The California Swing Dance Hall of Fame

Nova Stars

Nova Star honors are awarded to individuals with 5 to 10 years of Swing Dance experience. These individuals were California residents for at least 5 years.

2012

Augie Freeman
Lindy Hop

Stephen Sayer
Lindy Hop

Eddie Valdez
West Coast Swing

Mary Freitag
Lindy Hop

Aubri Siebert
Lindy Hop

Janice Salmon
West Coast Swing

2010

Will Ayces
Lindy Hop

Jacob Wigger
Lindy Hop

Johnny Dessel
West Coast Swing

Pete Green
West Coast Swing

Jenny Knox
Lindy Hop

Nikki Marvin
Lindy Hop

Torri Smith
West Coast Swing

Tara Trafzer
West Coast Swing

Rising Stars

Rising Star honors are awarded to individuals with 10 to 20 years of Swing Dance experience. These individuals were California residents for at least 5 years.

2012

Minn Vo
Lindy Hop

Todd Yannacone
Lindy Hop

Parker Dearborn
West Coast Swing

Andrew Knight
West Coast Swing

Rome Slater
West Coast Swing

Sarah Breck
Lindy Hop

Jo Hoffberg
Lindy Hop

Samantha Buckwalter
West Coast Swing

Sarah Vann Drake
West Coast Swing

Sarah Grusmark
West Coast Swing

Chevy Slater
West Coast Swing

Deborah Szekely
West Coast Swing

2010

Nick Williams
Lindy Hop

David Frutos
Lindy Hop

Jordan Frisbee
West Coast Swing

Michael Kielbasa
West Coast Swing

Kim Clever
Lindy Hop

Carla Heiney
Lindy Hop

Tatiana Mollmann
West Coast Swing

Lacey Schwimmer
West Coast Swing

Couples

Couples honors are awarded to couples recognized for their contribution and influence as a Swing Dance couple in California. These individuals were California residents for at least 5 years.

Special Achievement

Special Achievement honors are awarded to individuals who have substantially contributed to the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame and/or Swing Dance in California. These individuals were California residents for at least 5 years.