Coaching Staff / 2019-20
Position: Head Coach
EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
COACHING PHILOSOPHY: I believe in creating an environment that allows athletes to grow, not only as dancers but as adolescents and young adults. I have learned so many important life skills through my participation in dance: teamwork, responsibility, work ethic, self- confidence, and persistence just to name a few. I strive to provide a positive environment for dancers to learn and build on these skills while also improving their dance ability.
BIO: I recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and am actively looking for a career in the healthcare/non-profit marketing field. Besides dance, I love to read and write. I have a three year old puppy named Sophie who loves to go for walks in the summer weather. My favorite color is pink, and I love country music.
DANCE EXPERIENCE: I have been a studio dancer since I was four years old, training at Anita’s Dance Center in ballet, tap, jazz, pom, and hip hop. Through my studio training I was fortunate to have opportunities to perform all over the country, including the Indianapolis 500, college bowl games, and Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. I was also a member of the Carroll University Blaze Dance Team, which is where I really found my passion for poms in particular.
COACHING EXPERIENCE: At the age of 16 I began teaching at Anita’s Dance Center and fell in love with sharing my passion for dance with others. I have taught there ever since. In 2018 I became the Head Poms Coach at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School, where I worked to improve and build their middle school dance program.
SOURCE OF INSPIRATION (person, quote, event, etc.): “The people who stick with their goals and passions, when everyone else stops, are the people that are successful.” –a quote from my dance teacher, Ms. Michelle