Jeanne has been dancing since 1994, when she began in West Coast Swing and quickly moved into country dancing on the UCWDC circuit, in couples and teams. In Swing, she has earned 14 US OPEN Swing Dance Awards, including 5 Championship titles (from 2002-2015). In both 2010 and 2007, she placed in the TOP 5 Females in the WSDC J&J Tour. In 2007, she earned a NASDE Showcase Championship title and finished in the top 10 Females for the NASDE Tour. Jeanne has also earned the prestigious America’s Classic Top Teacher Award 8 times. In country, she competed extensively in Teams and even traveled to Europe for an invitational demo performance with the Rockin’ Country Ladies, twice earning a UCWDC Championship Title. Her focus is on West Coast Swing, fulfilling a passion for variation and interpretation.
Jeanne’s background did not come from traditional dance training as many competitors, but from cheerleading and gymnastics, where she brought her performance and agility skills to the dance floor. Jeanne has trained under several top instructors in the country and travels regularly as a Guest Workshop Instructor, coach and choreographer. She is President of Swing Tulsa Style Dance Club, a World Swing Dance Council Member Instructor and is the the Event Director for multiple Swing Events including Tulsa Fall Fling and Tulsa Spring Swing.