Staff & Sections

Faculty

Name Contact
Elizabeth (Betsy) McCann
Director of Marching and Athletic Bands
Assistant Director of Bands
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
612-625-7567 (Ferguson Hall)
612-625-5877 (Huntington Bank Stadium office)
kern0072@umn.edu
John Leonard
Assistant Director of Marching and Athletic Bands
Assistant Director of Bands
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
612-624-2793 (Huntington Bank Stadium office)
leona578@umn.edu
Emily Threinen
Director of Bands
Associate Professor
224 Ferguson Hall
612-624-6873 (Ferguson Band Office)
threinen@umn.edu 

Staff

Name Contact
Skeeter Burroughs
Marching Band Instructor
Gold Pep Band Director
Maroon Pep Band Director
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
612-624-2805
skeeter@umn.edu
Brian Johnson
Drill Writer
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
Joe Walsh
Drill Writer
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
Kelly Koski
Color Guard Instructor
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
Syressa Lewis
Color Guard Instructor
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
Kelley Lima
Drumline Instructor
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
Nicole Radotich
Ensemble Office Supervisor
194 Ferguson Hall
612-624-6873
rado0045@umn.edu
JoAnne Hartfiel
Marching Band Office Support Assistant
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium
hart0467@umn.edu
Kelly Nellis
Social Media Coordinator
G060C Huntington Bank Stadium

2023 Student Staff

Name Contact
Ben Check
Property Manager
mbprop@umn.edu
Sam Timanus
Property Manager
mbprop@umn.edu
Taylor Boothe
Uniform Manager
mbuni@umn.edu
Claire Yamamoto
Uniform Manager
mbuni@umn.edu
Maggie Hermanson
Librarian
mblib@umn.edu
Bela Litvinov
Business Manager
mbbiz@umn.edu
Angel Enhaynes
Field Staff Manager
ummbfieldstaff@gmail.com

Volunteer Staff

Name Name
Dave Whitaker
Photographer
Steve Baiel
Video Staff
John Pilla
Photographer
Magee Glenn-Burns
Video Staff
Tonya Wilson
Photographer
Melissa Spreeman
Video Staff
Kirk Juergens
Drum Major Instructor
Adam Connolly
Field Staff
Aaron Marks
Drum Major Instructor
Laura Ziegelski
Field Staff
Joe Walsh
Drum Major Instructor
Nola McDonald
Twirler Instructor
Josh Powers
Announcer
Jason Langworthy
Senior Advisor, Announcer
Leighanne Houserman
Medic
Mike Gaffron
Historian
   

2023 Student Leadership

Team leads indicated in bold. 

Position/Section Name
Drum Major Ari Martin
Block Captain Kindra Peterson
Piccolos/Flutes Ellie Davis Sorenson, Grace Petzold, Lauren Snapp, Shannon Thomas
Clarinets Andrew Guerra, Jack Kelly, Gwen Kleve, Abbie Marshall, Kara Olander, Laura Schoenzeit
Alto Saxophones Ashley Ballou, Colton Bauer, Jaelynn Jackson, Zach Schmitz, Evan Thornton
Tenor Saxophones Bela Litvinov, Ana McMahon, Christopher Zajac
Trumpets Isaiah Kline, Phoebe Kritsas, Emily Malmgren, Megan McKinnon, Nick Niziolek, Emily Pacel, Claire Pitrof, Luke Trussell, Nathan Trussell
Mellophones Josie Brody, Fiona Curran, Curtis Hance, Magnus Pierskalla
Trombones Topher Bell, Cole Blackett, Sam Brunner, Nick Hadacek, Blake LaBarge, Kindra Peterson, Brandon Wu
Baritones Andrew Bremner, Rachel Gross, Josh Pusch
Tubas Lucas Kerin, Joseph Madigan, Benjamin Popp, Jack Sjostrand, Jack Van Nurden
Drumline Nico Garcia, Kylie Johnson, Hannah Krause, Jarett Mosoti, Danny Vazquez
Color Guard CJ Bonk, Hannah Marshall, Olivia Stangler, Sammi Trost, Lindsey Wimmer
Big Ten Flags Andrew Ratz, Devon McCarthy
CAF Block Jessica Bade, Amanda Kumbera