Oakland Raiderettes

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Oakland Raiderettes
Oakland Raiderettes at Falcons at Raiders 11-2-08 01.JPG
Formation1961 (1961)
Typecheerleading squad
Legal status
Extant
Membership36
Director
  • Jeanette Thompson (2011 Season)
  • Shawna Zimmerman (2010)
  • Vandana Patel (up to game one of 2010 season)
AffiliationsOakland Raiders
Websitewww.raiders.com/raiderettes/
Former name
Los Angeles Raiderettes (1982-1995)
 
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Oakland Raiderettes
Oakland Raiderettes at Falcons at Raiders 11-2-08 01.JPG
Formation1961 (1961)
Typecheerleading squad
Legal status
Extant
Membership36
Director
  • Jeanette Thompson (2011 Season)
  • Shawna Zimmerman (2010)
  • Vandana Patel (up to game one of 2010 season)
AffiliationsOakland Raiders
Websitewww.raiders.com/raiderettes/
Former name
Los Angeles Raiderettes (1982-1995)

The Oakland Raiderettes are the cheerleading squad for the Oakland Raiders professional American football team. They were established in 1961 as the Oakland Raiderettes. When the Raiders moved to Los Angeles in 1982, the cheerleading squad became known as the Los Angeles Raiderettes. However, when the franchise moved back to Oakland in 1995, the Raiderettes changed their name back to the Oakland Raiderettes. In both Los Angeles and Oakland they have been billed as "Football's Fabulous Females."

Current coaching staff[edit]

Notable former cheerleaders[edit]

A number of former cheerleaders have found success outside the organization

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