Lauren Morris, formerly known as Lauren Schander, is in her first year with Illinois State as a staff member, serving as an assistant coach for the Redbird cheerleading team under the marketing and promotions department. In that role, she will assist with the day-to-day operations of the cheerleading squad including recruitment, practices and working with the team to achieve the highest level of cheer support for ISU's athletic teams.
Prior to joining the Redbird staff, Morris cheered for ISU during her undergraduate time at Illinois State from 2007-2011. Morris' working experience includes coaching the Lincoln Community High School cheerleading squad.
Morris currently resides in Bloomington, Ill., with her husband Zach, who was also an Illinois State cheerleader during his undergraduate years.