||Ted has been involved in the pageantry arts through the years as a designer, instructor, performer, administrator and adjudicator. He began his pageantry career in 1982 at the age of 12 marching with River City Railmen Drum and Bugle Corps from Omaha, NE. His other performance experiences include the Sky Ryders Drum and Bugle Corps of Hutchinson, KS and Contempo WInterguard from Dallas, TX
Ted along with his wife were directors of the Frisco HS color guard from 1995-2003 and served on the executive board of the North Texas Colorguard Association from 1997-2003. He currently works as a visual design consultant for the Wakeland HS Band, a 5-time BOA Regional FInalist, BOA Super Regional FInalist and 5 time Texas UIL State Marching Band finalist and the Wakeland HS Winter Guard 2016 WGI Scholastic Open FInalist as well as the Coppell HS WInter Guard. Ted began judging winter guard and band in 2002 and judging for Winter Guard International (WGI) in 2004 and for Drum Corps International (DCI) in 2015. He has judged throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.
Outside of the pageantry arts Ted is an Associate Vice President of Digital Strategy for Ansira Marketing Services. Ted and his wife Melinda and three sons (a trombone player, a trumpet player and french horn player) live in Frisco, TX