Lakeville South High School dance coach, Katie Ohlund, has been named Rookie of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Dance Teams (MADT). The award recognizes Minnesota’s best first-year dancing head coach and is chosen by Ohlund’s coaching association peers. Ohlund received the award March 15 at the 2019 MADT Coaches Celebration.
Ohlund has been in competitive dance and gymnastics since the age of 5. She competed throughout high school and nationally in college. She has judged at the State Dance Team tournament since 2004. Ohlund is also a studio instructor in Lakeville and teaches competitive jazz, contemporary lyrical and high kick.