Head Coach - Brittani McLaurin

Coach McLaurin is in her seventh season with our program and comes to us from Florida State University, where she was the head dance coach for 3 years. She is the Varsity Dance State Director for Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico for the National Dance Alliance (NDA) and the Universal Dance Association (UDA). She has served as an instructor for NDA, and is an accredited competition judge for both NDA and UDA. Coach McLaurin has danced professionally, for the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers, and Florida Panthers Hockey Club. She is the Dance Team Director for the Dallas Wings Flight Crew (WNBA) and the Panther City Dancers (NLL), and has 15 years of post-collegiate dance and coaching experience. She resides in the DFW area with her husband and maltipoo, Dash.

Coach McLaurin states, "I am so excited to share my passion and purpose through dance as the North Texas Dancers Head Coach. The University of North Texas has such a wide diversity of students that truly illustrates the fundamental values of the university and is reflected within its spirit programs. The North Texas Dancers are one of the most distinguished collegiate dance teams in the nation and I am honored to uphold the strong legacy of our program!"



Assistant Coach - Dynasti Jefferson


Dynasti Jefferson is in her first full year with our program. She comes to us from Tyler Junior College where she was the Apache Belles Graduate Assistant for 2 years. She is an alumna of our program and a passionate Hip Hop dance instructor at the Academy of Dance Arts. Coach DJ has danced professionally for the Dallas Flygirls (TBL) and is currently dancing for the Texas Legends Dancers (NBA G-League). She resides in the DFW area with her daughter. ​

Coach DJ states, “I feel honored to be back as the North Texas Dancers Assistant Coach. To have the opportunity to pour back into the program that helped sculpt me into the woman that I am today, is beyond a dream come true.”