Innovation and growth seen for 2017
We are incredibly excited to announce the health and wellness team for the 2017 season! Led by Emily Feck, the health and wellness team will be working to keep this corps on the field and performing at their best.
Here is a quick rundown on what you can expect for 2017.
Returning for her third summer, Emily Feck will be the head athletic trainer. She focused on performing art medicine her senior year during an internship with the Cincinnati Ballet. After graduation Emily toured as the Head Athletic Training for Blast! during the 2014 Japanese tour.
Bill Schueler returns to his second year as a member of the Oregon Crusaders health staff. He holds a master’s degree in nursing and board certification as an emergency nurse and healthcare violence prevention specialist. He has had the opportunity to serve as adjunct percussion instructor for Century High School since 2007. Bill was member the Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corp’s front ensemble from 1998 to 1999.
Diobel Mendoza-Castner earned both her B.S. and M.S. in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. She is also a founding member of the Health and Wellness program for the Concord Blue Devils (2014 to present). Diobel is no stranger to the performing arts. Aside from a long history in dance, Diobel was a member of the James Logan High School World Guard (2000-2002), the Concord Blue Devils A Corps Color Guard (2004-2005) and a performer with Blue Devils Entertainment.
Devon Nash is excited to join the health and wellness team and the DCI family. Graduating from Western Michigan University in December of 2017, Devon completed a bachelor of science degree in athletic training and a bachelor of arts degree in dance. Devon completed years of performance in the Western Michigan Dance Department, while also covering multiple concerts as their athletic trainer. Devon spent 5 years teaching at a dance studio in western Michigan, and completed 3.5 years on Western Michigan’s Dance Team where she performed with the marching band at various Western events and sport games.
Read more about the OC17 health and wellness staff on the Operations Staff page.