Texas Line Dance Instructors List

The Texas Line Dance Instructors support the Jamboree through their teaching efforts and by representing their classes in selecting Primary dances for the Jam. 

Below is the LIST OF INSTRUCTORS by CITY and alphabetically by LAST name.

Tracy Grogan –
LuCinda Rose –

Laura Jackson –

Amy Glass –
Carolina Kandu –
Connie Shell – (Cedar Park)
Kathy Sun –
Karen Steger –

Barbara Turner –

Betty Hartman –

Pat Riley –

College Station:
Mary Fang –
Patricia VanderBoom –

Dallas Area:
Karen Aubrey – (Dallas)
Kay Coder – (Dallas)
Gail Donaldson – (Allen)
Ann Ellis – (Rockwall/Greenville)
Frances Halvorson – (Richardson)
Juliet Lam – (Richardson) –
Al McGee – (Fairview)
Ann Pettit – (Garland)
Richard Rogers – (Dallas)
Nikki Simpson – (Allen/Irving/Richardson) –
Vi Smith –

Debbie Rice –

El Paso:
Armando Camacho – –
Janice Henson –
Angela Moshauer – –

Fort Worth:
Suzy Ashmore –
Marcia Riebe –
Judy Sides – (Colleyville/Dallas/Duncanville/Euless/Southlake/North Richland Hills)
Penny Williams – (Burleson)

Jack Bolowskie –
Phillip Pensabene –
Betty Wyer –

Peggy Evans –
Bonita Malone –

Harker Heights:
Athalie Southard –

Donna Myers –

Britt Beresik – (Bellaire)
Elsa Campbell – (Bellaire/West University) –
Sandy Carouth –
Mary Ann Caster – (Magnolia)
Linda Conard – (Crosby)
Jan Cook – (Bentwater)
Cyndi Dull – (Magnolia)
Terri Grassbaugh – (Conroe)
Kenneth Gross –
Cassie Jones – (The Woodlands)
Carolyn Key – (Spring)
Su Law – (NASA/Clear Lake)
Diane Mayes – (Kingwood/Spring/Tomball)
Ramona Pace –
Cheryl Rogers – – (Spring/1960) – 
Gordon Small –
Freddie Stark – (Tomball)
Marietta Stone – (Sugarland)
Jinren Woo –

Ocine Behrens –
Jeanette McDaniel –

Lori Mansfield – (Killeen/Copperas Cove)

Denise Noseworthy –

Robin Fischer –

Gail McCluskey –
Nancy Pawlik –

Cindy Cowley –

Jo Bryan –

Cheryl Mitts –
Barbara Rhodes –

Debra Rice –

New Braunsfels:
Melissa Onks – (Canyon Lake)
Michelle Schroeder – –

Myra Fierro –

Charlene Anthony –

Susan Fulton –
Mary Reynolds –

San Angelo:
Gloria Henderson –

San Antonio:
Nancy Cornelius –
Sandy Bushover –
Letty Gonzales –
Fran Lineweaver –
Jon Osborn –
George Rollow –
Dora Sondhi –

Lisa Rose –

Betty Hartman –

Renee Baker –
Gail Herring –

Doris Cox –
Jeanne Mayer – (Waco/McGregor)

Broken Arrow, OK:
Eugenia Cook –

Alamogordo, NM:
Mike Knowles –

Carlsbad, NM:
Jean Loafman –

Ruidoso, NM:
LaNora Pickel –

If you would like additional information about a particular instructor, such as where they teach, the level they teach, their class times, a short bio about them, and how to contact them… you may search by selecting the letter of their LAST name below.

If you are an instructor and want to vote on Primary dances and have your class information, such as where you teach, what level, and class times, please click INSTRUCTORS ONLY  and add your information.

Cassandra Gibson-Jones
Bio: Dance teacher in The Woodlands since 2002, using ballroom styling techniques to make the choreography shine.
Class City: The Woodlands
Class Location: The Woodlands
Age Group: all
Cost: $3.00
Beginner: Thursday 2:30-3:30 pm
Improver: Thursday 2:30-3:30 pm
Intermediate: Thursday 1:00-2:30 pm
Advanced: Tuesday 1:00-2:30 pm
Amy Glass
Bio: Discovered line dancing in summer of 2019 & fell in love! Became a backup instructor, and attended my first event (2020 Heart of Texas) JUST before Covid struck. Started a masked, beginners' park line dance class to just introduce some friends to it, then added a Seniors' hour, then improvers at the end! As things begin to open up, masks are optional & we are continuing for now =)
Class City: Hutto
Class Location: Hutto TX (just NE of Austin)
Age Group: all
Ultra Beginner: Mondays 1-2pm @ The Trails at Carmel Creek
Beginner: Saturdays 9-10:30am @ Fritz Park
Improver: Saturdays 9-10:30am @ Fritz Park
Gelina Goetzinger
Bio: My name is Gelina Goetzinger, but I go by GG. My husband, Chuck, and I moved to Chandler TX from Bellevue NE in Dec 2017. Chuck is a Whitehouse TX native, so that is what drew us to this area. I have been teaching line dancing since 2018, but have been dancing since 2005. The Tyler Rose Line dance group was established in 2021. We are a friendly group of guys and gals that love to dance, socialize, and just have fun. We'd love to have you check us out.
Class City: Tyler
Class Location: First Christian Church, 4202 S. Broadway, Tyler Tx
Age Group: all
Cost: Free
Ultra Beginner: Tues&Thur 0930-1000am
Beginner: Tues&Thur 0900-1000am, Fri 1030-1pm mix
Improver: Tues&Thur 1000-1100am, Fri 1030-1pm mix
Intermediate: Wed 1030-1pm, Fri 1030-1pm mix
Leticia Gonzales
Bio: Dancing is fun
Class City: San antonio
Class Location: San antonio
Age Group: 55+
Cost: Free
Intermediate: Thursday 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Advanced: Friday 12:30 to 4:00 or 5:00 pm
Renee Goodwin
Bio: Renee Goodwin: Teacher, Engineer, Businesswoman, Artist, Author and Publisher. Her GG Life Lesson Storybook Series® are award-winning children’s books. Renee is the recipient of the 2021 Texas A&M University Aggie Women’s Legacy Award. For thirty years, Renee directed her oil and gas corporation, TP Exploration, Inc. Currently, she manages Goodwin Global Publishing (, writes and publishes GG Life Lesson Storybooks (, creates artworks with acrylic sculpting paint ( artwork online store) and thoroughly enjoys line dancing.
Class City: Tyler
Class Location: PHBC Tyler, TX
Age Group: 55+
Cost: $0.00
Beginner: Tuesday, 6:00 pm
Improver: Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Intermediate: Tuesday, 9:00 am
Advanced: Tuesday, 10:30 am
Tracy Grogan
Bio: An empty-nester who loves to dance!
Class City: Abilene
Class Location: Abilene
Age Group: all
Beginner: Monday 5:45-6:45pm
Improver: Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm
Intermediate: Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm
Advanced: Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm