High School Band Director
2018 begins my 14th year as a music educator, and 1st year as Director of Bands for Rains ISD. Previous to Rains, I served as Director of Bands for Palestine ISD in Palestine, Texas. While at Palestine, the band program almost doubled in size and the PHS band earned the UIL Sweepstakes Award for Superior Rated Marching Band, Concert Band, and Sight Reading. I have also served as Director of Bands for Community ISD, and Assistant Band Director for Pine Tree ISD, Kaufman ISD, and Redwater ISD.
Master of Music (2014) Stephen F. Austin State University
Bachelor of Music (2004) Henderson State University
I am a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Association of Texas Small School Bands, Texas Bandmasters, and Percussive Arts Society.
This is my first year at Rains ISD. I will be teaching high school and junior high band.
My wife Dana is a Mathematics Professor at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas. Our children are Daniel and Nova. Daniel and Nova go to school in Rains ISD. We also have a Great Dane named Sasha.