Dan Rutherford – Owner

Where are you from?   Indianapolis, Indiana

Professional Accomplishments:

  • World Open Professional American Rhythm Champion
  • 8 times United States Open Professional American Rhythm Finalist
  • 2 times Overall Top Professional Couple of the Year
  • United States Jazz Champion
  • Seen on Nostalgia, Good Life TV
  • Seen on PBS Championship Ballroom Dancing
  • Performed on “Dancing with the Stars” Christmas at Disney World
  • Performed Live for TV on America’s Ballroom Challenge Show “Legends and Champions”

Bio:

Dan studied jazz dance extensively from the age of five through his late teens.

At that time he began a career in ballroom and Latin dance. Dan has produced numerous champions throughout his career as a teacher and coach. Dan competed successfully with his professional partner and wife Nicole Carroll-Rutherford.  Dan has also danced on stage with numerous celebrities as a back up, chorus line and principal dancer in many productions.  Dan is one of the top coaches in the United States.

Goals:

  • To provide the best training that will help others exceed their own expectations

Hobbies:   Dancing, Boating, Camping, Being outside, Being with family

Favorite quote:

Do it big, Do it right, and do it with style. – Fred Astaire

I love being in the dance industry because:

Of the way it makes me feel and the people are great!