Coach: Carmen Butler
Carmen Butler is the Cheer and Dance Coordinator for the Omaha Nighthawks.
A Nebraska native, Carmen graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Education. In addition to her dancing career, Carmen has worked as a special education teacher in Nebraska, Texas, and Maryland.In 2005, she accomplished her dream of becoming a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. During her three years as a Cowboys Cheerleader, she was selected as a group leader, named veteran of the year, and facilitated cheerleading camps and other community events. From 2008-2009, Butler was a dancer for the Dallas Mavericks. During the 2010-2011 NBA season, Carmen was the Dance Team Manager and Choreographer for the Oklahoma City Thunder Girls and the junior dance team, The Raindrops. For the spring 2012 season, Carmen became the Director for the Prime Dancers. The Prime Dancers were selected as the 2012 Dance Team of the Year for the IFL.Carmen believes that the cheer and dance industry provides women the opportunity to continue their love of dance; while serving as role models and ambassadors for the organization and the community.
Here is a video of the 2012 Cheerleading squad in action. Enjoy!