Ron Montez is one of the most respected personalities in the dance business. He previously held the title as the 7-time undefeated United States Professional Latin Champion. He achieved 4th place in the World’s Professional Latin Championships held at Royal Albert Hall in London. He has reached the final of the prestigious British Championships in Blackpool, England. Ron is the recipient of the 2009 United States Dance Championships Hall of Fame Award. He is recognized as a World Class adjudicator, dance coach and choreographer in both American and International styles. Ron is the organizer of the Chicago Crystal Ball and the Aloha Ball, held in Kona Hawaii. Ron was the co-host and expert commentator for the PBS television show “Championship Ballroom Dancing”, which was hosted by Rita Moreno, Juliet Prowse, Barbara Eden, Sandy Duncan and Jasmine Guy. Ron is a national examiner for DIVDA (Dance Vision International Dance Association). In this capacity he examines both amateur and professional dancers who wish to obtain certification. His instructional tapes plus DVD’s, including bronze, silver and gold levels, are available through DanceVision.