Nikki Ames is the mother of 7 wonderful children, and many dancers that she likes to consider her own. She coached Lone Peak High School Drill Team for 7 years and was part of several Region Championships, a 4A State Championship, National Championships, and was named Utah 4A coach of the year.
Nikki has 15+ years judging experience. She enjoys working with many drill teams and studios throughout several states. She also enjoys choreography, critiquing, and motivating teams.
Nikki is Co-Owner of Basic Dance Training summer drill camp. She is Co-Owner/Director of the Miss Drill Team Utah Pageant, and Utah Dance Solo Championship. Nikki is Co-Owner of EPIC Dance Weekend, a convention that will inspire, excite, and encourage every dancer to reach their full potential. Nikki is always involved with community and worldwide service projects including things like helping to build a school in Zambia Africa for orphaned children, founder of “Toasty Toes” a non- profit organization dedicated to providing much needed winter clothing to Women and Children Shelters, fundraising for children cancer patients and their families, etc…. Nikki continues to share her passion for service and dance with all she comes in contact with.