When was the last time you sat down and truly thought about why you do what you do as a dance coach? I know, we may jokingly question it all the time. During those late nights rhinestoning costumes, after a nasty parent email, or when you have…
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One of the top complaints I hear from coaches is that "I'm busy and stressed and don't have enough time to get it all done!" I think we all understand the importance of taking care of ourselves and focusing on stress relief if we need it. But…
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Dawn is the Head Coach of the University of Kentucky Dance Team, which is currently ranked 5th in the Nation in Game Day and 5th in the Nation in Hip Hop at Universal Dance Association. In 2017, her team was chosen to represent…
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Team bonding is such a big focus of the summer, but there are two important rules to team bonding. 1) You can’t force it and 2) You have to do it all year. One big challenge I hear from coaches who are trying to establish team unity is when…
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Kim Hille received her BA from Washington State University in Elementary Education and her MA from the University of Connecticut. She is currently an 8th grade ELA teacher at Bush Middle School where she has also coached the middle school…
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Being a new coach is HARD. You're full of enthusiasm and excitement, but even if you are a talented dancer with lots of experience on dance teams, the first time you step into the role of head coach can be incredibly overwhelming. I remember…
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Christina Leone, a Colorado native, is starting her 17th year coaching at the high school level. The 20-21 season will mark her 12th year at Rock Canyon HS and she previously coached for five years at Ponderosa HS, while simultaneously directing…
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We may be home and away from our teams, and as hard as that is, are you thinking about yourself right now? Or are you being the typical coach who is all consumed and worried about how to best support your team without considering what to do…
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Tell me about your dance background. How did you start coaching?
I grew up dancing in the studio with a high school dance company then started at Utah Valley University. I did their team for 4 years and the next year I helped the current…
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