Welcome to the University of Nebraska Omaha Dance Team page! Our dance team performs at community events, hockey, basketball and volleyball games throughout the year. We love to show our Maverick pride and hope to see you at our events.
Our dance team also competes at NDA's College Nationals each April in Daytona, Florida against teams like UMKC and Boston University. Last year we placed fifth in our category and hope to continue improving this year.
If you are interested in information about our team, would like us to appear/perform at your event or have any questions, do not hesitate to contact head coach Lisa Martin.
2015-16 TRYOUT INFORMATION
Dates: May 2-3, 2015
Location: Sapp Fieldhouse
Time: Saturday - Check-in at 8:30 a.m., Clinic 9-1 p.m.; Sunday – you will be given a specific tryout time and group.
Required by April 24, 2015 are the following:
1. A physical completed within the past year for all new members
2. $25 tryout fee in cash or checks made payable to UNO Dance Team
3. Front and back copy of insurance card - You must have insurance to try out
4. Tryout application form
5. Completed all online athletic training forms – please follow link http://www.omavs.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31400&ATCLID=208873677
Posting of Results: Results will be posted on OMavs.com by Wednesday, May 6th
Tryout Process: All tryout material will be taught to you during the clinic on Saturday. The required technique is as follows:
• triple pirouette
• full eight count of turns in second
• leg hold turn
• leaps including R/L, switch, center, calypso
• turning disc
• toe touch
• switch leap
• hip hop routine
• jazz routine
• Sideline combo
Cuts will be made at the end of the day Saturday if necessary. Tryouts are closed to the public.
On Sunday, all tryout participants will perform all learned material for a panel of judges and coach in small groups.
Please contact head coach Lisa Martin at email@example.com if you have any questions.
2014 COMPETITION INFORMATION
The 2014 UNO Dance Competition will be on Nov. 9. Registration is due on Oct. 20.
2014-15 UNO MAVERICK DANCE TEAM MEMBERS
Maegen Pruitt (captain)
Bradi Anderson (captain)
PREVIOUS HONORS AND AWARDS
Sixth place at NDA Nationals in Daytona, Florida (April 2012)