Dominic Haywood is in his first season coaching the Michigan cheer team. He cheered at Michigan for two seasons (2011-13) and served as team captain as a senior (2012-13). In his senior season, Haywood was part of Michigan's 2013 National Cheerleaders Association national championship team.
As a member of the cheer team, Haywood cheered at the Outback Bowl (2013), the Crisler Center rededication ceremony (2013) and during the men's basketball run to the national championship game throughout the NCAA basketball tournament. He graduated from U-M in 2013 with a degree in earth and environmental sciences. His hobbies include dancing and lifting weights.