Courtney


Rookie - 2014

Hometown: Dover, FL

Occupation: National Dance Competition Announcer

Education: B.A. Communications - University of South Florida

Hobbies: Spending lots of time on the beach, exercising, wakeboarding, scrapbooking, line dancing, crafting, baking cupcakes & taking spontaneous trips!!

Dance Background & Experience: Growing up I danced at Brandon School of Dance Arts where I took all forms of dance; I also was a member of their competition team where I competed at many different dance competitions. In High School I was on the Varsity Cheerleading team all four years and Captain my senior year. At the University of South Florida I was on the dance team known as the, “SunDolls”. We danced on the sidelines at football games as well as basketball games. Through out college I worked at Busch Gardens where I performed in various shows through out the park and for each season, my favorite had to be our belly dance show. I was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneer Cheerleading squad for three years, where I had the privilege of traveling to Japan and Guam for Military appreciation tours. I also served as Co-Captain my final year on the team. I now teach at Showstopper National Dance Conventions!

Words to live by/favorite quote: Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4

“Never let anyone dull your SPARKLE”

Five words that describe you: Adventurous, Passionate, Grateful, Loyal, Confident

Favorites:

  • Former Player: Emmitt Smith – Florida Gator fan =)
  • Movie: Superstar
  • DFW Area Restaurant: Torchy’s Tacos & Breadwinners
  • Article of Clothing: Nike Sneakers
  • Phone App: Jesus Calling
  • Cartoon Character: Disney’s Rapunzel
  • TV Show: Greys Anatomy, The Bachelor & The Big Bang Theory
  • Holiday: Christmas & Easter
  • Charity: Make a Wish Foundation
  • Ice Cream: Cake Batter, Salted Caramel & Dulce de Leche
  • Junk Food Weakness: Sprinkles CUPCAKES & Chocolate Chip Cookies, anything sweet really.

One thing most people would be surprised to learn is... Being from Florida I have only seen snow twice and I have to say I caught onto snowboarding fairly quickly and loved it!

Biggest Fear: Snakes! They creep me out!

What would be your superpower?: To have wings and FLY!

Most Embarrassing Moment: I am blonde, so embarrassing moments happen on a daily basis for me!

Dream Job: Famous Country Singer (One problem: I can NOT carry a tune)

Dream Vacation Destination: Fiji & Greece

Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: I have always looked up to the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders as the best in the NFL and have dreamed of being one for as long as I can remember. They truly embody high morals and values I have always believed in. Moving to Dallas and becoming one of America’s Sweethearts I now know that is what God had planned for me all along, I feel very blessed and honored to be a part of such an incredible organization.

What are some of your DCC highlights?: Trying on the uniform for the first time, it was the coolest feeling ever!

Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: If it has always been a dream of yours to be a DCC then GO FOR IT!!! You do not ever want to look back and wish you had auditioned, I promise it will be one of the best decisions and experiences of your life!!