Jim Criger, Executive Vice President

Jim Criger began dancing in 1990, studying Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country, and Clogging. He won his first competition that same year and has continued to compete in various styles of dance ever since. He started teaching dance part-­‐time in 2002 and now teaches full time for Dance With Me at the Savoy Ballroom in Springfield, MO. In 2006 he became a National Champion and has also coached numerous students to National Championship titles. Jim serves on the American Country Dance Association’s Board of Directors and is the Director of the Show-­‐Me Showdown held Memorial Day Weekend in Springfield, MO.

Jim is also a self employed Real Estate Broker and prior to that spent 9 years performing on stage in Branson, MO and even toured a season with the Circus! When not dancing he enjoys working on his farm and hunting with his trained falcons.

Jim Criger
504 W Kearney St
Springfield, MO 65803
phone:  417-988-0988
email:  Jim@showmeshowdowndance.com