Saturday, May 15, 2021!

Jim competed professionally in the International Standard and American Smooth for 15 years and was a finalist for 10 years. Together with his partner, Jenell, he trained with the top coaches in the world. They won every major Smooth and Rising Star International Standard Competition in the United States. The highlight of their career was winning two U.S. Professional American Smooth Championships in 1993 & 1994. They have represented the United States in two World Showdance events and many competitions throughout Europe, Asia and North America.

Teaching both Latin and Ballroom Jim is one of the best communicators of technique and theory in the business. He has an intense love of his work and displays natural enthusiasm that is contagious. Jim is a licentiate of the Imperial Society Ballroom Branch. He is the co-author of the DVIDA American Smooth Syllabus and an examiner for DVIDA. He currently travels extensively to compete with his students, to coach, lecture and judge competitions.

If you'd like to sign up for a coaching with him, please call CSP (505-883-9521).