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.

Jack Davy
September 11th

For 14 years, Jack was Co-Owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Jacksonville, FL. He’s the current Fred  Astaire Dance Studios Regional Dance Director for the Chicago Area, and Co-Author of Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Advanced Bronze and Silver Curriculum.

  • International Dance Council Member since 1996
  • Fred Astaire Illinois Regional Dance Director
  • National Examiner | National Adjudicator
  • With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 1976
  • National Invigilator | Chairman of Judges

Ronald  Guillen
September 27th

Ronald is originally from Lima, Peru. He grew up learning latin and folk dancing. In 2005, he moved to the United States and joined the Fred Astaire family as an instructor and professional competitor. He taught at the Fort Walton Beach, Florida Fred Astaire and was trained in all styles of ballroom and latin dancing by Joe Trovato, Luann Pulliam, Tommie Trovato, Marylynn Benitez, and Bruno Collins. Ronald has consistently been recognized as one of the top instructors in Florida and he has also won many national top teacher awards. His competitive professional accomplishments so far include:

  • Fred Astaire World Open Rhythm Champion
  • Fred Astaire World Rising Star Rhythm Champion
  • Fred Astaire National Show Dance Champion
  • Emerald Ball Open Rhythm Finalist
  • Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Rhythm Finalist
  • U.S. Rhythm Finalist
  • U.S. Mambo Champion