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After dealing with a pandemic and COVID restrictions...we were SO EXCITED to have an in-person 2021 NDCA Conference in Nashville, TN. It was a true blessing!

The energy was magnetic as coaches networked with their “people” and dove into a wide variety of classes all relevant to what dance team coaches need & want in order to be successful, fresh, and prepared. It was an indescribable, and incredible feeling of community & camaraderie.

Highlights included the motivational keynote speaker, former UCLA’s award-winning Women’s Gymnastics Coach, Valorie Kondos Field, Coaching, Dance Safety, and Judging credentialing courses, a plethora of movement and how-to classes, and of course, line-dancing! Our Partner/Vendor Expo was filled with excitement as they helped coaches plan a successful season.

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At the Gala, we inducted three iconic dance team leaders into the NDCA Hall of Fame - Donna Haas, Jodi Maxfield and Kathy Enyart. 

Each of them spoke about their dance team journey and had the room in tears as they shared triumphs and disappointments. One of the goals of the NDCA is to honor our own, and we did that with our 2021 Hall of Fame, member awards, and service pins.  


Below are our award winners for 2021: 


Associate Member of the Year -- Carsen Rowe, Tribe 99

High School Coach of the Year -- Brittany Wright-Humphrey, Floyd Central HS

College Coach of the Year -- Kaila Evenoff, Washington State University

All Star Coach of the Year-- Deanna Tetner, Champion Legacy Dance Academy



Keep an eye-out for our call for nominations for our 2022 awards!


Thank you to those who shared their expertise, volunteered their time, and personally attended the conference. The NDCA is growing rapidly and together, we are making our dance profession stronger and more united.

Mark your calendars to attend the 2022 NDCA Conference, again, in the vibrant city of Nashville, May 12 - 14, 2022. Together we’ll be Back in the Saddle again!