World Swing Dance Council
Swing Dance National Hall of Fame

The World Swing Dance Council
Presents the Swing Dance National Hall of Fame Inductees:

The SWING DANCE HALL OF FAME honors Swing Dance Enthusiasts whose long-time contributions and accomplishments have contributed to the growth and prestige of Swing dancing.

The Swing Dance National Hall of Fame Inductees:

1989 - Dean Collins *
1989 - Jack Bridges *
1990 - Frank Mannion *
1990 - Kenny Wetzel *
1990 - Jerry Crim *
1991 - Jack Carey *
1991 - Herb Rosen *
1991 - Rosalie Rosen *
1991 - Carter Lovisone
1991 - Jack Sigler
1992 - Terry Rippa
1992 - Frankie Manning*
1993 - Craig Hutchinson *
1993 - Louise Del Carlo
1993 - Robert Bryant *
1993 - Sherry Martin
1994 - Skippy Blair
1994 - Harry Reese
1994 - Ed Cirio
1994 - Phil Trau
1996 - Annie Hirsch
1996 - Ray Walker *
2001 - Robert Budzynski
2001 - Tom Mattox *
2002 - Norma Miller
2002 - Mary Ann Nuñez
2002 - Sylvia Sykes
2002 - Lance Shermoen *

2003 - Jackie McGee
2003 - Charlie Womble
2004 - Mario Robau
2004 - Kelly Casanova
2005 - Margaret Batiuchok
2005 - Sharlot Bott
2005 - Michelle Kinkaid
2006 - Barry Jones
2006 - Buddy Schwimmer
2007 - Debbie Ramsey Boz
2007 - Sonny Watson
2008 - Gary Long
2008 - Michael Kiehm
2009 - Teddy Kern
2009 - Robert Cordoba
2009 - Wayne Bott *
2010 - Lynn Vogen *
2010 - Barry Durand
2011 - John Festa
2011 - Robert Royston
2012 - Phil Adams
2012 - Michael Cross
2012 - Amber Cross
2013 - Ramiro Gonzalez
2013 - Jeannie Tucker

West Coast Swing Dancers in Competition
Special Recognition Award Recipients:

2004 - Carlito Rofoli
2005 - Truman McCullough *
2006 - Lynn Vogen *
2007 - Loren Greenberg
2009 - Hal & Marge Takier


(* deceased)  -   (a name in this color denotes a link)


"Not for what they did last,
but for what they did that will last."

This WSDC Hall of Fame Presentation
has been a joint project between Annie Hirsch, Director of the World Swing Dance Council and web site designer, J- Jay. The Council wishes to thank J- Jay for volunteering her time and design talent to create this presentation. "Thank you, J- Jay!"

PLEASE NOTE: If a name above does not link to a head-shot and bio, it is because the inductee has not provided photos and a bio to be included in this presentation. So, if you have photos or bio information for the inductees that are not included, or have photos of inductees dancing that you would like to contribute to this project, please e-mail J- Jay: j-jay@j-jay.com or Annie Hirsch: anniehirsch@roadrunner.com

A special thanks goes to Sonny Watson for creating the
Dance History Archives and Judy Pritchett for creating the Archives of Early Lindy Hop. Information for several bios was found in their web sites.

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