Chad began dancing as a student in 1991 and became a professional instructor in 1993. He is trained in American Rhythm and smooth with his Bronze, Silver and Gold certifications. After training in both Arthur Murray and Fred Astaire curriculum, he became an independent instructor and trained with Diana McDonald. As his career progressed, he worked with Bruce Akioka for advanced smooth theory.
Chad is now retired from pro-am competition and prides himself in teaching social and showcase students in a practical way with a strong focus on translating technical theory and terminology into easy-to-understand day to day language.