Someone You Should Know: Alejandro Sanchez

A local dance instructor returns to the country he loves.


LAKEWOOD RANCH – A local business is heading to Cuba this year and bringing a whole dance troupe with them.

And one of the instructors is making a return to the country he loves.

Marco La Manno says Alejandro Sanchez is someone you should know on the Suncoast.

As an online bonus, SNN’s Marco La Manno received dance lessons while visiting Dancing on the Suncoast. Notice the look on his face when he realized he did everything correctly.

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Marco La Manno
New York born and Florida-raised Marco La Manno joined SNN in April 2016. His interest in weather goes back to elementary school. While attending the University of Florida, he forecasted weather for two years, won 1st Place in the College Florida Associated Press Broadcasters awards for Short Light Feature, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in broadcast news and a certificate in meteorology. His next stop was WMGT in Macon, Georgia. He forecasted weather in the Peach State for over 3 1/2 years, franchised many morning news segments from pet adoptions to video game previews, and won 1st Place for Best Light Feature at the Georgia Association of Broadcasters awards. In his spare time, Marco loves video gaming, movies, restaurant hunting, and cheering for the Florida Gators. Now he'll do it in the beautiful state where he was raised, plus he's only a few hours from family. He's thrilled to be here, and if you'd like to reach him, contact Marco at