Tony has received his teaching certifications through Fred Astaire, Arthur Murray and Dvida in International Standard and Latin, as well as American Ballroom, Rhythm and Theatre Arts.

Tony has won many titles in American Smooth, Rhythm and Theatre Arts.  In 2005 he earned a U.S. Rise star American Smooth Champion and a World ranking after placing 3rd in the Word Theatre Arts Dance Championships in Blackpool, England.

These are just a few of his accomplishments:

  • 2007…………… North American Smooth Champion
  • 2006…………… World American Ballroom Finalist
  • 2005…………… U.S. National Rising Star American Ballroom Champion
  • 2005…………… U.S. Representative at Blackpool Invitational Exhibition – 3rd place
  • 2005…………… U.S. Theatrical Runner-up
  • 2004…………… Holiday Dance Classic Showdance Champion
  • 2002 ……………Ohio Star Ball Rising Star American Smooth
  • 2006……………Fred Astaire National Open Smooth Champion

Tony has worked with Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz.  You can also see him on the Big Screen, where he has been featured in “Mona Lisa Smiles” and Disney’s “Enchanted”.

New Japanese commercial with Cameron Diaz for Softbank cell phone.

Tony and his wife Susan currently live in the Green Ohio area with their daughter Julianna and son Derek.  His other son, Dillion currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife Gina.