grew up in west Texas and began her twirling career in Midland, Texas.
She and her older sister spent many hours in the hot Texas sun falling in love
with the sport of baton twirling.
In Junior high Patti and her
family moved to Denver, Colorado where she met and took lessons from
twirling legend Judy Strecker. In High school Patti and her sister Terri
were feature twirlers for Arvada West High School in Arvada, CO.
After graduating High School,
Patti was selected to be the Golden Girl, or feature twirler, for
Colorado State University. Where she twirled with the Fighting Ram Band
during her college years. It was on the campus of CSU that Patti met
Jon Mickey, her husband of 39 years.
Patti and Jon are the proud
parents and in-laws of Chris and Stefanie, Justin and Lyndi, along with Kayli and James. And of course the doting grandparents of
Jayce, Jude, Laney, Lundyn, Joel and Coltin.
Private Lessons are scheduled at various times throughout the week, usually after school hours Monday-Friday.
Patti Mickey is also available
throughout the year for on-site training/lessons for individuals, groups
along with Junior and Senior high school twirling teams and twirling
Twirling Camp activities are arranged throughout the year by contacting Patti Mickey.
Patti Mickey is an active NBTA Adjudicator and has been judging nationally since 1978.