Dan Baird is a Knoxville native who claimed North Carolina as home for ten years. He is married with twin teen-aged sons. Dan is an Ice Chalet veteran dating back to the 1970s when he was introduced to skating as a student in the UT class. He took lessons from Robert Unger, passing tests in Freestyle, Dance, and Couples.
Dans real passion is teaching basic lessons. His teaching philosophy is a strong foundation of the basic fundamentals is essential in skating as well as in life.