The 2017 SPW Battery Staff

BATTERY CAPTION HEAD: RUDY FLORES

Rudy has marched with Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps 2001-2002. Rudy has been an educator for over 16 years and has taught, consulted, and arranged for many groups including Connecticut Hurricanes Senior Drum and Bugle Corps, Kilties Senior drum and Bugle Core.

Rudy has been involved with STRYKE since 2004 serving many roles, from snare tech to battery arranger. This year, he will be taking on the role as STRYKE’s Battery Caption Head.

BATTERY COORDINATOR: JOSH KING

Josh's marching experience includes, Southwind (DCI) 2002-2003, JSU (PASIC) 2004, Spirit 2004 and 2006. Music City Mystique 2007-2008. Josh's teaching experience includes, Music City Mystique 2009-2012, Infinity Percussion 2013, Crossmen 2013, The Cavaliers 2014-2015, and is currently the Percussion Director at Timber Creek HS in Orlando, FL.

Josh has been involved with STRYKE as a tenor tech since 2015. This season, Josh will be taking the position as Battery Coordinator. 

BASS TECH: FRANCISCO Torres

Frank has marched with Kiwanis Kavaliers 2005, Paradox Percussion Theater 2007, Carolina Crown 2007-2009, and Rhythm X (2009-2011). He has previously taught Infinity Percussion 2014-2015, and FIU Percussion 2015-2016. 

This will be Frank's first year working with STRYKE, and is excited to get to work as the Bass Technician for the 2017 season.

Snare Tech: Giovanni Pagliaro

Gio is a 2013-2015 STRYKE Alumni Member (Center Snare 2015). In addition, he marched Crown in 2014-2015, and Rhythm X in 2016.

This will be Gio's first year teaching at STRYKE.

Tenor Tech: Adam Hatfield 

Adam has been with STRYKE since 2013 and aged out last year as our Ensemble Leader. He has marched at Teal Sound 2012, and Boston Crusaders 2013-2015.

This will be Adam's first year teaching at STRYKE.

Bass Tech: Christopher Baños

Chris is a 2013 STRYKE Member. In addition, he has marched Crown 2013-2014, and Rhythm X 2014-2015. In 2016, Chris was the bass tech for the Colts.

This will be Chris's second year teaching the STRYKE Bass line.

Cymbal Tech: Brandyn Hundley

Brandyn is a STRYKE 2010-2012 Member. In addition, he has marched Teal Sound 2011-2012, and Music City Mystique in 2013. He has gone on to teach at Mandarins (DCI) in 2014, and REEF Independent in 2015. 

This will be Brandyn's second year teaching the STRYKE Cymbal line.

Cymbal Tech: Justin Robards

Marching experience includes: Tampa Bay Thunder 2000-2001, Kiwanis Kavaliers 2002-2003. Teaching Includes Kiwanis 2004, Magic of Orlando 2005, Paradox Percussion Theater 2006-2007, Teal Sound 2008-2010, Infinity Percussion 2008-2010, and Aquarius 2011.

Justin has been with STRYKE since 2012.