Mayo Dance Team

2019 Rochester Mayo Spirits Dance Team. Photo by @kileigh04

Fun Facts

  • We are called the “Richfield Tapaires” because we used to also tap dance.
  • The Richfield Dance Team won the first ever Minnesota State Dance Team Tournament over four decades ago in 1975.
  • ‘Ohana is our team motto!

Team name: Mayo Dance Team (Spirits)

Section: 1AAA
Conference: Big Nine Conference

Connect with the Mayo Dance Team:
Facebook: mayodanceteam
Instagram: @mayodanceteam

Coaching staff:

  • Lexie Volden
  • Sara Hartert
  • Allie Hanson
  • Laura Watkins
  • Kali Bradford
  • Ashley Huettl
  • Marissa Johnson

2019-20 Captains

  • Sydnee Hanson
  • Marren Neeb

Year team was established: 2003

2019-20 Varsity Jazz
Song: Imagine
Choreography Team: Marren Neeb, Sydnee Hanson, Naomi Reinalda, Grace Larson, Quinn Rinden, Halle Reinalda

2019-20 Varsity Kick
Song: The Time
Choreography Team: Marren Neeb, Sydnee Hanson, Sarah Morris, Naomi Reinalda, Grace Larson, Halle Reinalda

2019-20 Junior Varsity Jazz Song: A Little Party

2019-20 Varsity Kick Song: The Line

Annual trip/team bonding experience
We always go to JFK summer intensives.

Team charity activities:

  • Our team has led ‘small acts of kindness’ initiatives, done bell ringing, etc.

Winter dance schedule

  • Burnsville 11/23
  • Chaska 12/7
  • Mayo (host) 12/14
  • Lakeville South 1/11
  • Big Nine Conference 1/18
  • Rochester Tri-Meet 1/24
  • Moundsview 1/25
  • Farmington 1/30
  • Sections 2/8

Game day traditions:
Listerine strips, our WHO ROCKS chant, circling up, running through the dances, motivational talks, visualizing, etc!

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