Daniel Riley

Color Guard Caption Manager

Daniel Riley

Daniel is a world class instructor that has worked with top groups in the pageantry arts industry. Several competed in DCI, WGI, and BOA. He currently works with the Santa Clara Vanguard, Paramount World Winter Guard, and Bowie H.S. in Austin, Texas. . Daniel also keeps himself busy year round, sharing his experience with groups and circuits around the country. Riley enjoys helping out organizations wanting to learn and grow. His experiences has allowed him to work as choreographer, designer, technician, and adjudicator.

Mr. Riley has had the honor of working with several successful high school programs and independent organizations competing in State circuits, WGI, DCI, and BOA. Groups include: Northmont H.S., Ooltehwah H.S., Owasso H.S., Stoneman Douglas H.S., Park Vista H.S., James Bowie H.S., Blues Springs H.S., West Broward H.S., Castle H.S., Alliance of Miami, Braddock Independent, Paramount World Winter Guard, The Cadets, and the Santa Clara Vanguard.

Riley has been the Color Guard Caption Head for the Santa Clara Vanguard since 2013. In 2017 Santa Clara won the George Zingali Color Guard Award and was awarded the DCI Silver medal. In 2018 Vanguard became the DCI World Champions and captured the bronze 2019.

Mr. Riley’s personal marching experiences include; Frankton H.S., Adagio Winter Guard, the Cadets of Bergen County, and was a Visual Ensemble performer in the cast of Blast! 1st U.S. National Tour.

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