Katie has trained in all types of dance since the age of three. She competed in tap and jazz for 11 years, winning numerous awards in group, duo, and trio dances. Katie loves working with TDC’s youngest dancers. She currently teaches competition teams for dancers ages three to nine. Her petite groups have won overall awards at several competitions this year. Katie is instrumental in the organization and scheduling of the recital shows, as well as coordinating the father/daughter routine. Katie loves children and organizes many after school programs for at-risk students. Katie received her Teaching Credential from Concordia University in Irvine and has a Masters degree in Education. She is currently a 3rd and 4th grade elementary school teacher in Anaheim. This spring Katie got married, and is now the proud wife of Neil Quinto.