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

Weekend Preview: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Can you believe the season is half over? I always feel a little bit conflicted about mid-December being considered the start of the downhill stretch. I feel rushed to get things looking perfect on the one hand, and like I have a long time yet on the other. Scores this year are really raising some ....

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Weekend Preview – 12/8/18

December is hitting its stride this week as just about everyone is getting out to compete somewhere in the state.  Conference points are racking up, especially for those with championships at the end of this month.  Its too early to call many of those races for the banners yet, as each performance in December is ....

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Weekend Preview: December Firsts

December descends upon us for the first big invitational weekend of the season.  This month is guaranteed to be a rush of back to back conference and invitational events for most teams in metro conferences.  Meanwhile, outstate and small school teams will be seeing their first events of the year.  The Saturday snow threat trend ....

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Weekend Preview: Season Debut 18-19

It’s here!  The first weekend preview for the 18-19 season is unique in that we didn’t have a single conference event before weekend invitationals started this year.  Everyone will be debuting publicly scored routines starting tomorrow into the first few weeks of December.  Thanksgiving week will also have a handful of major kick-off matchups, so ....

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Choreography Begins!

Choreography sessions kicked off yesterday with team’s getting their music and finally sitting down to put pen to paper. Ok well, maybe more like to video and Excel files…. But I’m old-fashioned and still bust out my colored pencils and graph paper from time to time. I haven’t been this excited to get started in ....

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