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


Mid-Season Section Leaderboards

We’re already at the half-way point of the 16-17 season, can you believe that?  I sure can’t.  Maybe its the general lack of scores for this point in the year.  Between a low turn-out for pre-Thanksgiving events and the cancellation-fest of the end of December, we’re not going to have a spectacular section leaderboard just ....

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Weekend Preview – Holiday Conference Championships

A huge weekend of events coming up means we have a part-2 today – featuring conference championships! Northwest Suburban Conference Championships: Elk River (correction, Maple Grove)will be hosting the NWSC championships this Saturday in the start of our championship series. Totino Grace and Maple Grove both have a series of wins on their “sides” and will ....

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Weekend Preview- Holiday Invitationals

Isn’t it just bitter out there?! After a long end to the fall weather, the cold snap really makes it easy to spend entire days tucked in a gym for some dance team. Snowflakes will threaten our weekend events so stay tuned for updates on lineup changes and cancellations if things really take a turn. ....

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Weekend Preview – Mid-December Invites

Time to dodge the usual snowflakes that fall during mid-december meets and get out to watch some dancing. The pre-season jitters and “that was a bad idea” moves are out of our collective system and things really take a turn for the better this week. Some of my favorite “classic” events are this weekend at ....

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Score Analysis: 10 teams break an 80 average

The 16-17 dance season is off to a strong start with 10 teams breaking an 80 point average score with 20 days gone in the competition calendar.  We’ve been seeing some amazing dancing already this year and its’ not even mid-December.  3 weeks of exciting preliminary conference events and early invitationals have been put in ....

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