Colts Announce 2017 Color Guard Team

October 24, 2016

The Colts are pleased to announce their color guard staff for the 2017 season. The team will be led by Caption Head and Designer Brandon Smith. Brandon will be returning for his sixth season as color guard caption head and seventh overall. Stepping into a new role as assistant caption head is Colts alum Elana Siegel. Elana is entering her ninth year with the organization, having marched for four years (2009 - 2012) and been on staff since 2013. Elana started the first ever color guards in Eastern Europe and also has been working with Western European drum corps the past two summers.

The choreographers for the summer will be Byron Valentine and Kayne O'Brien. Byron is currently employed as a designer for FJM Inc. and has been active as an instructor, designer and adjudicator throughout the country. Kayne joins the Colts from the Cincinnati area where he is an instructor for several color guards in the area.

Returning to the color guard staff this year will be Danielle Marquardt, Steven MacAlpine, Hillary Hannan, and Joshua Lear. New to the color guard staff this year will be Nicole Younger and Caleb Brown, as well as Colts alums Julie Rohrabaugh and Tim Coady.

CLICK HERE to view an updated 2017 staff list with bios for the color guard team members.

Colts 2017 Membership Information
The Colts 2017 membership brochure is now available online. CLICK HERE to view a PDF of the 2017 Membership Information.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the 2017 Colts, click the JOIN button on the top of the home page, and follow the step-by-step instructions. Be sure to RSVP for camp as well!

To read more about the 2017 audition weekend schedule and expectations of interested students, CLICK HERE.

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