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


Winter Auditions are Here!

Welcome back to winter dance!  The leaves are down and it’s time to head back into the gym and get busy dancing.  I am so excited to see the new routines this year and especially to see the new scoresheet in action.  It’s going to be an amazing year.   Most of us have some ....

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April News

It’s been a while since I’ve checked in here for you – but there has been a lot going on behind the scenes for teams and coaches especially. It’s tryouts season around here and many of our awesome seniors are off to college auditions that are going on all spring. Good luck in your new ....

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First Week: Tryouts and Cuts

I hope all my readers out there are having a smooth transition back into winter dance team – it sure is feeling like winter is here at my house.  I always know when I have to schedule a lunch date with my husband just to see him that day, it’s surely winter season.  The last ....

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U of M Dance Team Hosts Annual Try-Outs

For dance team girls all across the country, the University of Minnesota Dance Team is the team to be admired, respected, and they inspire awe everywhere they go.  This past Friday I got a chance to take a look at the auditions for this top notch group and see what really goes on behind the ....

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Spring Tryouts Season is Here!

Spring is here (hello 70s!) and we’re already ramping up the spring tryout season for dance teams across the state.  This can be a high anxiety time for dancers who want to make that step up to varsity, new girls who’ve never had the chance to join before, and for coaches who need to make ....

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