Dance Team

Welcome to Chaska Hawks Dance Team!

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz released Emergency Executive Order 20-99 which initiates restrictions on all organized youth and high school sports beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. These restrictions directly impact all Minnesota State High School League fine arts and athletic programs that are in-season or projected to start in the next three weeks. The restrictions remain in force through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.We are a competitive Dance Team program consisting of Varsity, JV, and B-Squad teams.  We compete in both High Kick & Jazz.  Please note that Dance Team tryouts take place during the Spring.  If you are new to District 112 or did not participate in tryouts, but are interested in joining Dance Team, please contact our Head Coach (Kris Rydland). Our season will officially begin on Monday, December 21st, 2020. Students must meet both Eastern Carver County School District and Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) eligibility requirements.  All student-athletes interested in participating in Dance Team must be completely registered with the Chaska High School Athletics Department prior to any participation.  


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2019 Varsity Dance Team


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Championship History: 

Conference Champions High Kick

1995, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020

Conference Champions Jazz

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020

State Appearances High Kick
1994,1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
State Appearances Jazz
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
State Champions High Kick
1999, 2012, 2013
State Champions Jazz
2012, 2013


Kris Rydland
Head Coach
Tara Lindmeier
Assistant Coach, Varsity
Ali Morrissy
Assistant Coach (JV)
Christina Hamari
Assistant Coach (JV)
Maddy Croatt
Assistant Coach (JV)
Cayman Fasching
Assistant Coach (JV)