Guard Staff

Alex Perez ( Varsity Winter Guard Designer ) has been involved in the Marching Arts for over 18 years.  At age 16, he joined the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps as a member of the Contra line.  He was also a member of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps where he was part of the Color Guard.  He returned to Boston to age out of the Color Guard in 2004.  After aging out, he then joined the createive and instructional teams of Magic of Orlando Drum and Bugle Corps and Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps.  He spent the last 7 years with The Cadets and rejoined the staff of Santa Clara Vanguard this past season.

In additionto his extensive experience in the drum corps activity, Alex has had a successful career in the Winter Guard arena.  Starting as a performing member with Braddock Independent World Guard for 8 years andis currently on their instructional staff.  He has designed for such groups as Cypress Bay HS (FL), Summerville HS (SC), Somerset HS (FL), West Johnson HS (NC), Miami Coral Park HS (FL), St. Joseph HS (Malaysia), Braddock Independent World (FL),

Black Gold Independent (TX), Salem Blue (MA) and Stoneman Douglas HS (FL).

Alex has had some amazing opportunities due to his involvement in the marching arts.  HE was a performing member of the Micro Magic Japan touring cast in 2001 and was the lead designer for the St. Joseph HS Marching Band in Kuching Malaysia, who was recently crowned the 2015 USBands Yamaha Cup Grand Champion.

Jordan Williams ( Varsity Winter Guard Designer ) began her color guard career over twenty-one years ago at North Forsyth High School. After graduation, she joined Carolina Visual Production winter guard, performing in Independent Open (2005, 2006) and serving as captain in Independent A (2007, 2008). She furthered her experience marching Southwind Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI World Class) in 2007 and Carolina Gold Drum & Bugle Corps (DCA A Class) in 2009.


Jordan served as assistant director and movement tech for CVP for three seasons, including 2010 as a WGI Independent A World Finalist. She also served as captain head of Carolina Gold Drum & Bugle Corps in 2010 where the corps finished 3rd in A class at world championships.


Jordan currently resides in Browns Summit with her husband, also named Jordan and their two sons, Cole (8) and Carson (6). She is excited to return to the field in the capacity of tech after a long hiatus focusing on her family and career!