Golden Girls

Head Coach:  Kayla Hall
Contact Number:  314-467-7202
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Junior Varsity Coach: Emily Wicks
Contact Number:  314-467-7202

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2020 – 2021 Tryout Information
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2020-2021 Golden Girls

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CONGRATULATIONS to senior twirler, Taylor Hermann!  Hermann will attend the University of Central Missouri where she will be the face of the marching band, pep band and color guard as their Feature Twirler.

What is a feature twirler?  Feature twirlers and an air of excitement to university marching band performances.

Congratulations to the Golden Girls, who continue to be recognized as one of the top performing programs in the country!  Late Winter, before the school closure, the Golden Girls competed at the National Dance Association Championships in Orlando to end their season.  Both the Varsity and JV teams performed strong in all of their categories!  We are proud of them all!



There banner will hang in the commons to recognize this outstanding achievement!

Congratulations to both the Varsity and JV teams, their finishes are listed below:


Small Varsity Mix – 4th place

Small Varsity Kick – 3rd place

Small Varsity Game Day – 2nd place

Medium Varsity Pom – 24th place


Junior Varsity Pom – 4th place

Junior Varsity Kick – 3rd place

The 2019 – 2020 Golden Girls!


The Oakville Tiger Twirlers are Nationally Ranked!

The Oakville Tiger Twirlers recently traveled to compete in the National Baton Twirling Association’s USA/World Championship Competition.  The competition was held July 23-27 at South Bend, Indiana on the beautiful Notre Dame University Campus.  The team practiced during the summer and prepared 2 routines to take to the competition.  The team competed against High School Majorette Lines from across the country.  They placed 3rd in the USA/World open High School Majorette Line Half Time Show Championship.  They performed a routine titled “Halloween”.  They also placed 5th in the USA/World open High School Majorette Line Dance Twirl Competition.  In this category, they performed a one baton twirling and dance routine to Glory where they gave a shout out to the OHS Alumni & STL blues player, Pat Maroon.  This is the second year that the OHS twirlers have competed at the national competition and we are so proud of their success.  It was an awesome experience for the team and they were so excited to bring back top 5 titles to Oakville High School and the Mehlville School District.

It had been an exciting and award winning season for the Oakville Tiger Twirlers.  They are enjoying growing their program and all of the performance opportunities that they have been given.  However, they are most excited to perform at the football & basketball Games and cheer on their Oakville Tigers to Victory!

The team consists of Seniors – Hannah Phelps; Sophomore – Taylor Herrmann; Freshmen – Rylee Brawley & Taylor Phelps.

They are coached by St Louis Performance Academy owner & director, Emily Wicks Hawkins.  Assisted by Abby Wicks  & Julie Skaggs Round (OHS 2010).


February 2019

Congratulations to the Oakville Golden Girls Program on their outstanding performance at the 2019 NDA Championships in Orlando, FL this past weekend.  Both the Varsity & JV team’s performances made the finals!  But the entire season is worth celebrating!

The Work is Worth it ~ the motto of the competition this season really was true!  The Golden Girls started their season during the summer with their own camp where they had individualized instruction and began to identify their strengths and weakness at both the Varsity and Junior Varsity level.  This fall, the Golden Girls performed at football and soccer as one large team, gaining experience together.  As the competition and basketball seasons began and preparation started, the Tigers created unique and amazing performances for each team; JV – Pom, Mix & Varsity – Pom, Kick, & Mix.  The dedication and perseverance of these student athletes has been so rewarding to be a part of! #oakvilleproud

A season of success!

Yvonne Cole Invitation – 
Varsity took 1st in Mix and Pom & received the Most Memorable Routine Award
JV took 2nd in Mix
Jr GG’s (middle school team) took 3rd place

St. Charles Classic – 
JV took 3rd in Mix & Pom
Varsity took 1st in Mix, 3rd in Pom, 4th in Kick

Best in Battle – 
JV took 1st in Mix & Pom
Varsity took Mix, Pom, & Kick & Grand Champions (highest score)

NDA Nationals – 
JV took 2nd in JV Pom  & earned Innovative Choreography award.
Varsity took 1st in Small Varsity Pom & earned Superior Showmanship Award, 5th in Small Varsity Kick, & 6th in Small Varsity Mix

JV 2nd in JV POM

Varsity 5th in Small Varsity Kick

Varsity 6th in Small Varsity Mix

Varsity 1st in Small Varsity Pom

Nationals Champions

This past Saturday (12/1/18), the Golden Girls attended the Yvonne Cole Lindbergh Dance Team Invitational.

  • Varsity placed 1st in Mix A and 1st in 2A Pom
  • Special award: Most memorable routine was given to Varsity for their Mix performance

  • JV placed 2nd in 2A JV Mix

  • Junior GGs placed 3rd in Middle School Pom

Congratulations to ALL levels of the Golden Girls – the competition is in full swing!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the 2018-19 Oakville Golden Girls at their 5th annual Breakfast with Santa.  Santa loved getting to see each and every child!  It was such a fun day with face painting, crafts, games, pancakes, and dancing.  We’d love to see you next Thanksgiving Holiday weekend!

We truly appreciate the parent and community support of this event, which is one of the Golden Girls largest fundraisers for their trip to Nationals.

All of the teams volunteer to help run a station and perform!


The Golden Girls represented Oakville wonderfully yesterday at The Lee’s Summit North Dance Invitational.   Varsity took 1st place in mix, 2nd in lyrical, 3rd in Pom, and was awarded the showmanship award for their Pom routine as well. JV took 2nd in mix and 2nd in Pom.  Thank you to everyone at Lee’s Summit and the judges for such a great experience!  It truly was a wonderful day filled with outstanding dancing!


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January 15, 2018
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What a wonderful weekend at the Yvonne Cole, Lindbergh, Dance Team Invitational. Varsity Golden Girls received the honor of being given the award for most memorable routine of the day out of all of the Varsity routines.  Thank you to the judges and everyone at the Invitational for such a memorable weekend!

Varsity – Most Memorable Routine 

Varsity – 2nd place – 2A Pom

JV – 2nd place – 1A Pom

Junior GGs – 2nd place – Middle School Jazz

The Golden Girls continue to grow in talent and the size of their squad.  We hope to continue this growth with more dancers every year!



The Varsity Golden Girls represented Oakville High School with style and grace at the 2017 NDA Nationals in Orlando, FL. last weekend!  For their 4th trip to this prestigious competition, the Golden Girls brought home two national titles. They ranked fourth in the nation with their mix routine and ninth in the nation with their pom routine. Each dancer gave their all and left everything on the floor. Oakville High School and the Mehlville School District couldn’t be prouder.

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4th Place Mix Costumes!

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4th Place Team with Trophy!

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9th Place Pom Team with Trophy


Golden Girls take 3rd at State

Congratulations to the Oakville Varsity Golden Girls!  They had an outstanding day at the Missouri State Dance Team Competition this past Saturday, February 25 at the St. Charles Family Arena.  The team placed first in jazz, fourth in Pom, and came in third place overall for the all State Championship for Division 5 – this is a great achievement for large schools!
We will continue to follow their progress as they head to Orlando, FL next weekend for the NDA High School Dance Team Nationals.  Good Luck GG’s!

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JV Golden Girls Make a Statement & National Send Off Night

Thank you to everyone who came to support the Golden Girls at their Nationals Send Off event this past Sunday night!  It was a wonderful evening with performances by the Varsity Golden Girls, JV Golden Girls, Junior GG’s, 6th grade Junior Tiger Cheerleaders, and 7th grade Junior Tiger Cheerleaders.  We wish Varsity the best of luck as the compete at State this weekend and as they travel to NDA Nationals in Orlando, Florida the first weekend in March.


Congratulations to the JV Golden Girls on a fantastic weekend at the at the Sugar Bear Invitational. They placed 1st in Mix, 2nd in Pom, and 3rd in Jazz!

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St. Charles High Competition 2017

Congratulation to The Oakville Golden Girls on a fabulous weekend at the St. Charles Classic on Saturday, January 28, 2017.  The GG’s performed with strength and grace through each of their demanding routines ~ and were rewarded for their hard work and effort!


The Varsity Golden Girls placed in the top three with their jazz and pom routines and placed fourth with their mix routine.


The Junior Varsity Golden Girls placed second in jazz and fifth in pom.


The Junior GG’s  performed as two different groups.  The Gold team placed fourth and the Black team placed second in the middle school dance category.


We will continue to track the Golden Girls progress.  Watch for camp information coming soon!  Varsity is schedule to attend the State Competition at the end of February at the St. Charles Arena and Junior Varsity is attending the Sugar Bear Invitational in mid February. Then it’s off to Nationals in Orlando, Florida to give it everything they’ve got!

Congratulations to the Oakville Golden Girls!  Saturday, December 3rd the Golden Girls attended the Yvonne Cole Invitational at Lindbergh High School. The dancers performed phenomenally!  Under first year coach, Ms. Kayla Hall the Tigers defended their 1st place finish from last season and added another championship to the list!  Below, note all team performance finishes:

  • Varsity placed first in 1A Dance and first in 1A Pom
  • Junior Varsity placed second in 1A Pom
  • Junior GG’s performed beautifully and the Black team placed first in Middle School Dance.

We are looking forward to seeing the next dances and how these teams do in their next competition at St. Charles in late January!


Again the Oakville Golden Girls hosted their widely supported and waited for fundraiser over Thanksgiving break – Breakfast with Santa!  In its 3rd year, the breakfast once again had record attendance with over 250 tickets sold.  This is one of the GG’s fundraisers for attending Nationals in March.

If you haven’t attended, mark your calendars for next year’s event [November 25th].  Breakfast is served by local favorite, Chris’ Cakes.  While you wait for a free snapshot with Santa, children can play games, make Reindeer Food, and watch all levels of the Golden Girls perform through out the morning!

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VARSITY GOLDEN GIRLS                          ALL LEVELS OF GG’s [Varsity, JV, Juniors]

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JUNIOR GG’s                                              FACE PAINTING



Junior GG’s!!!
The Oakville Golden Girls will be holding a middle school program for the 2016-2017 season.  Please check back in late July for more information!  Please share.

Junior Golden Girls performing at basketball halftime.


Oakville High School is excited to announce the new Golden Girls coach – Kayla Hall!  Calling South County [Lindbergh area] her hometown, Hall is an alumni of Cor Jesu Academy and brings a strong and varied dance background to the Tiger’s dance squad.  In college, Hall perused a degree in accounting with a minor in dance while performing for the Rebelette’s at the University of Mississippi.  Her path changed and Hall had the opportunity to move to New York where she was a Radio City Rockette for 3 years.  Shifting again, Hall moved to Florida to dance for the Orlando Magic in the NBA for 3 more years.  In addition, her experience at the Muny and Ballet Companies have helped to provide her with a multitude of dance and choreography background.  Oakville is excited for the new opportunities and the upcoming season!

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Good luck to the Oakville Golden Girls as they continue their journey to a State and National title.  This weekend the GG’s travel to Kansas City for the Missouri Dance Team Association state competition at Kemper Arena, Saturday, February 20, 2016!  After winning 1st place early this season at the Yvonne Cole Lindbergh Invitational and the St. Charles Classic the Tigers have their eye on a State Championship!


With no time for rest, the Golden Girls will return from this weekend and fine tune their performances for the NDA National Championships at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida!  Coming off great performances last year, the Tigers have a goal to win a national championship later this month; February 26-28, 2016


NDA National Championship


Congratulations to the 2016 Oakville Golden Girls!  This past Saturday, the Varsity & JV Golden Girls and their first ever Jr. Golden (middle school team) performed at the St. Charles Classes, hosted by St. Charles High School.

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GG’s had an outstanding day of performances!  Reaping the benefits of hard work and devotion, the Golden Girl teams came home with multiple trophies and awards!

Varsity placed 1st in pom and 2nd in mix performances
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JV placed 1st in mix and 3rd in dance performances
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Junior Goldens placed 1st in middle school dance performance
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This is our last regional competition before the state competition in Kansas City at Kemper Arena on February 20, 2016.


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reakfast with Santa 2016 – Huge success this year with a record number of attendees!

Varsity “Fun in the Sun” Homecoming Performance
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1. gold dress pic is at homecoming pep rally

2. float pic is varsity and JV
3. game night pic is varsity ready for homecoming halftime

Competition Season – 2014-15

For the 2nd year in a row, Coach Aboussie has led the charge to take the Oakville Golden Girls to Nationals in Florida.  Representing their school well, the GG’s earned the following honors ~ Oakville couldn’t be more proud!

6th in Jazz (out of 44 teams )
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4th in Mix (out of 24 teams)
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The Tigers were as good as advertised ~ NDA recognized our Golden Girls as one of the top teams to watch!  It is with pride we congratulate the 2014-15 team on their accomplishments and finishes – not only are they amazing to watch at Oakville, but they bring the house down in competition as well!

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St. Charles Classic (St. Charles High School)
2nd & 3rd Place Finishes

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Yvonne Cole Invitational (Lindbergh High School)
1st Place Finish and Most Memorable Routine



Pep Rally >  Click Here

Halftime >  Click Here


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Camp 2014 was an EPIC success!  The Tiger GG’s had a great time, learned much and was well reward for their hard work:

UDA All Americans:  Olivia, Nicole, Abby, Sabrina, Sara, Catherine!
1st Home Routine… beating out Timberland for 2nd and Hillsboro for 3rd CLICK HERE
Superior Trophy for having the highest percentage of blue ribbons for A, B, and C routine evaluations.
Team Drill Down Award for having the highest percentage of yellow ribbons.  Golden Girls were always standing at the end.
In addition, Cara won Drill Down Queen!!  Cara was the “last woman standing” at the very end.  We all wanted this so much for Cara, as she was the shining star of drill downs throughout the entire camp.  Drill downs are pressure-packed, so winning this award is an outstanding achievement.
We earned a spirit stick every night at camp and one on the last day to take back to Oakville.
Finally, we won the UDA Leadership Award.  Each team was asked, “If you could be on any other team besides your own, what team would you want to be on?”  This team was to show leadership skills throughout the week, endorsing positive character and work ethic. = Oakville was Legendary!
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For the first time since its inception in 1974, Oakville High School’s Golden Girls can add nationally ranked to its title.  The sixteen-member team recently traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete in the National Dance Alliance national competition.   Competing in the large varsity division, the girls advanced to finals in both routines they had prepared.  Oakville took fifth in large varsity mix and eighth in large varsity jazz, deemed the most highly contested by the NDA organization.

This is the first time the OHS Golden Girls have competed at the national level, qualifying for this prestigious competition at summer camp last June.  The girls put forth tremendous effort all season long in order to achieve the accomplishment of ranking top five in the nation amongst large varsity teams.


2014 Golden Guys Performance CLICK HERE

Winter Pep Assembly Performance CLICK HERE

10/11 Performance with the Pantherette’s CLICK HERE

9/6/13 Performance CLICK HERE

9/20/13 Performance CLICK HERE

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