The Sparks- AFL Dance Team of the Year
September 25, 2012
The Sparks dance team has been named the Dance Team of the Year, it has been announced by the Arena Football League (AFL).
The Pittsburgh Power’s dance team is led by Director Jennelle Johnson, who has been the squad’s Coach for the past two years. Johnson has more than 20 years of professional dance experience, including the Cleveland Cavaliers and a number of popular recording artists (Brian McKnight and Ludacris). In addition to coaching the Sparks, Johnson currently serves as head coach to the Duquesne University dance team. “I am beyond excited and honored that the AFL has recognized just how talented the Sparks dancers are!” Johnson said. “The girls have worked very hard and truly are a beautiful, talented, and driven group of young women. I am looking forward to coaching the Sparks in 2013 to defend their title as the #1 Dance Team in the AFL!”
Power General Manager, Michael Gorham, echoed Johnson’s remarks. “We are extremely proud of The Sparks and Jennelle for being crowned the AFL’s Best Dance Team. It is refreshing to see this great group of girls being recognized for all of the hard work and dedication they have put into our organization.”
The Power recently rounded up their 2nd season in the AFL. The 2013 season schedule will be announced in October.