About Coach Erin

I am a 14 year veteran dance team coach working at PACT Charter School (winter) Roseville (fall), and formerly at Cannon Falls, Robbinsdale Armstrong, and Watertown Mayer High Schools. I am 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 I danced for Winona and Apple Valley high schools. I also teach on a freelance contractor basis for many MN high school teams and can be contacted for date/time availability at mnhsdanceteam@gmail.com

Uniform and Choreography Rule Changes Announced

More rule changes are rolling out from the MSHSL, and there will be a lot to think about when it comes to uniforms and choreography inspiration. Everyone should read what was sent out from the league in these downloads: Rule Change Summary – 2015-2017 Uniform Update for Rules Book 2015 – Edited for Rule Book   ....

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July Costumes Series: The Line Up’s New Home

We’re back this week talking about costuming for our July series.  Today we’re going behind the scenes at The Line Up and their bright, shiny, and new location!  I got a chance to catch up with the team there and share some great thoughts about next year’s costuming with you.  New Location:  The Line Up ....

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Costume Trends – Part 2

Today we’re bringing you part 2 of our guest series on costume trends.  We’ll have 2 more articles on costuming and what’s going on this year on a weekly basis for July!  Keep checking back for more ideas and info.  Happy Summer!  (finally)   Silhouette, Inspiration & Theme Trends in Minnesota Dance Team Costumes & ....

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Guest Article – Costume Trends with Satin Stitches

If you’re like me, the no-contact period around the 4th usually means a great time to relax, but also to do some thinking about music and costuming for next year.  Today we have a little inspiration about whats new and where things are going from Deborah Nelson, the owner of Satin Stitches.  Enjoy! Fabric and ....

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Interview: Satin Stitches Talks New Costume Trends

Today we’re going behind the scenes at Satin Stitches, Minnesota’s custom costume home.  Talk about sparkle overload – if you ever get a chance to stop in the Coon Rapids showroom, you’ll be amazed by the sheer number of sample costume creations they’ve done in recent months.  Satin Stitches regularly has booths at popular competitions ....

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