Rich has been dancing since he was a teenager, mastering many different dance styles. He has been a member of the Atlanta Swing Dancers Club since its inception and has served as President, Social Director and Treasurer. Rich, an ambassador of swing, supports and attends many local and national dance events, often providing workshops and exhibitions. He managed ASDC’s co-sponsorship of its first national event, Smoky Mountain Boogie 99. Rich served the as an ABA Director representing ASDC as Treasurer of the ABA. He was also responsible for creating web sites for both the ASDC and the ABA.