Tierra Thompson
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Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 3rd Season

This season marks Thompson's fifth year as a dance coach and her third as head coach of the Saint Xavier University dance team, Paw Prints.  The former NBA Milwaukee Bucks dancer led the 2009-10 team to a first place finish in the Collegiate Hip-Hop Division at the UPA National Cheer & Dance Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.  Thompson looks to recapture the hip-hop title again this season and compete for the collegiate dance title as well.

Thompson graduated from Aurora University (Ill.) with a degree in Recreation Administration and a minor in Communications.  She currently works for a high school where she teaches P.E./Health and serves as the school's Athletic Director. Thompson's 12-year dance career includes stints with the Milwaukee Bucks, the Kane County Eagles' semi-pro football team, the Rockford Lightning of the CBA and for the Chicago Machine of the MLL.

Roster for 2010-11 Dance - Paw Prints Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Heather HaneySR  Midlothian, Ill.Bremen
Kelly LeahySR  Chicago, Ill.Mother McAuley
Samantha McCraneySR  Country Club Hills, Ill.Rich Central
Chioma OkereFR  Chicago, Ill.Lane Tech
Katie PikelJR  Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
Ariana RosadoSO  East Chicago, Ill.The Indiana Academy
Monica SanchezFR  Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
Amanda SarkauskasFR  Chicago, Ill.De La Salle
Stephanie SchmeskiJR  Alsip, Ill.Marist
Brianna StingleySR  Overland Park, Kan.St. Thomas Aquinas
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Head Coach
3rd season