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- Dance Studio Director
- BDC Adjudicator
- WDC Adjudicator
- BDFI Vice-Chairman
- International Dance Teachers Association Assessor
- BDC International Professional Affairs Committee Member
- WDC Education Department Committee Member
OverviewDavid Sycamore and his partner Denise Weavers have been referred to as the professionals' professionals. Following a successful Amateur career, which saw them winning the World Latin and Ten Dance Championships for two years running, they turned Professional in 1979.
By the time they retired as competitors in 1990, they had won the British National Latin Championship three times, the World Professional Latin-American Showdance Championship and the World Professional Ten Dance Championship for five successive years. They also proudly represented Great Britain in the Blackpool Dance Festival Professional Team-Match for a period of 10 years.
Life After Competitive CareerFollowing their retirement from competitions, David and Denise were in great demand as cabaret artists and continued to travel the world performing their shows for an extraordinary eleven years. They are also frequently called upon as adjudicators at major national and international championships and have officiated at World, European and British Open Championships as well as the national championships of various countries.
David has also acted as Master of Ceremonies and Chairman of Adjudicators on occasions when World Championships have been held in Great Britain since 2002.
The couple's wealth of experience and knowledge ensures David and Denise are in demand as coaches and teachers to contemporary competitors from various countries and can list many of the Professional stars of Strictly Come Dancing among their former pupils as well as the current top echelon of Professional and Amateur competitors.
Both David and Denise are Assessors for the International Dance Teachers Association. David also plays an active role in the administrative side of the business and presently holds office as the Vice-Chairman of Ballroom Dancers' Federation International. He has formerly been a Director of the British Dance Council and continues to sit on its International Professional Affairs Committee. David also has input to the Executive Board of the World Dance Council and is a member of its Education Department's Committee. He is a director of "Dance Options Cheam" along with Kenny and Marion Welsh, Lynn Harman, and partner Denise Weavers. The dance studio is located in Surrey, UK.
- 2-time World Amateur Latin Champion
- 2-time World Amateur Ten Dance Champion
- 2-time UK Open Amateur Latin Champion (1978 - 1979)
- 3-time British National Latin Champion
- World Professional Latin-American Showdance Champion (1989)
- 5-time Undefeated World Professional Ten Dance Champion
- 5-time European Ten Dance Champion
- Represented Great Britain in the Blackpool Dance Festival Professional Team-Match for a period of 10 years
- Continued to travel the world performing shows for eleven years after the end of his competitive career
- Adjudicated at major national and international championships
- Has officiated at World, European and British Open Championships as well as the national championships of various countries
- Master of Ceremonies and Chairman of Adjudicators on occasions when World Championships have been held in Great Britain since 2002
- Can list many of the Professional stars of Strictly Come Dancing among his former pupils as well as the current top echelon of Professional and Amateur competitors
- Former Director of the British Dance Council
- Denise Weavers (1976 - 1990)
- "Dance Options Cheam", Studio Director
- Assessor for the International Dance Teachers Association
- Vice-Chairman of Ballroom Dancers' Federation International
- Committee Member of the International Professional Affairs Committee of the British Dance Council
- Advisor to the Executive Board of the World Dance Council
- Member of the World Dance Council Education Department's Committee
- British Dance Council Adjudicator
- World Dance Council Adjudicator