Head Dance Coach
Jacque Genung-Koch joined GCU in 2012 and is in her fifth season as Head Coach of the GCU Dance Team. She has lead the team to place nationally at UDA and USA College Nationals, most recently placing 8th out of 33 schools in the Open Jazz division in Orlando, Florida.
Genung-Koch attended Arizona State University and was a four-year member, two-year squad leader, and senior team captain for the ASU Dance Team. During her time at ASU, she had the honor of performing in Super Bowl XXX, as well as three NCAA bowl games, including the Rose Bowl, Sun Bowl, and Oahu Bowl.
After earning her M.A.Ed, Genung-Koch has spent the past 17 years directing dance programs and coaching dance teams throughout the Phoenix area, including Arizona State University and several other performance and competitive dance performance teams in the valley. Additionally, she has developed dance education curriculum and instructed courses for college dance education programs at multiple local colleges and universities.
Recreationally, Genung-Koch is a 5-year member of the professional dance company "The Parking Lot Project," which performs in various festivals and concerts. She is married to Paul Koch, director of bands at GCU, and they have one son (and GCU Basketball ball boy), Paxton.