Chad started as a social dance student while studying Music in college. He eventually changed his major to Dance and complete 3 Associate degrees in Jazz, Modern, Ballet, American and International Style Ballroom dance. Chad continues to achieve success with pro-am students in regional scholarship competitions.
Marie has always been involved in different activities throughout her life; she did figure skating, gymnastics and dance. While studying jazz dance in college, she started ballroom. She was hired by a local studio to train the staff in warm up techniques and has been teaching ballroom and Latin ever since.
During that time she met her husband Chad and has been lucky enough to dance with him for the past 25 years. In that time she has been enjoying teaching competitive and social dance to students in both California and Arizona. While competing with her husband they were finalists in several competitive International Standard competitions; including 2 time Open Professional champions at the Colorado Star Ball in 2004 and 2005.