Michael Norris and LeAnn Best, have been Carolina Shag dancers for 15 years, winning for the first time in the Junior I Division of the National Shag Dance Championships in 1994.
They swept the Junior II division for the next 5 consecutive years, taking 1st place from 1996 through 2000. In 1996, they won the Best Overall Award at the National Shag Dance Championships, the first ever for a Junior Division couple. They repeated as Best Overall Champions in 1997, 1999, 2000 and 2002! Moving into the Pro Shag Division in 2001, they placed second and the next year won their first Professional Division title at the National Shag Dance Championships.
They are the current event directors for the USA Grand National Dance Championships.