Michelle Dawson


Michelle starting twirling at age 11 and has continued her love of twirling by becoming a coach and
judge. She has more than 20 years of experience coaching competitive twirlers, pairs and teams. She has
had several students qualify for the U.S. PreTrials and compete in the Semifinals and Finals at Nationals.
Coach Michelle has helped many athletes realize their dream of twirling for their high school and
college. In addition, Michelle is the founder and coach of Northern Colorado Twirls.
Michelle is the long-time president of the Colorado Baton Council, a 501©3 organization that hosts
baton twirling competitions and clinics in Colorado. She is also the national tabulation director for the
United States Twirling Association (USTA). Outside of baton twirling, Coach Michelle enjoys spending
time with her husband Darin and son Brett.