Guard

Lindsay Kusmierczak, Guard Caption Head

Lindsay Kusmierczak is a native of Southern Illinois, and has been involved in the pageantry arts for over 20 years. After beginning her color guard career by joining in her high school’s marching band and winter guard programs, Lindsay spent her summers marching with ... | Read More

Rosie Queen, Guard Advisor

Rosie Queen (Miller) has been active in the world of pageantry since 1983.  She has taught DCI drum corps such as:  The Cadets of Bergen County, Cavaliers, Carolina Crown, & Madison Scouts. She is currently the director at Carmel H.S. where she has built ... | Read More

Samia Mooney, Movement Instructor

A native of Northern California, Samia Mooney began performing with the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets in 2003 as a member of the color guard.  She then went on to complete her drum corps career as a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard from 2004-2008, while ... | Read More

Kathy Pearson, 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 ... | Read More

Carrie Short, Guard Instructor

Carrie Short has been involved with the pageantry arts since 1989 when she began her performing career in Kentucky.  Following high school, Carrie marched various independent winter guard including The Pride of Cincinnati and The Company Winter Guard.

Ms. Short has been a ... | Read More

Cara Unger, Guard Instructor

Cara grew up and currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. She first began her journey in the performing arts at age 4, when she was enrolled in tap, jazz, tumbling, and ballet classes. Her dancing career continued throughout middle school, even when she began spending much ... | Read More

Aylin Vural, Guard Instructor

Aylin Vural  currently lives in Akron, OH and is the Guard Director and Designer at Kent State University, as well as choreographer for various high schools in Texas, Ohio and Maryland.  She also studies Massage Therapy at Northcoast Medical Training Academy.

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Austin Katona, Guard Instructor

As a native of San Diego, California, Austin Katona started his performing career at a young age in dance, gymnastics and theater. Austin joined his high school’s colorguard during his sophomore year, and performed with Gold Drum and Bugle ... | Read More