Valerie Hayes
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Are You Guilty of Basic Pageant Prep Mistakes?
Hannah Dell, the new Miss Rocky Gap 2016, is an experienced contestant who has won multiple titles, but she always takes the time to prepare! It’s been a busy pageant season and once again I see contestants making the same basic pageant prep mistakes.  As a pageant coach, I hate sitting in the audience watching
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Brush off the Pageant Blues
So there you are, you’ve signed up for your pageant, and you’re just not feeling it.  For the first couple of weeks you were excited, but now you’ve come down with a serious case of the Pageant Blues, and you can’t get focused on your pageant prep.  Here are some easy steps to help you
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Welcome!
Mary’s mom registered her for pageants after she was bullied in school. A bit shy at first, Mary now wins public speaking awards as well as pageant titles! Welcome to my blog and my new and improved website!  I’m so glad that you stopped by to see everything that’s here for FABulous contestants just like
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About Us
About Us
About Us
Valerie Hayes, The Pageant Coach™
My career as a pageant coach started out innocently enough! With over 20 years of corporate experience coaching executives on their interviewing and communications skills, I've seen a lot of good and bad interviews. Then a family friend asked me to help a contestant prepare to answer a pageant interview question onstage during her local pageant. She won her local pageant and went on to capture her state title and placed in the Top 15 at her national pageant. Soon her friends, and friends-of-friends, were calling for help to win their pageants interview too!
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Expert Pageant Coaching at Local, State, National and International levels:
  • Personal Platform Development
  • Appearance Strategy
  • Papework Preparation
  • Pageant Interview Content Development
  • Interview Skill Development
  • Current Events Coaching
  • Talent Analysis
  • Competition Wardrobe & Image Consultation
  • On-stage Modeling Analysis
  • Competition Mindset Coaching