Judy Trammell

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Judy Trammell
Born Judy Carol Tharp
(1958-04-29) April 29, 1958 (age 60)
Dallas, Texas
Education R.L. Turner High School.
Occupation choreographer, television personality
Years active 1991-present
Spouse(s) Dick Trammell
Children Blair Trammell
Taylor Trammell
Cassie Trammell

Judy Tharp Trammell (born April 29, 1958)[1] is the current head choreographer of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. She is also a former member of the squad. She appears in the CMT reality series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team.

Early life[edit]

Trammell was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated from R.L. Turner High School.[2]


Trammell was a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader for four years, from 1980-1984, and during that time served as group leader and a show group member. She is trained in jazz, pom, drill team, and tap dance. She became assistant choreographer of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders in 1984. In 1991 she was promoted to head choreographer and has served in that position ever since. After Director Kelli Finglass, Trammell is the second former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader to join the organization in an administrative role.

Trammell has also choreographed for Jerry Lewis, Toby Keith's Should've Been A Cowboy music video, Little Texas' God Bless Texas music video, Phil Donahue, Geraldo Rivera and Montel Williams' talk shows, Harry and the Hendersons, Oak Ridge Boys Benefit Concert, the Country Music Awards, Nashville Palace, Miss Texas Pageant, Salute to Lady Liberty television special, as well as high school musicals and beauty pageants in the Dallas area.[3] She has also choreographed for Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, LeAnn Rimes, Creed, Jessica Simpson, Destiny's Child, Sheryl Crow, Carrie Underwood, MC Hammer, and the NBC Academy of Country and Western Music Awards.[4]

She has appeared on television shows such as Dr. T & the Women, The View, and Queer Eye For the Straight Guy.

She is a current cast member of CMT's Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team.[5][6]

Personal life[edit]

Judy is married to Dick Trammell and has three children. They currently reside in Garland, Texas. One of her daughters, Cassie Trammell, cheered for eight years with Cheer Athletics and won a national title as well as two gold medals at the Allstar Cheerleading World Championships while on the Cheer Athletics Panthers.,[7][8] Cassie later cheered with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders from 2008-2013, serving as group leader her fourth and fifth season on the team.[9][10] Cassie's wedding was the only wedding featured on the television show Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Brides.[11][12][13]


  1. ^ Judy Trammell public record, Accessed 8-20-2015
  2. ^ "R. L. Turner High School - Index". rootsweb.ancestry.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team - Season 12 Episodes (TV Series)". CMT. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Judy Trammell". rootsweb.ancestry.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "Judy Trammell". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Judy Trammell". IMDb. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Welcome to Cheer Athletics". cheerathletics.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  10. ^ Bales, Jonathan. "12 Hottest Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  11. ^ "blackdcc article". blackdcc.net. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 

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