THE BATTALION EDUCATION STAFF

THOMAS HANSEN- GUARD INSTRUCTOR

Thomas Hansen is currently a Ballet major and Music minor at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. He is a performer with Wasatch Independent Open Winter Guard, and is the Color Guard Assistant Director for Spanish Fork High School. He has been involved in Color Guard for eight years, and with the marching arts for nine. His performance experience most recently includes performing as a Color Guard member of The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps 2017, is entering his third performance season with Wasatch Independent Open, and is an alumni of The Battalion Drum and Bugle Corps Color Guard. During The Battalion's inaugural year, he served as their Sabre Captain. His teaching experience includes four years of instruction; two years as Assistant Color Guard Director at Provo High School, and has been teaching at Spanish Fork for two years. Tommy is excited to return and give back to this organization that has helped him carve out his career in the industry, and can't wait to see how The Battalion will continue to flourish as Utah's premiere Drum Corps.