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Director:  Brian D. Sheehe  

Brian is a graduate of Van Buren HS and Ohio Northern University with a Bachelors in Music Education.  In 1994 Brian took his first teaching job with Montpelier Schools. There he taught 5-12 Band and general music.  He also founded their indoor drumline and they competed at Morehead State University's "A Day of Marching Percussion" for three years.  In 1997 he came to Findlay City Schools and began work at Donnell Middle School as well as working with Findlay High School Indoor Drumline "Pyskosis" for two seasons.  In 1998 he started the SHOCKWAVE Drumline.  The first year they had nine members in the group.  Over the years SHOCKWAVE has earned several medals including State Champion Gold Medalists in 2009 and again in 2010.  Brian was also named OIPA Percussion Director of the Year in both 2010 and 2012.  Brian is a four time Golden Apple nominee, the 2004 Bruce B. Hill award winner, Who's Who in Music Education and the Arlington VFW 2012 Teacher of the Year.  Brian's groups have participated in NOIPA, MEPA, OIPA and WGI.  In addition to being the director, Brian works with the Bass Drums and writes the drill.  Brian is currently on the OIPA Board of Directors and has previously served two years on the OIPA Board as Second Vice-President and Secretary.  Brian is the webmaster for the OIPA website.

Bass Drums/GE:  Bob Grandbois

Bob started in Drum Corps in 1973.  He marched with Avant Guarde Drum Corps in 1979.  He was in the in Coast Guard Band in 1980.  Then he marched with the Boston Crusaders in 1981 and 1982 and then was on the staff in 1983.  Bob is a currently an alumni of the Crusaders.  He marched with the Connecticut Hurricanes (Senior Corps) in 1984.  He has marched with a Drill team since 1990 (currently holding State and National Championships).  He has been with the group since 2004.  He is a Jeweler here in Findlay and has been doing this for 25 + years.

Battery:  Brian Fortin

Brian is an alumni of our program as well as the Findlay High School Marching Band, Findlay Indoor Drumline, and the Findlay First Edition. Brian has played Drum Set, Bass Drum, Snare Drum, and Cymbals. He is also the Assistant Director of SHOCKWAVE Regional A looking towards leading the group in 2017-2018.  Brian has been with SHOCKWAVE since 2013.

Pit:  Katie Brown

Katie is a Bowling Green State University graduate.  She was part of the Perrysburg HS Drumline.  Katie has been on staff with both the Maumee HS and Perryburg HS Drumlines.  She was also a featured Clinician for the OIPA "Hands on Day for Percussion".  Katie also has a private lesson studio.  Katie has been with SHOCKWAVE since 2012.

Electronics:  Roy Brim

Roy has been part of our team for the past 5 years.  He is an active member of the staff always finding better ways to make everything run smoothly in both the pit and visual/props program.

Uniforms/Spirit/Design:  Tracie Brodman

This will be Tracie's first year on staff.  Andrea works at the Treasurer's Office for FCS.  

Tarp: Jason Morsfield

This will be Jason's fourth year on staff with SHOCKWAVE.

Meals:  To Be Determined

To Be Determined

Truck Crew:  Jason Morsfield & Jason Ford

Jason is the Lead Truck Dad in his fourth year on staff.  This will be Jason's second year on the Crew.

 

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