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LEADERBOARDS

Introducing the DVIDA Teacher Award Program: a point-based program
designed to give recognition, rewards and benefits to exemplary dance teachers in our DVIDA community.
Dance teacher efforts are recognized with our world-wide leaderboard.
Leaderboard leaders will receive rewards and recongition at our annual awards ball.

To receive points, teachers & examiners must be current DVIDA members and have no outstanding dues owed.
Please contact the DVIDA office if you have any questions.

How to Earn Points:

Dance Teacher Exams

Teachers earn points for each exam taken. Higher level exams earn more points. Examiners earn points for each exam given.

Candidates:

  • Junior Associate – 75 pts
  • Junior Associate Core – 75 pts
  • Associate – 95 pts
  • Master – 195 pts
  • Grand Master – 295 pts
  • Club/Social/Arg. Tango – 50 pts
  • Single Dance – 40 pts
  • Recertification – 75 pts
Examiners:
  • Junior Associate – 75 pts
  • Junior Associate Core – 75 pts
  • Associate – 95 pts
  • Master – 95 pts
  • Grand Master – 95 pts
  • Club/Social/Arg. Tango – 50 pts
  • Single Dance – 40 pts
  • Recertification exams – 75 pts

Student Achievement Awards

Earn points when students earn Student Achievement Awards. Gain points per dance.

Studio Teachers – 5 pts. per dance done with students.
Examiners – 5 pts. per dance examined.
Studios / Organizers – 5 pts. per dance examined.
 

Leaderboards


Last updated:
December 30, 2020

  • Student Achievement Awards
    (Examiners)
  • Student Achievement Awards
    (Studio Teachers)
  • Student Achievement Awards
    (Studios | Organizers)
  • Dance Teacher Exams
    (Candidates)
  • Dance Teacher Exams
    (Examiners)

Examiner Rank

Points

1. Carlos Pabon

345

2. Ronen Zinshtein

310

3. Michael Mead

205

4. Rosendo Fumero

170

5. Natalia Laubert

120

6. Michelle Hudson

110

7. Lisa Vegas

90

8. Diane Jarmolow

60

9. Christy Cote

10

10. Hannah Cole

5

Studio Teacher Rank

Points

1. Brian Wells

345

2. Johny Postolachi

180

3. Alexandru Munteanu

150

4. Anya Sheedy

110

5. Alan Barney

85

6. Alex Jacobs

75

7. Eva Tibenska

65

8. Hannah Cole

60

8. Grace Peterson

60

9. Alex Senko

50

10. Muhidin Divovic

45

10. Valentine Hodgman

45

11. Keith Denlinger

40

12. Ken Richards

35

13. Ruslan Kaliuzhnyi

30

14. Enoch Evans

25

14. Anastasia Gordeeva

25

14. Mariam Izmaylova

25

14. Spencer Loufek

25

14. Ashley Novak

25

14. Teresa Shiry

25

14. Douglas Wallock

25

15. Samual Penalba15

20

16. Amelia De La Haye

15

16. Alisa Sadovnikova

15

17. Kris Kalva

10

17. Michele Kearney

10

17. Kit McGinnis

10

17. Keturah Robison

10

17. Gabby Williams

10

18. Anisha Massey

5

18. Madison Stoepler

5

Studio Rank

Points

#1- Starlighters | Organizer Brian Wells - (Wilmington, DE)

345

#2- Todos Dance & Fitness Studio | Organizer Ronen Zinshtein - (Natick, MA)

310

#3- BlueBallroom | Organizer Ken Richards - (Wilmington, DE)

265

#4- Briora Ballroom | Organizer Jessica McMorrow Stefanov - (Redmond, WA)

180

#5- Elegant Dancing | Organizer Alex Jacobs - (Fairfax, VA)

170

#6- A Social Affair | Organizer Ashley Novak - (Jacksonville, FL)

120

#7- Cinema Ballroom | Organizer Michelle Hudson - (St. Paul, MN)

110

#8- Danceville USA | Organizer Keith Denlinger - (Columbus, OH)

90

#9- Sol Ballroom | Organizer Hannah Cole - (Las Cruces, NM)

60

#10- Teresa Shiry Dance | Organizer Teresa Shiry - (La Quinta, CA)

25

#11- Shundo | Organizer Mando Rodriguez - (El Paso, TX)

5

Dance Teacher Exams (Candidates)

Points

1. Scott Lazarov

675

2. Vitaly Kozhev

445

3. Dean Abraham

390

3. Sloan Cobb

390

3. Olga Elsbury

390

3. Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

390

3. James Tucker

390

4. Rachel Miller

385

5. Chad Stall

300

6. Alan Barney

295

6. Michael Johnson

295

7. Austin Hollis

290

7. Eva Tibenska

290

8. Colton Gannon

285

9. Aleksandra Barsukov

245

10. Stephen Brockman

240

10. Danyelle Morley

240

10. Maysen Wilder

240

11. Volodymyr Barabash

195

11. Sarah Lototskyy

195

11. Ian Meeks

195

11. Kelly Spradlin

195

11. Olga Tsikalyuk

195

11. Katherine Wu

195

12. Blake Beardsley

190

12. Jake Beckman

190

12. Shayne Collins

190

12. Dmitry Demidov

190

12. Vashay Dezmond Conley

190

12. Kathleen Doeling

190

12. Alexander Elsbury

190

12. Craig Elsbury

190

12. Grace Gallagher

190

12. Denise Haynes

190

12. Stephen Lipford

190

12. Michele Sutherland

190

12. Fonzie Zapata

190

13. Daniel T. Murphy

120

13. Marie Stoffer

120

14. Donna Addison

95

14. Joshua Arrington

95

14. Armando Astacio

95

14. Josephine Auchterlonie

95

14. Robbie Lee Belcher

95

14. Brandon Booth

95

14. Leonid Burlo

95

14. Darian Chancellor

95

14. Tiffany Chancellor

95

14. Hayley Chitty

95

14. Antonio Conde

95

14. Kimberly Conde

95

14. Chanel Cotton

95

14. Susanna Cranford

95

14. Angel Criado

95

14. Evgeniia Elcoro

95

14. Madison Fields

95

14. Ivan Flores

95

14. Tekierius Green

95

14. Madyson Hart

95

14. Jay Holmes

95

14. Colton Ronald Hutton

95

14. Menal Indra

95

14. Ryan Jackson

95

14. Tye Johnson

95

14. Lilly Lattimore

95

14. Mercedes Lulow

95

14. Anna Kalinichenko

95

14. Andreas Konigsberger

95

14. Mary Beth Konigsberger

95

14. Kay Marrs

95

14. Uliana Maslovskaya

95

14. Brad Montagnese

95

14. Jay Morth

95

14. Francesco Moscarelli

95

14. Alyssa O'Neal

95

14. Grace Peterson

95

14. Andrew Pfiffner

95

14. Mark Jacob Presley

95

14. Marcin Raczynski

95

14. Claire Ramage

95

14. Megan Rund

95

14. Tristen Sanders

95

14. Michael Scott

95

14. Tatiana Seliverstova

95

14. Isabella Spagnolo

95

14. Kymber Thomas

95

14. Laura Treto-Gonzalez

95

14. Alina Trifaila

95

14. Tania Trigili

95

14. Samantha Trinidad

95

14. Juan Uribe

95

14. Elna West

95

14. Abrionna Wetzel

95

14. Yoeshua Wilson

95

14. Chelsea Zellars

95

15. Sheree Coy

80

16. Kaline Bauer

75

16. Jesica Carden

75

16. Sarah Firnschild

75

16. Natalya Krimmel

75

16. Aaron McLain

75

16. Adriana Nur

75

16. Brittany Vance

75

17. Alex Jacobs

80

18. Christopher Crevatas

50

18. Kristie Stovall

50

18. Paul Varro

50

19. Mary Anne Alvin

40

19. Anne Henry

40

Dance Teacher Exams (Examiners)

Points

1. Tommy DiTommaso

3,095

2. Michael Mead

1,235

3. Bruce Hasson

1,135

4. Rosendo Fumero

1,030

5. John Elsbury

940

6. Kem Overby

840

7. John Swick

795

8. Lisa Vegas

510

9. Scott Anderson

475

9. Michael Johnson

475

9. Carlos Pabon

475

10. James Peters

380

11. Olga Foraponova

340

12. David Kloss

285

13. Garry Gekhman

190

13. Tommye Giacchino

190

13. Ronen Zinshtein

190

14. Diane Jarmolow

150

15. Hannah Cole

135

16. Izabela Jaworska

120

16. Jenell Maranto

120

17. Christy Cote

100

18. Dean Abraham

95

18. Viktoriya Drubetskaya

95

18. Ron Montez

95

18. Sue Puttock

95

19. Jami Josephson

50

20. Melissa Saphir

40