1997 Bluecoats Hall of Fame Member
Carl started his drum corp career in 1961 marching 13 years with the Marion Cadets. Upon aging out, he was hired to be the Bluecoats’ head percussion instructor, a position he filled from 1975 until 1983. Under his direction, the Bluecoats percussion section won high percussion at the US Open in Marion, OH in 1978, 1981 and 1982. Carl also served as the corps’ staff coordinator from 1978-1983 and assistant director from 1980 -1982. Carl currently resides in Marion, OH were he is still an active percussion arranger and educator.