Dance Plus Instructor
Jeffrey is an award winning top teacher and professional competitor. He teaches and competes with his Pro/Am students in all four styles of dance; American Rhythm, American Smooth, International Latin, and International Ballroom.
He has pursued his passion for dance for over a decade and has a unique ability to tailor his teaching style to any level dancer.
While he has successfully developed dancers into U.S. and World Pro/Am Champions, he also works with couples and individuals who just want to have fun learning how to dance. For Jeffrey, it’s about helping each student reach their personal goals and having a great time doing it.
Some of his Pro/Am and Pro/Pro accomplishments include:
- Top teacher – The Ohio Star Ball, 2014
- Featured on the hit show “So You Think Ypu Can Dance, season 11″
- Head coach of The Ohio State Danceport team in the American style. 2014- current
- Co Organizer of Lincoln street salsa Columbus Ohio premier Latin night
- U.S. and World A and B Bronze Rhythm Champion (2012 and 2013)
- U.S. Bronze 9-Dance Champion (2012)
- U.S. B Silver Rhythm, Smooth, and 9-Dance Vice Champion (2013)
- Second Place Top Teacher at the 2013 Ohio Star Ball
- Sixth Place Top Teacher at the 2012 Ohio Star Ball
- Open Professional Smooth Quarter Finalist (Ohio Star Ball)
- Open and Rising Star Professional Smooth Champion (Cincinnati Dancesport)
- Open and Rising Star Professional Smooth Finalist at nine competitions in 2013.
In addition to teaching and competing, Jeffrey also judges collegiate competitions and coaches up-and-coming professional dancers. He is a co-organizer of the popular ballroom competition The Columbus DanceSport Classic, based in Columbus, Ohio.
Jeffrey is also a Certified Professional Behavioral and Values Analyst and
uses his communication skills to create powerful teacher-student relationships that are based on positive intentions, open and honest communications, and supporting language.
Jeff’s Latest Videos
Dance Plus Ballroom
32 Year Anniversary Show
Jeff Goltiao & Katt Baumgartner