ensemble literature includes a vast array of master works and is the saxophonist’s definitive chamber music experience. To reserve the ensemble contact Dan O’Reilly at

The Coastal Flute Choir is a voluntary organization dedicated to the cultural and musical enrichment of the Grand Strand and its surrounding communities. A flute choir is a musical ensemble composed entirely of flutes. The Coastal Carolina Choir includes five members of the flute family (piccolo, Eb flute, C flute, alto flute and bass flute). The musical selections from this extensive repertoire are tailored specifically to each function or concert at which this ensemble performs. Requests for special performances/repertoire can also be arranged, with adequate advanced notice. Performances by smaller ensembles (trios, quartets, for example) are held throughout the school year. To request the flute choir contact Amy Tully at  

The Coastal Carolina Gospel Choir's mission is to give students a positive musical experience focused on spirituality. Participation aids the development of responsibility, teamwork, poise and community service. To reserve the Gospel Choir contact David Manigo at

Chamber Choir is a small, select vocal ensemble. This elite group serves the choral ambassadors for the University, performing for academic and social events throughout the Grand Strand area. Chamber Choir aspires to the highest level of artistic achievement through studying and performing advanced choral music of all styles, including jazz and contemporary music. To request the Chamber Choir contact Frances Sinclair at ext. 6482 or

Coastal Carolina University Spirit Representatives:

CCU Cheerleaders: In addition to games, the cheerleaders participate in tournaments, championships, and numerous appearances throughout the community and on campus. Contact head cheerleading coach Audralee Scofield at ext. 2867 or

Coastal Carolina Dance Team: In addition to representing Coastal Carolina at athletic events, CCU Dancers can be seen at numerous events in the community and corporate events throughout the season. Contact Marla Sage at

Chauncey: Chauncey is the famous and beloved mascot at Coastal Carolina. When available, Chauncey makes public appearances for community and/or private parties upon request for Conway and the surrounding areas.  To reserve Chauncey’s appearance at your next event, complete the form and send to head cheerleading coach Audralee Scofield at ext. 2867 or