Signed in as:
Signed in as:
Tiffany is a Georgia native and discovered Ballroom Dance in college. She has been dancing amateur for 8 years, with a concentration in Smooth and Standard. Following graduation and marriage to Daniel, they both decided that organizing a competition sounded fun. A year later they now have two competitions, and have developed a passion for encouraging others to dance, especially the youth and collegiate age groups.
Daniel was born in San Diego, CA but has lived all over the country including Minneapolis, Minnesota and Atlanta, GA. He has been dancing for twelve years, and while he enjoys all styles, he specializes in Smooth and Standard. Daniel often works as scrutineer, and taught ballroom dance throughout college. He has always had a desire to make dance more accessible, and works tirelessly to improve both his competitions and his competition management software, Ballroom Comp Express.
Lee Fox is originally from Georgia but now calls Fort Lauderdale, Florida his home. He is currently the vice-president and examinations chairman of the National Dance Teachers Association of America (NDTA) and has served on the Finance Committee, the Invigilation Committee and the Championship Criteria Committee of the National Dance Council of America (NDCA). He has been teaching Ballroom, Latin, and Disco since 1978, and Country/Western since 1991. He has his licentiate degrees in the International Standard and International Latin Styles, the American Rhythm, and the Theater Arts Style with the American International Dance Association (AIDA), a member degree in the American Smooth and Rhythm with the North American Dance Teachers Association, and his fellow degrees in the American Smooth and American Rhythm Styles with the National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA). He is registered to adjudicate with USA Dance. A former professional and pro-am ballroom competitor, he has judged and competed professionally in many competitions in the United States and abroad including the United States Dancesport Championships (USDC).
Dana is a USA Dance Chairperson, Invigilator and adjudicating official as well as, an Adjudicator with the WDSF.
She holds Licentiate degrees in Standard, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm and Theatre Arts with the American International Dancers Association and Licentiate degrees in International Standard and Latin with Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and the World DanceSport Federation.
She is a retired NDCA Open Professional American Smooth and Rising Star American Rhythm Champion and a Fred Astaire Professional American and Canadian / American Smooth Champion. She has trained her students to achieve much success in the Am/Am and Pro/Am world including FADS Pro/Am Smooth and Rhythm National Champions, Top competition students with the FADS, USA DANCE, NDCA and Youth DanceSport Syllabus Champions 7 years running at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival. Dana has many Top Teacher Awards from FADS and was the Top Teacher and Top Studio Arnold Sports Festival.
WDSF -A+, B+, C+, D+, E+
Kimberly Smith has been teaching dancing for 43 years and has owned and operated Dr. Dance Studio, Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama for 36 years. She has enjoyed a fulfilling career as a professional competitor, pro/am competitor, teacher and currently coaches amateur and professional couples. Kimberly holds both Memberships and Fellowships with the North American Dance Teachers Association and Licentiates with The American International Dancers Association (AIDA) formerly the United States Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. She continues to proudly serve the association on the National Committee as Treasurer. As an adjudicator, Kim is a WDSF A 3.0 AJS certified adjudicator and has had the honor of judging the 2022 IWGA World Games Standard & Latin, WDSF Sr. I World Latin Championships, as well as many Open WDSF Championship events. Kim serves the WDSF as a member of the Sports Event Planning and Promotion Committee and is Co-Organizer of Christmas in Dixie Ballroom Challenge.
WDSF - A+, B+, C+, D+, E+
Stephen Hadley began his professional dance career with the Arthur Murray organization. As a professional competitor, he is a former Championship finalist in both Standard and Latin and represented the United States at the European Cup. He served as Chairman of the Southeastern Regional Dance Board and was a member of the International Dance Board for Arthur Murray, Inc. Steve holds Fellowships with the North American Dance Teachers Association in Standard,Latin, American Smooth, Rhythm and Theater Arts. He has been a proud member of AIDA and currently serves as President. Steve is a WDSF A 3.0 adjudicator and has had the honor to judge the World Youth Latin Championships in addition to many Open Championship events.
FISTD, WDSF Chairman, A and Professional Division Adjudicator
· World Championship Chairman of Judges and Adjudicator
· Chairman of Judges at over 200 competitions, including World, North American and US National Championships
· 46 years teaching, competing professionally and judging
· Multiple “Professional of the Year” and “Top Teacher” titles
· Over 20 television and film appearances as performer and expert commentator, including Comcast’s North American Championships and United States DanceSport Championships
· Lecturer/Coach at over 200 Congresses and Training Camps
· Author of articles and columns for numerous books and publications, including American Dancer, Dance Beat, Topline, DanceWeek and Ballroom World Dance Book
WDSF A+, B+, C+, D+, E+
Inna has participated in competitive ballroom dancing since the age of eight and has held the title of U.S. National Ten Dance Champion multiple times. She has also been ranked as high as ninth in the world. She represented the US in six World Championships. Inna participated as a professional dancer on Season 7 of Dancing with the Stars and was partnered with Ted McGinley. She also served as the choreographer for the Rutgers ballroom team performance on Season 9 of DWTS. She is presently the coach of many U.S. Preteen and Junior National Champions. Inna holds a dual degree in English and Education.
is a National Coach for the Italian Dance Sport Federation. He is training top Italian couples who compete in Italian National Championships as well as International competitions worldwide. He has raised WDSF World Finalists in: Standard Junior 2, Youth, Under 21, Senior I, Senior II, Senior III. 10 Dance Youth, Senior I Antonio Gioncada is a WDSF World Class adjudicator who has had the privilege to judge some of the most prestigious Championships including: WDSF Senior I10 dance World Championships in France WDSF Senior 2 Latin World Championships in Spain WDSF Senior 4 Standard World Championships in Spain WDSF PD World Cup in Netherlands WDSF World Open in Georgia WDSF World Open in Sypris WDSF World Open in Slovenia WDSF World Open in Estonia WDSF World Open in Ukraine And many more. Antonio Gioncada is a former Amateur Italian National Standard Champion. A former Professional Italian National Grand Finalist and Former finalist in top events all over the world.
Born in South Africa and moved to USA in 1999
Started teaching in 1982 in South Africa
USA Dance Member since June 12, 2008
Education: Quadruple licentiate/Membership degree USTA American Smooth, American Rhythm,
International Standard, International Latin
Dual licentiate/Membership degree ISTD (UK) & USISTD International Standard & Latin
Dual licentiate/Membership degree NATD (UK) International Standard & Latin
Ballroom & Latin training from top coaches in South Africa, England, Italy & USA
Ross learned to love music from a young age. Starting on the piano at the age of 5, singing and performing through jr. high and high school and finally leading the marching band his senior year while sitting first chair alto saxophone. In college, he was finally able to take that love of music and start learning modern dance. Soon after, while taking many styles of dance, he fell in love with ballroom and took every class he could fit into his schedule.
Ross is a former
2001 USABDA Amateur American 9-Dance National Finalist
2008 NDCA Professional American 9-Dance National Finalist
2011 UCWDC Couples Open Showcase World Champion.
Ross has trained students all over the United States in all 4 styles of Ballroom, Theater Arts and Country.
When not teaching dance, Ross is a Licensed Master Massage Practitioner, Certified Yoga Trainer, and a Reiki Master Teacher.
USA Dance Adjudicator
Former Ukrainian National Latin champion
Former European Cup Latin champion
Represented USA in Professional Ballroom division
Coach at Volga Dance Academy
Masters degree in Choreography from Lviv State University of Physical Culture
Aleh started dancing at age four in Russia. When he moved to Belarus at seven years old, he continued to train and quickly became a champion in standard and latin. As a teenager, he chose to concentrate in Latin, and accepted an invite for a new partnership in the US. While he no longer competes, he continues to share his passion for dancesport with athletes of all ages through coaching. From being a top level athlete who represented the country at many European dance events in Belarus, he became one of the youngest WDSF certified judges and the coach of National Champions in Latin for the United States.