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A Chat With Coach of the National Champion St. Thomas More Sparklers Jenny Matthews – LDCPS4E6

 Jenny Matthews is from Lafayette, Lousiana, where she began her training at a young age.  She was trained in all genres of dance but her true love is teaching.  She brings over 30 years of experience and has been teaching competitively since 2003. In high school, she was a member of the St. Thomas More Sparklers and won national titles in Pom & Jazz.  She continued her dance training in Baton Rouge, where she was the captain of The LSU Tiger Girls dance team for 2 years, taking home the national title her senior year in Jazz.  After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Business from LSU she coached the Sparklers from 2004-2006 taking home three national championships. She then took a small break to have her three beautiful children David, Sophia and Grace with her husband Dave Matthews.  She started coaching the Sparklers again in 2012 and they are currently the reigning National Champions in Pom.  Her passion for dance, teaching and learning are the forces that drive her.  Her philosophy is based on fundamentals, training and individual growth.  She wants each dancer to fulfill their personal goals.  Her teaching style is fun, energetic and positive.  I so enjoyed talking to Jenny and learned so much from her!  

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