Who to Contact
Chair: Ken Richards, DanceSport VP
USA Dance and your representatives to the DanceSport Council
The DanceSport Council is the competitive division of USA Dance. The Chairman of the Council is the Vice President for Dancesport. There are several representatives of Athlete membership involved on the DanceSport Council.
Each Delegate must be a Championship Amateur Athlete. The DanceSport Delegates are your representatives to the national USA Dance administration and they are on both the DanceSport Council and the Governing Council of USA Dance. These Delegates must be Championship Amateur Athletes. If you need DanceSport representation contact any of the DanceSport Delegates listed below.
Vice President for DanceSport
Ken Richards, firstname.lastname@example.org
phone & fax: +1 302-765-3511
ds-del-ChampAthlete1@usadance.org Roger Greenawalt, Champion Voting Athlete Delegate
ds-del-ChampAthlete2@usadance.org Inna Brayer, Champion Voting Athlete Delegate
ds-del-ChampAthlete3@usadance.org Ira Pollock, Champion Voting Athlete Delegate
ds-del-CompSupport@usadance.org Scott Coates, DanceSport Delegate & Competitor Support (Observers Program)
Chair: Wayne Crowder, email@example.com
The Certification Committee is responsible for adjudication applications and training as well as those instructors wishing to acquire certified teaching credentials.
Eligibility, Reinstatement & Proficiency Points Committee
Chair: Ava Kaye, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Eligibility Committee is responsible for processing issues related to Eligibility for the National Championships. Further, this committee is responsible for processing applications from former Professionals who wish to be reinstated as Amateur Competitors. Questions relating to Proficiency Points should be directed to this email as well.
Chair: Roger Greenawalt, email@example.com
The Competition Committee is responsible for regulating Dancesport Competitions and providing assistance to competition organizers.
Rules & Discipline Committee
Chair: Ray Kaufman, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rules Committee is primarily responsible for answering questions about and proposing changes to the USA Dance Rulebook. Interested persons who wish to have a rule in the Rulebook explained and/or changed should contact the Chair of the committee. Further, this committee is responsible for investigating complaints against Amateur Competitors and evaluating requests from Amateur Competitors who wish to engage in restricted activities.
Sports Liaison Committee
Chair: Inna Brayer, email@example.com
The Sports Liaison Committee is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with all USA Olympic sports organizations which encourage DanceSport.
Chair: Jean Barbour, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Anti-Doping Committee is responsible for formulating, implementing, and administering the USA Dance anti-doping rules.
National Championships Organizing Committee
Chair: Daphna Locker, email@example.com
The National Championships Organizing Committee is primarily responsible for facilitating and administering the USA Dance National Championships.