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


Section Leaderboards: Mid-Season Edition

Well it’s time for my annual Christmas break deep dive into the standings and who’s getting what done on the scoresheet known as the Section Leaderboards. Every year I have to mention how our scores were never meant to be compared this way, and average points really mean very little in the grand scheme of ....

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Weekend Preview – Holiday Magic

We’re heading into the holiday break with several conference finales and a few invitational events sprinkled in between the school break.  Considering how sick everyone seems to be, I’m surprised we’re still soldiering on as well as we are.  Don’t worry about it if you’re missing people in formations down this stretch, everyone else is ....

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Weekend Preview – December’s Best

We’re in the thick of the December schedule this weekend as teams are loading up their weeks with conference, invite, and performances like no other time of year.  The lineups have shifted a bit for this week due to some conferences wanting to wrap up this week, and others will still be keeping their December ....

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Weekend Preview – December Warmup

Looks like a nice weekend on tap and everyone will be hitting the road to some kind of invitational this weekend. A whopping 9 invites between tonight and Saturday. Many teams will be bringing out their kick routines for the first time either this week at conference events or at weekend invites, so be sure ....

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