Lindsay is the former Head Coach of Decatur High School Dance Team, leading them to countless State and National titles throughout her 16-year reign. In 2010, and 2013 she was awarded Dance Coach of the Year from the Washington State Dance/Drill Coaches Association. In 2019, Lindsay was inducted into the Washington State Dance Drill Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Currently, Lindsay is in her 4th year with Tribe 99 Choreo-Connect as a choreographer and consultant and is serving as President of the Washington State Dance Drill Coaches Association and also serving on the board of the National Dance Coaches Association. Lindsay enjoys teaching, consulting, speaking at conferences and judging at both the state and national level.
Sara was a dancer for NBA, and coached, choreographed for, and trained several Highschool dance teams before becoming a member of Allegro Performing Arts Academy's staff in 2001. Sara has trained and taught the amazing students at Allegro for 20 years. She co-founded Allegro's competitive Hip Hop company P.U.R.E. Sara has helped create a strong, competitive nationally recognized team that has won many awards and titles from leading dance competitions in the industry. Sara continues to mentor students and staff members alike on teaching practices within the dance classroom. A choreographer and rehearsal director for Allegro Precision Dance Company for the last 15 years, Sara has won numerous regional and national awards for her work. Although awards are fun, Sara thrives on rigorous training and the power of the classroom- and believes this is where dancers are born.
She continued her dance education and received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington. There she fell in love with dance anatomy and biomechanics, and went on to earn her P.T. Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Her education and unique approach to div awareness has allowed even her youngest students to excel in technique, strength, and flexibility. Her students have won national titlist recognition with her training and choreography, and have gone on to have successful careers in the arts across the country. Megan continues to share her passion helping dancers strive for excellence in their art and reach their dreams.
During high school, Jaylynn was not only a member but the Captain of the Moses Lake drill team, graduating in 2014. Immediately following, Jaylynn attended Washington State University where she was on the Crimson Girl Dance Team for 2 years. In 2018, Jaylynn put her education on pause to take over as the new Head coach for Moses Lake high school Drill team (one of her many dreams come true), and has been coaching ever since. She has danced for a total of 15 years and couldn't picture her life any other way, she loves nothing more than being in the studio or in the gym with her team.
She is graduating with her BA in sociology and psychology this fall from WSU. She looks forward to more years of coaching, teaching, mentoring and sharing the love of dance with others. Her two favorite things to see in a dancer are: passion and effort!
His experience comes from being a member of Kentwood's Dance Team where, in his senior year, he won two state trophies in Hip Hop and Show. He has danced for teams such as SINI-HHA (Bellingham, WA) and Studio 3 Company (Seattle, WA). He has taught classes around the greater Seattle area and helps assists and trains the Seattle Storm Dance Troupe during the WNBA Season. Jeremy also makes dance videos and posts regular clips on his Instagram @ jeremygalvez.
Most recently, she has performed at Seattle Pride main stage, Pacific Northwest Ballet's "Next Step: Inside Out", the US Special Olympics opening ceremony, and as a guest for Chamber Dance Company in "Falling". She has also been involved in numerous shows put on by the Seattle dance community including, "Soul Out", "No Flex Zone", "Hatch", "Love Letters", Westlake Dance Center's "Sign of the Times", and Cruz Control's "Transition", and "Throwback". Her mission as a performing artist and as an educator is to promote inclusivity, community, and conversation through art.
Jordyn has been teaching for 5 years all around Washington and San Diego. She has worked choreographed for several middle and high school dance teams. She has also choreographed for the Seattle Storm Dance Troupe for 4 years.
Teaching has been a passion of Jordyn's since she was young. She is excited to be back at Elite!