About Coach Erin


Erin is a 17 year veteran dance team coach in Minnesota. A 3 time MADT coach of the year (2009, 2010, 2014) and winner of 2 state championships in high kick with the Cannon Falls Bomber Dance Team. In high school Erin danced for Winona and Apple Valley high schools. Erin is a nationally known blogger, writing for the Radio City Rockettes and a Hollywood movie among other projects. Erin also teaches on a freelance contractor basis for many MN high school teams and can be contacted for date/time availability at mnhsdanceteam@gmail.com

The Recap Sheet – Monday 11/19/12

Well we are finally here – we have results in the book and the first performances of the year have started the competition phase of the year off right.  Everyone is getting warmed up and those routines are getting pulled together for the big invitationals coming up in the month of December.  Today we have ....

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New Parents 101: The Invitational Day

Going to your first dance team invitational can be rather intimidating as you are seeing this unique world for the first time.  Even experienced studio parents have a few new things to master when it comes time to spend your whole Saturday in the gym.  We’re going over a few of the things you’ll need ....

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New Parents 101: Scoresheet Basics Part 2

Now that you’ve gotten a chance to look at the basics of how the scoresheet is put together, there is a lot that goes into the administration and “tabbing” of that sheet to get a winner.  Lets take a look at more about the scoresheets: Rank Points: The points you read about on this site ....

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Product Review

Product Review: Behringer EUROLIVE B205D Normally when I think about music “boxes” for dance teams, I have visions of huge karaoke machines on carts being lugged around by some poor coach or manager – sometimes I see two person teams taking one of those off a school bus in the middle an icy January morning.  ....

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News and Updates Nov. 5th 2012

 Welcome to week 3!  Competitions are less than two weeks away for those early conference meets and invites – we’ll be reporting results and getting the competitions underway very soon.  Can’t wait to see what everyone is up to!  Today’s updates are about the miss dance team MN competition and some MSHSL goings on are ....

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