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

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Vintage Video – Brainerd Kixters State Champs 1999

By request from a reader we have a classic Brainerd video today!  This is the last time Brainerd won a state championship, with an innovative Irish concept.  Interesting side fact:  These costumes were also worn for jazz that year.  This was also the first year state was at the Barn on the UofM campus.  (Correction:  the tournament was at the U in ’95 and ’96, then at the Rivercenter, then back to the U before heading to the Xcel) Now it would be far too small for our attendance.  Notice the blue glitter in their hair??  Thats not legal anymore, but was a fun touch back then.  This was also one of the earliest appearances of “jazz pants” for kick.  leggings and skirts were worn by Brainerd the year before this. 

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