Teresa Sportsman grew up in the Kansas City area. She graduated from UCM with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood in 2013 and a Master's Degree in Special Education in 2017. She teaches in the North Kansas City Public School District. She is married and has two daughters. Claire is 4 years old and Lila is one.
Teresa grew up dancing at Ibsen Dance Theatre and has since had many roles, including receptionist, dance assistant, and now teacher. She enjoys teaching young dancers and helping them develop their love for dancing.