State Director- LA, TX
Dani is the UDA State Director for Louisiana and Texas. Dani can help you throughout your entire season in numerous ways. Here are just a few of the many things that Dani can do for you:
-Help you set up judges for your teams tryouts
-Help you choose the best summer camp for your team
-Register your team for camp
-Register your team for any regional competition
-Update your invoices/registrations if you have changes
-Provide the tools you need to start, build, and maintain a successful dance team program at your school or in your community.
Dance & UDA Experience
-Former head coach/choreographer for the Hawaii Pacific University Dance Team, leading the team to two national titles
-Former member of the Hawaii Pacific University Dance Team, earning a national title in 2004
-Two-time national champion and former captain of the Orange Costa College Dance Team in Coasta Mesa, California
-Nine year Head Instructor for UDA
-Choreographer and National Dance Team Championship judge for UDA
-Has choreographed for numerous nationally-ranked high school and college dance teams, including Carlsbad High School, St. Johns University, George Washington University, Highlands Ranch High School, Millard North High School, Oviedo High School, and St. Andrews Priory.
-Has danced for R&B artist Usher and in the major motion picture The Hot Chick
-Graduate of Hawaii Pacific University with a BA in advertising
-2nd year choreographer for V!ROC Dance
Get to Know Dani:
-Hometown: Hacienda Heights, CA
-Education: Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Hawai'i Pacific University
-Job you had before UDA: Head Dance Team Coach at Hawai'i Pacific University
-Best Moment in the last 3 years: Leading my dance team to consecutive national championships!
-Favorite place to eat when money isn't important: Any really good sushi place
-Your friends would use what 3 words to describe you: Caring, friendly and reliable
-Best dance show on TV right now: So You Think You Can Dance (followed by Americas Best Dance Crew in a close second)
-Favorite comedian: Joel McHale
-Favorite style of dance: Jazz
-Advice for coaches/advisors: Have fun! As much work as it is, coaching can be the most rewarding job if you let it.
-Favorite Quote: Do what you love and love what you do!
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