United States 9 Dance Champion United States American Ballroom Champion United States Rising Star Standard Champion 2 Time recipient of the Feather Award for Most Outstanding Dancer In The United States Championships Won: Ohio Star Ball, Emerald Ball, Embassy Ball, Heritage Classic, Florida State, Le Classique, Sapphire Ball Certified (Fellow) in American Smooth, and Rhythm, International Standard, and Latin Carrie started her ballroom dance career with Arthur Murray’s teacher training program at the age of 19. She continued developing her dancing and teaching but focused mainly on the business side of the industry, managing a few studios before she found her first dance partner and began her involvement in competitive dancing. Carrie had the opportunity to compete in American Smooth and Rhythm as well as the International Standard divisions. Winning many championship titles during her career, including 7 years as the Arthur Murray Champion, Ohio Star Ball results included Rising Star Standard Champion, Open American Smooth Champion as well as Finalist in American Rhythm. Her United States titles include Rising Star Champion in Smooth and Rhythm, United States 9 Dance Champion for 3 years and United States American Smooth Champion for 2 years. In realizing her passion for personal growth and to empower others she became master certified in the modalities of life coaching and neuro-linquistic hypnotherapy, giving her the opportunity to support clients in living their best lives. Additionally, she developed a mental training system geared towards peak performance in the competitive sports arena. Carrie Kloss currently lives in San Diego with her daughter and is a life and performance coach. Since retiring from competitive dance, Carrie continues to enjoy teaching, coaching and judging as well as being the administrator for San Diego Dancesport Championships and an examiner for DVIDA.