Tess Guidry is Director/Choreographer for the Hurricanettes Dance Team, the official danceline of the Frost Band of the Hour marching band. Tess joined the FBOTH staff in 2021 after completing five seasons with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, where she served as Captain for two years and filmed five seasons of Country Music Television’s hit show “Making the Team.” She was also selected as a member of DCC’s elite traveling Showgroup squad, served as a master clinician for DCC Academy, and has performed with such musical artists as Meghan Trainer, Queen, Ellie Goulding, Eric Church and Thomas Rhett.
Originally from Baton Rouge, Tess graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Public Relations. She was a member of the LSU Golden Girls dance team and marched in Dublin, Ireland for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. With over ten years of teaching experience, Tess has served as an adjudicator for numerous collegiate dance team auditions. Her love for dance, marching band, and football began in high school and she is excited to share that passion with the Hurricanettes at The University of Miami.