Zack Riley is returning to the visual staff for his 4th season at Guardians. He is currently in his 2nd year as an assistant band director at Lamar High School in Arlington TX where he conducts the Symphonic Band, co-directs the freshman band and brass techniques class, teaches the woodwind technique class and is the Director of Jazz Studies. Zack has been a marching clinician, instructor, and adjudicator in the Arlington, Northwest, Van Alstyne and Keller school districts.
In his drum corps career, Zack spent two seasons marching mellophone with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle corps, with his age out being in 2014. He then taught visual at Crossmen (2015) and Guardians (2017-present).