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Xtreme Dance Faculty

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

At Xtreme Dance, we are blessed with the best of staff and studio instructors. Each one of these individuals is extremely knowledgeable within the dance industry. We strive in staffing the best of individuals to help our dancers reach their fullest potential. Our staff will continue to push our students to be the best they can be.

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Head Studio Director | Choreographer | Head Coach Xtreme Competition Team and Iowa Elite All-Stars

Kylie Goedken

Kylie has a passion for dance and sharing her love of dance with others.  She started dancing at the age of 3 and was competing at a very young age as well. Kylie graduated in with her Bachelor's Degree in Business, from Loras College. Kylie is a young, thriving, energetic choreographer and dance teacher. She's been doing choreography for Xtreme Dance for many years and has won numerous awards with her work. She is the head coach of the Iowa Elite All Star Teams. The All Star Team has traveled to UDA Nationals and placed 2nd in the Nation! Being the Studio Director of our Xtreme Team, she has won Grand National Titles and has created an amazing mission amongst our dancers to believe in themselves and their team. She loves working with all of her dancers and forming lasting memories with their families.  Kylie continues to train in dance and choreography, attending dance teacher expos and trainings across the U.S. She travels and judges across the country sharing her expertise with dancers of all ages. Kylie is always looking for new and innovative techniques to push her dancers to the next level. She has certifications in PBT training and is excited to continue growing her knowledge of dance. Kylie is excited for the continued growth of our Xtreme Dance family! 

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Studio Owner | Office Staff

Tracy Goedken

Tracy Goedken is the owner of Xtreme Dance Studio along with her daughter Kylie.  Tracy, a Loras College graduate has been a part of the dance industry for 18 years and has daughters that have been competing in dance competitions for the past 14 years. The Goedken family purchased Xtreme Dance in August of 2020. Tracy and her husband Marty have 4 children, Kylie, Aubrey, Peyton, and Kinsley.  Kylie is the studio director at Xtreme Dance and Aubrey and Kinsley are members of the award winning Xtreme Dance Competition Team and Iowa Elite All Star Team. 

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Instructor | Choreographer

Tessa Medinger

Tessa Medinger began her dance career in Omaha Nebraska under the direction of Kitty Lee and Jessalynn Siwa. Tessa attended university of Omaha. In 2006 Tessa opened Xtreme Dance and began to establish a national award winning studio. She has obtained many choreography and top teacher awards. Tessa has dancers featured in JoJo Siwa's music videos Boomerang, High top shoes, and world wide party! Tessa has been doing choreography for over 17 years! Tessa has been traveling and judging across the country and so excited to be a teacher at Xtreme Dance!

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Instructor | Assistant Coach Iowa Elite All-Stars

Teah Kaiser

Hello! I am Teah and I was born and raised in Dubuque.  I have been involved with Xtreme Dance since I was 11 years old - from dancing competitivey through high school, to becoming an instructor.  After graduating from Wahlert Catholic High School I attended Loras College and continued teaching at Xtreme.  My favorite part of teaching is forming relationships with the dancers and watching them grow through the years! Teah and her husband Corey, owners of Wisconsing Clothing Company partner with Xtreme in creating our fabulous merchandise.  Teah loves spending the year with Xtreme and the amazing dancers!

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Instructor | Assistant Coach Iowa Elite All-Stars

Molly Nygesdt

I am Molly and I have been dancing since I was 2 years old and began competing when I was 6. I am from Morris, IL where I was a four-year member of the Morris Varsity Poms team. I also just received my Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Marquette University. At Marquette, I was on the dance team and voted captain senior year. I have also been a UDA staff member for the past 4 years. I am moving to Dubuque to attend Clarke University as a part of their DPT program. I am so excited to get started with Xtreme and can already tell how amazing this community is. I cannot wait to meet everyone and to get dancing! 

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Instructor | Choreographer | Tiny/Mini Director Xtreme Competition Team | Tiny/Mini Coach Iowa Elite All-Stars

Aubrey Goedken

Aubrey has been dancing for the past 11 years and competing since she was 4 years old.  Aubrey has won several top overall and title awards, as well as many scholarships from different dance convetions across the MidWest Region.  Aubrey's favorite styles of dance are lyrical and contemporary.  She loves being a part of Xteme Dance and loves helping dancers reach their potential.  

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Instructor 

Morgan Pfohl

Morgan has been dancing for 14 years and has been competing for 12 years. She currently attends St. Ambrose University and is a member of their nationally ranked competitive dance team. Morgan enjoys her time at Xtreme Dance teaching and helping dancers reach their goals. Her favorite part about Xtreme is how close-knit and welcoming all the families are. Morgan loved dancing for the competitive team, and cannot wait to continue as a teacher.

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Performance Strength Coach | Owner of Xtreme Strength and Sports Performance

Jakob Kirman

Jakob Kirman is the Performance and Strength Coach at Xtreme Dance. Jakob graduated from Clarke University with a degree in Sport Management and Business. As well as being here at the studio, Jakob is the Assistant Sports Performance Coach at Building Better Athletes here in Dubuque as well as serving as the head Performance Coach for multiple Clarke University teams. Jakob looks forward to training the dancers and getting them ready for the upcoming season.

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Instructor

Imani Busch

Imani has been dancing for 15 years, and this is also her 15th season dancing at Xtreme Dance. Imani will be attending University of Iowa this fall and has been selected as a member of the University of Iowa's Dance team. Imani's favorite style of dance is lyrical. Xtreme Dance is so lucky to have Imani a part of our studio from the time it opened.  Imani's favorite part of Xtreme is the fact that we are like a family and that we work hard as a team always.  

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Instructor 

Tamra Faubel

Tamra has been dancing since she was two years old and competing for the past 6 years.  She has only been with Xtreme for two years, but she loves it so much!  Tamra has grown so much as a dancer while at Xtreme thanks to all of the amazing teachers.  Her favorite thing about Xtreme Dance is the friendships she shares with her team and teachers.  Tamra is very excited to start  teaching and helping out around the studio.  

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Instructor 

Izzy Ungs

Izzy has been dancing at Xtreme dance for the past 6 years.  Not only has Xtreme been a fun and loving environment for Izzy over the years, it has served as her second home where she can come to escape reality.  Izzy feels so blessed to have such and amazing place to do what she loves.  

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Instructor

Maggie Schreiber

Maggie has been dancing for 15 years and has been dancing since she was 2. Maggie now dances at St. Ambrose University. She loves dancing and the friendships it has brought her. Maggie loves Xtreme and the training and lessons it has taught her. She is so excited to keep teaching at Xtreme when she is in town. 

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Instructor | Choreographer

Katie Wadman

Katie has been an amazing asset to our Xtreme Dance family!

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Instructor

Aleeyah Steines

Aleeyah has been dancing since she was 3 and competing since she was 5. Aleeyah’s favorite styles of dance is jazz and contemporary. Her favorite part of Xtreme is the friendships she has made over the years. Aleeyah is very excited to teach this year.

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Executive Administrative Coordinator

Callie Schauer

Callie Schauer has been a part of Xtreme Dance  for 10 years and has daughters that have been competing for the Xtreme Team for the past 8 years. Callie and her husband Bobby have 5 children, Faith, Eddie, Isabelle, Wyatt, and Blake.  Callie owns her own hair salon - Sleek Snippins Salon and enjoys horseback riding, and time spent with family and friends. 

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Customer Service Specialist | Office Staff

Mary Kay Schauer 

Mary Kay is very special to Xtreme Dance, providing help to any family needing assistance for their child. 

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Instructor

Jessica Smock

Jessica Smock is a talented dancer and instructor who has dedicated her life to the art of dance. She began dancing at the age of 7 and has been involved in the world of dance ever since. By the time she was 8, Jessica was competing in Studio dance competitions and eventually began instructing younger dancers. Jessica was a member of her school's dance team in high school for four years. During that time, her team won an impressive five state titles and one national title. Jessica also competed in the solo category at the ISDTA state Competition, where she placed among the top performers.After high school, Jessica continued to pursue her passion for dance by working for a dance competition. As a result, she had the opportunity to judge competitive dance and gained valuable experience in the industry. Today, Jessica is committed to helping younger dance students enjoy and develop their passion for the sport. She is excited to share what she has learned and knows with Xtreme!

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Student Instructor

Sammie Mai

Hi my name is Sammie Mai and I have been dancing since I was 3 years old. My favorite styles of dance are lyrical and contemporary. Over the past few years I have received many judges choice awards, scholarships, and overall awards. My favorite part of Xtreme is how close everyone is, it is truly a second family to me and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love teaching because I get to share my passion for dance with others and I get to watch dancers grow. 

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Student Instructor 

Maria Schreiber 

Maria has been dancing since she was three years old. Her favorite thing about Xtreme Dance is how much they all love and support each other. Xtreme Dance is truly a family. Along with being apart of the Xtreme Dance competition team and staff she is also member of the Iowa Elite All Star Team! Maria is beyond excited to work with all the sweet dancers whom she loves very much!

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Student Instructor

Bella Donner

Bella is excited to be a student instructor at Xtreme Dance!

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Student Leader

Kinsley Goedken

Kinsley has been dancing since she was 2 years old and a member of the Xtreme Dance Competition Team since she was 5. Kinsley is the youngest of the Goedken family and is excited to follow in her two sisters footsteps beginning to teach at Xtreme. Kinsley also is a member of the Iowa Elite All-Stars and just recently placed 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the Nation at UDA National in Orlando. She has won many awards for her solos and is so happy to be able to share her love for dance with the littles at the studio. 

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Student Leader

Faith Schauer

Faith has been dancing pretty much her whole life. She has always been surrounded by dance as she is cousins with the Goedken family. Faith has been very successful, winning many awards for her solos over the years. She will be joining the Iowa Elite All-Stars next season to continue pushing herself. Faith loves getting to help in classes at the studio. She is the best big sister, and a great role model to students at the studio. 

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Student Leader

Faith Sullivan

Faith is excited to be a student leader at Xtreme Dance! 

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Student Leader

Ambrielle Besler

Ambrielle is excited to be a student leader at Xtreme Dance! 

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Student Leader

BriElle Geisler 

BriElle is excited to be a student leader at Xtreme Dance! 

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Prop Manager | Tiny/Mini Strength Performance Instructor

Peyton Goedken

Peyton is a great help to everyone at Xtreme Dance! 

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Student Leader

Kinsley Goedken

Kinsley has been dancing since she was 2 years old and a member of the Xtreme Dance Competition Team since she was 5. Kinsley is the youngest of the Goedken family and is excited to follow in her two sisters footsteps beginning to teach at Xtreme. Kinsley also is a member of the Iowa Elite All-Stars and just recently placed 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the Nation at UDA National in Orlando. She has won many awards for her solos and is so happy to be able to share her love for dance with the littles at the studio. 

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Student Leader

Faith Schauer

Faith has been dancing pretty much her whole life. She has always been surrounded by dance as she is cousins with the Goedken family. Faith has been very successful, winning many awards for her solos over the years. She will be joining the Iowa Elite All-Stars next season to continue pushing herself. Faith loves getting to help in classes at the studio. She is the best big sister, and a great role model to students at the studio. 

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Student Leader

Faith Sullivan

Faith is excited to be a student leader at Xtreme Dance! 

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Student Leader

Ambrielle Besler

Ambrielle is excited to be a student leader at Xtreme Dance! 

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