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2012 Officials


Chairman of Adjudicators: Russell Monk


MC: Brad Morrison

DJ: Zeke Sublett

Scrutineer: Leonard Diana


Adjudicators


Aaron Talbert

Danielle Mayzes

Helle Rusholt

Peter Walker

Ruta Ioukhnikov

Yael Bobovik

Basil Issaev

Fitz St.Hilaire

Christine Harvey

Ferenc Kiss

Special guest judge: Pat Traymore



Chairman of Adjudicators: Russell Monk


Bio coming soon!


MC: Brad Morrison

Brad Morrison emcees a number of collegiate and NDCA ballroom dance competitions in the New England area. He began ballroom dancing during his doctoral student years as part of the MIT Ballroom Dance Team, and he still trains and competes with the team. By day, he is an Assistant Professor at the Brandeis International Business School, where he teaches business dynamics and operations management in the MBA program. He enjoys helping to organize and run ballroom dance competitions as a way of sharing his passion with the many interesting and talented people in the ballroom dance community.

DJ: Zeke Sublett

Zeke has been teaching Ballroom dancing for the past four years. His performance career started in High School with Theater Arts and Stand-up comedy. He is a native to Nashville Tennesse who with a flair for the Hustle. Zeke's dance instruction is focused on primarily American Smooth and Rhythm. At SuperShag he is also the DJ and Event's Coordinator.



Scrutineer: Leonard Diana

Len Diana, from Hartford, CT, is active in outreach efforts to show the fun and benefits of ballroom dancing to the general public. Len, and his wife, Dawn have placed well in local, regional, and national competitions; dancing all four styles for 15 years. Len is an NDCA Certified Scrutineer and Registrar - scrutineer and competition set up/registrar for numerous Amateur, Collegiate, and Pro/Am competitions throughout the United States and a Certified Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance Instructor. Memberships include USA Dance/USABDA, NDCA, and affiliated with American DanceWheels Foundation. He is a former Vice-President, Treasurer, and Newsletter Editor for the Connecticut Chapter of USABDA. Outside of dancing, Len is an Ophthalmic Technician and a Law Of Attraction Coach.

Pat Traymore

Pat Traymore has experienced every facet of the dance business. Fifty five years in the business, she has been chairperson of a dance board for 13 years, and a traveling dance consultant and judge. She and her partner were regular performers at the New York City "Tavern on the Green" for 7 years.

She has performed on the Johnny Carson Show, Merve Griffin and Harry Belafonte Shows. She has written numerous training manuals, but her favorite work is working with students, to help them reach their full potential. She also speaks five languages

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Helle Rusholt

Helle started dancing at the age of 3 at her local dancing school in Aalborg Denmark and trained in Ballroom, Tap, Ballet and Jazz. In 1994 she moved to London, England to concentrate purely on Latin American dancing and trained with some of the best coaches in the world. She turned Professional in 1998, and after nearly 7 years in London, she moved to Boston to teach Ballroom dancing. Helle also was part of ‘Burn The Floor’ and went on tour in USA, Australia, and Japan. Helle currently coaches the Boston University Ballroom Dance Team, The Rookies at Harvard Ballroom Dance team, and the Tufts Ballroom Dance Team. Helle is the owner, Artistic Director, and Wedding dance Consultant at eXtreme Dancesport. Her results include: UK Rising Star Finalist, Celtic Classic Finalist, Quarterfinalist at the, International Championship London, Finalist at the Danish Championship, South of England Champion, Danish Representative in the Worlds and European ChampionshipFinalist in the Worlds Pro-Am A Latin division, Winner of the Holiday Classic Pro-Am Latin