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USF Herd of Thunder’s 2016-17 Season

2016-17 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 Assistant
Lynzi Carlson

Graduate Assistant
Christi Durham

Graduate Assistant
Mitchell Reed

Color Guard Director
Jamie Dyer

Color Guard Technician
Elizabeth Bannon

Drill Writer
Stephen Alia

The Voice of the Herd of Thunder
Beau Edwardson

2016-17 Herd of Thunder Student Leadership

Band Captains
Ashley Cayer, Jessica Steele

Drum Majors
Tyler Carr, Justin Mouriz, Razanne Oueini, Scott Schiff

Logistics Crew
Craig Kleinert, Savannah Lashley, Ben Rychel

Social Media
Noga Afik

Historians
Alex Bortz, Trevor Valdez

Librarians
Kimberly Bert, Mahri Lee, Jordan Schueler

Marketing/Communications Officers
Sarah Cutler, Emily Dachs, Garrett Green, Marisa Knight

Woodwind Section Leaders
Stephanie Ramirez, Brianna Wilson – Fliccolo
Mark Hernandez, Steven Schoenfeld – Clarinet
Kalen Hess, Miranda Sullivan – Alto Sax
Taylor Denny, Niles Loughlin – Tenor Sax

Brass Section Leaders
Anthony Claro, Seth Herwitz, Rampses Viracacha – Trumpet
Derik Galullo, Genevieve Rodriguez – Mellophone
Kelsey Donahoo, Derek Farmer – Trombone
Matthew Harvey, Ricky Zeitler – Baritone
AJ Ellis, Tyler Johnson, Alex Suarez – Tuba

Percussion Section Leaders
Panos Valavanis – Snare
Marty McHale – Tenors
Nick Remy – Bass Drums
Ashton Lum, John Stacy – Cymbals

Color Guard Captains
Ariel Davis, Kassidy Garcia, Melanie Hogan


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