Lauralyn Kofford is Dance America's Operations Director & Event Coordinator. Lauralyn graduated from BYU with a Bachelor Degree in Dance Education with a minor in Health & Fitness. Lauralyn has been heavily involved with the dance industry for over 30 yrs. She has an extensive background in all styles of dance and has choreographed for many Theater/Musical productions, Dance Team and Studio Competitions, Television Commercials, Pageants, Church Productions, Flash Mobs across the country, and Bowl Game Half Time Shows. Lauralyn has been the “Stadium of Fire” choreographer for the past 16 yrs. and was a member of the 2002 SLC Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies Choreography Team. Lauralyn is a certified dance/drill adjudicator and has been judging both nationally and internationally for 20+ yrs. Lauralyn is also heavily involved with the fitness industry. She has been teaching group fitness classes at VASA Fitness for the past 16 yrs. Lauralyn certified in Acro Arts and has been teaching Acro Arts classes for the past 3 yrs. She has a real passion for dance, staying active, and mentoring people of all ages. Her mantra is "Be Positive, Keep Trying, and Never Give Up!"