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Jimmy & Carol Griffin

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Jimmy and Carol began Square Dancing in 1983 and Round Dancing in 1985. They are members of The Round Dance Council of Florida, of which Carol was President in 1995, ICBDA and Roundalab. They were Vice Chairman of Rounds at the 46th National Square Dance Convention in, Orlando, FL, in 1997.

Presently they have a Phase 4 & 5 Round Dance Club, Spinarounds. They also BOTH cue at several local clubs. They are on staff of one of Florida's most popular Festivals "The Sunshine Festival" which has now become �The Florida Winter Festival� an annual event in January. They have been featured leaders at the Red River Halloween Ball in Bossier City, LA. twice.

They have choreographed some very popular dances such as: Return to Sender, Volcano Samba, Blue Side Of Lonesome, Musical Fantasy, A Fool Such As I, Time To Rumba, I Really Don't Want To Know and La Mer D'Amour. They have taught and cued at several National Conventions, numerous weekend specials, educational clinics/seminars, State Conventions and Charity Events.

In addition to their busy dance schedule, they both are employed full time Jimmy by the City of St. Petersburg as a Water Maintenance Technician and Carol at Westgate Elementary as the Data Management Technician.

We have three sons. Bruce our oldest son and lives in PA with his wife Illiana and our only grandchild, Alexander. Bruce is the lead singer/song writer for a rock band and works in Philadelphia designing business web based applications. Illiana is now working as an actress in some commercials and theater.  Jeffrey our middle child has completed his time in the Army and has now joined the Air Force. He is now a doctor and is doing his 5 years of residency in Long Island New York. Jimi our youngest son has completed his time in the Marines. He is a Firefighter/Paramedic at the Clearwater Fire Department. He also works at hospital on his off days.