Dean first started dancing Ballroom and Swing in 1999 after his older brother recommended he try it. Three years later he went through DVIDA Instructor training in San Francisco where he learned Argentine Tango and became a staff instructor & DJ for the Metronome Ballroom. He DJs for milongas and festivals across the country.
In 2008 he accepted a job offer and moved to his new home in Littleton, Colorado. He loves Modern music and has DJ’d Alternative Milongas throughout Colorado and also recently in Port Townsend, Washington and San Miguel, Mexico.
Just a fun fact – Dean’s day job is as a Spacecraft design engineer for Lockheed/Martin, his friends call him the “Dancing Rocket Scientist”.