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USF Herd of Thunder’s 2017-18 Season

2017-18 Herd of Thunder Staff

Director of Bands
Dr. John Carmichael

Associate Director of Bands
Director of Athletic Bands

Dr. Matthew McCutchen

Assistant Director of Bands
“Rumble” Pep Band Director
Bryan Braue

Academic Program Specialist
Office Administrator / HOT Webmaster
Jason Bombaugh

Percussion Coordinator
Kevin von Kampen

Graduate Assistants
Christi Durham, Lauren Gates, Mitchell Reed

Color Guard Director
Elizabeth Bannon

Drill Designer
Stephen Alia

The Voice of the Herd of Thunder
Beau Edwardson

2017-18 Herd of Thunder Student Leadership

Band Captains
Noga Afik, Jessica Steele

Drum Majors
Mark Hernandez, Tyler Harris, Justin Mouriz, Steven Schoenfeld

Logistics Crew
Kira Benton, Caleb Green, Savannah Lashley, Ben Rychel

Social Media
Jonathan Maye

Historians
Alex Bortz, Elizabeth Faber

Librarians
Janette Adams, Mahri Lee, Lydia Wilson

Marketing/Communications Officers
Cristina Klein, Gabby Schwein, Rachel Stacy

Woodwind Section Leaders
Katie Healey, Paula Ramirez – Fliccolo
Kristen Strychalski, Keegan Wertz – Clarinet
Jeremy Law, Austin Wiegers – Alto Sax
Joseph Candela, Katie Tauch – Tenor Sax

Brass Section Leaders
Seth Herwitz, Kelsie Howell, Brook Shendok – Trumpet
Travis Hong, Genevieve Rodriguez – Mellophone
Garrett Clifford, McKenna Sawyer – Trombone
Matthew Harvey, Ricky Zeitler – Baritone
Micayla Ceccio, Hunter Thorn – Tuba

Percussion Section Leaders
Panos Valavanis – Snare
Marty McHale – Tenors
Kenneth Blankenship – Bass Drums
Ashley Bannister, Ashton Lum – Cymbals

Color Guard Captains
TBD


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