Color Guard Instructor
Mr. Cain is an alumnus of RCHS/RMSST where he completed four years of marching band on trumpet and served on the leadership team. He later marched trumpet at Georgia State University where he graduated with a B.S. in Biology. He began his color guard career in 2019 with Reverie ‘A’ Independent and continued to perform with the program until his age out in 2022 ending in Open class. Mr. Cain has competed on the state and international level, earning numerous finalists and first place awards. Mr. Cain has previously taught at St. Pius X Catholic High School and Parkview High School where both teams have earned superior ratings and first place awards. Mr. Cain is excited to begin his journey at Color Guard Instructor at RCHS.
Color Guard Instructor
Ms. Apryl Espinoza-Wade has been the Drum Major Instructor/Dance Team Coach for the Marching Bulldogs since 2009. She has also taught Drum Majors at Wellsville and Toronto High Schools in Ohio.
Ms. Espinoza-Wade attended University of Cincinnati, majoring in Biochemistry; The Community College of The Air Force for Health Information Management and American Military University for Kinesiology. She has served our country in the United States Air Force. Apryl currently is a Local DJ with Hot Talk Radio, owns Jym N Juice Fitness and EMIR Medical Billing.
Drum Major Instructor/Dance Team Coach
Ms. Williams is an alumnus of Rockdale County High School. Ms. Williams has experience in both Marching and Concert Percussion. During her time at RCHS, Ms. Williams served as RCHS Percussion Captain; and under her leadership, the RCHS Drumline earned 1st Place and Best in Class Awards. In her free time away from work and college, Ms. Williams enjoys gaming and writing music.
Lliam Lockwod is currently a Percussion Instructor for Rockdale County High School. Born and Raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, He is an Alumnus of the Unsinkable Albany State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Music Performance. He has performed in a plethora of ensembles throughout his musical career which started in Elementary School. During his time at Albany State, he has become a member of 2 fraternities; Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia of America. He looks forward to advancing music within his students and creating a positive environment in collaboration with his staff members. He has his own Photography Business (The Lockwood Experience) and enjoys collecting sneakers, playing video games, and engaging in physical activity during his free time.