Marrissa Maizland was born and raised in Orange County, CA. She began her formal training at a local studio in hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap, and lyrical. While dancing on her high school dance team, Marrissa quickly fell in love with the competitive dance team world.
Following graduation, she became a member of the all-star team PACE Elite. Marrissa was a member of PACE for 7 years, winning 11 USASF Dance Worlds Championship Titles. In 2012, she had the amazing opportunity to compete on Team USA at the ICU World Championships in Team Jazz and Team Freestyle Pom, winning the gold in both categories.
Marrissa is currently the head dance coach and choreographer at Foothill High School in North Tustin, CA. Her team currently holds the NDA National title in Pom. Throughout her career, she has worked with many high schools, college, and pro teams around the country. Marrissa is passionate about giving fresh, exciting, out-of-the-box choreography to teams she works with and creating a fun experience along the way. This is Marrissa’s second season with Tribe 99 Choreo-Connect and is looking forward to continuing relationships with current teams and creating new connections that come her way.