Skyforce Names New Skyleader Director

Sioux Falls, S.D. (June 25, 2008) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today the hiring of Amanda Simon as Skyleader Director for the 2008-09 season. This past season marked her second as a member of the Skyleaders, the official dance team of the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

Simon graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in May with degrees in Communication Studies/Theatre and Fine Arts with an emphasis in Painting. She will pursue a Master’s of Education degree at USF this fall while working as a graduate assistant in the theatre department. In addition to being a G.A., she works part time as an artist at Painted Prairie and is Production Manager of the children’s theatre for USF.

“I am excited to start a new season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce as Skyleader Director,” said Simon. “I am ready for the opportunity to improve and continue the tradition of providing outstanding entertainment to our community."

Skyleader tryouts are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 11-12 at the Sanford Wellness Center at 4201 S. Oxbow Ave. For more information please visit the Skyforce website ( or call the office at (605) 332-0605.

Season tickets are now on sale for the 2008-09 season. For information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.