Questions for Cheering

Questions contributed by Cameron Hughes on  September 2, 2009

QuestionsForLiving: What questions were you asking yourself that first night, at the Ottawa Senators game, when you started cheering and were discovered?


  • Why is nobody cheering here? Why not?
  • What can I do to increase the atmosphere here?

QuestionsForLiving: What questions do you ask yourself to maintain enthusiasm throughout an event and generate the atmosphere you are working to create?


There are some general questions which include:

  • What do the fans want?
  • What do I feel I can contribute to their experience, outside of what they are currently getting?
  • What value can I bring to their experience? What do they need?
  • When I meet with a team, I ask "What value can I bring to your program?"
  • What can I do that no one else can do?
  • What can I show the fans every night that is different, and that will increase the level of entertainment they would typically get?

Some specific questions, include:

  • What is the best timing to interact with the fans?
  • What is the best way to build rapport with the fans?
  • What is the quickest way to build rapport with the fans?

QFL: What are the core questions that you have asked yourself over the course of your career that has led to your success?

Hughes: My primary questions are:

  • What do I need to do to create an experience that is above and beyond the fans' and program's expectations?
  • How can I show the fans something they have never seen before?
  • How can I take my skill and the effort put into every game and do more with it?

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