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6:30 –11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

7:30 pm –1:00 am
Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

7:30 pm –1:00 am
Regency Ballroom
1300 Van Ness Ave.

5:00 –11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

FRI 1:00 – 6:00 pm
SAT 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUN 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

Dance Instructors 2016

We'll post information about our instructors here when it becomes available. More to come!

Jeremy Box

Jeremy Box (Long Beach, CA) has taught for 25 years American Smooth & Rhythm, International Standard & Latin, Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing, and Country Two-Step, competing in all styles and receiving numerous awards. He has instructed at the WWLA and debuted at the Stompede 3 years ago. Currently, he teaches West Coast Swing at Oil Can Harry’s in Los Angeles.

Kelly Casanova

Kelly Casanova (San Francisco Bay Area), two time US Open Swing Dance Champion, has been teaching West Coast Swing in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1981. She has travelled throughout the United States competing, teaching, and judging. In 1999 her ground-breaking swing event, "Spring Break," allowed same-gender couples to compete. Kelly was inducted into the National Swing Dance Hall of Fame in 2004. website

Kevin Cornett

Kevin Cornett (Denver) has been dancing since he took dance as his PE credit in college and fell in love with it. Within two years he joined a competition dance team and competed in the Fun Country and UCWDC dance circuits. With his regular dance partner he placed 4th at the UCWDC World Dance Competition and 4th in Regional Dance with Night Club Two-step. Kevin has worked with some of the top names in country and swing.

Rick Dominguez

Rick Dominguez (Los Angeles) has been a country-western DJ for over 20 years. He has taught and choreographed line dances for the past 20 years in the Los Angeles area, merging pop and country styles into a unique style of dance. Rick is also the founder and lead choreographer for the award-winning line dance troupe, The LA Wranglers, now in its 14th year.

Jim Drew

Jim Drew (Seattle) has been dancing country-western since 1990, teaching and choreographing since 1994, and competing since 2005. He is a DJ, instructor, and hoedown co-chair for Rain Country Dance Association in Seattle. He has performed with the San Jose Spurs, the San Francisco Saddletramps, and Seattle's VisQueens and Rain City Rhythm Riders. He also served as 2015 Washington State Mr. Leather.

Matt Ellinger

Matt Ellinger (San Francisco) performed with the award-winning Barbary Coast Cloggers for twenty years and served as the Artistic Director from 1999-2009. He finds great joy in clogging, and has taught the dance form throughout the U.S. Matt Ellinger is a researcher by day and is often seen zooming around San Francisco on his bicycle.

Tim Foster

Tim Foster (Chicago) danced internationally after earning his B.A. in Theatre Dance, and then became a massage therapist, personal trainer and pilates instructor. In 2012 he started teaching line dances at Charlie's Chicago. Tim has also worked with the Windy City Cowboys in the capacity of company dance and warm up instructor, and he was choreographer for the company's 2013 Gay Pride Parade routine.

Lee Fox

Lee Fox (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), IAGLCWDC Dance Competition Director, has been teaching ballroom, latin, and swing dancing for 39 years and CW dancing for over 20 years. He was a finalist in ballroom at the 1998 and 2002 Gay Games and IAGLCWDC champion in 1998. He has judged numerous times internationally. He was a founding member of the 2005 IAGLCWDC champion team Crossfire, and choreographer for the Southern Country South Florida Dream Team, the SunDancers, and Heels On Fire.

Dave Hayes

Dave Hayes (San Francisco) came out to country music in 1993 in Orlando Florida. He started teaching line dances in 1994. Dave jumped right into Sundance when he moved to SF in 2002. Dave has served in many capacities over the years, as a board member of the Sundance Association and as the chair of the IAGLCWDC. He is a regular line dance instructor at Sundance Saloon and is the director of the Sundance Stompede.

Troy Inman

Troy Inman (San Diego) has performed with Banevolks International, Dance Force, and DanceFx, and he is the co-founder and Artistic Director for Contact Dance Theatre - UNstrictly Ballroom. Troy is an aerialist specializing in the "silks" and also performs in the Theatre Arts/Cabaret style of dance. When not dancing, cross-fitting, or hanging upside-down, Troy directs a global education team for

Michael Kaufmann

Michael Kaufmann (Los Angeles) is lead choreographer for the L.A. Wranglers and co-producer of the Wrangler Weekend L.A. He has taught at the Sundance Saloon, Charlie's Chicago, Charlie's Phoenix, Big Apple Ranch, and the Mile High Hoedown and the Columbus ReBOOT IAGLCWDC Conventions. He has performed with the Vima Vice Squad and the Windy City Cowboys. He is currently a guest DJ and instructor at Oil Can Harry's LA. website

Michelle Kinkaid

Michelle Kinkaid (San Francisco Bay Area) is a 4-time US Open Swing Dance Champion, among numerous other titles and awards including both the World Swing Dance Council National Hall of Fame and the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame. In addition to running her own studio, Michelle has a line of instructional videos, and is the organizer of the Mountain Magic Swing Dance Convention in Lake Tahoe, NV. website

Jon Lee

Jon Lee (New York) is the director/choreographer for the Award Winning Manhattan Prairie Dogs! If you’ve seen them, you love them, if you haven’t … well get on the stick!! When he is not flicking his heels and twirling his skirt in a Prairie Dog routine he can be found in New York City flicking his heels and twirling his skirt at the Big Apple Ranch. Jon is one of the producers of the Big Apple Ranch, with Susanna Stein and Jonathan Murdock.

John Lindo

John Lindo (New York) is one of the best known West Coast Swing dancers in the world. After beginning in country-western dance in 1992, he made his mark on the West Coast Swing circuit by winning countless awards, including first place at the U.S. Open, Grand Nationals, Phoenix Champion of Champions, and the North Atlantic All Star Division. John remains an influential presence on the national West Coast Swing scene. website

Michael Metzger

Michael Metzger (San Francisco) has been a passionate country-western dancer for ten years. He has been a featured instructor in Berlin, at many IAGLCWDC events, in San Francisco at Sundance Saloon and Stompede, and at Windy City Line Dance Mania in Chicago. He has choreographed several line dances. His dance "C'mon C'mon" won second place in the choreography competition at the 2014 Line Dance Explosion in Las Vegas.

Scott Schrank

Scott Schrank (Atlanta) has been line dancing since 1998. He has won top awards at numerous competitions in both IAGLCWDC and in the "Mainstream" dance world. Scott has been choreographer of Southern Line Atlanta since 2000. He has written over 60 line dances to date, including Georgia Winder, Somehere WIth You, and Working It. Check out Scott's website.

Rick Weston

Rick Weston (Orlando, FL) has been an avid west coast swing enthusiast since 1993 and has been diligently studying this dance form as a professional since 1997. He has had numerous titles, accolades and student success stories. In 2009 he produced his own swing dance event which came to be known as O-jam. He is also proficient in web development and created a system that handles the scoring and running of dance events.