Maura Winters (TCRG) began her dance career with Cross Keys at the age of 5, competed for 15 years, and went on to graduate from Eastern Illinois University in 1995. After graduating, Maura returned to teach at Cross Keys and earned her TCRG in 1999. After teaching for many years, she opened a second location for the school in Beverly, IL. This location has gone on to produce some of the most successful Cross Keys dancers in recent years.
Additionally to teaching for Cross Keys, Maura is a school teacher and lives in the Beverly area with husband Brendan and four kids Patrick, Ella, Owen, and Sara.