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


Invitational 101

By request of a reader – I’ve updated and re-posted my article on the invitational day for new parents.  I take so much of this for granted, but if you’re attending your first dance team event this year it can be a challenge to know the flow.  Invitational season starts in 48 hours – I ....

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November News and Notes

Well we’ve made it 2 weeks into winter season and the hard work is really setting in for teams statewide.  With tryouts over, teams set, and dances well underway there are a lot of happenings going on we should mention here.     MADT Meeting and Student Convention:  The coaches association again hosted their semi-annual ....

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JV Season Comes to a Close

It’s JV week here at MNHSDT Online.  JVs are the up and coming future of the sport, and we want to recognize your efforts to improve this year!  Many JVs have their final meets or performances coming up this week or next before varsity takes the show at sections and state.  Today we’re talking with ....

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Weekend Preview – Mid-December Invitationals

This weekend is the main event of December, with 9 invitationals going on across the state. There will be some major battles for early season dominance in AAA and a few A and AA sections that have key matchups. One thing is for sure, it’s gonna be another cold one so bust out that seat ....

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Weekend Preview – First Invitational Weekend is Here!

Dance team pre-season is wrapping up and there will be a ton of debut performances statewide this week and weekend.  35 teams will all have performed (jazz) this week before we even hit the premier invitationals on Saturday.  If you haven’t been checking out the composite scores page, things are going to get interesting on ....

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