Head Coach – Irene Benitez

Coach Irene Benitez is a native of South Florida and has over 30 years of dance experience. She is in her sixth season with the Maverick Dance Team, and her second season with the Maverick Legacies Competition Dance Team. Coach Benitez is a member of the Florida Dance Team and Directors’ Association, an NDA credentialed dance director and NDA certified judge. In 15 years as a dance team coach, Benitez’s squads have won numerous local, state and regional titles. They captured 5 State Championships and 4 National Titles in Hip-Hop, Open and Team performance divisions. Benitez is currently the Director of Alumni and Assistant to the Director of Admissions at Archbishop McCarthy High School.