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DanceSport Council


Chair: Giacomo Steccaglia, VP DanceSport


USA Dance and your representatives to the DanceSport Council

The DanceSport Council is the competitive division of USA Dance. The Chairman of the Council is the Vice President for Dancesport. There are several representatives of Athlete membership involved on the DanceSport Council.

DanceSport Delegate
Each Delegate must be a Championship Amateur Athlete. The DanceSport Delegates are your representatives to the national USA Dance administration and they are on both the DanceSport Council and the Governing Council of USA Dance. If you need DanceSport representation contact any of the DanceSport Delegates listed below.

Roger Greenawalt, DanceSport Delegate 1 EC/GC (contact)

Inna Brayer, DanceSport Delegate 2 EC/GC (contact)

Damian Pataluna, DanceSport Delegate 3 GC (contact)

Michael Murphy, DanceSport Delegate 4 GC (contact)


DanceSport Secretary:  Damian Pataluna  (contact)


DanceSport Committees:

  • Communications Committee
  • Competition Organizers Committee
  • Eligibility & Discipline Committee
  • Junior Advocate Committee
  • Rules Committee
  • Senior Advocate Committee

USA Dance has the responsibility to regulate DanceSport in the U.S. For this purpose, there are a number of committees created to focus on specific aspects of DanceSport competition.

Communications Committee

Chair: Michael Murphy, (contact)

The Communictions Committee is responsible for managing public communications between the DSC and all USA Dance athletes.

Competition Organizers Committee

Chair: Roger Greenawalt, (contact)
The Competition Organizers Committee is responsible for regulating Dancesport Competitions and providing assistance to competition organizers.

Eligibility & Discipline Committee

Chair: Roger Greenawalt, (contact)
The Eligibility Committee is responsible for processing issues related to Eligibility for the National Championships. Questions relating to Proficiency Points should be directed to this email.

Junior Advocate Committee

Chair: Inna Brayer, (contact)
The Junior Advocate Committee represents the interests of Pre-Teen, Junior and Youth athletes in DanceSport.

Rules Committee

Chair: Roger Greenawalt, (contact)
The Rules Committee is primarily responsible for answering questions about and proposing changes to the USA Dance Rulebook. Interested persons who wish to have a rule in the Rulebook explained and/or changed should contact the Chair of the committee. Further, this committee is responsible for investigating complaints against Amateur Competitors and evaluating requests from Amateur Competitors who wish to engage in restricted activities. This committee is also repsonsible for processing applications from former Professionals who wish to be reinstated as Amateur Competitors

Senior Athlete Committee

Chair: Jan Vasquez, (contact)
The Senior Athlete Committee represents the interests of Senior athletes in DanceSport

Photography on Home Page

Hero 1 - Mike & Rose-Ann Lynch - Nationals 2018 Photography by Lisa Dubinsky

Hero 2 - USA Dance Los Angeles Chapter Dance - Photography by Jerry Hernandez

Hero 3 - Nationals 2016 - Photography by Carson Zullinger

Hero 4 - Team USA - WDSF World Sr. IV Standard, Nagano, Japan Courtesy of Winston Chow

Carousel 1 - Adult Latin Nationals 2018 - Photography by Lisa Dubinksy

Carousel 2 - Nationals 2018 - Photography by Lisa Dubinsky

Carousel 3 - NCDC 2018 - Photography by Lisa Dubinsky

Carousel 4 - CFC 2018 - Photography by Calvin Long

Carousel 5 - Minnesota Chapter Flash Mob - Photography by David Chin