Co-Director: Patti Mickey

About Patti Mickey

Patti Gausemeier 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.

Lesson Information

  • 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 lines.

  • 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.

Contact Information

Patti Mickey can be reached via:

 Email - 

 Cell - 281.844.8486