Meet the 2021-2022 Team
Coach Tammie Johnston
Advisor and Coach Tammie Johnston is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude). Tammie has extensive training in a variety of dance styles including commercial, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, ballet, modern and Bollywood.
She has danced and choreographed in countless productions nationally and internationally, and she has taught dance at studios all over the world.
Tammie has been the coach of West Ranch Dance team for 8 years. Under her leadership the team has won several regional championships and national titles for several years in a row. Tammie instills in the team love, passion, strength and purpose. They work hard, love each other, support each other and celebrate their accomplishments as a dance family.
Assistant Coach Megan Deffenbaugh
Our assistant coach Megan is an alum of WRDT and a college grad from UCSB. She has been dancing for more than 15 years and is looking to continue her professional career in Los Angeles.