Casey Grimes Athletes For College Evaluator
Casey Grimes is currently the captain of the “Warrior Girls”, the Golden State Warriors professional dance team. Casey has been with the team for 6 seasons and was the youngest person to every make the dance team at age 17. Casey has performed for 20,000 fans at Oracle Arena at over 250 NBA games. Additionally, Casey has represented the NBA and the Golden Sate Warriors performing throughout the world in countries including China, Italy, Japan, and India. Casey will be returning to perform in China two more times in the summer of 2013. Casey is an active member of the Bay Area community working with charities including the Make a Wish Foundation, Ross Read To Achieve, and Warriors In The Community, to do her part in giving back to the community that gave her so much.
Casey’s passion for the arts began at age 2 when she stepped foot in a dance studio for the very first time. Casey has studied and excelled in all forms of dance including jazz, tap, character, ballet, hip-hop and modern. Casey became a member of the Contra Costa Ballet Company at age 13 and performed with the company until age 16 when she switched her focus to jazz and hip-hop, while attending San Ramon Valley High School. Casey served as captain of the SRVHS Varsity Pom team, choreographing all routines and performing at every basketball and football game. In addition to cheer, Casey was a member of SRVHS’ highest-level competition dance team traveling to competitions in LA, Santa Cruz and Las Vegas, where the team frequently earned first place awards. Before graduating from SRVHS, Casey was awarded the senior award for “Best Choreographer” and “Most Likely to Succeed”. After graduating, Casey became a member of the Warrior Girls at age 17 and went on to earn her B.A. in Clinical Psychology. Casey aspires to continue to give back to her community, and use her extensive experience and knowledge of dance and cheer to begin helping fellow dancers and cheerleaders reach their full potential in life, achieving all of their dreams and goals!