Lindsay Sprague
Lindsay  Sprague

Position:
Carolina Girls Dance Team Head Coach

Lindsay Sprague is in her tenth season as the head coach of the Carolina Girls Dance Team and has been over the team since the Athletics Department initiated it in the fall of 2007. In their very first season, she led the team to a 10th place finish in Dance Division 1A at the National Dance Alliance's Collegiate Championship. The team has since placed as high as placed 4th in Dance Division 1A (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) and 2nd in Division 1A Hip-Hop (2012).

Sprague is a native of Durham, NC, where she began her dancing career at the age of four. She attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in May of 2007. As a 49er, she was on the Golddusters Dance Team for four years and helped the team win one second-place, one third-place, and two fourth-place finishes in Division 1 at NDA's Collegiate Championship.

Sprague was on staff for the National Dance Alliance for three years serving as an instructor for high school and college dance teams, as well as a choreographer for NDA summer camp curriculum. She has choreographed award-winning routines for multiple dance studios along the east coast, in addition to many competitive dance teams on both the high school and collegiate level.

Sprague's choreography for the Carolina Girls took home the "Innovative Choreography" award in Division 1 Hip-Hop at NDA's Collegiate Championship in 2010. She and the Carolina Girls have been featured multiple times in Dance Spirit magazine's Dance Director's Survival Guide. In addition, Sprague was one of seven collegiate dance coaches nominated for the Spirit Industry Trade Association's award for Outstanding Dance Director in May of 2010.

In addition to coaching the Carolina Girls, Sprague is the owner and director at The Dance Floor, a dance studio for adults located in downtown Columbia.

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