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


State Preview 2020

The pinnacle event of the year is finally here with the MSHSL State Dance Team Tournament.  This is our 12th year at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis.  The first year at Target Center Kick was actually the Friday event. (We rotated every year which went first).  So many traditions and memories happen at the ....

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State Preview 2019

After a challenging sectional round full of more than a few twists and turns, we’re finally at State 2019!  Hotels are booked, bags are packed, and busses are loaded to get the 2-day celebration of all that is great about Minnesota dance team underway.  Be sure to check out our tournament page, spectators’ guides, and ....

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State Week Updates

State week is finally here!   Who else can’t wait?  I see you out there superfans – your emails with questions and social media posts about your plans and favorite teams are making the time fly by until we get to the big event on Friday.     There are a LOT of updates to ....

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State Preview 2018

The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived and it’s time to celebrate another amazing dance team season. This will be our first state tournament under the new scoresheet format, and I couldn’t be more “jazzed” to see it in action. Ok, bad puns aside – it is shaping up to be a ....

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State Tournament Preview 2017

State 2017 is only one day away! If you haven’t been over to our sections composite to see where things stand after the last two weeks – you should. It really testifies to the strength of our field of teams when so many great names didn’t quite make the cut for a state qualification. I’m ....

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