Airdrie Sky High Twirlers 

Twirling to the top!



HEAD COACH:


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 graduated from the University of Calgary where she earned her Bachelor of Sociology.  

 

A/BI COACH:


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 Sports Hall of Fame.

 

Assistant Coach:


Mikayla McDonald - Miss Mikayla competed in Baton Twirling and dance for 8 years.  In that time she has competed at 3 International Cup Competitions in Canada, Croatia and France.  Mikayla is a certified level 2 CBTF coach.  She is enrolled at the University of Calgary.


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.

Sarah Schulz - Miss Sarah participated in dance and baton for 12 years. She represented Canada in 3 International Cup Competitions. In 2009 she was a member of the gold medal team and pair and in 2013 she brought home a gold medal in her 3-baton. Her certifications include Level 2 NCCP Accredited Coach and CBTF Certified Coach. Miss Sarah recently completed her Communications degree at the University of Calgary.

Assistant 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.

 

Assistant Coach:


Kendall Patton - Miss Kendall has been twirling for the past 14 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.

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.



 

Junior Assistants:


Miss Brooke

Miss Emily L

Miss Anna

Miss Kayley