Meet the Judges!

Kathy Bailey

Loveland Mayor

Kathy Bailey, mayor of Loveland, has been involved in Loveland City Government since 2015. She also has worked as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s office since 1992. Kathy and husband Bob’s four children, triplets Katelyn, Kimberly, Kristen and son Bobby all attended Loveland City Schools. Kathy is a proud military Mom, as daughter Katelyn just completed a 12 month deployment to Washington, DC with the Ohio National Guard in support of Operation Noble Eagle, the military’s Homeland Defense System.

Elonzo Coppins

Owner and Coach at Fully Loaded Dance Studio, Loveland

Elonzo Coppins, owner of Fully Loaded Dance Studio (, is an accomplished Cincinnati professional dancer and actor.  Working with celebrities ranging from Gregory Hines to Usher, Elonzo has appeared in Rage in Harlem, You Got Served, Honey 2 and Stomp the Yard 2. He is also a celebrity trainer and choreographer for Tyler Nelson. Elonzo’s Fully Loaded Dance Studio is also the 2019 National Champions.

Emilie La Rosa

Owner/Creative Director of Broadway Bound Dance Studio, Loveland

Emilie received a BA in Dance Management from the acclaimed Oklahoma City University’s School of Dance and Arts Management. Upon receiving her degree, she moved to New York where she studied at Broadway Dance Center. She danced with several companies including Peggy Spina Tap Company, Tap Fusion, and the New Jersey Tap Ensemble where she served as managing director. She is a founding member of Cincinnati Taps, Inc, a non profit dance company.  Ms. Emilie has recently accepted a position as a member of the Attitude board with the Cincinnati Ballet.

Jonathan Hayes

Former NFL player

Jonathan Hayes, the Cincinnati Bengals tight ends coach for the last 16 seasons and a standout NFL tight end, has been named the head coach and general manager of the XFL team in St. Louis.

Hayes was named the Bengals’ tight ends coach in 2003 and worked alongside head coach Marvin Lewis through the conclusion of the 2018 season. Before coaching in the NFL, he served as tight ends coach and special teams coordinator at the University of Oklahoma for four seasons (1999-02) under head coach Bob Stoops. The 2000 Oklahoma team, with Stoops at the helm and Hayes on staff, went 13-0 and won the national championship.

As an NFL player, Hayes was a standout tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers. Hayes was Kansas City’s second-round draft pick in 1985 out of the University of Iowa. He spent nine seasons with the Chiefs before finishing his career with the Steelers (1994-96). Hayes played in 184 NFL games with 153 career receptions for 1718 yards and 13 TDs. He played in three AFC Championship games and one Super Bowl (SB XXX, Pittsburgh vs. Dallas).

Hayes comes to the XFL with 37 years of football experience as a player and an assistant coach. He spent the majority of his NFL playing career in the Midwest and has a keen understanding of how passionate fans are in St. Louis. He’s thrilled to bring professional football back to St. Louis and put together a team that fans of St. can rally around and support.

Jennifer Gregory Anderson

Manager & Aesthetician Kurtzman Plastic Surgery

A graduate of SCAPA, Jennifer Anderson spent over 15 years in LA, appearing in numerous international and nationally aired commercials, along with roles in several major artists’ music videos. Jennifer also traveled the globe casting singers and dancers for Celebrity Cruise Lines. After returning to Cincinnati ten years ago, Jennifer has been working with top Tri-state physicians as a Medical Aesthetician. Jennifer has been with Kurtzman Plastic Surgery for three years.
Jennifer is an avid dog lover, spending her spare time with her beloved furry babies Miko and The Fonz.