Ray Rivers' dancing career has spanned over 55 years, as an amateur and professional competitor, teacher, adjudicator and promoter.
Throughout his long career, Ray has trained hundreds of competitive dancers, including Australian and South Pacific Amateur and professional champions and World Representatives. He has coached in many countries throughout the world, including finalist couples in all four styles.
Ray is winner of the "Coach of the Year" USA Sammy Award 2000 and recipient of the J. Sandy Award (Australia), a Lifetime Achievement in the Pursuit of Excellence in Ballroom Dancing.
Member, A.D.S., F.A.T.D. Australia
Member, Terpsichore U.S., Ballroom and Latin
Ray offers workshops at Avant Garde Ballroom. Call Andre at 949.42.7600 to find out when Ray will be at the studio again. Click here to see a YouTube of Ray dancing with his daughters, Kristy Rivers and Toni Redpath.