Coach Megan Besch

    Coach Megan


     Megan Besch, originally from Chicago,  has been dancing since the age of two, training in ballet, jazz, lyrical, pom and modern dance.  In high school, she trained with Gould Academy of Dance Arts while dancing competitively with St. Edward Central Catholic High School’s Pom Dance Team. As a four year varsity dancer, she was a member of the state champion team and also had the opportunity to compete nationally in Orlando, Florida.

    In 2002, Megan left Illinois to attend Arizona State University as a dance major receiving the Sun Devil Scholarship as well as two dance department scholarships for her work in dance education.  While attending ASU, Megan taught at Cynergy Dance Studio in Scottsdale where she directed their junior company and danced on their college line.  In 2006, Megan graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A. in dance and a minor in psychology.

    Upon graduation, Megan was hired by Higley Unified School District where she created the competitive dance and pom programs at Williams Field High School.  Megan held the title of WFHS Dance Director for seven years, and she was also the varsity head pom coach as well as the assistant varsity spiritline coach.  Megan also had the opportunity to work with Inspiration Dance Company as their lead ballet instructor.  While teaching, she continued her education at University of Phoenix and received her Master’s in Secondary Education in 2008.

             Megan also teaches at Dance Republic where she specializes in dance technique and turns.  She is a member of the AIA Spiritline Board, and donates her time to help other coaches have successful seasons!  Megan is married with two dancing daughters.  She looks forward to another season with Hamilton Pomline!
    Contact Coach Megan at meganbesch@gmail.com