Carmen has been part of the West Coast Swing (WCS) dance Community for 25 years.
Along with several others in Chicago, Carmen helped form the Chicago Rebels, a local Chicago dance still going strong after 25 years. Carmen is also one of the original owners of the Chicago Classic.
Carmen continues as a strong supporter of WCS, and is a true ambassador of the dance.
Carmen has been a WCS judge for over 20 years, and currently judges many of the top competitions across the country, including the U.S. Open.
Carmen and his wife of 54 years, Rosa, enjoy the company of many wonderful dance friends around the world.