A Few Positions Needed for Bloo19 Summer Tour

It really does take a village! Bluecoats is seeking to fill these remaining roles necessary to make the 2019 Bluecoats Experience the best yet:

  • Associate Athletic Trainer (ATC)

  • Various volunteer drivers

  • Foodservice Manager

  • Videography & Content Intern

  • Volunteer cooks

  • Volunteer sewing staff

Want to help? Here’s a little bit more to know about each job.

Associate Athletic Trainer (ATC)

We’re looking for a short term Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) to work for 2-3 weeks at the start of our Spring Training. This is a non-touring, paid position for an Athletic Trainer with a passion for performing arts Health & Wellness. You’ll join a world-class Health & Wellness team and help ensure the corps’ performers are in the best health to start the season! The position will run from May 15th until approximately June 1st, potentially as late as June 15th.

Qualified and available candidates should apply by emailing Mike Scott at mscott@bluecoats.com.

Volunteer Drivers

Want to help Bluecoats get down the road?

We tour with two non-commercial vehicles and we need your help! We’re seeking excellent, confident drivers who are willing to drive overnight and sleep in schools across the US during the day. These drivers will drive either a 15-passenger van pulling an enclosed trailer, or a retrofit ambulance truck pulling an enclosed trailer. Neither job requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), although we may ask the truck driver to submit a physical and drug test.

If you’re available, check out our open slots at our volunteer portal - timecounts.org/bluecoats. With questions please email Genevieve Geisler at ggeisler@bluecoats.com.

Foodservice Manager

We’re looking for a Foodservice Manager! This person must have kitchen management or professional foodservice experience and be ready to operate a semi truck kitchen that serves more than 800 meals per day to the best kids and educators you’ll ever meet! The position begins on June 15th and runs until the DCI World Championships on August 11th in Indianapolis, IN. You’ll have a bed on one of our custom sleeper coaches!

Interested candidates should apply by emailing Genevieve Geisler at ggeisler@bluecoats.com.

vIDEOGRAPHY & CONTENT INTERN

We’re seeking a second content intern that has lots of videography experience. Interested candidates should be available from May 15th until the DCI World Championships on August 11th. Qualified candidates should send a resume and portfolio including a reel to Mike Scott at mscott@bluecoats.com.

Volunteer Cooks

Are you a parent or drum corps fan that wants to tour with the Bluecoats? Well, this is the most popular way to do just that.

You’ll find open slots during Spring Training and on tour at our volunteer portal - timecounts.org/bluecoats. Sign-up today! Email questions to Genevieve Geisler at ggeisler@bluecoats.com.

Volunteer Sewing Staff

We need a few great sewers to help us with costume alterations and fittings during Spring Training. The timing of the position is variable. Interested volunteers should email Costume Manager Kristen Wolters at kwolters@bluecoats.com.

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Mike Scott

Mike Scott is a clinician, consultant, and the CEO of Rhythm X, Inc., a non-profit music education company in Dayton, Ohio. Mike earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 2012. There he studied percussion and conducting and completed the Farmer School of Business Summer Institute. Before beginning his career as an administrator and teacher, Mike was an active performer in the marching arts. In 2011 Mike was the conductor of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps of Canton, Ohio and was a performer in Rhythm X’s percussion ensemble from 2011-2012. Mike was also a member of the Miami University Marching Band for four years, serving as the drum major during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2013 Mike began work at Rhythm X, Inc. as the Operations Director, managing the business development and logistics of the organization. He was also the Director of Instrumental Music at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, Ohio. There he taught band, orchestra, and general music in grades 6-12. Prior to the 2015 competitive season, Mike became the first full-time employee at Rhythm X, Inc. as the company’s CEO. There he works with the organization’s President Tim Fairbanks to develop the future strategy of the company. During the summer months, Mike travels the country with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps as the group’s Tour Administrator. He has also served as the tour manager of The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Mike proudly endorses Innovative Percussion, Etymotic Research, and Fred J. Miller Inc.