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Leticia Carr

Leticia Carr

Director/Instructor Kinesiology Department

Email: ryancarr@tarleton.edu

Office: Kinesiology 138

Phone: (254) 968-9258

Ms. Leticia Ryan-Carr has been dancing almost as long as she has been walking, joining her first dance team at the young age of four years old.  Mrs. Carr has been a dance team director since the age of 19, receiving her start as the Dance Director of Ranger College, and has continued in the field for the past 19 years, leading her teams on to receive many accolades at both the state and national levels.  Upon receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sport Studies from Tarleton State University, Leticia went on to coach high school drill team at Copperas Cove High School and her former alma mater, West Mesquite High School. Upon leaving the high school level, Mrs. Carr received her Master of Education Degree in Physical Education from Tarleton State University and became the Director of the Tarleton State University Texan Stars, where she currently still serves as both the Dance Team Director and an Instructor in the Kinesiology Department.

In addition to her college position, Mrs. Carr is also a member of the American Dance and Drill Team Staff where she directs many dance workshops, choreographs and serves as a dance adjudicator.  She choreographs for many high school teams all over Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Leticia's choreography has received many awards and recognition.  Leticia also holds a certification as a Physical Fitness Trainer in Biomechanics and Resistant Training and Water Aerobics. In 2004-2006, Leticia was a dancer and captain for the Texas Tycoon Professional Dance Team in the American Basketball League. She later went on to assist in 2005.  Mrs. Ryan-Carr started the CenTex Barracuda Babes Dance Team for the Indoor Arena Football League in 2006.  She resigned and became full time at Tarleton State University.

In her spare time, Leticia enjoys dancing, working out, reading, playing sports, watching her son play sports, spending time with her many friends and loving family.  Leticia is married to Charlie Carr lll and has two sons, Cameron and Cayden and a step-son, Charlie IV.

Mrs. Ryan-Carr believes that respect is essential for a team, but the three D's are vital for success: Dedication, Determination, and Discipline.

"Life is constantly changing.  Always stay true to yourself and never settle for less than what you deserve."

Nichole

Nichole

Graduate Assistant

Senior Captain 2013-2014

Hometown:  Mansfield, Tx
High School:  Legacy High School
Major:  Kinesiology
Years:  4th (1st semester Fall 2010), Soph Captain 2011-12; Jr Captain 2012-13
Star of the Week:  October 23, 2010
Hobbies:  Shopping, Taking care of puppy, Hanging out with friends, family, and boyfriend 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Student Assistant

Senior Captain 2013-2014

Hometown:  Garland, TX
High School:  Naaman Forest High School
Major:  Family & Consumer Science
Years: 2nd (1st Semester Fall 2012)
Star of the Week: 11-10-12
Hobbies:  Dance, Being with friends and family

Ashlee

Ashlee

Captain

Sophomore

Hometown:  Forney, TX
High School:  Forney
Major:  Nursing
Years:   1st Semester Fall 2013
Star of the Week: 9-14-13
Hobbies:  Dance, Reading, Hanging out with friends

 

Amanda

Amanda

Freshman

Hometown: 
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Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
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Kaysie

Kaysie

Captain

Sophomore

Hometown:  Sachse, TX
High School:  Sachse High School 
Major:  Elementary Education
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2013
Star of the Week:  9-14-13
Hobbies:  Watching movies, Dancing, Acting goofy

Kaylee Foster

Kaylee Foster

Junior-Transfer from Tyler

Hometown:  Sulphur Springs, TX
High School:  Sulphur Springs High School
Major:
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week: 
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Julie

Julie

Junior Transfer-Wayland

Hometown:  Clovis, New Mexico
High School:  Clovis  High School 
Major: 
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week22-1: 
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Haley

Haley

Sophomore

Hometown:  Forney, Tx
High School:  Forney High School
Major:
Years: 1st semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week:
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Amber

Amber

Junior Transfer Sam Houston

Hometown:  Granbury, TX
High School:  Granbury High School 
Major: 
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week:
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Sabrina

Sabrina

Junior

Hometown: 
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Major: 
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week:10-26-13 
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Glorious

Glorious

Freshman

Hometown: 
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Major: 
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
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Adelheid

Adelheid

Sophomore

Hometown: Stephenville, Tx
High School:  Stephenville High School
Major: Kinesiology
Years: 1st semester Fall 2013
Star of the Week:
Hobbies: Swimming, Drawing, and Singing

Taylor

Taylor

Captain

Sophomore

Hometown:  Wiggins, MS
High School:  
Major: KInesiology
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2013
Star of the Week: 
Hobbies:  Running, Working out, Dancing, Spending time with family

Briana

Briana

Sophomore

Hometown:  Mesquite, TX
High School:   West Mesquite HS
Major: 
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week: 
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Doran

Doran

Sophomore

Hometown:  Grand Prairie, TX
High School:  
Major:  Pre Pharmacy(Chemistry)
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2013
Star of the Week: 
Hobbies:  Watching and keeping up with Sports, Spending time with family and friends

Brandi

Brandi

Sophomore

Hometown:  Mesquite, TX
High School:  Mesquite High School 
Major:  Pre-Vet
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2013
Star of the Week:11-9-13
Hobbies:  Dancing, Reading, Swimming, Spending time with mom

Kylee

Kylee

Sophomore

Hometown:  Mesquite, TX
High School:  Mesquite High School 
Major: 
Years: 1st Semester Fall 2014
Star of the Week:
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