2019 Color Guard Education Team

The CT Hurricanes are excited to announce our 2018 Color Guard Education Team.

Color Guard Caption Head – Brittany Gordon
Color Guard Technician – John Duffy
Color Guard Technician – Lauren Sember

Brittany Gordon – Color Guard Caption Head
Brittany began her color guard career starting at Brien McMahon High School in 2006. Upon graduation, she joined the CT Hurricanes as a marching member of the Color Guard (’10,’11,’13,’14). She has also performed with Alter Ego Independent World Color Guard (’12, ’15, ’16, and ‘18). Following her time marching with the CT Hurricanes she then became a member of the color guard staff as a Writer & Technician (’15-’18). She also has been involved with Amity High School as a color guard Writer/Technician/Designer (’11,’12,’13,’14,’15,’16,’17-present). Brittany has always enjoyed performing and the skills that color guard has taught her.

In 2015 Brittany obtained her Bachelors Degree in Interactive Marketing from Western Connecticut State University and currently resides in Norwalk, CT.

John Duffy – Color Guard Technician 
John is originally from the Boston area and currently works in Human Resources for a global medical device company. He began his color guard career in 2001 while attending Port St. Lucie High School, Florida and has continued to grow in the activity since. His first DCA experience was with the 2003 A Class champions Heatwave Drum and Bugle Corps from Orlando Florida. He later went on to age out with the Citations in 2006. John joined the Hurricanes color guard as a performer in 2013 and 2014 and joined the staff in a writing and technician capacity in 2015, and served as Caption Head in 2016. 

His winter guard career has included marching with St. John’s of Beverly (2005, 2006) Sacred Heart World (2007-2009). His teaching career began in 2003 with numerous color guard and drum corps programs including; Apopka High School (FL), University High School (FL), St. John’s of Beverly (C guard), St. Ann’s (C Guard), Reading Memorial High School, MA, Dedham High School, Belmont High School, The Citations Drum and Bugle Corps, and The Hurricanes. He is extremely excited to be returning to the Hurricanes this summer. 

Lauren Sember – Color Guard Technician 

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