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


Dancer’s Health and Wellness Thursdays – Calcium

We’re starting a new Thursday series until competitive events start on health and wellness issues for dancers.  This time of year is critical for starting on the right track in your competition season.  Mental, emotional, nutritional, and physical wellness will be key to having a successful season, and being “put together” enough at the end ....

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It’s Here! Winter Season Begins All Around Minnesota

Today is the day all across Minnesota!  Dancers are bringing their winter practice gear with them to school today and many teams will be starting their winter season tryouts or digging into new dances all afternoon.  MN HS Dance Team Online has been busy getting ready for the season to start and we have a ....

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WOW Factor Dance Intensive Debuts to a Large Audience

This past Saturday, October 15th WOW Factor Sports put together its first annual Dance Intensive at Eagan High School.  I got a chance to talk with WOW Factor founder, Jody Delorit, about how the day went and what’s up next for WOW Factor.  How do you think the day went, being the first time this ....

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Duluth East Dance Team member Rachel Sandell loses her battle with liver cancer, but her memory will dance on

MNHS Dance Team Online is sad to announce the passing of Duluth East Dance Team graduate, Rachel Sandell.  Rachel was a beloved member of her community and the East Side Steppers who lost her battle with liver cancer on Sunday, October 16th 2011.  Many in the high school sports community know and remember Rachel after ....

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Parenting The Student Athlete

A great video from the Connecticut High School Athletics Association.  This video was shared by the MSHSL last year and is a great reminder about how to encourage your athletes, support coaches, and make a positive experience for everyone.  Winter season tryouts/practices start in 11 days! ....

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