Craig started square dancing in 1962 and began his square dance calling career in 1969.
Following his retirement from the US Postal Service in the fall of 2002, Craig expanded his 50 year calling calling career by developing a full time calling program.
Craig is currently calling over 158 nights a year across the United States and Canada. Craig resides in the state of Oregon where he maintains a home program that ranges from Mainstream all the way through A2 and cues Round Dances Phase 2 thru 4 and. Craig also calls for One Night Party Hoedown Dances some which are annual events. Craig is club caller for the following clubs:
Fairway Village Squares, Vancouver, WA
R Square D, Longview-Kelso, WA
St Helens Squares, St Helens, OR
Tumbleweeds, (4th Fridays), Milwaukie, OR
Valley Squares, Beaverton, OR
Craig is an accredited member of CALLERLAB and is ASCAP/BMI licensed. Craig is Past President of the North Willamette Callers & Cuers Association.
Craig has recorded on Rawhide-Buckskin and Cascade Records.
Craig has been Caller Schedule Programmer for the following Square Dance Festivals, 1994-Vice Chairman, Square Dance Programmer, 2007- USA West Convention, Pocatello, ID and, 2016- WA State Festival, Longview, WA.
Craig was the Featured Caller/Keynote Speaker at Washington State 49th Education & Leadership. Craig has also called calle for individual clubs, weekends and, festivals having called at National, State and Area functions and, would love to call for your function as well.
Craig's love of calling is evident by his enthusiasm displayed behind the mike. He believes Square Dancing should be "FUN", no matter what level is being called. Craig's motto is - "If it's not Fun, I will not do it!
59894 Suncrest Dr.
St Helens, OR 97051