Hometown: Big Springs, Neb. Alma Mater: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Miranda "Mandi" Maser was officially introduced as Head Dance and Cheer Coach on July 26, 2016. She also serves Concordia as Athletic Business Coordinator.
Maser just completed her second season leading the cheer and dance programs, which compete in the second semester of each school year and also appear regularly at many other Bulldog athletic events.
Maser, who owns United States All-Star Federation (USASF) credentialing for levels one and two tumbling and stunting as well as membership in the Federation, has held several roles related to dance and cheer instruction. As artistic director at Pure Movement Dance Institute in Lincoln, Maser helped grow participation from 50 students to approximately 400. While continuing to teach in the studio, she independently contracted additional choreography opportunities in the Lincoln Public Schools system, the Lincoln Community Playhouse, the TADA Theatre as well as additional high schools in central Nebraska. She has choreographed approximately 38 sold out musicals, many of which were regional premieres.
In addition, Maser served as adjunct professor for a fellow GPAC school for four years, instructing dance, specifically, jazz, modern, improvisation, creative movement and tap through the athletic program. She has also choreographed competition routines for local, state and national competitions for teams at Lincoln Public Schools, Crete High School and for high schools in Colorado and Iowa. From November 2014 through July 2016, Maser also worked as office services manager for the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.
Maser holds a bachelor of fine arts in dance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Mandi and her husband Nick have an eight-year-old son Sam.
Hometown: Crete, Neb. Alma Mater: Concordia University, Nebraska
After performing as a member of Concordia's dance team, Evans is in her second year as an assistant coach for the Bulldog dance and cheer teams. Alison served as team captain on Concordia's dance team for two years and was a member of the competition team for all four years.
Schuerman attended Crete High School where she was a member of the cheer team for four years. She earned the All-American award and was a senior captain. Dancing since the age of three, Alison competed for The Edge at Crete's Dance Company.
Schuerman resides in Lincoln where she also owns her own photography business.