SCDA Instructor Bio

Name:  Francis J. Dance (nickname: Fran)

Occupation: Consulting Automotive Engineer

How long have you instructed with SCDA: Since 1996

Current Track Car: 2002 Mazda Miata Nardi Edition

Daily Driver: BMW X4

Favorite Track: Lime Rock Park

Most Memorable Track Experience:  Finishing 9th in SSGT class (1989 Pontiac Firebird) at the 1994 SCCA National Runoffs at Road Atlanta in the rain, after qualifying 24th.

What are your top 3 bucket list items:  Taking a Tibetan vacation, obtaining my private pilot’s license and scuba diving in the Gallipolis Islands

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose:  Ability to fly like Superman

Anything else you would like to share:  It has been my privilege and pleasure to share my track knowledge with SCDA participants for over 20 years.