PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — What does the Pittsburgh Power Arena Football Team have that the Steelers don’t? A dance team!
Under the direction of dancing director Jennelle Johnson, the Sparks are sure to fly when the Power takes the field at the CONSOL Energy Center!
“We’re so excited,” Johnson told KDKA in January. “I’m going to have 16 beautiful girls!”
A Penn State graduate, Johnson has more than two decades of dancing experience. She has even worked as a backup dancer for Ludacris and Brian McKnight.
The Sparks make their big debut in Pittsburgh when the Power take on the Philadelphia Soul in the home opener tonight!
We thought the “Sparks” was such a clever name that we decided to take a look at some of the other dance teams around the Arena Football League! We even put links to each of their pages so you can check them out for yourself!
National Conference – West Division
Arizona Rattlers’ Dance Team: The Sidewinders
San Jose SabreCats’ Dance Team: The SabreKittens
Spokane Shock’s Dance Team: Rockstar Shock Dance Team
Utah Blaze’s Dance Team: Blaze Dancers
National Conference –Central Division
Chicago Rush’s Dance Team: Adrenaline Rush Dancers
Dallas Vigilantes’ Dance Team: Vigilantes Dancers
Iowa Barnstormers’ Dance Team: Storm Chasers
Kansas City Command’s Dance Team: The Commandettes
Tulsa Talons’ Dance Team: Tulsa Talons Cheerleaders
American Conference – South Division
Georgia Force’s Dance Team: Georgia Force Cheerleaders
Jacksonville Sharks’ Dance Team: Attack Dancers
New Orleans VooDoo’s Dance Team: VooDoo Dolls
Orlando Predators’ Dance Team: The Prowlers
Tampa Bay Storm’s Dance Team: Storm Dancers
American Conference – East Division
Cleveland Gladiators’ Dance Team: The Goddesses
Milwaukee Mustangs’ Dance Team: The Fillies
Philadelphia Soul’s Dance Team: The Soulmates
Pittsburgh Power’s Dance Team: The Sparks
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