Michael Kirkbride

Michael Kirkbride
Visual Instructor

MICHAEL KIRKBRIDE has been a marching, music, and movement educator across the West Coast for 10 years, as well as a freelance bassoonist​ & composer. A five-year alumni of Pacific Crest (2004-2009), he went on to teach the Seattle Cascades for three seasons, where he led the visual program in 2012. He also taught at The Academy in 2016.

Michael is currently working for the Neonatal ICU at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He teaches at Workman High School in Southern California.

Michael went to Portland State University for Psychology and Music Theory & Composition. He then spent the next two years studying Martha Graham technique.

After almost a decade of being away from Pacific Crest, he’s excited to return to his home team!

Kailee Kruse

Kailee Kruse, RN, EMT
Health Team

KAILEE KRUSE is a passionate Nurse and current National Registry EMT. She has been in the health field for over three years, first working on ambulance, then for family in home care, before graduating from Chamberlain University with a Bachelor’s Science of Nursing in 2017.

As a musician herself, Kailee respects what members of Pacific Crest are asked to do, and loves to support fellow musicians. “Nothing moves us like music,” says Kailee, “And to see Music and movement together is nothing less than a Marvel!”

Cambria “Cami” McCallum

Cambria “Cami” McCallum, RN, ATC
Health Team

While CAMI MCCALLUM did not participate in drum corps, she was heavily involved in performing arts in her youth. She participated in dance, gymnastics, and school music programs and competed/performed nationally and internationally with various marching bands as a member and drum major.

Cami earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Gonzaga University in 2011. She is currently licensed in Washington, Oregon, and California as a Registered Nurse, and she has been practicing in the ICU, Bone Marrow Transplant/pediatric oncology, high- acuity urgent care and orthopedic settings.

She went on to earn her Master’s degree from California Baptist University in 2017, graduating with her MS in Athletic Training. She has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since April of 2017. Cami is licensed in the state of Washington as an Athletic Trainer where she works at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and is the Head Athletic Trainer at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. Cami is developing a nursing position at the school as well. Additionally, she works outreach events and competitions for Varsity Cheer Association.

With medical experience in both the traditional and performing arts athletic settings, Cami is passionate about the world of sports medicine. She is certified in Tecnica Gavilan soft tissue mobilization, RockTape Fascial Movement Taping (FMT), Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). She is also actively pursuing a yoga instructor certification.

Katie Fundora

Katie Fundora, EMT
Health Team

KATIE FUNDORA performed in the color guard with Pacific Crest from 2011-2013. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College, and is currently in the Physician’s Assistant program at Loma Linda University.

Dr. Thomas Freeman, DPM

Dr. Thomas Freeman, DPM
Health Team Podiatry Consultant

Illinois Benedictine College; Biology/Biochemistry 1981. Lisle, IL.
Scholl College; BA Conferred 1985. Chicago, IL.

Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine; Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 1985. Chicago, IL.

Trinity Regional Hospital; Podiatric Surgical Residency, Fort Dodge, IA.

Board Qualified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Dr. Jacob J. Levy

Dr. Jacob J. Levy, PhD
Health Team

JAKE LEVY, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and certified fitness trainer, with a special interest in performance psychology and wellness promotion. He is a former marching member of the Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps, and a co-founder of the Marching Music Health and Wellness Project. Dr. Levy has worked with nearly a dozen drum corps since 2005, and is thrilled to be a member of the Pacific Crest Health Team.

Dr. Levy earned his doctorate in counseling psychology from Indiana University in 2002. He interned at the University of Maryland Counseling Center. Dr. Levy has specialized expertise in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of attention-deficit disorders, anxiety, depression, and other health conditions, as well as performance enhancement interventions for athletes, performing artists, and business people. Of particular note is his expertise in neurotherapy (i.e., EEG neurofeedback), an intervention designed to help individuals learn to self-regulate their mood and attention and concentration processes thru “brain-training.” In addition, Dr. Levy specializes in psychological assessment and testing, including clinical diagnostic testing, comprehensive ADHD testing, pre-surgical psychological evaluations, fitness-for-duty evaluations, forensic evaluations (including child custody), and career assessments (i.e., pre-employment personality testing, career exploration, managerial and leadership evaluations). He is also an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.