We are fortunate to be working with some of the best dancesport instructors in their respective fields.

Andrew Phillips
Latin coach
Andrew is our latin group class instructor. He is young, energetic and has only recently exited the world of professional latin competition. Andrew placed 4th at US Open Professional Latin in 2002, he was also UK Open Rising Star Finalist, Blackpool Rising Star Finalist, and consistently placed among the top 12 Professional Latin couples at major world competitions. He currently is a resident coach at Manhattan Ballroom dance studio and frequently judges collegiate competitions, he also travels abroad for demonstrations and workshops.

Stanley McCalla
Standard coach
Stanley is the instructor for our standard group classes. He and his wife Jennifer McCalla held the US Amateur Standard, Latin, and 10-Dance titles, the last couple to have been so distinguished, and also represented the US at four world championships. As professionals, they were Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Smooth Champions, and Fred Astaire National Smooth Champions. He currently owns and operates a studio in New York, Dance Chelsea, along with his wife. Stanley is a championship adjudicator and triple licentiates with the ISTD. He judges at most collegiate ballroom competitions.

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