Tuesday, August 21, 2007
RGV Silverados Dance Director, Vanessa Castaneda danced for the Spurs Dance Squad for the second consecutive season during last years NBA season. Vanessa started with the Silver Dancers in the 2005-06 season and culminated her career this past season with the Silver Dancers as the Spurs brought their fourth NBA Championship to San Antonio.
Vanessa was selected as Silver Dancer of the Game in a game on April 6, 2006 as the Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves played a game for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. In 2006 she also was selected as one of six ladies that served on the NBA Madness Tour in Asia. She also served in the NBA Cares Project in Taipai, Taiwan, and Manila, Philippines.
During Castaneda's second season she appeared in numerous appearances with Spurs top players Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker. Vanessa also made an appearance with San Antonio Spurs great, the legendary David Robinson.
Vanessa was chosen to be the first RGV Silverados Dance Director this past April. Since that time, she has put together the Silverados first dance squad that will be performing and making appearances during the Silverados inaugural season in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA).