Dancer of the Week: Ginger


Hometown: Arlington, Tex. (Born in Atlanta, Ga.)

Age: 28

Occupation: High School Dance Team Director and Dance Teacher

Alma Mater: Texas Tech

Why I wanted to be a RPD: I love performing and watching sports, so this is the perfect combination!

Favorite Dance Routine: I love the variety of all our routines, but my favorite dance routine is "Enter Sandman." This is the routine we do following player introductions.

Hobbies: Watching sports, traveling, dancing and shopping

Favorite movie: The Notebook and Blades of Glory

Songs on my iPod: All my RPD music and my music for school.

Favorite restaurant: Pappasitos, Olive Garden and Cheddars

I'm happiest when: I am spending time with my friends and family.

Favorite Christmas memory: One of my favorite Christmas traditions is going to the Christmas Eve church service with my family.

Favorite childhood recital: Instead of dance, I played softball as a kid. So I don't have a favorite childhood recital. When I got to high school, I loved performing in our spring shows where we showcased our dances from the year.

Greatest Athletic Achievement: While I was a member of the Texas Tech Pom Squad, we placed ninth in the nation at competition.

Pregame Ritual: Usually, I organize my locker and get all my uniforms ready for the game. Then I review the routines for the game, eat my pregame meal and pray!

My favorite part of the game: I love the beginning of the game during player introductions.

My favorite Rockets memory: My favorite memory so far has been Opening Night!

My goal in life: To be happy and enjoy my life with my friends and family.