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

Weekend Preview: Invitational Finale

Well I really don’t know what happened to make January go so fast, but we’re on the last hurrah for the invitational season starting today.  JV championships and final performances are happening this weekend as teams head into the post season for varsity starting next week.  Congratulations on a great year to those of you ....

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Weekend Preview: January Chill

Well my usual trick of filling a target bag with some snow for injuries isn’t working out so hot this year. Fortunately dance team doesn’t need winter conditions to compete, unlike our poor ski team friends who end up running in the hallways and looking for practice space not taken up by us indoor folks. ....

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Weekend Preview – January Calm

Is it just me or is it March-like? Seems like we’ve dodged the usual ultra-cold and wicked snowstorms that make this time of year a scheduling challenge.  Only a few seasons ago we had all cancelled 2-3 practices a piece during this week just because it was “cold”.  I’ll take the pleasant calm 2019 has ....

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Weekend Preview: 2019 Begins

And just like that it’s 2019 and we’re in the final stretch of the season.  This is my favorite part of the invitational calendar since all 3 classes are out at events and things aren’t quite at the full stress level of sections.  Plenty of time left to get those routines shaped up and enjoy ....

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Not-So-Weekend Preview

Happy Holidays Dance Teamers! The season is officially half over and this year is shaping up to be a real classic.  Some of the routines out there are nothing short of stunning.  If you haven’t made it out to an invitational or weeknight meet just to take in some great dancing, you’ve still got time ....

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