Oregon Crusaders has assembled an incredibly gifted staff of educators who bring the magic of its program to life.
Health and Wellness
Since being exposed to drum and bugle corps at a young age, a love for the marching arts keeps him involved in the activity. 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. While a young family and busy career keeps him from touring with the corps, Bill is honored to work with an excellent, experienced health team. Realizing these are some of the best years for the corps members, the health team’s passion is a healthy, competitive corps.
Jen has a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and previously worked as a personal trainer and instructor for group exercise classes specific to cancer survivors, older adults, cardiac rehab, and people living with
Parkinson’s disease. Throughout her college career, she has remained active in music ensembles and continues to play trumpet with community bands in her spare time.
Jen is passionate about movement of the human body and is in her final year of the University of Puget Sound Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
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
Darrek has worked at Western Lane Ambulance District since 1996, and is currently a Critical Care Paramedic and Supervisor.
Since 2001, Darrek has been teaching Paramedic practical skills at Lane Community College, and recently became the EMS Program Clinical Coordinator. He is a certified instructor in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Life Support.
For the last 4 years, Darrek has been honored to serve as a medical volunteer and flight leader for South Willamette Valley Honor Flight. This is a national non profit organization who’s mission is transporting local WWII, Korean, and Vietnam veterans to Washington D.C. to visit their war memorials. The hub has transported and honored over 400 local war time veterans in the last four years since he started its Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SWVHF/
This will be Darrek’s third season in providing FIrst Aid and CPR training to Oregon Crusaders