Guest Coaches

The World’s Best Dancers and Coaches, in Our Studio!

Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Mokena offers and delivers the finest in group and private ballroom dance classes, but we also bring you a great variety in our professional coaching. Broaden your knowledge and skills by meeting and working with some true standouts. You’ll be glad you did. These professionals have helped shape the dance industry and continue to inspire the teaching methods used throughout the dance community. We encourage you to enroll today with one (or better, both!) of these special guest coaches.

May 8th
Nikolay Karchev
Coaching Day


Nikolay Karchev was born and raised in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He started dancing at age 7 when his mother took him to the ballroom dance studio. While in Bulgaria, he was a three-time Bulgarian champion in International Latin, Standard, and in the 10 Dance Championship. He moved to the United States and worked at a Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Phoenix, Arizona for 2 years. In 2008, he moved to Wisconsin and has earned many awards as dancer and teacher.

• Three time Bulgarian International Latin, Standard 10 Dance Champion
• FADS National Rising Star Rhythm Champion
• National American Style 9 Dance Vice Champions
• National American Style Smooth Champion & more!