Vance McDaniel started learning to call square dancing in 1966 at the age of thirteen while living in Germany. He has been club caller for many square dance clubs in North Carolina, and in 1995 he became club caller for the Cary Cross Trailers.
In April 2016, Vance was honored with the CALLERLAB Half Century Award for his 50 years of calling! Vance is a past President of the NC Callers Association. He records on Platinum Records and is BMI and ASCAP licensed. Vance calls Basic, Mainstream, Plus, Advanced A1 and A2, and Challenge C1.
Patty has served in leadership roles in local, regional, and national organizations since 1996. She is currently a member of the Metrolina Caller and Cuers Assn., a member of the NC Callers Assn., and program chair for the NC Square Dance Convention. Patty and her husband Steve were the Square Dance Program Vice Chairs for the 68th NSDC in Atlanta. She served as the Chairman of the Board for CALLERLAB from 2017-2019. She began calling in New England in 1995. Patty calls for Square Heels several times a year!
Marty Northrup first started square dancing September 1975 in upstate New York and began learning to call a year later. In 1999, he and his family relocated to Western North Carolina. Marty calls for many clubs throughout North and South Carolina as well as Georgia. He calls for Square Heels several times a year!