Coach: Melissa Briggeman
Coordinator: Liberty Phillips
The Knoxville Catholic High School dance team exists to support spirit and camaraderie in the school and athletics, while also acquiring dance skills through performance. The dance team performs jazz and hip hop routines at home games and competitions throughout the year. Dancers also attend camps sponsored by UDA and other local dance organizations.
2017 Dance Team
Instructor Melissa Briggeman has trained under several well known Houston dance Teachers/Choreographers: Steven Boyd who trained at Broadway Dance Center in New York with Frank Hatchett, Shawn Welling founder and C.E.O of Plant Funk Academy, Kim Johnstone former Houston Rockets Power Dancer and Kilgore College Rangerette. Melissa has danced professionally for Planet Funk Academy, Dancer for Houston Aeros Sonic Boom, Dancer for Houston Outlaws – Semi Professional Football team, and Scholarship dancer for San Jacinto College. During her eighteen years of teaching dance she has won numerous Platinum Awards, Overall Awards, Choreography Awards, Team Performance Awards, Best in Studio and New York Dance Alliance Critic’s Choice Award. She has current and former students that have been selected for Broadway Dance Center internship, College Dance Programs, Houston Texan Cheerleader, Houston Rocket Power dancer and San Antonio Spurs Silver dancer.