About

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The Silver Knights Baton Corps is a baton twirling organization based in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. We are a non-profit organization devoted to assisting the young people of our community refine their athletic skills, gain self confidence and learn sportsman-like conduct while working together as a team. We participate in parades, public demonstrations, and compete at  local, state, regional, and national level competitions.  Our members vary from the very young beginner to advanced college students. Want to join in on the fun!? The Silver Knights are continuously searching for new corps members. If you are interested in additional information on our organization, please contact us. The Silver Knights Baton Corps was organized in 1967.

Director: Jo Ann Lauer Britton

The current Director of the Silver Knights, Jo Ann has held this position since 1989. Jo Ann was the featured twirler for Northwestern University.

Parade Corps Director: Wendy Kuminowski

Wendy is a former Illinois Champion and has been a Silver Knight member since 1981.

Choreographer: Dennis Daniels

Dennis is a featured Broadway dancer and has been a dancer in movies including Grease, Grease 2 and Stayin’ Alive. Additionally, Dennis has been a dancer in numerous music videos.

Twirling Instructor: Meganne Britton

Grand National Twirling Champion (twice). Miss Majorette of America (three times) World Team member (1996 & 2000). Featured Twirler, University of Arkansas. Member of the Silver Knights since 1987.

Beginner Twirling and Dance Instructor: Susan Altman