Rico is a native of Fort Walton Beach. His dancing career began his junior year of high school where he was a performer on the Choctawhatchee Style marchers color guard and world guard. He was trained with an emphasis on ballet, jazz, and contemporary. He then went on to perform as a member of the Spirit of Atlanta World Class Drum Corps and the Madison Scouts World Class Drum Corps as a member of the dance lines. He has choreographed award winning shows for multiple local high schools, as well as high schools in Alabama and Houston. Rico’s love of ballroom brought him to our studio in November of 2017 where he has been trained in American Style smooth and rhythm, as well as cabaret. his achievements since joining us include:


  • Regional Mixed Novice Champion
  • 4-Time Regional Novice Champion