Gary McDonald started dancing at a very early age of 7. He established a competitive partnership in 1991 with Diana McDonald and quickly became very successful.
Gary has achieved many victories throughout his career including becoming a World Professional 10 Dance Champion, the first American ever to win a World Title. He is also a 10-time United States Professional 10 Dance Champion, a United States Professional Latin Champion, a United States Professional Ballroom Showdance Champion, a United States Professional Latin Showdance Champion and was a representative of the United States in a record 24 World Championships, both as an Amateur and Professional competitor.
Gary is the studio director of Rogers Dance Center in Hackensack, New Jersey and the owner and in house coach of Rogers Dance Center in Fairfield, New Jersey with partner Diana McDonald.