Dance Team - Coaches

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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Mike McLaughlin

Head Coach and Choreographer

Stephanie Yonkovich graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from California State University, Long Beach. She is trained in ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary, tap, and hip hop. She has performed with Los Angeles Movement Arts, on America’s Got Talent, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and recently in the film, Hello Again. In addition to professional dance, Stephanie enjoyed teaching and choreographing at West Coast School of the Arts and other dance studios in Southern California. She was also a member and captain of the Orange Coast College Dance Team and was Coach of the Rosary High School Junior Varsity Dance Team. Both teams were nationally ranked and appeared on ESPN. Stephanie continues to perform professionally in NYC.

Former Staff

Francine DeSancits, Head Coach 1994 – 2002

Karen Lee, Assistant Coach 2000 – 2002, Head Coach 2003 – 2007

Wendy Garofoli, Assistant Coach 2002 – 2005

Katie Evans, Assistant Coach 2005 – 2006

Alexandra Stylianos, Assistant Coach 2009 - 2011

Bernadine Goldberg, Assistant Coach 2004-2007, Head Coach 2007 - 2011

Natalie Ward, Head Coach 2011-2014

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