Adjudicators and Officials

  
Ilya Barmotin Adjudicator -
 

Jason Dai Adjudicator -
 

Nina Estrina Adjudicator - Pennsylvania   
    USA Dance -
Nina Estrina was born in Ekaterinburg, Russia where she attended an art school with an emphasis on ballet and rhythmic gymnastics. At the age of nine, she moved to the United States with her family and began taking Ballroom Dance lessons. She fell in love with the excitement and beauty of Ballroom and has been dancing ever since.

Nina successfully competed in numerous competitions across the United States and Canada, placing in the finals and wining many of them.

With over a decade of competitive training and experience, Nina began teaching. This is where she found a new passion! Nina has raised some of todays best junior dancers who are USA Dance National finalists and winners!  

Genadi Kijnyer Adjudicator -    
    USA Dance - A+ B+ C+ D+
Adjudicator - NY NY
National Judge
NDCA, USA Dance - A+,B+,C+,D+
Championship Certified Adjudicator.
Owner of Dance Zone USA Studio.
Represented Moldova, Russia, and Israel in the World and European Championships in Standard, Latin, 10-dance. Won the champion title multiple times. Reached the final category in the European Cap. Former director of the municipal dance group “Dance Express” in Jerusalem and the founder and organizer of the Annual Dance Championship “Gold Jerusalem.”
Trained couples who participated in International World Championships. Also trained couples who were winners and finalists of the United States National and Regional Dance Sport Championships in Latin and Standard (ranging from pre-teens, juniors, and youth categories to adults.)

- See more at: http://dancezoneusa.org/about/instructors/#sthash.3J7fmDGX.dpuf 

Slavik Legkovenko Adjudicator - Ukraine   
    WDC -
Slavik Legkovenko - owner one of the top dance studios in Ukraine, “Dance Style”. During his teaching career his juvenile, junior and youth couples won countless National and International Championships, including Ukrainian Nationals, Blackpool Dance Festival (UK), The International Championships (UK), World Championships (France) and another top international competitions.
Before retiring as a Professional competitor in Open Latin Division Slavik and his partner Lyudmyla became Ukrainian National Champions in 2005, 2008, 2011. Top 9 at German Open in 2008, top 17 at The International Championship (UK) in 2010, Semi-Finalists at World Championship (France) in 2012 .
 

Jaroslaw Radzimierski Adjudicator - Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Jarek started his adventure with ballroom dance when he was 10 years old, studying at “Cantinero” dance studio in Poland. Since then dance became his life passion. Over the years he was trained by the best instructors in Poland (including Grzegorz Rybicki, choreographer and founder of “Cantinero” and Iwona Pawlowicz, recent judge of Poland’s TV version of Dancing with the Stars). He received many awards in national dance competitions and in 1997 achieved the level of Champ in both the Standard and Latin styles. After he graduated in 2004 with his Masters degree in Diplomacy and Political Affairs from Lodz University of International Studies he decided to move to America. In 2008 he became the founder and co-owner of Viva Ballroom Dance Studio in Lawrenceville, NJ. He has been teaching and choreographing Ballroom and Latin dance for children, teens, and adults, both singles and couples. He specializes in not only social dance but competitive dance as well, coaching many of Viva’s most successful competitive couples. His students participate in competitions and perform at numerous social and charity events throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. His competitive achievements include becoming a finalist in the Professional Rising Star division at many prestigious competitions including the Manhattan DanceSport Championships, Empire State Dancesport Championships, American Star Ball Championships and the NJ State Open DanceSport Championships. He also maintains certifications as a Zumba and Brancee instructor as well 

Lana Rossi Adjudicator -
 

Marina Shelomitskaya Adjudicator -
 

Yelena Vesnovskiy Adjudicator -
 

Ruslan Wilder Adjudicator - New York, NY USA   
    NDCA+USA Dance+WDSF+WDC - A+ B+ C+ D+
Ruslan Wilder started dancing at the age of 6 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Had a successful dance career as amateur in Russia with a few other partners prior to moving to US in 1997.
After getting married to Katusha in 2002 they continued their amateur and professional dance career together. Since than they have acquired many various top titles as amateurs and professionals in US and around the World in Dancesport Industry today. Some of the titles include:

Owner of Hudson Dance Studio
Owner of Championship Dance Camps
Owner of Independence Day Ball Dance Camp
Multiple Time United States Professional 10-Dance Finalists
Multiple Time World Professional 10-Dance Finalists
Multiple Time US Representatives to the World Championships
North American Ballroom and Latin Champions
United States Professional Rising Star Standard Finalists
US Open to the World Professional Rising Star Standard Finalists
Top 24 British Open Professional Ballroom
2012 US Representatives to the World Professional Standard (Ballroom) Championships



Together they have performed shows for such stars as Steve Wynn, Aprille Millo, Nigel Lythgoe, and have been featured as a star performers for Capezio 125th Anniversary and major TV networks such as ABC, NBC, FOX, TNT, CNN.

In addition to teaching at their studio: Hudson Dance Studio, judging, coaching and performing shows Worldwide, Ruslan and Katusha Wilder are Owners of Championship Dance Camps and Organizers of Independence Day Ball Dance Camp which takes place annually on July 4th weekend in Washington, DC. 

Colin Williams Adjudicator -
 

Aya Du Adjudicator -
 

Lev Vesnovskiy Adjudicator - Brooklyn, NY   
    USA Dance+WDSF - A+ B+ C+ D+
Lev Vesnovskiy is a Licensed WDSF `A` and USA Dance Adjudicator who has been teaching and training dancers for the past 30 years. His students became Russian Youth Latin National Champions and USA Youth and Under 21 Standard National Champions.
Lev became one of the first certified professionals and the first invigilator in the Asia region of Russia. As an adjudicator, Lev has judged many esteemed National and International competitions.
He started his dancing career in 1978 in Russia and competed in all major European and North American championships as amateur in Standard, Latin and 10-dance and professional in Standard.
Parallel to his dance career he graduated the Novosibirsk State University with Bachelor in Physics and Master in Computer Science.
With his wife and dance partner Lev has founded and led the first in Russia ballroom choreography faculty in Novosibirsk University of Performing Arts and became the first lector and examiner in the region. He has published few books about ballroom dancing including the Russian version of Technique of Latin Dancing approved by Mr. Walter Laird himself.
Since 2001, Lev has been the owner and instructor of Atlantic Ballroom Dance Studio in Brooklyn New York.
Organizer of Metropolitan DanceSport Championship in Brooklyn, NY 

Sergey Kim Adjudicator -
 

Renata Shvarts Adjudicator - NY, NY   
    USA Dance+WDSF - Chair+ A+ B+ C+ D+ E+
WDSF and USA Dance Chairman of Judges
WDSF Amateur / WDSF Professional Division World Class Adjudicator
National Judge
WDSF World and Grand-Slam Adjudicator
Member of USAD, WDSF
President of JADA (Junior Athletes Dancesport Association)
Founder and Co-owner of “Basic Ballroom Dance Studios”
Co-organizer of "Islanders Dancesport Challenge" and "Liberty Ball"



 

Renata Shvarts Chairman - NY, NY   
    USA Dance+WDSF - Chair+ A+ B+ C+ D+ E+
WDSF and USA Dance Chairman of Judges
WDSF Amateur / WDSF Professional Division World Class Adjudicator
National Judge
WDSF World and Grand-Slam Adjudicator
Member of USAD, WDSF
President of JADA (Junior Athletes Dancesport Association)
Founder and Co-owner of “Basic Ballroom Dance Studios”
Co-organizer of "Islanders Dancesport Challenge" and "Liberty Ball"



 

Lev Vesnovskiy Chairman - Brooklyn, NY   
    USA Dance+WDSF - A+ B+ C+ D+
Lev Vesnovskiy is a Licensed WDSF `A` and USA Dance Adjudicator who has been teaching and training dancers for the past 30 years. His students became Russian Youth Latin National Champions and USA Youth and Under 21 Standard National Champions.
Lev became one of the first certified professionals and the first invigilator in the Asia region of Russia. As an adjudicator, Lev has judged many esteemed National and International competitions.
He started his dancing career in 1978 in Russia and competed in all major European and North American championships as amateur in Standard, Latin and 10-dance and professional in Standard.
Parallel to his dance career he graduated the Novosibirsk State University with Bachelor in Physics and Master in Computer Science.
With his wife and dance partner Lev has founded and led the first in Russia ballroom choreography faculty in Novosibirsk University of Performing Arts and became the first lector and examiner in the region. He has published few books about ballroom dancing including the Russian version of Technique of Latin Dancing approved by Mr. Walter Laird himself.
Since 2001, Lev has been the owner and instructor of Atlantic Ballroom Dance Studio in Brooklyn New York.
Organizer of Metropolitan DanceSport Championship in Brooklyn, NY