Athletic Bands

Current Athletic Bands Committee

University of Missouri

Amy Knopps (Chair)

University of Wyoming

Joseph Carver

University of New Hampshire

Casey Goodwin

Western Carolina University

Jack Eaddy

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Barry L. Houser

Louisiana State University

Kelvin Jones

Jackson State University

Roderick Little

University of Minnesota

Betsy McCann

University of Washington

Brad McDavid

Northwestern State University

Daniel McDonald

Auburn University

Corey Spurlin

Tarleton State University

Gary Westbrook

Hosts & Schedules of Past Athletic Band Symposia

2023 – University of Cincinnati, host – Christopher J. Nichter

2022 – University of Central Florida, host – Dave Schreier, Tremon Kizer, Scott Lubaroff

2021 – CBDNA Virtual Athletic Band Symposium – Athletic Band Committee

2020 – CBDNA Virtual Athletic Band Symposium – Athletic Band Committee

2019 – University of Washington, host – Brad McDavid

2018 – University of Texas, hosts – Scott Hanna, Ryan Kelly, Joshua Gall

2017 – University of Massachusetts – Amherst, host – Timothy Anderson

2016 – University of Minnesota, hosts – Tim Diem, Betsy McCann

2015 – Colorado State University, hosts – Rebecca Phillips, Richard Frey

2014 – University of Virginia, hosts – Bill Pease, Andrew Koch

2013 – University of Oklahoma, host – Debra Traficante

2012 – Ohio State University, host – Jon Waters

2011 – Arizona State University, host – Jim Hudson

2010 – University of Louisville, host – Greg Byrne

2009 – University of Connecticut, host – David Mills, Marvin McNeill

2008 – University of Washington, host – Brad McDavid

2007 – Michigan State University, hosts – John T. Madden, Isaiah Odajima

2006 – University of North Carolina, hosts – Jeff Fuchs, Matt McClure

2005 – University of Illinois, host – Tom Caneva, Gary Smith

2004 – Ohio State University, hosts – Jon Woods, Jon Waters

2003 – Ohio State University, hosts – Jon Woods, Jon Waters

2002 – Ohio State University, host – Jon Woods

*The past schedules are currently being compiled and will be available on this site in PDF format soon. Please direct questions to Barry L. Houser (

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Statement on Hazing and Student Conduct

The following statement was developed in 2013 and formally adopted by the Athletic Band Committee in June, 2014.

The members of the College Band Directors National Association discourage hazing in any form and encourage bands to fully comply with the hazing and student conduct standards of their institutions.