Thier are12 major roles in Glee:Matthew Morrisonplays Will Schuester, McKinley High's Spanish teacher who becomes director of the Glee Club, hoping to restore it to its former glory. Jane LynchisSue Sylvester, head coach of the cheerleading squad "Cheerios", and the Glee Club's arch-nemesis.Jayma Maysappears asEmma PillsBury, the school's Mysophobic Guidance Counselor who has feelings for Will,andJessalyn GilsigplaysTerri Schuester, Will's demanding and Amoralwife of five years. Lea Michele playsRachel Berrytalented star of the Glee Club who is often bullied by the Cheerios and football players.Cory Monteithplays Finn Hudson, star quarterback of the school's football team who risks alienation by his friends to join the Glee Club.Also in the club are Amber Rileyas Mercedes Jones, a fashion-conscious diva who resents having to sing back-up; Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel -a role that was written-in to the show's cast after Colfer's audition--a gay maleSaprano who is bullied by the football team, and struggles in early episodes with his identity, Kevin Mchaleas Artie Abrams, an electric guitarplayer and paraplegic; and Jenny Ushkowitz as Tina Cohan - Chang, an Asian American goth student with a fake Speech Impediment. Mark Sallingplays Noah "Puck" Puckerman, a friend of Finn's on the football team who at first disapproves of Finn joining the Glee Club, but later joins the Glee Club himself. Dianna Agron plays Quinn Fabray, Finn's girlfriend, who also joins the club to keep an eye on Finn.