Airdrie Sky High Twirlers 

Twirling to the top!


Airdrie Sky High Twirlers strives to be regarded nationally for its development of young athletes who are highly competitive and display excellent sportsmanship. In teaming together to make our programs successful, our coaches and volunteer parents are committed first and foremost to our athletes.


To promote the sport of baton twirling in our community and on the national stage, by developing programs that:

  • Coach and train our youth into high performance athletes
  • Teach the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork
  • Respect the need for our athletes to have fun
  • Assist in developing good young citizens within our community
  • Are affordable for our many participants


In the pursuit of our Vision, the Airdrie Sky High Twirlers athletes, parents, and coaches value:

  • Open and honest communication for all club business
  • A team approach in our competitions, programs, and fundraisers
  • Respect for the diversity of our opinions
  • Creative thinking in our many decisions
  • Fiscal responsibility for all

Our Coaches


Taelyr Patton -  Miss Taelyr has participated in twirling since she was 9.  She was part of a Canadian team that won Gold in 2008 and 2009 (Ireland & Australia).  In 2012 she was invited to be part of a "Trans-Canada Team" with athletes from across the country.  They competed at the World Championships in Paris, France and finished in 5th place.  In 2015, at her 6th international competition, alongside her pair partner from Halifax, she received a Silver medal. Her certifications include Level 2 NCCP Accredited Coach, CBTF Certified Coach and Acrobatic Arts Module 1 & 2 Certified Teacher.  She is currently studying Sociology at the University of Calgary.   



Loren Dermody - Miss Loren has over 20 years of teaching experience. She studied at the University of Calgary completing her B.FA. in Dance Studies. Her certifications include Level 2 NCCP Accredited Coach, CBTF Certified Coach and Judge, WBTF Certified Judge, ADAPT Jazz and Tap Certified Teacher, Acrobatics Arts Certified Teacher and Examiner. In 2012 Miss Loren was awarded the Lynda Garland Award for Excellence from CBTF. She is also an inductee of the Saskatchewan Sport Hall of Fame.


Nicole Mancini - Miss Nicole participated in Dance and Baton for 8 years. In 2009 she was a member of the Gold Medal Team. Her certifications include Level 2 NCCP Accredited Coach, CBTF Certified Coach and Judge, and Acrobatic Arts Module 1 & 2 Certified Teacher. Miss Nicole is currently pursuing her PhD in Medical Science at the University of Calgary.


Kendall PattonMiss Kendall has been twirling for the past 13 years.  She represented Canada at 3 International Cups between 2013 and 2017.  The highlight was her gold medal performance with the IC Team "Mirror" in 2015.  She is a certified level 2 CBTF coach.

Meghan Schulz- Miss Meghan has participated in dance and baton for 8 years.  Her proudest achievement was winning a gold medal for Canada with her Solo at International Cup 2017.  She is a certified level 2 CBTF coach.  She is enrolled at the University of Calgary.

Mikayla McDonald - Bio coming soon!

Sara Black -   Miss Sara competed in Baton Twirling and dance for 14 years. In that time she competed at 3 International Cup Competitions and 3 World Championship Competitions.  Sara has her Level 2 NCCP Accredited Coaching Certificate and recently completed a Geology Degree from the University of Calgary. She has always been passionate about the sport of baton and is excited to share that passion with others.

Our 2018/2019 Parent Executive

Chairperson - Shannon Mauro

Co-Chair - Rachael White

Treasurer - Karen Lewall

Secretary - Collette Stamp

Registrar: Tony Mauro

Competition Coordinator: Rachael White

Fundraising/Bingo Coordinator - Lisa Horsley

Website Management - JR&Jenn Cooper and Karen Lewall

Media Coordinator - Rebecca Nielson 

Social Committee - Joann Epp and Trina Mathewson

Parent Leads:


BN Group: TBC

C Comp Group: TBC

Rec C Group: TBC

Pre Comp: TBC

6/8 Week & Twirling Tots: TBC

Registered as a Non Profit Society since 2005/03/07 - Corporate Access #5011614475