Guard Instructor

Kathy has been involved in the pageantry activity for over 35 years. This will be her 7th year with the BCCG. Her instructional experience includes numerous years over 2 decades with the Santa Clara Vanguard working with both the Drum Corps and Winterguard, winning both DCI and WGI. Over the years she has worked with the San Francisco Renegades, Monta Vista High School, Live Oak High School and James Logan High School.

Kathy’s performance career began at age 10. At 12 she joined the Santa Clara Vanguard, beginning her record-setting 9 year membership in the “A” corps. She has also performed with the Royal Sabres Winterguard and San Francisco Renegades Senior corps and Vanguard Alumni corps and Winterguard.

Kathy resides in San Jose, CA with her husband Jeff, an administrative consultant with the Boston Crusaders, and her son Derek, who is following in his family’s footsteps as a 2nd year baritone player with the Blue Devils C Corps. Kathy has an MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University and is the Director of Technical Accounting for Leeyo Software, the leader in Revenue Automation Software.