Mike Scott, CEO
Mike Scott is the Chief Executive Officer at Bluecoats where he oversees the strategic vision of the non-profit and manages the organization’s programs which reach thousands of aspiring student performers each year. In his role as CEO, Mike is the ensemble director for ... | Read More
Jonathan Vanderkolff, Artistic Director / Visual Designer
Jonathan Vanderkolff has enjoyed a long and successful career in the performing arts, including serving as Stage Director and an original member of the creative team for the Tony Award-winning production Blast!
In addition to Blast!, for which he won an Emmy ... | Read More
Jim Moore, Guard Caption Supervisor/ Designer/ Choreographer
Jim Moore won an Emmy Award and was nominated for a Tony Award as a choreographer, designer, and performer for Blast!. In addition, Jim was involved in the creation of Shockwave, CyberJam, and M.I.X. and has danced professionally for almost 20 years, beginning ... | Read More
Greg Lagola, Costume Designer & Choreographer
2018 will mark his 38th year in the world of Drum Corps and color guard, as a performer, designer, and choreographer. Over the years Greg has designed and choreographed for The Sunrisers senior corps, Cadets, and Santa Clara Vanguard in the Summer, and for Emerald ... | Read More
Christopher Drake, Programs Manager
Christopher Drake is active in the marching arts in a variety of capacities — from his full-time employment at Bluecoats, to announcing Winter Guard International, Bands of America, and local circuits in Indiana, Christopher’s commitment to the activity is strong.
At Bluecoats, ... | Read More
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
Kathy Pearson, Assistant Guard Caption Head
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
Carol Abohatab, Choreographer
Carol Abohatab is a choreographer and instructor for Bluecoats Indoor and the Bluecoats Drum Corps, specializing in dance and movement. She has been with the Bluecoats since 2013 and Bluecoats Indoor since its inception 2017.
Originally from the Northeast, Carol made her way west ... | Read More
Jeremiah Wooten, Associate Programs Manager - CRM & IT
Jeremiah Wooten first got involved with Bluecoats in 2017, when Christopher Drake convinced him to come help kick off the inaugural season of Bluecoats Indoor. After working as an administrative intern for the 2018 indoor season, Jeremiah worked some projects on the development side of the ... | Read More