July 1-5, 2017 instructors

Championship Dance Camps offers world class instructors, including US, UK and World Champions as well as Blackpool finalists and semi-finalists.

Below are SOME of the instructors for 2008 Independence Day Ball. There are several more exiciting names that will be teaching at the camp. Please be sure to check back.

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Ron Bennett
  • Two time U.S. Representative to the World Latin Championships
  • Former Member of the Olympic Coaching Staff for Ice Dancing
  • Licentiate, I.S.T.D. H.C.
  • Organizer of the Yuletide Ball Championships and owner of Chevy Chase Ballroom and DanceSport Center
Todd Borzych
  • Founder DanceSport Endurance (tm), a workout designed to improve strength, flexibility, technique, rhythm, and endurance in Dance Sport Athletes
  • Taught at every IDB for the past 10 year
  • Performed at the Kennedy Center, White House, and the Hofburg Palace in Vienna
  • Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force Reserves
Dan Calloway
  • Asian-Pacific Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist
  • U.S. Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist
  • Dual Fellow of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)
  • World Cup Adjudicator, WDSF certified
  • Chair of Judges at many competitions including Manhattan Amateur Classic, Yuletide Ball Championships, and USA Dance U.S. National DanceSport Championships
Victor Fung
  • Blackpool Professional Standard Finalist
  • U.S. Professional Runner Up
  • 2004 U.K. Open Professional Rising Star Champion
  • 2004 Blackpool Professional Rising Star Champion
  • 8 time U.S. Amateur Champion
  • Performer on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"
Garry Gekhman
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Classic Show Dance Champion
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Standard Finalist
  • 2005 Blackpool Rising Star Finalist
  • 2004 Second runners up in the U.K. Championships Rising Star
  • Seven time undefeated Israeli Ballroom, Latin, 10-dance, and Show Dance Champion
Rita Gekhman
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Classic Show Dance Champion
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Standard Finalist
  • 2005 Blackpool Rising Star Finalist
  • 2004 Second runners up in the U.K. Championships Rising Star
  • Seven time undefeated Israeli Ballroom, Latin, 10-dance, and Show Dance Champion
Marcus Johnson
  • 2007 Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Champion
  • 2008 U.S. Open to the World Rising Star Finalist
  • 2008 U.S. National Rising Star Runner Up
  • U.S. Professional Latin Semi-Finalist
Wendy Johnson
  • New Zealand Ballroom & Latin Champion
  • Three time winner of Choreographer of the Year, North America (2002-2004)
  • Choreographer and coach for Tony Dovolani, Alec Mazo and Edyta Sliwinska, Cheryl Burke, Nick Kosovich, and many U.S. and World Champions
  • Co-organizer of the San Diego DanceSport Championships and the Holiday Dance Classic
Victor Kanevsky
  • Two time North American Champion
  • Two time Ohio Star Ball Champion
  • U.S. Representative to the World Championships
  • Coach for:
    • 11 time U.S. Champions and top ranked Amateur Latin Couple in the world: Euguene Katesevman and Maria Manusova
    • Karina Smirnoff
    • Beata Onefater
    • Max Chemerkovsky
    • and many more Amateur and Professional Champions
Andrew Phillips
  • Ranked 2 in the United States and 7 in the World in 2003
  • Blackpool Rising Star Champion
  • United States World Rising Star Championship
  • Ohio Star Ball Champion
  • Japan Open Invitational Champion
  • Northeast Open Invitational Champion
  • Featured dancer on 2008 Academy Awards
Polina Pilipenchuk
  • U.K. Open 10-Dance Champion
  • U.S. Professional 10-Dance Champion
  • U.S. National Standard Finalist
  • Top U.S. Standard Couple 2001
Ariel Rad
  • Ranked 38 in the world at British Professional Latin Championships
  • Runner up at Dutch Grand Prix Championships
  • Trained with former world champions Peter Maxwell, Vibeke Toft, and Corky Ballas at Semley Studio in London, England
  • Plastic Surgeon, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Frank Regan
  • British Professional Latin Finalist
  • U.S. Latin Champion
  • U.S. 10-Dance Champion
  • Five time Canadian Ballroom and Latin Champion
  • Three time North American Ten Dance Champion
Sharon Savoy
  • Three time World Exhibition Dance Champion
  • Four time Blackpool winner
  • Five time Star Search winner
Nonci Tirado
  • US Professional Rising Star Latin Champion
  • North American & Eastern US Professional Latin Champion
  • Open Professional U.S. Latin Finalist
  • Appearances in "Avalon" and "Dance With Me"
  • Ballet dancer for the Washington, Indianapolis, Richmond, Arizona Ballet Companies and the Washington National Opera Company
Glenn Weiss
  • Two time World Champion
  • Blackpool Champion
  • International Champion
  • European Champion
  • U.K. Champion
Oksana Zolotarevskaya
  • 2008 British National Professional Champion
  • 2007, 2008 Dutch National Professional Latin Champion
  • 2007, 2008 UK Professional RS Latin Finalist
  • 2008 International Professional RS Latin Finalist
  • 2003 United States National Mambo Champion

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