Our Coaches
Fredric & Vicki Frennessen


Surrey BLDC’s professional coaches are Vicki & Fredric Frennessen. They have been dancing for over 35 years and started competing together in September 1994.


They now run their own Ballroom dance school in Camberley and Basingstoke called Dancerite.

You can find details at www.dancerite.co.uk where you can also find out about any private lessons and other classes.


Here’s a small list of their acheivements: 


  • They became the United Kingdom Closed Professional Modern Champions in July 2000 and reached the final in the British National Championships Nov 2000.

  • 12th place at the World Professional Classic Showdance, December 2001

  • 2nd place at the UK Classic Showdance, held at the Night of 100 stars, October 2001.

  • UK representatives at the World classic Showdance, Toronto Canada 2002. 



Fredric is also a keen photographer and has successfully completed a two year City & Guild accreditation in photography. He is in high demand at prestigious dance events and other functions.


Vicki has worked for more than 8 years in the beauty industry. She has extensive experience in grooming and makeup and held the position of Training Executive for Estee Lauder. So girls, if you want some make up advice for competitions Vicki is the one to ask! 

Michael and Nika Foskett


The club's newest coaches are Michael and Nika, who have been dancing together since 2013. Michael started dancing when he was 5, growing up in Surrey and started competing at 10. Nika started dancing when she was 12 in Kiev, and together they have won many prestigious titles in the youth category:

  • United Kingdom Closed Youth Ballroom Champions

  • Galaxy Imperial Youth Ballroom Champions

  •  Europa Imperial Youth Ballroom Champions

  •  Embassy Ball Youth Ballroom Champions

  •  WDC World Youth Ballroom Champions

  •  British National Youth Ballroom Champions

  •  British Open Youth Ballroom Champions

Now the couple compete in the amateur category, whilst also studying for their degrees! Nika has graduated with a degree in management and Michael studies with us at the University of Surrey, doing a PHD in mathematics.