Ilya Reyzin began dancing at the age of five in Russia. By eleven, he was 2nd in the junior division of the Open Russian National Championship. Over the next several years he represented Russia in multiple international championships achieving top placements in Latin and Standard divisions. At sixteen, he represented Russia in the World 10-Dance Championship in Austria and finished in the top ten.
After immigrating to the United States he competed across the country in Amateur Latin and Standard divisions, placing as an Amateur US National 10-Dance finalist four years in a row. He is a World American Rhythm Finalist, North American Rhythm Champion, and United States National 9-Dance Champion. Ilya is also an NADTA certified adjudicator in International Latin, International Ballroom, American Rhythm, and American Smooth and owner of the American Star Ball Championships and Rhythm DanceSport Center.