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Jessica Claire
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Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Talented choreographer skilled in instructing and supporting performers. Well-versed in posture, dance techniques, specific moves and rhythm sensitivity. Positive and upbeat team player with dedication to performance quality. An approachable and committed Coach/Director who is keen to share her passion for run a stimulating, challenging, and varied extra-curricular, programmer across anywhere she teaches. She is an original Exquisite Eight from East Nashville High School, Est.2017, and would love to continue to give to other teams with her wonderful talent. On a personal level she is a fit and able perform physical activities. Right now she would like to join a school that is dedicated to the development of their Cheerleaders and career progression of its staff. Seasoned Cheerleading Coach knowledgeable about planning routines, events and community activities. Skilled choreographer and motivational leader with many years of related experience. Extensive knowledge of multiply styles of dance and understanding of meaning of coaching. Enthusiastic Coach highly effective at imparting successful strategies for sports, education, team collaboration and personal achievement. Patient individual willing to work with athletes of all skill levels. Consistent winning record across career history.

  • Rhythm sensitivity
  • Stretching exercises
  • Posture understanding
  • Performance experience
  • Competition readiness
  • Performance Optimization
  • Class instruction
  • Competition-level routines
  • Rhythm proficiency
  • Flexibility exercises
  • Performance planning
  • Customer service
  • Leadership
  • Decision-making
  • MS Office
  • School Programs
  • Dance Routines
  • Discipline
  • Motivation
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Knowledge of chosen dancing
  • Techniques
  • Understanding Music
  • Movement memory
  • Floor work
  • Reactions, formations
  • Instructor Mentoring
  • Pep rally planning
Dance Director/Founder, 06/2019 to Current
Sioux City Community School DistrictSioux City, IA,
  • Responsible for the production of a dance performance, in charge of tryouts for dancers and majority of the choreography, running rehearsals, and making decisions regarding creative and practical elements for the team
  • Implementing dance lesson plans and curriculums and for providing close supervision to students
  • Prepared student groups for competitions with routines, exercise regimens and instruction on specific techniques
  • Managed exercise, conditioning and flexibility improvement programs
  • Helped students understand rhythm, leaps, turns and posture
  • Helped students work on facial expressions to match dance moves
  • Reporting any dancer injuries and then completing the required forms
  • Notifying coaches of any changes or upcoming events
  • Creating schedules and lesson plans that teach children how to dance
  • Evaluating each dance class upon completion to determine any necessary to improve upon each program
  • Planning/Attending Staff and Parent meetings
  • Helped students understand rhythm, leaps, turns and posture.
  • Choreographed performances for individuals and groups.
  • Developed new choreography for shows and organized rehearsals with team members.
Assistant Cheerleading Coach, 01/XXX2 to 08/XXX2
Shelby Park JaguarCity, STATE,
  • Paid specific attention to each individual team member to deliver constructive criticism balanced with praise
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work, and proper form to help athletes safely build strength
  • Coordinated with parents, boosters, and other resources to meet team needs involving equipment and travel arrangements
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile, and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition
  • Adjusted coaching techniques based on strengths and weaknesses of athletes
  • Checked squad member uniform, attitude and form before all events.
  • Taught cheerleaders safety and proper stunting and tumbling techniques through proper demonstrations.
Hop Dance Teacher, 05/XXX0 to 06/XXX0
GOD Nonprofit - HipCity, STATE,
  • Planned choreography for group performances and recitals
  • Maintained attendance, fees and rehearsal schedules for classes
  • Choreography for group performances and recitals
  • Collaborated ina team-based environment to uphold instruction quality and continuity of service to clients
  • Planned, prepared and delivered lesson plans introducing students to dance techniques and ballet positions
  • Assisted with coordination and administration of a complete dance program
  • Performed at different types of events as a professional dancer
  • Genesis was paired with one other lead, an 18-year old summer employee, Jessica Claire
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  • Together, they were responsible for managing two co-ed dance crews, ages 12-13, that would compete for the title “Antioch's Best Dance
  • Crew.” Though they had never met prior to the first day of camp, they collaborated on choreography and classroom management, and in doing so, became good friends
  • 3 faith-summer-dance-camp?rq=DancePlanned choreography for group performances and recitals.
Assistant Dance Instructor, 01/2018 to 06/2019
  • Frequently responsible for taking attendance, escorting students to the bathroom, handing out props, leading warm ups, keeping kids focused and answering basic parent inquiries
  • Planned and oversaw group, couples and individual dance performances
  • Assisted with coordination and administration of complete dance program
  • Planned, prepared and delivered lesson plans introducing students to dance techniques and ballet positions
  • Offered one-on-one instruction to students by appointment
  • Delivered individual instruction to students in between group classes
  • Instructed groups of individual and coupled dancers in different dance styles
  • Kept classrooms tidy and clean for group and one-on-one instruction.
Education and Training
BBA: Business Administration And Performing Arts, Psychology, Expected in to Tennessee State University - Nashville, TN
GPA: 3.7, Scholarship Recipient Academic Scholarship Recipient
H.S. Diploma: , Expected in to East Nashville High School - Nashville, TN
GPA: 3.5, Ranked in Top 20% of class

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School Attended

  • Tennessee State University
  • East Nashville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dance Director/Founder
  • Assistant Cheerleading Coach
  • Hop Dance Teacher
  • Assistant Dance Instructor


  • BBA
  • H.S. Diploma

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