Randy has been dancing, cueing, and teaching rounds since 1982. He began dancing with Debbie Olson in 2004. They began teaching together in 2007. Randy cues intermediate rounds for a Square Dance Club and has cued at the Oregon Mid Winter and Summer Festivals, at National Square Dance Festivals, and at ICBDA conventions. They are members of Oregon Round Dance Teachers Association, Roundalab, and ICBDA, where they currently serve on the Board of Directors and are editors of the "Dancers Gazette" newsletter. Debbie is the Vice President of their local Square Dance Club.
Randy and Debbie are club leaders for NCC #162 and "Movin' On Up" phase 3/4 club. They teach phase 2 and 3/4 group lessons, and several private lessons. Randy has choreographed several Phase 2 - 6 dances. They love dancing and teaching Rounds at all levels.
They teach at two dance weekends each year, held at the Oregon coast in the city of Garibaldi - "Beach Ball", phase 4/5, in February, and "Fall Fling By The Sea", a phase 3/4, in November, with instructors Randy & Marie Preskitt.
Randy works full time for his church as custodian and landscaper. Debbie is retired from Beaverton School District where she worked for 20 years as a Principal's Secretary.
They enjoy sharing their love of dancing with everyone they meet. Their approach to dancing is to teach in a fun, positive, supportive environment which fosters the growth of the individual dancer, as well as create a friendly group of dancers.