Meet The Team!



Alyssa

Hometown: Miamisburg,
OH
Education: B.S. Early Childhood from Ohio University
Occupation: Teacher
Dance Experience: Began dancing when I was 3 yrs. Old I was a member of
the Ohio University Dance team (4 yrs.) and was an Atlanta Falcons
Cheerleader from 2008-09 season.
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I am a very
outgoing person that loves to get involved in the Atlanta Community. I
love to be part of a team, and of course, love to dance!
Interesting fact: I used to be obsessed with surfing, even though I
lived in Ohio for most of my life.


Amy J.

Hometown: Longview, TX
Education: B.A. Health and Exercise Science
Occupation: Studying to get certification in Personal Training
Dance Experience: 2 years OKC Yard Dawgz dance team, 1 year OKC Thunder
Dance team
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I'd like to continue
doing what I love...performing and giving back to the community.
Interesting fact: I studied Tae Kwon Do.


Britt

Hometown: Fayetteville,
GA
Education: Bachelors in Speech Communication from UGA
Occupation: Sales Assistant
Dance Experience: 2 years A-Town Dancers, former captain of UGA Red Hotz, 19
years dance experience
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I love dancing with
this talented group of girls. It has been an amazing 2 years and I hope to
continue to entertain the Hawks fans!
Interesting fact: I recently became a homeowner!


Emi

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Education: Western Kentucky (Hotel Management)
Occupation: Celebrity Services Agent at Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Dance Experience: Cheered in H.S. for 3 years, Western Kentucky for 3 years
and Nashville Predators Dancer for 2 years.
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I love Basketball and
it is my dream to dance for the NBA as an A-town dancer. I love interacting
with fans and meeting new people! I'm a people person!
Interesting fact: I'm from Tokyo, Japan and grew up there for 18 years. So I
speak Japanese and I lived in Kentucky for 5 years.


Jessica

Hometown: Coral Springs,
FL
Education: Florida Atlantic University, BA in Media & Cultural Studies
Occupation: Student/dancer
Dance Experience: FAU Dance Team for 3 years
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I would like to be an
A-Town Dancer because the teams style is awesome The choreography is fierce
and the dancers are beautiful!
Interesting fact: I am a cartoon fanatic!


Kadija

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Education: B.A. Spelman College
Occupation: Actor, Dancer, High School Teacher
Dance Experience: Trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I enjoy dancing with an
amazing group of girls, for an amazing team, in an amazing city.
Interesting fact: Because I teach at a private high school, I had to learn
to drive a school bus.


Kaylin

Hometown: Suwanee, GA
Education: GA Perimeter College
Occupation: Student/Dancer
Dance Experience: A-Town Dancer 1 year, 17 years classical ballet, jazz,
hip hop and character, 1 year Atlanta Braves Tomahawk Team
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I would like to return
to the team and interact with the best fans in the NBA.
Interesting fact: I injured myself jumping off a trampoline trying to dunk
with SkyHawk!


Kristen

Hometown: Fayetteville,
GA
Education: Georgia State University - Biology Major
Occupation: Student
Dance Experience: 4 years of jazz and ballet, 5 years of cheerleading. Also
been a member of the Georgia State Pantherettes and the Georgia Force
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: The A-Town Dancers are
extremely talented and I feel like I would fit into the family. This is a
dream that I have been working towards for two years so it would be a dream
come true.
Interesting fact: I was born in Germany because my mother was in the army at
the time.



Leslie

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Education: BS, Auburn University
Occupation: Executive Administrator/Corporate Events Planner
Dance Experience: A-Town Dancers 4 years, 1 year co-captain of A-Town
Dancers, 15 years classical ballet
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: The past 4 years of
being on the team has been a blast and I love performing for the Hawks fans.
Interesting fact: I used to have a pet tortoise from Africa.


Lindsay S.

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Education: Indiana University
Occupation: Dance teacher
Dance Experience: A-Town Dancer for 1 year, 22 years trained in ballet,
jazz, hip hop and modern - danced a summer with American Ballet Theater
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: Dancing is my passion
and I love to perform. I love being around people and this past year as a
rookie on the team was the best experience...an experience of a lifetime. I
think I would be a good asset to the team.
Interesting fact: I was trained to be a prima ballerina.


Marcia

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Education: BA in Mass Media Arts, Clark Atlanta University
Occupation: Grad Student
Dance Experience: Ballet, tap, jazz, and modern
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I really enjoyed my
rookie season with the girls and I would like to continue to dance for and
interact with the Hawk fans!
Interesting fact: I am afraid of birds.


Nikki M.

Hometown: Miami, FL
Education: MDC
Occupation: Student/Administrative Assistant
Dance Experience: A-Town Dancer 1 year, Florida Marlins Mermaid, Florida
Pitbull Dancer, trained in hip hop and jazz
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: Dancing with the A-Town
Dancers was an amazing experience!
Interesting fact: Went to school out of the country and I can talk like a
man!


Nikki C.

Hometown: Plano, TX
Education: Degree in Sports Management from UGA
Occupation: Student
Dance Experience: Hip Hop for 5 years, back-up dancer for upcoming singers
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: I think it's a great
opportunity and I love to dance and perform in front of large crowds. It
would be a privilege to dance for the Hawks.
Interesting fact: I was a 5-time All America in gymnastics; 4-time NCAA
National Champion; 3-time SEC Champion for the University of Georgia
Gymdogs.


Stephanie

Hometown: Fairhope, AL

Education: Pensacola Junior College
Occupation: Singer/Model/Dance Teacher
Dance Experience: Cheer/Dance teacher, 2 years Atlanta Braves, 1
year Atlanta Thrashers Blue Crew
Why I would like to be a part of the A-Town Dancers: My passion for dance
mixes with my craving for performance. To dance for the Hawks would be an
honor. I would rep Atlanta well.
Interesting fact: I'm a girly girl that can be one of the guys any day! Love
to dance and much as I love sports! SportsCenter stays on in my place!

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