Lindsay Sprague is in her sixth 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. In 2012, the team placed 4th in Dance Division 1A and 2nd in Division 1A Hip-Hop, the best showing in program history.
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 has been on staff for the National Dance Alliance since the summer of 2007 and serves as an instructor and choreographer for high school and college dance teams all across the country. She has choreographed award-winning routines for multiple dance studios along the east coast including B.B. Dance Productions and Columbia City Jazz. She has also choreographed for the dance teams at UNC-Charlotte and UNC-Chapel Hill, in addition to several high schools in the region.
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 twice been featured 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.