About Us

The Knoxville Swing Dance Association is a non-profit organization, and the home of vintage swing music and dancing in Knoxville, TN. We organize a weekly dance and classes, Wednesday Night Swing, and also plan events and workshops for the local and regional swing dancers. We teach classes in Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa, and Solo Jazz – traditional vernacular jazz dances of the 1920s to 1950s.

 

Mission Statement

The KSDA promotes swing dancing, education, and community in Knoxville, TN.

Overarching Goals

  • Provide a fun and safe environment for dancers of all levels to have fun, join the community, and have a pathway for growth.
  • Create an awareness of, and appreciation for, good-quality swing dancing and swing music in the KSDA community and Knoxville at large.
  • Maintain an environment where dancers of all levels are appreciated and encouraged.
  • Consistently work to better the community, dance, education, etc.

 

Executive Officers

Aliceann Talley
Aliceann Talley
Secretary / Instructor Coordinator / Webmaster
Carl Britt
Carl Britt
Banker
Rebecca Combs
Rebecca Combs
Vice-President / Staff Trainer
Rose Spurrier
Rose Spurrier
Executive Committee At Large
Scott Angelius
Scott Angelius
President / Manager Coordinator

Board Members

Chairman: Marc Harik
Secretary: Kevin Maddocks

Staff

Alex Jackson
Alex Jackson
Social Coordinator
Aliceann Talley
Aliceann Talley
Secretary / Instructor Coordinator / Webmaster
Amy Lane
Amy Lane
Marking Director / Volunteer Cooridnator
Kemper Talley
Kemper Talley
Treasurer
Kevin Maddocks
Kevin Maddocks
Equipment Coordinator
Kristin Eckhout
Kristin Eckhout
Vision Director
Rebecca Combs
Rebecca Combs
Vice-President / Staff Trainer
Jeremy Brantley
Jeremy Brantley
DJ Coordinator
Scott Angelius
Scott Angelius
President / Manager Coordinator

DJs

Alex Jackson, Aliceann Talley, Amy Sosinksi, Bill Myers, D Booker, Geoffrey Yerem, Jeremy Brantley, Keith Moore, Kemper Talley