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Becker College Dance Team/Club

The Becker College Dance Program is a collaborative effort of young adults who love the art of dance. The Dance Program has a place for anyone who has a gift or ability to dance, choreograph, organize, fundraise, event plan, and so on! The Dance Program offers opportunities for dancers of all levels of experience and styles to continue to enjoy their love of dance as part of their college experience. The program consists of a Dance Club where anyone can be involved, no auditions or experience necessary and a Competitive Dance Team which holds auditions each spring for the following year's team. Both aspects of the program aim to dance to make a difference. The dancers participate in fundraisers and community events throughout the school year that benefit others in a variety of ways.

Coaches and Advisors

Lynn Koenig
Head Dance Team Coach, and Dance Club Advisor

Coach Koenig has over 10 years of coaching experience and over 18 years of personal dance experience. She has been with Becker College in these positions since 2010. Coach Koenig also holds the positions of Head Cheerleading Coach and Academic Specialist in the Collaborative Learning Center, both at Becker College. With educational and work experience in the social work profession, she aims to educate her team and club members on how to prevent injury, maintain a healthy lifestyle, foster leadership skills, independence, creativity, and social awareness.

Coach Koenig holds the following certifications:

AACCA Spirit Safety

NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching

NFHS Concussion

NFHS Sports Nutrition

CPR, AED, and First Aid

Joanna Barrett
Assistant Coach

Coach Barrett joined the team as Assistant Coach in the Spring semester of 2014.  She has extensive dance experience including receiving her undergraduate degree from Dean College as a Dance Major.  She is also currently employed in the Residential Life Department at Becker College.

Nicole Vonleh
Performance Assistant

A recent graduate of Becker College and a former member of both the Dance Team and the Dance Club Nicole joins the Dance Program's staff as a volunteer as of the fall season, 2014. Nicole has danced for many years, has a talent for choreography and will assisting with all of the behind the scenes work involved in coordinating performance opportunities for the Dance Team and Club.

Rosters and Leadership Opportunities

Leadership roles are available to all team members who have been on the team for at least one full season. Some are assigned by the coaches while others are voluntary.  Each position becomes available at the end of the year team meeting each spring.

Dance Team Roster and Leadership Roles

Gabby Alvarez Toro (Captain)
Junior, Choreographer, Performance Coordinator

Kaitlyn Dennison
Freshman

Edana Downey
Junior

Andrew Jones
Junior, Choreographer

Kimberly Luhcs
Junior, Fundraising Coordinator, Treasurer

Marley Makes
Freshman

Annellie Miller
Junior, Choreographer, Fundraising Coordinator

J'Quan Oliver (Captain)
Senior, Choreographer

Amber Young
Sophomore

Dance Club Leaders

Elizabeth Collins
Junior, Assistant Event Coordinator

Kimberly Luhcs
Junior, Showcase Outside Dance Group Coordinator

Edana Downey
Junior, Treasurer, Event Coordinator

Andrew Jones
Junior, Club Vice President, Soloist, Volunteer Coordinator

Anthony D'Aurio
Sophomore, Choreographer

J'Quan Oliver
Senior, Club President, Choreographer, Soloist

We have open positions for choreographers, back stage managers, front of the house show managers, and greeters for the 2014 and 2015 Showcases, unlimited number of dancer positions available as well.

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