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Former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Joins Talons as Dance Director

A native of San Antonio, Cynthia Trinidad has joined the San Antonio Talons as Dance Director where she will be overseeing the Talons Sky Dancers. With a strong background in dance and cheer, Trinidad brings over 20 years of experience to the dance team including time as an NBA San Antonio Spurs Dancer and as an NFL Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.

“I’m very excited to see my city get a pro football team and to bring my years of experience to the San Antonio Talons.” said Trinidad, “I look forward to putting together a first-class dance team to perform and be ambassadors at the games and at many community events throughout the year.”

If you’re interested in joining the Talons Sky Dancers, preliminary dance auditions for the Sky Dance Team will be held on December 8, 2012 at Gold’s Gym Fiesta Trails located at 12481 West IH 10, San Antonio, TX 78230.   Auditions will run from 9am-3pm.  Pre-registration is $25 and same day registration is $30.

Final Auditions are scheduled for Tuesday December 18, 2012 at Sam’s Burger Joint Live Music Venue in downtown San Antonio. Final Auditions will be open to the public and will give Talons fans the first chance to see the 2013 San Antonio Talons Sky Dancers.

The San Antonio Talons are entering into their second season in the Arena Football League (AFL). The team was moved to San Antonio from Tulsa, OK in 2012 and won the AFL’s Central Division title, as well as hosted their first AFL playoff game in the 2012 season.  To pre-register for dance auditions or for more information please call 210.227.TEAM.

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Photo of the Day – June 30

Kelsey, a Tulsa Talons dancer back in 2006

Tulsa Talons Announce New Cheer Director And Choreographer

The Tulsa Talons are proud to announce the addition of Andrea Collins as the Director of the Talons Cheerleaders and Caitlin Hoagland as the team’s Choreographer.

ANDREA COLLINS-Director

Andrea is entering her sixth year with the Tulsa Talons Cheerleaders. She has been involved with dance for most of her life. She became an assistant dance teacher at the age of 12, a lead teacher by the age of 15 at Fun Times Dance & Gymnastics, and has continued teaching for the past 10 years. She has coached and choreographed for several cheer and dance teams in the Tulsa area as well as production numbers at the college level. Andrea has competed nationally for many years. She is a graduate of Jenks High School, where she was a member of the Jenks Pom squad for four years. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Finance & Accounting at Oklahoma State University in 2007. She is currently working as a Staff Accountant for SMG Tulsa.

“I am excited to be the director of the AF1 Tulsa Talons Cheerleaders. After being a Talons dancer for five years, I am looking forward to being part of a professional dance team and what the new AF1 will bring to Tulsa.”

CAITLIN HOAGLAND-Choreographer

Originally from Tulsa, Caitlin started dancing in middle school and continued on to Tulsa Memorial Pom squad, where she was an officer all four years, and captain her senior year. She since has taken hip-hop through Extension Dance Academy, Applause Studio, and Tulsa Ballet. Caitlin started coaching her sophomore year of high school and has been coaching for the past eight years. Caitlin will be entering her 3rd year with the Tulsa Talons Cheerleaders. She currently teaches hip-hop at Extension Dance Academy in Broken Arrow, and choreographs for and teaches technique to other surrounding area dance teams. She is the coach for Byrd Middle School’s Varsity Pom Team and Booker T. Washington’s Varsity Pom Team. She currently is pursuing a pre-law degree at OSU, as well as an assistant manager at Vector Marketing.”I am absolutely thrilled about the opportunity to choreograph for the Tulsa Talons Cheerleaders. Being able to come in when the Talons have made the switch to AF1 is very exciting! I can’t wait for more people to know and gain respect for my choreography, the team, and our program.”

talonstryouts

The tryouts for the 2010 Talons cheerleading team will be held on Saturday, February 27th from 1:30-6pm and Sunday, February 28th from 2-5pm at Gold’s Gym (6612 S. Memorial Drive). Go to www.tulsatalons.com or call 294-1000 for more information.