About Coach Erin

Erin is a 16 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

State Tournament 2018 LiveBlog: Jazz Day

Stay Tuned for liveblog coverage updates from the State Dance Team Tournament 2018 – Jazz Day!  This page will self-refresh and display updates from our state coverage team, Erin Kruesi, Madi Salisbury, and Karen Steiner.  Coverage starts around 11:15am.....

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State Preview 2018

The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived and it’s time to celebrate another amazing dance team season. This will be our first state tournament under the new scoresheet format, and I couldn’t be more “jazzed” to see it in action. Ok, bad puns aside – it is shaping up to be a ....

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State Tournament – Visitors Guide

State week is here! If this is your first time thinking about a trip to the state tournament as a participant or spectator – we’re here to help you find your way and avoid those rookie mistakes.  Before we look at the matchups later this week, we’re doing a guide for visitors and participants today. ....

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Section Preview – Final Weekend 2018

Week 2 is already here after an exciting conclusion to week 1.  The Super Bowl surprise finally being out in the open allows me to at least mention it when it comes time for section results speculation.  Having that many practices and distractions last week would be tough for anyone – I have no idea ....

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State 2018 Updates

Happy Monday to those going to state next week!   Our state roster is half set after an exciting round of section play last Saturday.  Did you guess the outcome from your favorite teams tournaments?  I saw some great reaction videos floating out there on Twitter and YouTube.  I could watch that stuff all day.  ....

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