2022-2023 Studio Lineup

The Finley's

This is us!

Sharon Finley

Sharon is a retired National Board certified elementary school teacher.  She has always had a love for dance.  As a child, she grew up watching the Grand Ole Opry cloggers and emulated their dance moves while wearing her patten leather church shoes on her family's living room hardwood floors.  Since that time, she has realized her childhood dance dreams and combined that passion with her teaching profession. She is the director of the 2017 Clogging Champions of America national title traditional team.  She was inducted to the 2007 America's Clogging Hall of Fame All American team and the recipient of the National Clogging and Hoedown Council's esteemed Betsy Farlow award for the preservation of Southern Appalachian Clogging.  She is a member of our adult clogging competition team - Mountain Pride.

Cullen Finley

Cullen Finley is an education major at Southern Wesleyan University.  He has 19 years clogging experience including a stint as the team captain and recruitment chair of the Bailey Mountain Cloggers.  He is a member of the 2008 ACHF Junior All American Team, 2010 ACHF Team of the Decade, and most recently was named the 2017 NCHC Director of the Year.  Through clogging, he has traveled to the Czech Republic and Poland to represent the USA at international folk dance festivals and hopes to continue the international trend by leading a group of our competition cloggers to London, England to participate in an upcoming London New Year's Day parade as part of the America's Clogging All Stars. 

Preston Finley


Lauren Ann Brady

Technical Director
With 30+ years dance experience across a variety of genres including tap, jazz. ballet, lyrical, baton, tumbling, and clogging, Lauren Ann is an elementary art teacher and a member of our adult clogging competition team, Mountain Pride.  Around the studio, she focuses on studio marketing, logistics, music media, and clogging choreography.  Her passion is teaching and preserving traditional southern Appalachian figure dancing so that future generations can enjoy this rich history.  Her most notable dance experiences have been performing on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN, dancing as part of the Walt Disney World Performing Arts OnStage program, and traveling to Spain to represent the United States in an international folk dance festival.

Our Team

The best around!

Kaleigh Robinson


Morgan Smith


Sam Singletary

Samantha Singletary is from Elgin, SC. She is currently a senior at Clemson University studying Psychology and Criminal Justice. She has danced for 16 years in styles such as hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and clogging. Throughout her time dancing and competing, she has won many regional and national awards with her team. Throughout her dance career, she has performed in the halftime show of the College Football Outback Bowl and auditioned for America’s got Talent. Samantha also hold titles and has competed in pageants such as Miss Georgia State Clogger, Miss Blythewood, and Miss Elgin. Samantha is excited to be an instructor at HotFoot Studios