Catrina Sanfilippo

Catrina Sanfilippo, ATC
Health Team

CATRINA SANFILIPPO hails from Franklin Park, Illinois, 20 minutes outside of Chicago. She graduated in May 2019 from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training.

Catrina began her career working for ATI Sports Medicine as a part time Athletic Trainer in May of 2019, and has worked with middle school, high school, and college level athletes. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Pedagogy and Curriculum (PE) and a health endorsement, and is also a graduate assistant for the Athletic Training Program at NIU.

With three brothers and a sister, Catrina is the youngest of five siblings. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her three nephews and her niece, as well as hiking, boating, fishing, and skiing.

Albert Godinez

Albert Godinez
Movement Instructor

Currently based in Corona, California, ALBERT GODINEZ was a member of Pacific Crest from 2009-2012. He marched trumpet from 2009-2010, mellophone in 2011, and aged out on baritone in 2012.

For the past ten years, Albert has taught multiple high school marching programs in different counties across Southern California, including Downey HS, Pete Knight HS, Littlerock HS, Quartz Hill HS, and Palmdale HS. He started as a visual instructor, working his way up to become a visual caption head and drill designer. He is also a drill designer and visual instructor for the indoor percussion programs at Pete Knight HS and Palmdale HS.

Albert is currently a junior at California State University at Fullerton pursuing a degree in Music Education. His goal is to become a high school music director in Southern California. Albert is member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Titan Brass Club, and the CSUF roller hockey team.

Meet the 2020 Pacific Crest Drum Majors

Pacific Crest is proud to introduce our drum major team for the 2020 season: Bianca Dulong, Ashley Kocour, and Jessica Galey!

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Taylor Rock

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Brass Instructor

TAYLOR ROCK is an educator and designer based out of Lexington, KY, where he earned his degree in Music Education from the University of Kentucky.

Taylor began his marching career as a contra player with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps in 2013, and aged out in 2016. He is currently in his 6th year performing with Lexis Winterguard, a WGI Independent World Finalist ensemble. He worked with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps as a visual instructor from 2017-2019.

Outside of drum corps, Taylor has been an instructor and choreographer for groups in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, South Carolina, and Texas. He leads low brass sectionals and private lessons in the Lexington area with various schools after the conclusion of the high school marching season. He also assists in teaching 5th grade beginner band classes at a local elementary school.

Taylor is very excited to be joining the team at Pacific Crest and is looking forward to a great summer!

Jessica Rico

Photo_JessicaPattersonJessica Patterson
Color Guard Instructor

Mike Collins

Photo_MikeCollinsMike Collins
Brass Instructor

MIKE COLLINS graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Cal Poly Pomona. He has completed all coursework for his Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California (USC). He studied trumpet under the tutelage of Larrie Dastrup, Claude Gordon, Ashley Alexander, Dave Evans and George Graham, among others, and began playing trumpet with the Anaheim Kingsmen in 1982-’83 after switching instruments (originally a trombonist). He then spent two years with the Concord Blue Devils (’84 and ’86) performing as section leader and soloist along the way to winning the world championship in 1986.

Mike was also privileged to have taught the Velvet Knights from 1987-1992, after which he played in the west coast version of Disney’s Future Corps, the Magic Kingdom Korps, at Anaheim’s Disneyland. He played lead trumpet for seven years with the group. In 2003, Mr. Collins returned to the drum and bugle corps world, teaching the Santa Clara Vanguard until 2005. He is presently teaching elementary music in the Riverside Unified School District.