Kyle Swartz (Harrisonburg, VA)

Visual Effect – Press Box

Kyle Swartz currently attends James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA where he is pursuing a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in music. Kyle marched mellophone with Carolina Crown from 2008-11, then aged out with the Madison Scouts in 2012, when he received the award for “Visual Rookie of the Year.” Kyle’s teaching career began at York High School in Yorktown, VA where he’s been the visual caption head for the past 8 years.

In 2013, he taught the visual program for James F. Byrnes High School in Duncan, SC when Byrnes became the 5A Upper State Champions. After aging out from drum corps in 2012, Kyle joined the Madison Scouts visual staff where he taught for two years. Kyle also has been designing drill for marching bands in the southeast including York High School (2014 US Bands VA State Champion) and James F. Byrnes High School (2016 SC 5A State Champion, 2014 BOA Jacksonville Class 4A Champions, 2016 4A Champions at Winston-Salem Regioal), and numerous other schools.