Delores Brown Finlayson
Her dedication to and passion for the sport led her to sit on the Board of Directors of the National Double Dutch League. She serves as an official for the Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem. Certified by The Protocol School of Washington as a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant, Delores also officiated for the New York City Public School Athletic League.
In addition, she is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. A long-time resident of New York, Delores is happily married to her husband of over 20 years.
Her motto: “Life is not about you but what you do while you’re in it.”
De’Shone Adams Goodson
Has served as an official at the Apollo Theater’s Double Dutch Holiday Classic. She also judged the freestyle event at the American Double Dutch League world championship.
De’Shone resides in upstate New York with her husband and their daughter. Her strong faith in God allows her to continue moving forward and stay true to her motto, “Never give up.” She enjoys exercising, creative writing, solving mysteries, spending time with family and friends, and serving her community.
A woman who strives to be obedient to God, De’Shone seeks to fulfill her purpose in life as she pursues her passion: being of service to others.
Robin Oakes Watterson
Officiates the world championship competition for the American Double Dutch League and the National Double Dutch League at the legendary Apollo Theater. She also judges the fusion freestyle competition at the annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic.
Robin, co-founder of the Watterson & Short Double Dutch League, enjoys creating never-before-seen freestyle routines. She’s committed to helping others reach their full potential not only as Double Dutch jumpers but in all areas of their lives. Robin has two daughters and a son, and resides in Fredericksburg, VA, with her husband of 25 years.
Adrienne “Nikki” Adams Howell
Enjoys helping up-and-coming Double Dutch competitors reach their full potential. She officiates for the American Double Dutch League, the National Double Dutch League, and the New York City Public School Athletic League. Nikki has two grown sons and resides in Harlem with her husband.