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

Scoring Review

MADT (and Kelsey Schnackenberg specifically) has provided the dance team community with a great set of informational slides on how scoring works, what those judges are looking for, and a bit on the upcoming live scoring trials we’ll see this year.  Tomorrow, the KickCast will be discussing live scoring – so take a look at this great ....

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The End of the Perfect 10

Ahhh….Summer Olympics.  There is nothing better than a binge watch of 12 hours of gymnastics coverage in the last week.  Team USA captures another impressive gold medal. We’ve cheered (and teared up), held our breath, and wanted to hold baby Boomer Phelps more than a few times already and we still have rhythmic and synchro ....

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New Parents 101: Scoresheet Basics Part 1

We’re continuing our series on the basics of dance team and today we’re digging in to the mysteries and intricacies of the most important tool in dance team – the scoresheet.  This time we’re looking at the general layout, purpose, and functions of the all important document.   Keep in mind that this is how I, ....

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Satin Stitches
Dirty Dog Productions
Cherry Fundraising
WOW Factor
The Line Up
Dance Alliance Network
Just For Kix
Charmed Runnin


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