Caleb Brown, originally from Seagrove, NC, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with his BM in Music Education. As a performer, Caleb has performed with Aria Winterguard (2009-2012), First Flight World (2013-2014), and Cypress Independent (2017). He also had the joy of performing in the colorguard at the Madison Scouts in 2010.

As a teacher, Caleb has had the pleasure of serving as an intern at Spirit of Atlanta, as well as serving on the colorguard staff at the Cascades, Troopers, Mandarins, Colts, and Genesis. During the winter season, Caleb has been on staff with Identity Winterguard (2015-2016) and Spirit Independent (University of Houston, 2018-2019). He has also designed and taught for schools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Texas. Caleb currently lives in Houston, TX where he is pursuing his Masters degree in Public Health.



Having grown up in Indianapolis, Jared learned a love for the performing arts at a very young age. Jared began his color guard career later in life while studying Music Education at Marian University. He later went on to perform with Zydeco Colorguard, O2 Color Guard, and Onyx. Jared has taught color guard at many Indianapolis area schools including Franklin Central H.S., Danville H.S., Ben Davis H.S., and Avon H.S.


Currently, Jared is the Director of Color Guard at Seven Lakes H.S. in Katy, TX and serves as Educational Director for Spirit Independent, an Open Class winter guard based in Houston. Jared is excited to be joining the Guardians Color Guard staff for the coming summer!



While Austin was born in Baton Rouge, LA, he has spent the majority of his adolescent and adult life as a Houston, TX resident, and considers himself a Texan by heart. His colorguard career began shortly after high school when he performed two seasons with Spirit Independent in 2016 and 2017. He then continued to march one season with the Santa Clara Vanguard color guard where they received the silver medal and the George Zingali best color guard award. After his drum corps experience, Austin spent one season performing with Black Gold World in 2019.

Austin is in his 4th year as a director and currently teaches at Stratford HS in Houston, TX. While he choreographs, deigns, and provides consultation to multiple other groups in the Houston area, he is currently on staff with Spirit Independent Winterguard and Black Gold Winterguard.




Cheslee was born and raised in San Antonio, TX and graduated from Claudia Taylor Johnson High School. She now lives in College Station, Texas where she attends Texas A&M University majoring in Environmental Geoscience with a focus in Water and a minor in Geography. Cheslee has marched five summers with the Santa Clara Vanguard, four seasons with Invictus World Winterguard, and one season with Spirit Independent. Cheslee has also taught at Bryan High School in Bryan, TX for the last five years. She is very excited to start working with the 2020 Guardians staff and members!




Kellie Overton is excited to join the 2020 Guardians as Guard staff.

Kellie began her passion for color guard in middle school performing throughout high school. She continued her passion and began performing with the Santa Clara Vanguard for three summers (2015-2017), University of Houston Spirit independent(2016-2017), Black Gold World(2018) and CGT Dallas (2019-2020). Kellie is on her 5th year teaching with Bryan High School, from Bryan, TX.




Originally from North Arkansas, Landy now resides in Houston, TX. Landy Wyatt is currently the director at Ridge Point High School in Missouri City, TX, as well as a choreographer and tech at Clements High School in Sugarland, TX. Previously, he has also been the director of Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, TX, choreographer for Brazoswood HS in Clute, TX, Waller HS in Waller, TX, Clear Springs HS in League City, TX, and Greenbriar HS in Greenbriar, AR. Landy marching performance includes four years in DCI with Crossmen’s Bones Colorguard (2015-2016) and the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps Color Guard (2017-2018), as well as 6 years of WGI including Pinnacle IA (2015), Aevitas IA (2016, Cypress IW (2017-2018), and Invictus World Guard (2019-2020). Landy Wyatt is super excited to share his passion for the marching arts with the Guardians Color Guard this summer!

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