Johnnie Beck Wallace
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Johnnie Beck Wallace

Johnnie Beck Wallace served valiantly in the Navy on the USS Porpoise submarine during World War Il. After leaving the Navy he excelled in various professions. Anyone who knew Johnnie knew his great passion was dancing. There was never a time from his teenage years forward he did not dance. His last years were spent...

Fred Thompson
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Fred Thompson

On March 11th, 2015 we lost a good Friend, a devoted Husband, and a loving Father.  Fred Thompson was all those things and much more.  He was a genuine human being.  A true Southern Gentlemen.  He served his Country, his family, his friends, and our dance club.  Before passing he was nominated for induction into...

Cara Coker
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Cara Coker

I started dancing Country & Western at a very early age.  I discovered West Coast Swing and Bay Area Dance Club in the Spring of 2008 and never looked back.  Since discovering this amazing dance and this awesome dance club I have accomplished many things.  I rapidly excelled at this dance because I couldn’t stop...

Ray Coker
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Ray Coker

I am a swing dance champion from Houston, Texas.  I have been teaching West Coast Swing in the Houston area for 30 years and have been inducted into the National Boppers Hall of Fame in Jacksonville, Fla, inducted into the Living Legends of Dance in Virginia Beach, Virginia along with being inducted into Allswing DJ...

Janet Agee
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Janet Agee

I started dancing in High School and learned to Country dance in College. I didn’t hear about West Coast Swing and BAWDC until 2010. I took group lessons and then several private lessons before I started as a teaching assistant for the Level III class 3 years ago.  I was part of a dance team known as...

Howard Rodriguez
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Howard Rodriguez

I started dancing when I was 6 years old.  I discovered West Coast Swing and Bay Area Dance Club in the ‘80’s at the age of 33 and I was hooked.  I started competing in West Coast Swing competitions in the early 90’s and became an instructor for Bay Area Dance Club sometime in the...

Connie Perrard
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Connie Perrard

I started dancing when I was 4 years old.  I took all kinds of dancing lessons throughout my childhood.  When I started college I chose dancing as my specialty. As a student assistant I taught classes at Lamar University.  It was fun teaching adults who paid to learn to dance.  For 33 years I excelled...

Ray Trusty
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Ray Trusty

I’ve been dancing since Jr. High School. I started Country dancing at Gilley’s in 1970. I was affiliated with bands and sound engineering for 20 years.  I found West Coast Swing in 2000 and knew I had found the ultimate, most versatile, rhythmic, and stylish dance of all times. I Competed in New Comer Novice...