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


Fall Preparation for Coaches:

 As if coaches ever stopped preparing for the upcoming competition season!  Since I know firsthand how stressful it can be to pull together a plan last minute- here’s some reminders of the long list of “to-dos” this fall: ·         Music. Music. Music:  You need it and it’s not worth putting off.  There is nothing worse ....

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Key Dates for 2011-2012 Season:

Mark your calendars!  These dates will be upon us soon!  Especially remember the DX fall convention registrations are due ASAP – I’ll be teaching at the event – I’d love to see you there! Fall Season Begins: Monday August 15th Dance Xtreme Fall Connect Convention: Saturday, September 10th – Totino Grace Coaches/Officials Rules Meetings: October ....

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Fall Preparation For Dancers

Fall is a fun and fast flying time for dancers as you head back to school and winter season dance seems just around the corner.  So what can dancers be doing to come into winter season ready to go and looking your best?  Here are some tips to make the most of fall ·         Flexibility.  ....

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Rochester News Article Sheds Light on Developing Coaching Issues

Read This Link First: Evolution of high school athletics puts coaches in the crosshairs I’m not sure how I feel about this coming off my tenure at Cannon Falls myself.  I can say that the parents I worked with at CF were some of the most supportive and respectful group I’ve worked with – they never ....

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Vintage Video – St. Cloud Tech Kick 1998

Its time for a vintage video review!  This is one of the all time classics.  This one had to be first because it was the reason I fell in love with kick – way back at State ’98.  It was my first state tournament and boy did I have no idea what it was “supposed” ....

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