Adjudicators
and
Officials

  
Kelly Bartlett Adjudicator - Ft. Wayne, IN
   

Nicole Carroll Adjudicator - Brownsburg, IN
   

Donald Johnson Adjudicator - Libertyville, IL
   

Gert Roslender Adjudicator - Carmel, IN
   

Kirsti Roslender Adjudicator - Carmel, IN
   

Daniel Rutherford Adjudicator - Indianapolis, IN
  Dan & Nicole, American Rhythm champions danced competively together for 10 years, they have won every major championship in the United States, won the title of overall top professional couple, featured performers on "Americas Ballroom Challenge" as seen on PBS in February 2007. They have danced in Napoleans Palace in Marseille,France. Dancing in Marseille was a highlight for Dan since that is his familys heritage. Dan & Nicole train many of the United States top professional and amateur couples in the rhythm and latin divisions. They are both fellows in all styles of dance, and are members of DIVIDA, North American Dance Teachers Association, Fred Astaires national dance board. 

Christopher Spalding Adjudicator - Ft. Wayne, IN
  Christopher Spalding began his ballroom career in his hometown of Virginia Beach, VA. His passion for dancesport soon led him to Chicago, IL, where he sharpened his skills under the tutelage of such great champions as Tommye Giacchino and Gregory Day, John Swick, David Hamilton, Kimberly Mitchell, Rufus Dustin, Steve Vasco, and Sir Steven Hillier. Chris and his partner Kelly Bartlett have won numerous titles, including North American Showdance and Rising Star Smooth Champions. Chris and Kelly are also the proud owners of Dance Tonight in Ft. Wayne, IN. They continue to compete professionally while training their students of all ages and levels to reach their dance goals. Chris holds DVIDA certifications in all 4 styles. 

Yuehwern Yih Adjudicator - Indiana   
    NDCA - Chair+ A+ B+ C+ D+
Yuehwern has many years of dance training in Ballet and Ballroom. She was a principal company member of the Lafayette Ballet Company. Currently she is a Championship Certified Teacher and Adjudicator in all four styles by the North American Dance Teachers Association (NADTA), and a Certified Scrutineer with the National Dance Council of America (NDCA). In addition to competing professionally, she and her partner, Daniel Dilley, are the head coaches of the Purdue Latin & Ballroom Dance Team. In 2010, when the Team was invited to compete on Season 10 of Dancing with the Stars on Fox, Yuehwern and Daniel coached the dancers to a 1st round victory, and choreographed the outstanding Cha Cha for the finale. Yuehwern founded the Purdue Latin & Ballroom Dance Team and the Team is one of the top ranked teams nationally. Yuehwern and Daniel also organize an annual Purdue Classic Ballroom Competition, which attracts more than 400 collegiate ballroom dance competitors in the Midwest area. 

Yuehwern Yih Chairman - Indiana   
    NDCA - Chair+ A+ B+ C+ D+
Yuehwern has many years of dance training in Ballet and Ballroom. She was a principal company member of the Lafayette Ballet Company. Currently she is a Championship Certified Teacher and Adjudicator in all four styles by the North American Dance Teachers Association (NADTA), and a Certified Scrutineer with the National Dance Council of America (NDCA). In addition to competing professionally, she and her partner, Daniel Dilley, are the head coaches of the Purdue Latin & Ballroom Dance Team. In 2010, when the Team was invited to compete on Season 10 of Dancing with the Stars on Fox, Yuehwern and Daniel coached the dancers to a 1st round victory, and choreographed the outstanding Cha Cha for the finale. Yuehwern founded the Purdue Latin & Ballroom Dance Team and the Team is one of the top ranked teams nationally. Yuehwern and Daniel also organize an annual Purdue Classic Ballroom Competition, which attracts more than 400 collegiate ballroom dance competitors in the Midwest area. 

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Rick Popp Music Director -
   

Daniel Dilley Scrutineer - Indiana   
    NDCA - Scrutineer A+ B+ C+ D+
Championship Certified Adjudicator in all styles by the North American Dance Teachers Association (NADTA), and Certified Scrutineer with the National Dance Council of America (NDCA). As head coaches of the Purdue Latin & Ballroom Dance Team, Yuehwern and Daniel can currently be seen competing in Professional American Rhythm Events around the country. When the team was invited to compete on season 10 of Dancing with the Stars, they coached the dancers to a 1st round victory, and Choreographed the outstanding Cha Cha for the finale. Before ballroom, Daniel was dancing hip hop and breakdance and competing as a stage magician.