Zaneta McKoon was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but grew up in Carroll County, Maryland. She took her first class at the age of 6 and became hooked, performing in national and international ballet competitions during her high school years. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Dance at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She has danced with the Butler Ballet of Butler University directed by Michelle Jarvis, where she performed in full length ballets and wonderful modern and contemporary works. She currently teaches in the Frederick area and is excited to join the Elite Feet family.