Step 6: Book Your Entertainment and CCU Ambassadors


Step 6: Book Your Entertainment and CCU Ambassadors

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.

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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 Bob Denshuick at 843-349-2980 or

CHANT411 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 contact CHANT411, call or text 843-234-3411 or email

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 alumni. To have SGA representatives participate in your next event, contact

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 to prepare them for their designated careers. 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, Eileen Soisson, Director of Wall Fellows Program, at 843-349-4186 or

Apply Icon - PencilAmbassador Tips:
  • Before the event, introduce yourself, give a quick rundown of the duties expected, and let them know you are available if they have any questions.
  • Be specific and clear with instructions and provide as much information as possible, including the desired attire to be worn at the event.
  • 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 an easy and thoughtful gesture. 

Student Musical Groups:

String Ensemble repertoire will include chamber works of Boccherini, Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Faure, Brahms, Schubert, and many others.

Guitar Ensemble performs a variety of styles ranging from the Renaissance period to modern and contemporary music. Recent performances have included traditional folk song arrangements, Bach, Beethoven, the Beatles, and Michael Jackson.

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 masterworks and is the saxophonist’s definitive chamber music experience.

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.

The Acoustic Songbook is an ensemble that specializes in performing popular songs with small groups of singers and instrumentalists in an unplugged format. Performances feature the genres of pop, Americana, jazz,m country, folk music, gospel, singer-songwriters, British popular genres, Latin American, and Brazilian music.

Concert Choir is a large vocal ensemble that performs music from all over the world, as well as American jazz and contemporary/popular music, often with other musical ensembles from the University and the Grand Strand community.

To inquire about the availability of any of these ensembles, contact Paula Gwaltney at 843-349-2934 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.

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.

Chauncey: Chauncey is the famous and beloved mascot at Coastal Carolina. When available, Chauncey makes public appearances for community and private parties upon request for Conway and the surrounding areas.  To reserve Chauncey’s appearance at your next event, complete the form and send it to