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


Audio Interviews: Sartell Dance Team

Today’s audio feature is with the Sartell Sabres dance team coach Kelly McCarney.  We talk about winning that first state championship, pressure to repeat, balancing kick and jazz time at practice, and more.  Check out the recording from Matt Wallace here or hit the link for a non-flash player.   MNHSDanceTeamSoundcloud   Sartell Interview by mnhsdanceteam....

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Season Midway Point Summary

Well we’re finally at the holiday break and the dance team season is over half done already!  I can’t believe we’re already talking about state plans and who will be looking good to make it to the big dance.  I have some thoughts on how things have gone so far and what to look for ....

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Audio Interviews: Benilde St. Margarets Dance Team

Today our audio feature is with a long time respected coach and consultant, Kelly Hegarty, who is currently working only for the Benilde team, assisting with kick.  We chat at Matt Wallace’s studio about feathery costumes, working with the talent you have vs. the talent you had in the past, and about what is next ....

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Audio Interviews: Chaska Dance Team

As promised there is something new and exciting coming to MNHSDanceTeam.com as we enter the holiday break – audio interviews!  I got a chance to visit the studios of the one and only Matt Wallace who did all of the excellent audio recordings for me and helped organize the new features.  Thanks Matt!  Today we’re ....

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Late December Conference Results

Central Lakes Conference Jazz Meet -12/16/11 @ Sartell HS 1. St. Cloud Tech 2. Sartell 3. Sauk Rapids 4. St. Cloud Apollo 5. Rocori 6. Alexandria 7. Willmar 8. Fergus Falls Brainerd-DQ Maple Grove Invitational  12/17/11 Varsity Jazz AA1. Chaska – (3)2. Mound Westonka – (6)3. Orono – (9) JV Jazz AA1. Mound Westonka – ....

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