About us

The Laker Dance Team is one of the most spirited and involved organizations on campus! Consisting of 20 talented women, the LDT is an integral part of Laker school spirit and support for Grand Valley Athletics while taking pride in performing at all home football and men’s basketball games in addition to other campus appearances and competing on a national level. The Laker Dance Team is a positive role model for women in sports on campus, in the community, and nationally. It is our duty to positively represent GVSU and promote its excellence on a daily basis.

Commendable Accomplishments:
NDA College Nationals 2011: National Champions in Dance Division II

NDA College Nationals 2013: National Champions in Hip Hop Division II

NDA  College Camp in Louisville , KY:
Team Routine Div I/II– 1 st place
Best All Around Dance Team Div I/II
Bid to Nationals

NDA College Nationals Video Entry  – 5 th place

NDA  College Camp in Louisville, KY:
Team Routine Div I/II - 1st Place
Spirit Stick Recipient
Partially Paid Bid to Nationals

Walked in the National Cherry Festival Parade in Traverse City
NDA College Camp in Louisville, KY 2009:
Team Routine Div I/II – 1st Place
Spirit Stick Recipient
Gold Bid Recipient
5 Team Members Named All-American
1 Top Funk Winner


Gold paid bid at NCA/NDA Camp in Louisville, KY

Division II Dance National Champions (1st place)

Division II Hip Hop 4th place


Gold paid bid at NCA/NDA Camp in Louisville, KY

Placed 4th at NCA/NDA Nationals in Daytona Beach, FL

Division II Hip Hop Runner-ups (2nd place)


Gold paid bid at NCA/NDA Camp in Lousiville, KY

Most Collegiate Dance Team Award

Hip Hop Divison II National Champions