DGN Hires Head Dance Coach for Athena Dance Team

DGN Hires Head Dance Coach for Athena Dance Team

Wilder will begin coaching at the start of the 2018-19 school year. Photo courtesy of Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

DGN has hired Danielle Wilder as the new head dance coach for the Athena Dance Team. Wilder will begin coaching at the start of the 2018-19 school year.  

“We’re excited to welcome Danielle, and her positive energy, to the Athena Dance Team,” said North High Athletic Director Denise Kavanaugh. “She has an infectious passion for dance and working with younger dancers.”

Previously, Wilder has coached for the Lemont High School JV dance team and the Westmont High School dance team. She has experience teaching dance classes at DLD Dance Center and Evolution Dance Experience. Also, Wilder is a professional dancer with three companies including Matter Dance Company, Rize Pro Elite, and Ascension Performing Arts. 

“I can’t wait to begin working with the talented Athena dancers,” said Wilder. “What I love most about coaching is inspiring dancers to always continue to grow to be their very best.”