Paige Carter is in her second season as the Manager and Choreographer of the Oklahoma City Thunder's Dance Team, the Thunder Girls. She was born in Lubbock, Texas were she starting taking dance at the age of 4. She moved to Chandler, Arizona at the age of 12 and continued dancing at studios and in her Junior High and High School dance companies. Paige attended the University of Arizona where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance. She was also a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and the U of A pomline for 3 years. After graduation, Paige danced for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines for 1 year. She then returned to Arizona where she worked for her family's business. She continued her passion for performing as a dancer for the NBA's Phoenix Suns for 6 seasons, the AFL's Arizona Rattlers for 1 season, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury for 1 season, and the NFL's Arizona Cardinals for 1 season. Paige was earning her Master's in Secondary Education and coaching a competitive high school pom team when she was offered her current job in Oklahoma City. She says coaching the Thunder Girls is a dream come true and something she hopes to do for a long time.