David Arvin, a native of Moore, Oklahoma, began his career in the marching arts as a percussionist before venturing into the color guard activity. As a performer, he spent his summers with The Troopers and The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps and his winter seasons with Eclectix Independent, Central Independent, and CGT Dallas.
His teaching career began by helping open Southmoore High School’s program its inaugural year before moving to Tulsa, Oklahoma to become the director of the Union High School Guard Programs. In his time at Union, he helped the program become a Grand Nationals Finalist, WGI Open Class Finalist, and a State Champion many times over. David also served as a choreographer and technician for The Blue Knights (2012-2017), Eclectix Independent (2012-2014,2016), and Kickapoo High School (2016-2020).
During his time in Oklahoma, David served a two-year term as the Circuit President of WGPO (Winter Guard and Percussion of Oklahoma) in addition to serving on numerous councils and committees. David currently holds the Secretary position for NTCA, (North Texas Colorguard Association). After performing with CGT Dallas, David decided to relocate to Texas to further his teaching career working with Coppell High School, Prosper High School, and was the Director at JJ Pearce High School.
Additionally, he also served as the co-director of CGT Denton for their 2019 debut in World Class, and currently continues in this role for the CGT organization. He is excited to join Rock Hill High School in its inaugural year as the Director of the Guard Program.