Amanda Ferguson

Baton Instructor

Amanda has finished her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration: Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Mount Aloysius College. She started at Wolf’s joining the Wolf’s Twirlers team and has been twirling for over 10 years. While twirling on a competitive team she joined Central Cambria’s Marching Band color guard for 5 years, and now is the Assistant Coach for the group. She currently works at Wolf’s Performing Arts and teaches Competitive and Recreational Baton classes.

Sierra Gdula (Kosmac)

Ballet/Pointe/Contemporary/Tap/Jazz and conditioning

Sierra is a dancer and choreographer from Western Pennsylvania. She began her training at Johnstown Concert Ballet and attended several summer dance intensives including Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and North Carolina Dance Theater. She studied at the Richard E. Raugh Conservatory (Pittsburgh Musical Theater) and concluded her training in the dance department at Marymount Manhattan College. Sierra has danced in various professional performances including The King and I at Mountain Playhouse, Jesus Christ Superstar and Phantom of the Opera with Pittsburgh Musical Theater, and Monty Python's Spamalot at Park Playhouse in Albany, NY. She has performed with modern dance companies such as Mary Miller Dance Company and Geeksdanz, based in Pittsburgh. At Marymount Manhattan, she danced in several showcases and was honored to have worked under the direction of Alexander Brady and Rika Okamoto in Twyla Tharp’s Sweet Fields. Sierra is a founder, artistic director, and choreographer of Johnstown’s own Apex Dance Company.

Kerin Stager

Dance Instructor

Miss Kerin’s dance education started in 1986 when she took her first dance class. During Kerin’s years of dance she has studied many genres including ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, cheer dance, basic baton and holds a certificate from the American Sports and Fitness Association. Kerin joined Wolf’s in 2010 as an instructor/ choreographer and has taught a variety of classes, but found her calling sharing her passion for dance with our younger students teaching the building blocks to help them succeed in their future. In addition to instructing at Wolf’s Kerin has enjoyed instructing and choreographing for local school band fronts, cheer squads and church groups.

Outside her love of performing arts, Kerin works full time for the Department of Veterans Affairs giving back to those who graciously served our country and has two daughters Mykenzie and Brooke which are her most challenging yet greatest accomplishment to date.

Michaela Hanlon

Baton & Dance Instructor

Michaela has been twirling with Wolf's for over 20 years and has experience with other genres including tap, ballet, pointe, jazz, and contemporary. She has been a part of various competitive dance, cheer and baton teams. She was in the color guard for Central Cambria for 5 years. She is a recipient of the TIA Performer of the Week award and has won numerous awards with her solo baton performances. In addition to teaching recreational dance and Wolf's competitive cadet, junior, regional, A, and world twirlers, Michaela has had the privilege of instructing students from Central Cambria Marching Band, Northern Cambria Marching Band and Windber Middle School color guard.

Caitlin Felker

Hip Hop Choreography

Caitlin has worked with famous Hip Hop dancers Nick Bass, Chase Bienz, D-trix from America's Best Dance Crew and Melody from So You Think You Can Dance among many others. Caitlin instructs both recreational hip hop classes and  competitive hip hop teams (State & National Champions) with Wolf's.